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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!


Congratulations to the OWIMS 2016 Mentor of the Year

Godwin Shively Lema Tome and Zhu

Dean of the Graduate School
Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy


    The Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, in conjunction with the Office of Women in Medicine and Science and Office of Faculty Affairs, are hosting a Perry Initiative event on February 18, 2017 at Biotech Place. This hands-on program is designed to promote interest in the fields of orthopaedic surgery and biomedical engineering for high school women.  Complete the short application at  Application deadline is January 18th. 


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

    Early Career Development Program for Women
    January 23, 8am-5pm (inclement weather back-up date: January 26)
    Imposter Syndrome (Mental Models) and StrengthsFinder
    Event Audience: ECDPW 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  Calendar invitation with complete event details to be provided after registration.  



    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
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    Women’s Health Statistics
    National Health Observances

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