National Medical Association Meeting Showcases Alumni, Faculty and Trainees

The National Medical Association’s Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly took place July 30-Aug. 3 in Atlanta, Georgia. Maria Small, MD, MPH, who finished her tenure as chair of the Ob/Gyn Section for the NMA, organized a scientific program that featured many Duke Ob/Gyn alumni and faculty. Above: Sarahn Wheeler, MD, and maternal-fetal medicine alumna Courtney Mitchell, MD, PhD, with Dr. Small.

Among the highlights:

  • Ryan Duggal, MD, current resident, won first prize in the resident research competition
  • Haywood Brown, MD, former department chair, was honored as a "Legend of the OB/GYN Section" and moderated the Roe v. Wade panel
  • Courtney Mitchell, MD, PhD, maternal-fetal medicine fellowship alumna, served as moderator of the MFM panel
  • Kateena Addae-Konadu, MD, PhD, MSc, maternal-fetal medicine fellow, presented on Imposter Syndrome
  • Benjamin Harris, MD, MPH, residency and reproductive endocrinology and infertility fellowship alumnus, served as moderator of the REI panel and was
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    elected to the executive board
  • Tia Jackson-Bey, MD, MPH, residency alumna, gave a talk on racial disparities in REI
  • Charlotte Gamble, MD, MPH, residency alumna, moderated the gynecologic oncology panel
  • Serina Floyd, MD, residency program alumna and former faculty, presented on her experiences as vice president of medical affairs/medical director for Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington D.C.
  • Cherie Hill, MD, residency program alumna, presented on wellness

Additionally, Dr. Small and Dr. Wheeler taught during the Resident Research Bootcamp, with a special Stats Jam lecture by Dr. Wheeler.



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