OWIMS Weekly Links & News - February 4-8
(formerly the Women's Health Center of Excellence for Research, Leadership, Education)
UPCOMING OWIMS LEADERSHIP & MENTORING EVENTS
Pathways to Leadership: Candid Conversations with Women Leaders in Academic Medicine: A conversation with Carol Aschenbrener, MD, Chief Medical Education Officer, AAMC
Session 1: 9-11am, Organizational Development Training Room, PPI, 4th Floor
Session 2 (encore presentation): 3-5pm: Pathology Conference Room 4, Watlington, 2nd Floor
Carol Aschenbrener, MD has extensive executive experience including nine years in various Dean's Office positions at The University of Iowa College of Medicine and four years as Chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Event Audience:WFSM Women Faculty, Residents, Fellows and Postdocs
Submit your questions ahead of the session or bring them with you. RSVP required. RSVP and submit your questions to Natalie Barrett at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, February 1st.Seating is limited.
Career Development For Women Leaders Training Program
February 13, 8am-5pm (February 20 bad weather back-up date)
Career Planning (Career Compass); Presenting Yourself
Event Audience: CDWL Fellows
View all OWIMS Leadership & Mentoring Events
The Real You: Advice on Authenticity
The Wage Gap Explained
Practice Makes Perfect: Little Ways to Ask for More
Ambition to Lead: Exercise Your Power
A Culture Conducive to Women's Academic Success: Development of a Measure
Would You Rather Be Liked or Effective?
First Aid for Career Blisters
The Costs of Perfectionism
Personal Perspectives on Mentoring
Reverse mentoring at work: Fostering cross-generational learning and developing millennial leaders
The mentoring of women for medical career development
Alternatives to traditional mentoring in fostering career successhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0001879107001273
Characteristics of Successful and Failed Mentoring Relationships: A Qualitative Study Across Two Academic Health Centers
Research Seminar Series - Co-sponsored with the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
February 6, Noon-1pm Lock Library (within OB/GYN), Watlington Hall, 4th Floor
"The Profound Effect of Life Stress on Health"
Carol Shively, PhD, Pathology, Comparative Medicine
Event Audience: Open to all
Seating on a first come first served basis. Bring your own lunch. No registration required.
View OWIMS RESEARCH Seminar Series
Society for Women's Health Research Medtronic Prize for Scientific Contributions to Women's Health - annual prize of $75,000 to recognize a woman scientist or engineer for her contributions to women's health. Nominations are now being accepted. The deadline for nominations is February 8, 2013, and the winner must be available April 29, 2013 to receive the prize in person at SWHR's annual gala in Washington, DC.
Please download the 2013 SWHR Medtronic Prize Application Form, save a copy to your desktop, complete the interactive PDF and then submit it to Aaron Pope, email@example.com. We will not accept faxed or mailed forms.
HerStories: Breast Cancer Narratives and Counter-Narratives.
March 1: Babcock Auditorium, WFU School of Medicine 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
March 2: Benson 401, Reynolda Campus 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the WFU Humanities Institute, the interdisciplinary symposium is an opportunity for attendees to share academic and experiential knowledge and to engage in dialogue about breast cancer, specifically in relation to breast cancer narratives and narrative medicine. In addition to keynote addresses by Rita Charon (Columbia University), Kathryn Montgomery (Northwestern University) and Amy Boesky (Boston College), the symposium will feature faculty from Wake Forest's College of Arts and Science, the Medical Center, and the Center for BioEthics, Health and Society, as well as faculty from several other institutions. These faculty members will serve as participants on three panels: Breast Cancer Patients and Physicians, Theorizing Breast Cancer Narratives, and Breast Cancer & Performance Narratives.
Contact Information: Dr. Mary Foskett firstname.lastname@example.org (336) 758-3073
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Mark your calendar for March 10, 2013. HIV/AIDS doesn't discriminate, but women of color are disproportionately affected by it. Help us spread the word about how to create an HIV/AIDS-free generation.
Join the Cause: We are seeking local, state, and national organizations to host events and activities, both online and in person. You will have the power to: Educate others; Promote women's health; Shape the future for women and girls
We'll provide the facts and the tools to support you at every step. If you are planning to host an event, we want to know about it! Please email us today so we can help you get started.
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a project of the Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, working in connection with other federal programs, including the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.
22nd Annual Meeting of the TCRB at Duke University "Sponsored by Molecular Reproduction and Development"
March 1-2, 2013
Registration is now open: http://tcrb.org/
Routine Screening for Cervical Cancer Low Among Lesbian Community
Adhering to Lifestyle Guidelines Reduced Mortality in Elderly Female Cancer Survivors
Study Demonstrates that Overeating Impairs Brain Insulin Function, a Mechanism that can Lead to Diabetes and Obesity
Study Evaluates Treating Mothers with ADHD to Improve Outcomes in Kids
Study Finds Rise in Maternal Sepsis-Related Mortality
Innovative Research Projects Aim to Prevent Preterm Birth
$5.2 Million Grant to Fund U-M Research Into Pelvic Injuries to Mothers During Childbirth