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  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!

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The 2018 Call for Applications for the Early Career Development Program for Women (ECDPW) is now open.

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 information.

Fall 2017 Internship Project now available

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Congratulations to the OWIMS 2017 Mentor of the Year

David Lisa Renee
Lisa David, MD, FACS,
Professor and Vice Chair of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Residency Program Director

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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
Topics:
• 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!

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    Resources 

    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

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