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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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Congratulations to the OWIMS 2016 Mentor of the Year

Godwin Shively Lema Tome and Zhu
DWAYNE W. GODWIN, PH.D. 

Dean of the Graduate School
Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy

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The Office of Women in Medicine and Science (OWIMS) is seeking Abstract submissions for Women’s Health and Sex Differences Research Day.  The title of the event is “The Gender Gap: Pain  & Addiction” and it will be held on April 6th, 2017, at the Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education. Abstracts are  due by December 16, 2016.

All faculty, students (medical, graduate, PA, and other), medical residents and post-doctoral fellows are encouraged to submit abstracts (new or recycled) for consideration for oral or poster presentation. While all women’s health and sex differences abstracts are encouraged, special consideration will be given for submissions with specific focus on pain or addiction.  The top 5 Abstracts will be selected for a 5 minute oral presentation during the afternoon between 2-2:30pm on April 6th. Prizes will be awarded for the top oral presentation, top student poster and top resident/post-doctoral student poster (faculty submissions not eligible for prizes).
For more information or to submit your abstract, email owims@wakehealth.edu

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    Download the Spring 2017 Flier

    Career Development for Women Leaders Program
    December 9, 8am-5pm
    Negotiation
    Event Audience: CDWL Program participants

    Career Development for Women Leaders Program
    December 14, 1pm-5pm
    Finance
    Event Audience: CDWL Program NON-WFBMC participants only

    Career Development for Women Leaders Program
    January 13, 8am-5pm (Inclement weather back-up date: January 18)
    360 Assessment
    Event Audience: CDWL Program participants

    Lunch and Learn Opportunity Open to All Faculty, Staff, House Staff, Post Docs, & Students (MD, PA, Graduate and other)
    Co-Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity What
    Happened and What Happens Next: Race, Gender, and Making America Great Again
    January 27, 12:00-1:30pm.  Lunch provided to the first 100 who register.
    Melissa Harris-Perry, PhD, Maya Angelou Presidential Chair, Executive Director Pro Humanitate Institute, Founding Director Anna Julia Cooper Center, WFU; TV Host, Public Figure, Author
    Event takes place on main Medical Center Campus.  Or attend via Lync Online meeting.
    Registration required by January 20 at https://redcap.wakehealth.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=JEK884MJFF.  Calendar invitation with complete event details to be provided after registration.  

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    Resources 

    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 
    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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