Department Chief Panel

A diverse panel of department heads from institutions across the country comes together to share their professional journeys and reflect on the current state of diversity within their organizations. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to gain perspective and career guidance from these accomplished women physicians.

Department Chief Panel

Moderator: Roxana Mehran, MD – Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Trials | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.


  • Christine Albert, MD, MPH – Chair, Department of Cardiology | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
  • Monica Kraft, MD – Murray M. Rosenberg Professor and Systems Chair | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
  • Athena Poppas, MD – Chief, Cardiology Division | Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute.
  • Nancy Sweitzer, MD – Vice Chair of Clinical Research for the Department of Medicine | Washington University in St. Louis.