Agenda from the 5th Annual Women’s Health Conference Fall (2014)

Women and Body Image: Reclaiming, Recovering

An intimate look at teenage and adult issues through poetry, movement and conversations with patients and providers.


5:00-5:30 PM    Registration, Dinner and Networking

5:30-5:40 PM    Welcome
Karen Rosene-Montella, MD, Chair, Women’s Health Council of RI

5:40-6:25 PM    Poetry and Movement: Portrait of a Teenage Girl
Colleen Cavanaugh, MD, Ob/Gyn, Lifespan Physicians Group, Artistic Director of Part of the Oath; and three students

6:25-6:55 PM    Provider and Patient Dialogue  
Catherine Gordon, MD, MSc, Director, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Hasbro Children’s Hospital; and her patient

6:55-7:35 PM    Panel Discussion: Issues that Complicate & Issues for Adults
Facilitator – Abigail Donaldson, MD, Medical Director, Hasbro Children’s Hospital Eating Disorder Program
Panelist – Amy Funkenstein, MD, Attending Psychiatrist, Young Adult Behavioral Health Program, Lifespan
Panelist – Katharine Phillips, MD, Director, Body Dysmorphic Disorder Program, Rhode Island Hospital
Panelist – Barbara Morse Silva, Channel 10 Health Reporter

7:35-8:00 PM    Questions and Answers: Ask the Experts