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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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Call for Applications: Career Development for Women Leaders (CDWL) Program 2017-2018  

The Program, modeled after national programs for women in academic medicine, is 9 days in total spread out over 9 months.  Women faculty (Assistant, Associate and Full Professor) and women senior staff (Vice President level) are eligible to apply.  For more information visit http://www.wakehealth.edu/School/OWIMS/CDWL.htm.
Applications should be submitted electronically to Natalie Barrett (nbarrett@wakehealth.edu) at OWIMS and must be received no later than March 24, 2017.

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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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    Event of Interest 

    The 2017 Maya Angelou International Women’s Health Summit: A State, National and Global Priority
    Thursday, March 2, 2017 - Saturday, March 4, 2017, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM Add to Calendar
    Novant Health Conference Center, 3333 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem
    To Register$140 for 3 days.  CME available - registration is higher

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    Upcoming OWIMS Events

    Download the Spring 2017 Flier

      Lunch and Learn Opportunity Open to All Faculty, Staff, House Staff, Post Docs, & Students (MD, PA, Graduate and other)
      The State of Women in Academic Medicine: The Pipeline, and Pathways to Leadership
      March 23, 11:30-1pm
      Carol Shively, PhD, Professor of Pathology, Comparative Medicine and Director of the Office of Women in Medicine and Science
      Lunch provided to the first 100 who register
      Registration required by March 21 at https://redcap.wakehealth.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=J947YPAHN8.

      Early Career Development Program for Women
      March 24, 8am-5pm 
      Active Listening; Assertive Communication; Giving & Receiving Feedback; Running Effective Meetings and Influence
      Event Audience: ECDPW Program participants

      Career Development for Women Leaders Program
      March 29, 8am-5pm
      Finance
      Event Audience: CDWL Program WFBMC participants only

      Women’s Health and Sex Differences Research Day Open to All Faculty, Staff, House Staff, Post Docs, & Students (MD, PA, Graduate and other)
      April 6, 8:00 am-3:00pm
      The Gender Gap: Pain and Addiction
      Featuring Keynote speaker: Jill Becker, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, MBNI; Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry; Senior Neuroscience Scholar, Reproductive Science Program and Charles Carlson, PhD, ABPP, Robert H. & Anna B. Culton Endowed Professor of Psychology, University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences
      And Plenary speaker:
      Charles Carson, PhD, ABPP, Robert H. and Anna B. Culton Endowed Professor of Psychology, University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences
      Learn more at: www.wakehealth.edu/owims/whrd/

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      Resources 

      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

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