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.

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Together For A Virginia Without Cancer
Date: March 8-9, 2018
Organization: Cancer Action Coalition of Virginia
Location: Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg

Description:Educational program for key stakeholders in the Virginia cancer community, including physicians, nurses, clinical social workers, patient navigators, survivors, caregivers, advocates, and community members. Topics include 2018-2022 State Cancer Plan; cancer prevention; Colorectal Cancer/ 80% by 2018; cancer screening; adolescent & young adult cancer; palliative care; survivorship and quality of life; advancements in cancer diagnosis and treatment. Keynote Speaker is Christine Baze, from the documentary Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic.

Registration: Registration $155. Reserve at

Accommodations: Call Kingsmill Resort at 757-253-1703 or 1-800-832-5665.

For questions regarding the conference: email or call 804-864-7268.


15th Annual Breast Care Conference: Beyond the Basics
Date: March 17, 2018 Registration 7 a.m.; Program 7:50 a.m.-4 p.m.
Organization: UVA School of Medicine Radiology & Medical Imaging
Location: Pinn Hall Conference Center, University of Virginia

Description:Didactic sessions, discussions, and interactive case presentations to provide clinicians with practical information related to breast imaging and breast care and will include the latest information on new screening methods and treatment of minimal breast cancer. Approved by the ASRT for Category A continuing education credit.

For more information and registration see Registration is open through March 8th.


Maternal and Child Health

Social Support Training
Date: March 24, 2018 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Organization: Postpartum Support Virginia
Location: Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, Outpatient Care Center, 3rd Fl, Morris Community Education Room, 595 Martha Jefferson Drive, Charlottesville VA 22911

Description:Training for anyone interested in providing social support to new/pregnant mothers experiencing postpartum depression and other perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. The goal is to train people to run support groups for new mothers and/or provide direct support to women via phone or email.

Registration: $50. Training is limited to 20 people. Register at