Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Welcome to the Office of Women in Medicine and Science (OWIMS) website.
Please visit the pages in the left hand column to find out more about OWIMS!
Targeted towards early-career women faculty (Instructors and Assistant
Professors) or administrative equivalent, the professional development fellowship
is six days in total spread over six months. Applications should
be submitted electronically by October 2, 2017.
Visit the ECPDW page for more
Fall 2017 Internship Project now available
to the OWIMS
2017 Mentor of the Year
Lisa David, MD, FACS,
and Vice Chair of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Residency Program Director
Workshop & Networking Lunch for Women faculty, house staff, post docs, students (MD, PA, Graduate & other)
Co-Sponsored by the WFU Women’s Forum
Financial Planning for Women
Ellen Smith, Spaugh Dameron Tenny Financial Planning
October 19, 8:30am-12pm ORr 1pm-4pm . Event held on the Medical Center campus
Networking Lunch 12pm-1pm
Limited to the first 60 registrants
Registration required by October 12th. Register to receive a calendar invite with specific location.
Luncheon Panel Discussion Open to All Medical Students
Wake Med’s American Medical Women’s Association Chapter: 7th annual Work/Life Balance Panel Discussion for Female Medical Students (Males welcome too!)
Panelists include female physicians across various specialities from WFBH and the community
October 25, 12-1 pm (Lunch Provided thanks to the Forsyth-Stokes-Davie County Med Society) at the BGCME Tiered Classroom (5107)
Registration is not required
Co-sponsored by OWIMS
• How panelists chose their practice/employment after residency
• When they got married and/or had kids and how they make it work
• Issues of gender discrimination
• How to be a wife/partner, mother (if they chose this path), doctor, and human being and retain some sanity!
Facts About Women's History at Wake Forest Baptist
American Association of Medical Colleges Women in Medicine Program
Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program
Office of Women's Health
Society for Women's Health Research (SWHR)
Organization for the Study of Sex Differences (OSSD): an affiliate of the SWHR
Help Distribute Important Women’s Health Information
Know your risk for heart attack. To learn more about heart disease, visit www.hearttruth.org.
Women’s Health Statistics
National Health Observances