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Career Development for Women Leaders Program
First session: September 13 (10am-5pm) on Team Building
Additional dates
Event Audience: CDWL Program participants

Career Development Workshop for Women Faculty, Residents, Fellows, Students and APPs September 19, 9:00-Noon 1:00-4:00 (repeat)
Networking lunch (provided) for AM & PM workshop participants, Noon-1pm 
Conflict Is Not a Dirty Word Debra Fox:   International Keynote/Motivational Speaker, Corporate Trainer & Author
Ms. Fox will delve into the CONFLICT chapter of her new book Finding Your Moxie: Myths and Lies Successful Women Kick to the Curb. In person attendees, limited to 50 per session, will receive a free copy of the book.
Video conference is also available if unable to attend in person.  Please note your preference when registering (required), by September 14, 2016.  Register here:   

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


Katherine Poehling, MD, MPH, Graduates from ELAM
Martha Alexander-Miller Selected for Next ELAM Program



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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