Emmanuelle Passegué, PhD, is a featured panelist for the December 8 Leadership Pathways for Women Faculty: Strategies for Navigating Uncertain Times

November 30, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in significantly decreased productivity for women scientists and clinicians compared to men and threatens to derail women from leadership pathways. Now, more than ever, women need to mindfully develop strategies to counter this trend and to continue to progress to leadership roles in the academic health sciences.

This program will include a panel discussion of senior women faculty leaders and facilitated peer mentoring sessions that will focus on discussing the challenges of academic leadership and advancement for women in general and in particular during the pandemic as well as developing strategies for advancement in various career paths.

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Sponsored by: the CUIMC Office of Faculty Professional Development, Diversity Inclusion, the Virginia Kneeland Frantz Society for Women Faculty, and the VP&S Office for Women and Diverse Faculty.


Mary E. D’Alton, MD

Willard C. Rappleye Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Angela M. Mills, MD

J.E. Beaumont Professor of Emergency Medicine at CUMC; Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine


Laureen L. Hill, MD, MBA

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer ,NewYork- Presbyterian

Hilda Y. Hutcherson, MD

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at CUMC; Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

Emmanuelle Passegué, PhD

Alumni Professor of Genetics and Development (in Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine); Director, Columbia Stem Cell Initiative

Kathleen J. Sikkema, PhD

Stephen Smith Professor of Sociomedical Sciences; Chair, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health

Wakenda K. Tyler, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at CUMC; Division Chief, Orthopaedic Oncology

Breakout peer mentoring groups facilitated by senior leaders from the Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons, the Mailman School of Public Health, School of Nursing, and the College of Dental Medicine.


  • Administrative Leadership
  • Becoming a Department Chair
  • Clinical Leadership
  • Education Leadership
  • Hospital Leadership
  • Population-based Research Leadership
  • Research Leadership – Laboratory Science
  • Pathways to Administrative Leadership

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