abstracts &

award Submission

Deadlines extended to August 21!


Do you know someone who exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, resilience, leadership, and/or allyship?

Nominate them!

Awards will be given for each of the following categories:

·         #Resilience 

·         #SheforShe 

·         #HeforShe #XeforShe 


Award recipients will be recognized in the International Journal of Academic Medicine. 


2019 Winner and Honorable Mentions


Winner: Dara Kass, MD

Honorable Mention: Deborah Burnet, MD, Nancy Spector, MD, Jessica Servey, MD, Vineet Arora, MD, Arghavan Salles, MD.


Winner: Arthur Pancioli, MD

Honorable Mention: Kim A. Williams, MD, Elbert Huang, MD, James Ryan Stewart, DO.


Winner: Colette Mull, MD

Honorable Mention: Maria Artunduaga, MD, Julia Baird, MD, Sarah Diekman, MD.



Abstract Categories include:


  • COVID -19

  • Social/Behavioral Science Research

  • Gender Specific Medicine 

  • Global Health Research

  • Case Reports (related to health or gender research)

  • Clinical Research 

  • Basic Science Research (related to health or gender) 


Top Abstracts will be selected for Oral Presentation for a Virtual Poster Session on Friday, October 9th, 2020 at the Women In Medicine Summit.  If selected for Oral presentation, one author will need to be available to present the abstract at this virtual session. The Top abstract will be chosen by a committee of judges and announced on Saturday, October 10th at the Summit.

perspective pieces

Share your perspective on a variety of topics such as gender equity, adversity, resilience. Perspective pieces and inspirational spotlights will be considered for print only.


Accepted pieces will be published in the International Journal of Academic Medicine. 


 The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 The University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Email: wimsummit2019@gmail.com



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