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2017 Early Career Development Program for Women CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The call for applications for the 2017 Program open on September 2nd through September 30th, 2016.  
For more information review the flier and the 2017 schedule.  

    Total program costs are $1800 to be covered by the candidate's department. To apply, the candidate must submit:

    1. CV
    2. Application form: For Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Applicants; for all other External Applicants (including WFU)  
    3. A letter of support from the candidate’s department chair, which must include a statement that allows the candidate time to attend the program.  This statement is particularly important since those accepted into the program must attend all sessions to receive the certificate of achievement. The application review committee is comprised of faculty from across disciplines that bridge both campuses. 



    Download the Fall Flier of OWIMS Events

    Career Development for Women Leaders Program
    Second session: October 20 (8am-5pm)
    Visioning and MBTI
    Additional dates
    Event Audience: CDWL Program participants

    Lunch and Learn Seminar Open to All Faculty
    October 26, Noon-1:00 pm (lunch provided)
    The Importance of Parental Leave: Learning from Bank of America’s new Parental Leave Policy
    Erika Ross, SVP, Benefits Executive, US Health, Wellness and Life Management, Bank of America
    Bank of America believes that the way they value and support their employees is a reflection of who they are as a company.  The bank works to provide resources and programs to support employees in the moments that matter most – including when they welcome a new child into their family.  In this session, learn about the enhancements Bank of America made in 2016 to its Parental Leave program.
    Video conference is also available if unable to attend in person.  
    Registration required by October 19 at

    Career Development for Women Leaders Program
    November 4, 8am-5pm
    Conflict Management
    Event Audience: CDWL Program participants

    Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Seminar Open to All Faculty, Staff & Students
    November 16, Noon-1:30 pm
    Gender Medicine: Concepts and Lexicon
    Sarah Berga, MD, Professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Executive Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women's Health Services
    Video conference is also available if unable to attend in person.  Registration required by November 10 at

    Social Open to All Women Faculty
    November 30th, 4:00-5:30 pm
    Women’s Achievement and Mentoring Award Social
    Registration required by November 25 at



    American Association of Medical Colleges Women in Medicine Program   
    Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program   
    Society for Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (SELAM)   
    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 
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