Stepping Stones of Women in Leadership: Alicia D.H. Monroe

1/25/2013 | - | Fairbanks Hall (FS) 5005

Presenter(s): Alicia Monroe, MD, Professor of Family Medicine, Vice Dean for Educational Affairs University of South Florida Health, Morsani College of Medicine

Women have achieved significant accomplishments in medicine and science, yet comprise a relatively small proportion of faculty, especially at the highest ranks and positions of leadership. As a result, women faculty tend to have smaller professional networks than male colleagues and have fewer role models of success.

The Stepping Stones of Women in Leadership series is intended to create a forum where all faculty and students can learn about professional development through hearing the personal career journeys of successful women.

Join us for breakfast and conversation with IU alumna, Dr. Alicia Monroe, Professor of Family Medicine, Vice Dean for Educational Affairs  University of South Florida Health, Morsani College of Medicine.

About the Presenter:

Dr. Alicia Monroe is the Vice Dean for Educational Affairs at the University of South Florida College of Medicine (USF COM). She joined the USF faculty as a professor of family medicine in July 2008. Prior to her move to Tampa, FL, Monroe was at Brown University where she served as Associate Dean for Diversity at Brown's Warren Alpert Medical School. Monroe is an expert in creating educational programs and courses to support the professional development of students, residents and junior faculty. She has taught physician-patient communication and counseling skills to medical students and residents for more than 20 years.

Monroe earned her MD from Indiana University School of Medicine, and completed an internship in psychiatry at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC, and a residency in family medicine at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She recently completed the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program (ELAM), as well as the Macy Mentorship Program in Health Communication.

This event is co-sponsored by the IUSM Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development, the Division of Diversity Affairs, and the Women's Advisory Council.

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