Scrubs & Heels Leadership Summit 2023

February 17, 2023 3:00 pm
February 19, 2023 1:00 pm
100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Palos Verdes


Gastroenterologists, GI Fellows, Residents, GI Clinicians (APPs, Dieticians, Psychologists and more)!

Bring on your inner leader and join us for the 2nd annual Scrubs & Heels Leadership Summit in California ! Get empowered with leadership sessions & effective networking with like-minded women in GI and their allies.

Location: Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verde, California

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Nearest Airport: LAX

Dates: February 17-19, 2023 (Please note this a long weekend with President’s Day Holiday on February 20; take advantage of our discounted room rates for extra-nights)


Your Registration for the Scrubs & Heels Leadership Summit 2023 Includes:

  • Registration to the Summit 2023 sessions, February 18-19
  • Two nights stay at the Terranea, February 17-18
  • Leadership Development Sessions (10hours)
  • Formal networking sessions with Summit partners (1.30 hr Saturday lunch time and 2 hrs after Saturday sessions) in addition to informal networking opportunities throughout the summit.
  • Breakfast and Lunch, February 18
  • Breakfast, February 19
  • Welcome Friday Reception, February 17
  • Saturday night dinner, February 18
  • Optional Personal Development Sessions
  •  Opportunity to stay extra-nights before or after the Summit at a discounted room rate
    (available 3 days before and 3 days after our Summit). Take advantage of the President’s Day Monday Holiday and spend an extra-night with us. Limited rooms available at the discounted rate, please email [email protected]


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    Summit Registration Desk

    Pick up your registration bag

    Optional Yoga session
    16:00 - 17:00
    Welcome Networking Reception

    Palos Verdes Terrace

    Morning Activities
    06:30 - 07:30

    Sunrise Yoga, Palos Verdes Meadows, or Small group Nature Hike

      Welcome remarks
      Session IV: Quick Fire Chat for High Impact - How to? (One Main Session and Four 30min Break-Out Sessions)

      Main session: Create Your Own Company with Purpose and Innovation – A CEO’s Perspective
      Breakout Sessions
      A. Breakout session: Be an Effective Advocate in the Community and GI Society A. Breakout session: Recognize an unmet need and create your own product or brand
      B. Breakout session: Negotiate your contract in academia
      B. Breakout session: Negotiate a contract in private practice
      C. Breakout session: Optimize physical fitness and ergonomics in GI
      C. Breakout session: Incorporate healthy eating on the go
      D. Breakout session: Lead a meeting like a Boss
      D. Breakout session: Own the stage and Give a talk with Impact

      Session V: Mentorship, Sponsorship, Coaching and Intersectional Learning

      Lessons Learned from the Consulting World and Beyond: Perspective from a (M)Ally.
      Climbing the Ladder to the C-Suite.
      Tackle Your Career and Life Like a Sport: Professional and Life Coaching for Success.
      Success Stories and Lessons Learned from the Scrubs & Heels Matrix Mentorship program.

        Closing Remarks



          Scrubs & Heels
          The mission of Scrubs & Heels is to provide leadership skills and career advancement tools for women to achieve professional success in the field of Gastroenterology and beyond.


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