Skip Navigation
 
 
 
 
 
Print This Page
Share this page: More
 

History of A Woman's Journey Conference

play video
play videoVIDEO: Mollye Block and Harriet Legum

More than 17 years ago two remarkable Baltimoreans approached Johns Hopkins Medicine with an idea that would impact the lives of thousands of women. Both survivors of cancers Mollye Block and Harriet Legum, wanted to empower women to make effective health care decisions for themselves and those they love. Johns Hopkins Medicine accepted their challenge.

The results has been a powerful women’s health conference, A Woman’s Journey.  Since 1995, this Johns Hopkins annual women’s health conference has offered 32 seminars—all taught by Johns Hopkins faculty physicians and scientists.  Women hear first-hand about advances in medicine from the individuals performing research in these medical specialties. From preserving your memory to surviving cancer, this one of a kind program attracts nearly 1,000 registrants. Mothers, daughters, sisters and friends come to learn from Hopkins scientists and from each other.

In 2008, A Woman's Journey was introduced in West Palm Beach with the guidance of the program's co-chairs: Lee Callahan, Susan G. Keenan, Betsy Meany, Susan Telesco and Norma Kline Tiefel.  In the summer of 2009, a Host Committee, including more than 50 women from Palm Beach, Martin and Indian River counties was established.

This program stands out from other Palm Beach events.  In one day, Johns Hopkins faculty members will share their knowledge and expertise in 10 seminars. Conference participants attend a plenary session, luncheon and two seminars and, as in Baltimore, hear first-hand about advances in medicine from the individuals performing research in these medical specialties.   

We hope you will join us.

> A Woman’s Journey is sponsored by our media partners and corporate supporters.

 
Dr. Karen SwartzMrs. Sharon Percy Rockefeller
Visit the Baltimore Homepage to watch the keynote presentations from Dr. Karen Swartz and Mrs. Sharon Percy Rockefeller at the Baltimore 2014 conference

 

What People are Saying...
"The day gives me a chance to learn, to be inspired to make changes, to have discussions with others, to be grateful for my health, and appreciate the importance of good health care."


Facebook Facebook
TwitterTwitter
Blog iconBlog
YouTube iconYouTube

 

Traveling for care?

blue suitcase

Whether crossing the country or the globe, we make it easy to access world-class care at Johns Hopkins.

U.S. 1-410-464-6713 (toll free)
International +1-410-614-6424

 

 
 
 
 
 

© The Johns Hopkins University, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Health System. All rights reserved.

Privacy Policy and Disclaimer