Women's Networking Event

Saturday, June 3, 6:30 - 8:00 pm PT

In-person Only

The ATC Women's Networking Event is a joint activity of the ASTS, AST, and TTS.

Join your fellow peers for ATC’s Women’s Networking Event. This networking event will go beyond the curriculum to discuss strategies to achieve personal and professional success.  All In-person attendees are encouraged to attend this event.

Supported by CareDx

Attendee Profile:

  • Early Career
  • Experienced Wanting to Learn More
  • Mentor/Expert Wanting to Share Comments
  • All In-person Attendees are Encouraged to Attend

Presentation Title: Climbing the Academic Ladder in High Heels

Speaker Profile:

Lynn M. Schnapp, MD, ATSF

George R. And Elaine Love Professor
Chair, Department of Medicine
School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Lynn M Schnapp, MD, ATSF, is the George R. and Elaine Love professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin -Madison School of Medicine and Public Health. Previously, she was the Division Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), and held faculty positions at University of Washington, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and University of California, San Francisco.  Dr. Schnapp is an active clinician and an established NIH-funded investigator in cell and molecular biology with clinical and research expertise in ARDS.

Dr. Schnapp is recognized for her long-standing commitment to mentorship, career development and increasing the representation of women and underrepresented minorities in medicine. She has received numerous awards in these areas, including the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Elizabeth Rich Award, NIH Mid-Career Mentoring Award, MUSC Advancement of Women Faculty Award and University of Washington Medicine Award for Excellence in Mentoring Women and Minorities.  Dr Schnapp is a graduate fellow of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program for Women.    Her national leadership experience includes serving as a member of NHLBI Advisory Council and numerous leadership positions in the American Thoracic Society, where she serves as Immediate Past President and a member of the Board of Directors.