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2010 Department of Psychiatry Women's Faculty Retreat


The Department of Psychiatry held it's women's faculty retreat on Saturday, September 11, 2010 at Cyprian Keyes in Boylston, MA.

In its second year, the CDRO welcomed Dr. Jo Shapiro, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director, Center for Professionalism and Peer Support. Attendees participated in a light yoga session followed up by a “Getting to Know You” exercise. Dr. Shapiro’s keynote address focused on “Sculpting a Career” and was followed up by a session on Negotiation with Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Equal Opportunity Deborah Plummer. 33 faculty were in attendance, representing faculty ranks from Instructor to Professor. Free childcare was provided to all attendees.

Comments from those in attendance included:

“The speakers were so dynamic and wonderful.”

“It gave me a lot to think about – very empowering.”

“The keynote speaker was fabulous and the day was, as promised, relaxing, informative and fun. So thank you!”

Members of the planning committee included Jean Frazier, Alexis Henry, Marie Hobart, Jean King, Marcy Laakso, Rebecca Lundquist, Teresa Mitchell, Ellen More, Joanne Nicholson, Ruthann Rizzi , Randi Segatore and Rosalie Torres-Stone.