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Call for Applications: AAMC Mid-Career Minority Faculty Leadership Seminar will address the specific needs of mid-career faculty from a culturally responsive approach while offering skill building and strategies for pursuing career advancement in academic medicine. This program offers networking opportunities, career development planning sessions, as well as observational learning opportunities where participants will be matched with a senior faculty member outside of their institution.
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - Saturday, June 17, 2017
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The Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity (MACHE) along with the Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) will offer one scholarship for a faculty member of Wake Forest School of Medicine, at the rank of Associate Professor, to attend this conference.  Learn more about this opportunity at {intranet link available only within the medical center network}

Call for Applications: AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar: is an engaging and comprehensive program designed for women physicians and scientists holding medical school faculty appointments at the assistant professor level*, with at least one year experience in their faculty role (e.g. received faculty appointment prior to 2017), and are and considering leadership positions within their discipline, department, or institution.*Instructors will be considered based on experience.
This year’s seminar will be held July 15th – July 18th in Stevenson, Washington and is open to women Instructors and Assistant Professors.
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The Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) and the Office of Women in Medicine and Science (OWIMS) offer one full scholarship for one female Assistant Professor or Instructor to attend the conference.   

In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must first register for the seminar (deadline is March 30th) then complete a short application with OFA/OWIMS, both of which require the following:

  • Copy of your completed seminar application
  • CV
  • Statement on how this seminar will benefit your career development and the institution (this information is also required in the letter of support)
  • Signed letter of support - The letter of support from your sponsoring entity (department, supervisor, office, etc.) should:

     • Describe the rationale for your attendance in terms of benefits and impact for the home institution.  
     • State you have the financial support and protected time required to attend the seminar. 
     • Be a maximum of one page in length (in PDF format).
     • Letters of Support can be addressed to the attention of:  
            Diana Lautenberger, M.A.T.
            Director, Women in Medicine and Science
            Association of American Medical Colleges
            655 K Street, NW Suite 100
            Washington, D.C. 20001

The scholarship application deadline is Monday, May 1st.  Note: You may apply to attend the conference without applying for the Professional Development Scholarship.

At the end of April, AAMC applicants will be notified of acceptance.  Scholarships applicants must submit a copy of their seminar acceptance letter to to complete the scholarship application.

Applicants will be notified of scholarship results before the end of May.

Upon completion of the seminar, applicants must submit a written summary of the event and be willing to assist OFA/OWIMS in the development of other faculty members’ leadership skills. 

MedEdPORTAL® is a free online service provided by the Association of American Medical Colleges, which aims to equip healthcare professionals across the continuum with effective and efficient educational tools to improve patient care. The program recently released a brief video which describes its three services - Publications, iCollaborative and the CE Directory. Visit to view the video and share with others! For more information please contact one of MedEdPortal's Wake Forest representatives: the Faculty Mentor, Dr. Michael Hulme (, the Director of the Faculty Program, Dr. Michael Fitch (, or the Associate Editor for the Interprofessional Education Collaborative, Dr. Sonia Crandall ( Dr. Hulme is also available to provide assistance to those interested in publishing their own material as a peer reviewed resource in publications, and strengthening their portfolio for promotion purposes.

P  R  I  D  E: PRograms to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research
Applications are being accepted for the all-expense paid Summer Institute in Cardiovascular Genetic Epidemiology at Washington University in St Louis, School of Medicine. 
Eligible applicants are research-oriented junior-level faculty members or transitioning post-doctorate trainees from minority groups that are under-represented in the biomedical or health sciences, and are United States Citizens or Permanent Residents.  Research interests should be compatible with those of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) in the prevention of treatment of heart, lung, blood, and sleep (HLBS) disorders research; health disparities research; or relevant research methodologies and approaches specific to these areas.
This mentored program will address the difficulties experienced by junior investigators in establishing independent research programs and negotiating through the academic ranks. The desired outcome is to improve the recruitment and retention of faculty from disabled and underrepresented minority groups in the study of heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders. 
Participants meet for 3-week sessions during two consecutive summers, with a short mid-year visit and an Annual Meeting for all PRIDE Mentees and Mentors across 6 programs and the NHLBI. The PRIDE program provides mentor-mentee partnerships with matching based on common research interests.  
For additional details about the PRIDE Program visit:  

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