Celebrating Women in Medicine Month

September is Women in Medicine Month! At Cooper, our Women in Medicine group is highlighting the experiences of our women colleagues in research, education, patient care, and more through online panel events and blog posts throughout the month. We hope you’ll join us for these exciting discussions.

Our scheduled panel events will take place online and will include an opportunity for questions to our panelists. More information on registration is coming soon. If you’re unable to join us live, please email your questions to socialmedia@cooperhealth.edu so that we can add your voice to the conversation.

Eileen F. Campbell, MSN, APN

Eileen F. Campbell, MSN, APN

Wednesday, September 16, 6:00 PM
Challenges for Women in Medicine During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Moderator: Eileen F. Campbell, MSN, APN
Assistant Vice President, Advanced Practice Providers and Independent Licensed Practitioners
Advanced Practice Nurse, Emergency Medicine at Cooper University Health Care

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the way we interact with our world in myriad ways. Women in medicine faced particularly unique challenges, including balancing caring for critically ill patients at work while trying to care for their family at home, leading their departments and programs through unprecedented staffing and safety challenges, and finding new ways to cope physically and mentally while supporting each other. Join us for this timely conversation about fear, hope, and resilience.

Andrea M Russo, MD

Andrea M Russo, MD

Wednesday, September 23, 7:00 AM
Balancing Work and Family for Women in Medicine

Moderator: Andrea M Russo, MD
Director, Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Services, Cooper University Health Care
Director of Research, Cooper Heart Institute
Program Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship
Professor of Medicine, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University

Medicine is a life-long calling, intersecting with important milestones in life. From medical school and training, through clinical practice and leadership, how are women in medicine supported in balancing their personal and professional goals? This multi-generational, diverse panel will share personal experiences meant to broaden our awareness of the possibilities available at each stage of our careers and lives.

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