Conferences and Workshops on Women's Health

This page provides information about conferences and workshops, arranged by topic. For other programs and events, see our Calendar.

Getting to the Bottom of Colorectal Cancer Screening Webinar
Date: October 5 12pm - 1pm
Organization: UVA Health System
Location: Live at GME Education Resource Center Auditorium, Charlottesville, VA 22908

Description: Live presentation and webinar exploring the new ACS colorectal screening guidelines, pro and cons of each screening modality and commonly asked questions about successful screening programs featuring Dr. Andrew Wolf, who led the new ACS guidelines, and gastroenterologist Dr. Cindy Yoshida. Free. Includes CEUS.


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Someone You Love, The HPV Epidemic
Date: October 16 6 - 7:30pm
Organization: UVA Cancer Center, Women's Health Virginia and local HPV Partners
Location: UVA Pinn Hall, Room 2ABC, Charlottesville

Description: View this film that follows the lives of 5 women affected by HPV with their stories that shed light on the risks, myths, politics, misconceptions and truths about the virus and vaccines that can prevent it. Panel discussion follows. Free.

For more information: call 434-243-9980


Addressing the The HPV Epidemic
Date: October 17 12 - 1pm
Organization: UVA Medical Center Hour
Location: UVA Pinn Hall Auditorium, Charlottesville

Description: Panel discussion with Drs. Mark Stoler, Kari Ring, Emily Young, and Emma Mitchell. who will discuss strategies for addressing reducing HPV-related cancer and improving the uptake of HPV vaccines. Session will include clips from Someone You Love, The HPV Epidemic (showing on Oct. 16). Free.

For more information: call 434-243-9980


Balancing Work & Cancer
Date: October 18 5:30 - 7:30 pm, Registration: 5:15 pm
Organization: Cancer Action Coalition of Virginia, American Cancer Society, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Location: Libbie Mill Library, 2100 Libbie Lake East St., Henrico, VA Free parking

Description: Description:Workshop for patients, survivors, caregivers and healthcare professionals addresses the practical and legal challenges of work, insurance and finances after a cancer diagnosis. Free. Seating is limited.

Registration: Register here.


Reflections: Looking Back - Moving Forward
Date: October 22 12:30 pm - October 24 5 pm
Organization: Virginia Assisted Living Association
Location: The Founder’s Inn & Spa, 5641 Indian River Rd,Virginia Beach.

Description: Program for assisted living professionals explores updates and best practices for Virginia's assisted living industry. Applications for CEUs for long term care administrators and nurses are pending.

Registration: $250 for VALA members, $350 for non-members. Register here.

For more information: Call 804-332-2111.


2018 Policy Forum
Date: October 25 6 - 8:30pm
Organization: National Hispanic Medical Assn
Location: George Washington University, Science and Engineering Hall (800 22nd St NW, Washington, DC)

Description: Regional forum for Washington, DC Metro Region

Registration: Register here.

For more information: Call 202-628-5895.


Senator Mark Warner
Date: November 17, 8am - 4pm
Organization: 2018 Virginia Women's Conference
Location: Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, Roanoke

Description: Explore tools for success with advice from experts on health, careers, leadership, personal development, business, finance, and retirement. Program includes remarks from Senator Warner and keynote speakers, workshops, a resource expo, and networking opportunities for Virginia women of all ages. Free.

Registration: Register here.


2018 Virginia Rural Collaborators Conference
Date: November 14-15
Organization: Virginia Rural Health Association
Location: Virginia Horse Center, Lexington

Description: Program will examine factors that play roles in the health of individuals and communities and barriers health and finding solutions within our communities.

Registration: $195 for VRHA members, $245 for the general public,$95 for VRHA Student Members. VRHA Student rate $65 for the first day, $30 for the second. Register here.