Women in Family Medicine: Resident Networking Event (live webinar)

October 24, 2021
6:30-8 pm ET | Zoom Webinar | , ,

This NEW event is designed especially for female family medicine residents. Hear from a panel of female family physicians at different stages of their careers about gender-specific considerations such as how to negotiate a contract and pay, family planning, preparing for maternity leave, work-life balance, and more.

An in-person option of this event is offered on Thursday, Oct. 21, 6:30-8:30 pm in Northville, MI.


After you register, you will receive a follow-up email that includes the Zoom link.


Learn from a panel of family physicians about their insights and experiences related to practicing medicine as a female.

Please come with your questions, as there will be plenty of time to interact with these female physicians who are different stages of the careers.


Aisha Harris, MD

Family Physician, Hamilton Community Health Network, Flint
Founder and Primary Contributor, BLK FAM DOC
Host and Creator, Black Family Doctor: Real Talk About Health and Life podcast
Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2017
University of Illinois at Chicago Family Medicine Residency, 2020

Susan Stevens, DO, FAAFP

Family physician, Western Wayne Physicians, Livonia
Associate professor of family medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine and University of Michigan Medical School
Michigan State University School of Osteopathic Medicine, 1990
Beaumont Health-Wayne Family Medicine Residency, 1994

Jeanette Wilson, MD

Family Physician, Ascension Medical Group (St. Clair Shores)
Faculty, Ascension St. John Family Medicine Residency (Detroit)
Member, Family Medicine Foundation of Michigan Board of Trustees
St. George’s University School of Medicine, 2015
Ascension St. John Hospital Family Medicine Residency, 2018

Teniesha Wright-Jones, DO, FACOFP

Program Director, Family Medicine Residency, Ascension Providence-MSU College of Human Medicine, Southfield
Family Physician, Deighton Family Practice, Southfield
Chair, DEI Council
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2003
Ascension Providence Family Medicine Residency, 2006


Himanshi "Hima" Chopra, MD

Chief Resident, McLaren Oakland Family Medicine Residency, Pontiac, 2022
International American University College of Medicine, 2017
Resident Member, MAFP Board of Directors


  • Resident members of MAFP: $25 (click here to log into MAFP's website with your AAFP ID# as your username and password)
  • Non-members: $50


Registration Information

Online registration ends 10/24/2021

Contact Information

Dana Lawrence, MAFP Director of Communications & Member Services


Financial support for this program is provided by the AAFP Foundation to the Family Medicine Philanthropic Consortium (FMPC) and is funded by members like you! Help programs like this continue to support family medicine by giving to the AAFP Foundation. Select “Chapter Grants” when making your gift online. Thank you!