OWIMS Weekly Links & News - April 7-11


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Early Career Development Program for Women
April 8, 8am-5pm
Conflict Management; Negotiation
Event Audience: ECDPW Fellows

Career Development For Women Leaders Training Program
April 10, 8am-5pm
Career Planning (Career Compass); Presenting Yourself
Event Audience: CDWL Fellows

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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Women + Girls Research Alliance: 2014 Summit: Convergence: Mapping Success, Wellbeing + Empowerment
April 11, 2014, UNC-Charlotte (Student Union Ballroom), Charlotte, NC

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.

Female doctors do more housekeeping and parenting than male doctors

How to Suppress the Apology Reflex Confidence, at least in the American workplace, means never having to say you're sorry.

Kindness Is Possible There are lots of stories about jerks in academe. A new blog isn't about them.

Doctor Coach: A Deliberate Practice Approach to Teaching and Learning Clinical Skills

Coping With a Career Crisis 

The Art And Science Of Building Confidence Under Pressure

Women, work and the art of gender judo

Relax, Being Anxious Makes You A Good Leader

What Women Need to Succeed in Science

Academic Medicine: April 2014  

Positions Announcements from ELAM



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Expanding the Scope of Leadership Training in Medicine

Promoting Mentorship in Translational Research: Should We Hope for Athena or Train Mentor?

Gender Differences in Publication Productivity, Academic Position, Career Duration, and Funding Among U.S. Academic Radiation Oncology Faculty

Training Mentors of Clinical and Translational Research Scholars: A Randomized Controlled Trial


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National Women’s Health Week – May 11-17
Sponsored by the Office on Women’s Health, the goal is to empower women to make their health a priority. Register for events at Meetup Everywhere. Get started today! Visit our website to learn more about National Women’s Health Week and National Women’s Health Week Meetups.

‘Nerve Block’ to Neck Might Help Ease Hot Flashes http://consumer.healthday.com/health-technology-information-18/anesthesia-news-721/nerve-block-to-neck-might-help-ease-hot-flashes-684647.html

Next step in live-donor uterus transplant project

Male hormones play an important role in female fertility; may enhance IVF therapy

HPV vaccination 'provides significant cervical protection,' review finds

Many women seeking medical care have experienced reproductive coercion and intimate partner violence

Eggs of adolescent girls are different from those of adult women

Even though breast is best, uninsured parents don't take breastfeeding classes

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