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Building and Managing Effective Teams
Tuesday, May 17, 9:30-Noon OR 1-3:30 (repeat sessions, choose only one)
Networking lunch for AM & PM workshop participants, Noon-1pm
Video conference is also available if unable to attend in person. 
Presented by Sheila W. Chauvin, Director, Office of Medical Education Research and Development, Director, Academy for the Advancement of Educational Scholarship; Professor, Department of Internal Medicine; and Professor, School of Public Health at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans
Registration required and must be made by Wednesday, May 11th. 
As a result of participating in this workshop, individuals will be able to: Examine personal preferences/styles and how these can influence leadership and team interactions; Examine how specific teamwork competencies contribute to overall teamwork effectiveness; Use strategies that facilitate effective progression through stages of team development; Use strategies that facilitate effective team member engagement and productivity; Apply problem-solving strategies to resolve team conflict and/or challenges.
Event Audience: all Women Faculty, Residents, Fellows, Postdoctoral Fellows, and Students.

Career Development for Women Leaders Program
May 3, 8am-5pm
Strategies for Creating & Sustaining Diversity; Power of Language; Implicit Bias
Event Audience: CDWL Program participants

Early Career Development Program for Women
May 16, 8am-5pm
Personal SWOT Analysis; Goal Setting; Individual Development Plan; The Importance of Mentors
Event Audience: ECDPW Program participants

SAVE THE DATE: Leadership Lessons Learned on the North American Traveling Fellowship
June 21, Noon-1pm
Presented by Anna Miller, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery; Assistant Director, Orthopaedic Trauma Service


2015 OWIMS Mentor of the Year Award recipient:

O'Brien Mary Claire

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs



American Association of Medical Colleges Women in Medicine Program   
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Organization for the Study of Sex Differences (OSSD): an affiliate of the SWHR 
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