Annual Lecture

​The Virginia Kneeland Frantz Society for Women Faculty

The Virginia Kneeland Frantz (VKF) Society for Women Faculty offers a variety of faculty-driven programs and opportunities that target the specific needs of women faculty. Among these programs, the VKFS annual lecture provides the entire CUIMC community with the opportunity to hear directly from women leaders from a variety of professional fields on their perspectives on and experiences with success and leadership.

Women and Leadership in the 21st Century University

A Colloquium of Women Deans at Columbia University


Monday, March 7, 2016
Alumni Auditorium
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Sponsored by:
The Virginia Kneeland Frantz Society for Women Faculty, College of Physicians and Surgeons

Moderator:
Lee Goldman, MD
Executive Vice President and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine
Chief Executive of the Columbia University Medical Center

Panelists:
Amale Andraos, MArch
Dean of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation

Bobbie Berkowitz, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Dean of the School of Nursing

Mary C. Boyce, PhD
Dean of Engineering at the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science

Linda Fried, MD, MPH
Dean of the Mailman School of Public Health

Merit E. Janow, JD
Dean of the School of International and Public Affairs

Alondra Nelson, PhD
Dean of Social Science in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Jeanette Takamura, PhD, MSW
Dean of the School of Social Work

Materials:
Recording

Claire Shipman "The Science and Art of Confidence: What Women Need to Know" VKFS Annual Lecture, 2015

A Special Lecture with Claire Shipman
"The Science and Art of Confidence: What Women Need to Know"


Thursday, December 3, 2015
Alumni Auditorium
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Sponsored by:
The Virginia Kneeland Frantz Society for Women Faculty, College of Physicians and Surgeons

Speaker:
Claire Shipman
Senior National Correspondent for ABC's Good Morning America and Co-author of the New York Times Bestsellers: "The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance- What Women Should Know" and "Womenomics"

The CUIMC Leadership Forum
"The Intersection of Gender and Leadership: Perspectives and Strategies for Success"

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Hammer Health Sciences Center, HSC 401, 4th Floor
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Sponsored by:
The Virginia Kneeland Frantz Society for Women Faculty, College of Physicians and Surgeons

Speakers:
Margaret Wood, MD, FRCA
EM Papper Professor of Anesthesiology
Chair, Department of Anesthesiology

Richard Mayeux, MD
Gertrude H Sergievsky Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Epidemiology
(in the Sergievsky Center and Taub Institute)
Chair, Department of Neurology
Director, Sergievsky Center
Co-Director, Taub Institute

Michael Shelanski, MD, PhD
Delafield Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology
(in Neuroscience and in the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain)
Chair, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology

“Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection”

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Alumni Auditorium, 650 West 168th St, 1st Floor
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Sponsored by:
The Virginia Kneeland Frantz Society for Women Faculty, College of Physicians and Surgeons

Speaker:
Debora Spar, PhD
President of Barnard College

A Special Lecture and Panel Discussion focused on Women and Leadership in the Health Sciences
"Women and the Leadership Identity"

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Alumni Auditorium, 650 West 168th St, 1st Floor
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Sponsored by:
The Virginia Kneeland Frantz Society for Women Faculty, College of Physicians and Surgeons
The Office of Academic Affairs, College of Physicians and Surgeons

Keynote Speaker:
Robin J Ely
Warren Alpert Professor of Business Administration
Senior Associate Dean for Culture and Community
Harvard Business School

Panelists:

Katherine Phillips, PhD
Paul Calello Professor of Leadership and Ethics in the Faculty of Business
Columbia University

Janice Clements, PhD
Vice Dean for Faculty and Professor and the Mary Wallace Stanton Professor of Faculty Affairs
Professor of Comparative Medicine, Neurology, Pathology and joint appointment Molecular Biology & Genetics
Johns Hopkins University

Elaine Larson, PhD, RN, FAAN, CIC
Associate Dean for Research
Anna C. Maxwell Professor of Nursing Research

Mary D’Alton, MD
Willard C Rappleye Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Columbia University

Margaret Wood, MD
EM Papper Professor of Anesthesiology
Department Chair of Anesthesiology
Columbia Universit

Special Lecture on Women Leadership in Academic Medicine
“Are We Ready for a Woman in Charge? Maintaining Leadership in Surgery”

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Amphitheater 1
Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Sponsored by:
The Virginia Kneeland Frantz Society for Women Faculty, College of Physicians and Surgeons
The Office of Academic Affairs, College of Physicians and Surgeons

Speaker:
Julie Ann Freischlag, MD
The William Stewart Halsted Professor
Chair, Department of Surgery
Surgeon – in – Chief
The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions