47th Annual Scientific Meeting
June 27-30, 2021

“Working Together: How Collaboration Enables Us to Better Help Our Patients”

Due to social distancing guidelines, live attendance is being limited to first 300 professional attendees

Special Lecture | Christine Heisler, MD
Ready, Set, ACTION!  Directions toward Gender Equity in Gynecologic Surgery
Tuesday, June 29 | 8:05 AM- 8:25 AM PT

Christine A. Heisler, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She is board-certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS), and holds dual appointments in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Urology. Dr. Heisler has direct professional experiences with gender bias, as well as having served as a resource for students, residents, colleagues and organizations. She has published multiple peer-reviewed articles and an international textbook chapter on gender equity. In addition, Dr. Heisler has received invitations to present her research at regional and national conferences. Her work on gender equity policies and statements in professional surgical societies was awarded the Association of Women Surgeons Best Diversity Paper in 2020. Committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace, Dr. Heisler continues to identify barriers and promote solutions for gender equity in surgery.