OWIMS Weekly Links & News - April 21-25


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Being Heard at the Leadership Table & Beyond
May 16, 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Susan Miller, PhD, CCC, Principal & Founder of Voicetrainer, LLC; Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Georgetown University Medical Center; and certified speech-language pathologist
Lunch provided.
Event Audience: OWIMS Mentees and ECDPW/CDWL Fellows
Dr. Miller specializes in presentation skills, refinement of the speaking voice, anxiety reduction, accent refinement and treatment of the injured voice.  For over 30 years she has helped professional speakers, radio and news personalities, and entertainers maximize their impact every time they speak. Dr. Miller writes and speaks about vocal power, vocal health, and communicating powerfully.
The workshop cost is $15 (checks made payable to WFHS).  Registration required.  RSVP to Natalie Barrett at nbarrett@wakehealth.edu by May 1.

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*SAVE THE DATE* GRAND, GREAT Group and Postdoctorate Leaders Section Annual Professional Development Meeting
September 18-20, 2014,Fort Worth, TX
We invite medical school research and research training leaders- research deans, deans of clinical research, graduate deans, postdoctoral program directors, and training program administrators, and those with an interest in advancing research education and training- to join us. Development Meeting will be available in June at www.aamc.org/meetings
Please note: We are planning to host a Careers in Medicine and Medical Research: Recruitment Fair and Workshops on the afternoon of Saturday, September 20th. If you would like to learn more about this recruitment opportunity or are interested in participating, please contact Irena Tartakovsky at itartakovsky@aamc.org.

The University of Toronto Centre for Faculty Development, New and Emerging Academic Leaders (NEAL) Program
is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 class! 
Academic leaders are often promoted into roles based on their academic expertise with little, if any, leadership development.  The NEAL program is specifically designed to fill that gap. For more information review their brochure: http://www.cfd.med.utoronto.ca/programs/NEAL_Brochure7.pdf  The deadline is April 22, 2014 (for early bird tuition rate) and June 2, 2014 (final deadline).

5th ADEA International Women's Leadership Conference
Taking place September 14-16, 2014, in Barcelona, Spain.

GWIMS Calls for Award and Steering Committee Nominations- Nominations are now being accepted and will be presented at the November AAMC Annual Meeting in Chicago. To learn more about the awards, visit the GWIMS Awards page.  The deadline for nominations is June 2.  To view the instructions for submitting a nomination, please visit: Information on Submitting a Nomination. The deadline for nominations is April 30.

Applications Open for Executive Development Seminar for Interim and Aspiring Leaders
The AAMC is now accepting applications for the Executive Development Seminar for Interim and Aspiring Leaders, held in Washington, D.C., May 1-2. The seminar aims to increase the leadership skills of faculty in academic medicine and science who are aspiring to permanent leadership positions or have recently obtained a new leadership position. The seminar focuses on the core areas of organizational culture and management, interpersonal and interorganizational communication strategies, new leadership strategies for managing talent, and other critical leadership skills. Click here to review the agenda, speakers, and application information. For questions, contact Diana Lautenberger at dlautenberger@aamc.org.

Herbert W. Nickens Awards - Commemorating 15 Years of Leadership in Health Equity
Now soliciting nominations for the annual Herbert W. Nickens Presidential Award, the Nickens Faculty Fellowship and the Medical Student Scholarships Awards. Nominations for the three awards must be received by May 2, 2014. For detailed information visit www.aamc.org/initiatives/awards/.

SAVE THE DATE! 2014 Spring Executive Leadership Summit - Soaring on the Winds of Change... Leadership Conversations in the Windy City
May 9 - May 10, Chicago, IL
The WESH Program Committee is hard at work arranging a dynamic event program featuring prominent keynote speakers and workshop offerings.
Visit www.weshleadership.org for updates as they become available.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: The Thirteenth Annual Janet L. Norwood Award For Outstanding Achievement By A Woman In The Statistical Sciences
The Section on Statistical Genetics and the Department of Biostatistics in the School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) are pleased to request nominations. The award will be conferred on Wed 9/10/2014. The award recipient will be invited to deliver a lecture at the UAB award ceremony, and will receive all expenses, the award, and a $5,000 prize. More details are available here (pdf). Deadline for receipt of nominations is Fri 6/27/2014.

Perceived Discrimination Is Associated with Reduced Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening: The Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN)

Impostor Syndrome: Academic Identity Under Siege? 

How Successful People Stay Calm

The Professor Is In: Here's My Application, Take 2 

LeanIn.org and Getty Aim to Change Women's Portrayal in Stock Photos 

Changing the ConversationCould having families now be as disadvantageous to men's academic careers as women's? Study raises possibility. 

Philosophy of Sexism?U. of Colorado releases extraordinary report about sex bias and incivility in department, and brings in outside chair to change the culture. Move comes in a discipline regularly criticized for lack of support for women. 

How Being ‘Happy to Help’ Can Have an Impact on Your Career

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Beyond a Definition Toward a Framework for Designing and Specifying Mentoring Models

A Mentoring Program to Help Junior Faculty Members Achieve Scholarship Success

Faculty Mentoring: Shaping A Program

Nothing New Under the Sun: Of Mentors, Mentees, and Common Experiences 

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Women's Health or Gender Differences Internship Projects Available for Summer 2014: 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.

Journal of Women’s Health: April 2014

Recent articles from the New England Journal of Medicine

  • FDA Approval of Doxylamine–Pyridoxine Therapy for Use in Pregnancy PDF
  • Late Outcomes of a Randomized Trial of High-Frequency Oscillation in Neonates PDF

Better survival after lung cancer diagnosis in women linked to hormone therapy

Obesity and birth control pills may increase risk of multiple sclerosis

Eliminating maternal mortality in developing countries could extend women's life expectancy in reproductive ages

Passive smoking 'increases risk of miscarriage, stillbirth and ectopic pregnancy'

Diabetes associated with stroke in women but not men

Young women with BRCA1 mutation 'should remove ovaries earlier'

The use of maternal oxygen during labor: clinical opinion published


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