Bringing together mothers at different stages of their careers, Motherhood & Neurosurgery will offer candid reflections on pregnancy and starting a family as a neurosurgeon.  

The live webinar event on Saturday, May 15, 2021 will cover fertility and family planning, working while pregnant, family and medical leave, and returning to work. The panelists will share advice for working while pregnant or nursing, and discuss ways that medical institutions can better support women surgeons through pregnancy and parenthood.   



9:00-9:05 AM


9:05-9:15 AM

Fertility and Family Planning

9:15-9:35 AM

Pregnancy While Working

9:35-9:45 AM

Family and Medical Leave

9:45-10:05 AM

Returning to Work

10:05-11:00 AM

Q&A Discussion




Lauren Albert Sand, MD

University of Minnesota

Lola Chambless, MD

Vanderbilt University