Career on “Pause”: Impact of the Pandemic on Early to Mid-Career Women+ in Academic Neurology and Neuroscience

Date/Time: Monday, October 18, 2021 - 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Track: Additional Workshop
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This interactive workshop will explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on academic career development for women+ in academic neurology and neuroscience. The session will be chaired by Eliza Miller, MD MS, Assistant Professor of Neurology at Columbia University, and co-chaired by Junie Paula Warrington, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurology at University of Mississippi Medical Center and social media editor of the American Heart Association journal Stroke. Panelists will include women+ in many stages and types of neuroscience careers. This interactive discussion will focus on how the pandemic has affected the academic productivity of women+, sharing tips, struggles, and ways we have adapted to the new challenges. Neurologists, neuroscientists, and neurosurgeons of all genders and career levels, in any academic medical setting, are welcome to participate.

Chair: Eliza Miller, MD, MS

Co-Chair: Junie (Paula) Warrington, PhD


  • Understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on academic productivity, viewed through the lens of gender inequity

  • Learn strategies for mitigating negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on academic productivity for people of all genders

  • Learn strategies for fostering an inclusive academic environment that considers gender-specific concerns