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!
to the OWIMS
2017 Mentor of the Year
Lisa David, MD, FACS,
and Vice Chair of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Residency Program Director
Call for Applications: AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar
This year’s seminar will be held July 15th – July 18th in Stevenson, Washington and is open to women Instructors and Assistant Professors.
To apply or learn more, visit: http://www.cvent.com/events/2017-early-career-women-faculty-leadership-development-seminar/agenda-07b79ba97d15441baf215b01208430d5.aspx
Scholarship Opportunity: The Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) and the Office of Women in Medicine and Science (OWIMS) offer one full scholarship for one female Wake Forest School of Medicine Assistant Professor or Instructor to attend this conference. Learn more at the OFA General Faculty Development page. Contact email@example.com for more information. Applications due May 1.
Women's Health or Gender Differences Internship Projects
Available for Summer 2017: Researchers at WFBMC are seeking
undergraduate students. Visit our Internship
Page for more information.
These are unpaid
internships; students are looking for experience and/or class credit.
Upcoming OWIMS Events
Workshop for Women
Faculty only- Co-Sponsored by the WFU Women’s Forum and OWIMS
Negotiating For Life: Personal
Fulfillment, Professional Success, and the Power of Negotiation
May 10, 8:00am breakfast and registration; 8:30am workshop; 12:30pm
luncheon - Snead Room, Bridger Field House
Please join us for our annual spring workshop
and luncheon. This year's focus is on gender pay equity, and Sara Laschever, of
the Carnegie Mellon Leadership and Negotiation Academy, will lead us through
the workshop. Lunch will follow the workshop and allow for further discussion
The event is free,
but registration is required. Please use this link to register: http://pdc.wfu.edu/event/10981/
If you have any questions, please contact either Erica Still at firstname.lastname@example.org or Erin Sutfin at email@example.com
Lunch and Learn Opportunity Open to All Faculty, Staff, House Staff, Post Docs, & Students (MD, PA, Graduate and other)
Lessons Learned, Personal Challenges of a Life in Academia & Suggestions for Wellness
May 12, 11:30-1pm (lunch provided)
Carol Aschenbrener, MD, Former Chief Education Officer at the Association of American Medical Colleges
Registration required by May 5 at https://redcap.wakehealth.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=3AFH3EFYCW.
OWIMS Women’s Achievement and Mentoring Award
June 7, 4:00-5:30 pm (awards presentation
begins at 4:30
Place Atrium – 575 North Patterson Ave. Winston-Salem, NC
Celebrating the achievements of women faculty at our institution, presenting
the 2017 OWIMS Mentor of the Year award, and witnessing the graduation of Fellows
in the OWIMS Career Development for Women Leaders Program and Early Career
Development Program for Women.
Event Audience: Open to All Women Faculty, CDWL
and ECDPW Fellows and Graduates and their Department Chairs/Deans, CDWL
Advisory Board Members, OWIMS Mentors and Mentees, the Mentoring Award
recipient, their chair, colleagues and family.
Register by June 1, to receive the
calendar invitation, which includes parking informationhttps://redcap.wakehealth.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=T4T94EDHF3.
more about past women faculty achievements here.
Learn more about past recipients of the Mentor of the Year award here.
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
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