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OWIMS Weekly Links & News - December 19-23

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DEADLINE EXTENDED to January 6: The Office of Women in Medicine and Science (OWIMS) is seeking Abstract submissions for Women’s Health and Sex Differences Research Day.  The title of the event is “The Gender Gap: Pain  & Addiction” and it will be held on April 6th, 2017, at the Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education. Abstracts are  due by December 16, 2016.

All faculty, staff, students (medical, graduate, PA, and other), medical residents and post-doctoral fellows are encouraged to submit abstracts (new or recycled) for consideration for oral or poster presentation. While all women’s health and sex differences abstracts are encouraged, special consideration will be given for submissions with specific focus on pain or addiction.  The top 5 Abstracts will be selected for a 5 minute oral presentation during the afternoon between 2-2:30pm on April 6th. Prizes will be awarded for the top oral presentation, top student poster and top resident/post-doctoral student poster (faculty and staff submissions not eligible for prizes). For more information or to submit your abstract, email  

For the poster guidelines and to learn more about the conference visit:

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Download the Spring 2017 OWIMS Seminar Series Flier

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.

View all OWIMS Events

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The Maastricht-Duke Bridge: an Era of Mentoring in Clinical Research–A Model for Mentoring in Clinical Research-A Tribute to Dr. Galen Wagner

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