to attend the AAMC Mid-Career Minority Faculty - Apply
by 5:00 pm, March 17th
The Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity (MACHE) along with
the Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) will offer one scholarship for a faculty member of Wake Forest School of
Medicine, at the rank of Associate Professor, to attend the AAMC Mid-Career Minority
Faculty Leadership Seminar being held June
15 – 17, in Washington DC. Further
information is available here.
In order to be
considered for this scholarship, you will need to complete a short application which
will include the following information:
- Bio (250 words max)
- Signed letter of support prepared by
your Chair, Division Chief, or Dean - Letter
of Support Template (required for seminar registration)
on how this seminar will benefit your career development and the institution (this
information is also required in the letter of support)
complete the online Faculty
Development Scholarship Application by 5:00 pm, March 17th.
recipient will be notified by March 24th. Recipient must apply for the seminar by April
5th using the materials submitted for the scholarship.
Upon completion of the
seminar, the scholarship recipient must submit a written description entailing the
sessions attended and how they can utilize the skills/information learned to:
MACHE in increasing minority representation in the health profession by
supporting junior minority faculty
OFA in promoting and developing minority faculty leadership skills
Please contact Program
Manager Montez Lane at 336-716-5066 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Memory Loss and Alzheimer's Disease in Native People
April 5, 2017
North Carolina American Indian Health Board, Wake Forest School of
Medicine, the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity, and the UNC School
of Medicine Carolina Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program is
sponsoring a workshop on April 5, 2017 from 10-2:00pm on "Memory Loss and Alzheimer's Disease in Native People".
For more details and to register click here.
CALL FOR MEDICAL STUDENT HEALTH DISPARITIES RESEARCHERS
The Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity is pleased to announce the availability of funds to support medical student summer research projects focusing on minority health and health disparities. Funds are available to support at least one student 10 - 12 consecutive weeks at the NIH stipend rate of $1,731 per calendar month.
The Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine was established in 2002 with a focus on achieving health equity through research, community outreach, and through programs to foster the inclusion of underrepresneted racial and ethnic minority groups in the health care and public health. (more)
SNMA 10th Annual Premedical Student Conference
January 28, 2017
8am - 4:15pm
Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education
475 Vine Street
Winston Salem, NC
The SNMA Premedical Conference (PreMed) is an exciting opportunity to network with and earn from current medical students, residents and physicians about your journey toward an amazing ealth career. This year, PreMed will celebrate 10 years of devoted service to underrepresented minorities in medicine! Click here for more information and to register.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE FIFTH ANNUAL MAYA ANGELOU CENTER FOR HEALTH EQUITY BOWL!
The 5th Annual MACHE Bowl is an
interdisciplinary student competition in which Graduate students from WF School of
Medicine, WF University, WSSU, UNC Greensboro and Appalachian State will
compete in three teams focusing on a complex health disparity case. The goal of
this event is to demonstrate the importance of interdisciplinary approaches to
addressing health equity. The MACHE Bowl is FREE and Lunch is provided.
March 25, 2017
Biotech Place Atrium
575 Patterson Avenue
Winston Salem, NC
To register click here or use your cell phone and scan the bar code:
WFBMC UMMC Collaboration
A new collaboration between two programs dedicated to
eliminating health disparities, both named for female black civil rights
leaders, isn’t your traditional agreement.
“So many groups work in silos,” said Dr. Bettina Beech, University
of Mississippi Medical Center associate vice chancellor of rural health and
health disparities and professor of family medicine and pediatrics.
She says that won’t be the case in a budding research
relationship between UMMC’s Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination
of Health Disparities and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s Maya Angelou
Center for Health Equity in Winston-Salem, N.C. The two entities have recently
signed what’s called a memorandum of understanding, or MOU, that details their
plans to together perform health disparities research across multiple
SAVE THE DATE! 10th National Conference on Health Disparities
May 3-6, 2017
JW Marriott New Orleans
Reducing Health Disparities Through Sustaining and Strengthening Healthy Communities
See flyer for more information