OWIMS Weekly Links & News - January 14-18
(formerly the Women's Health Center of Excellence for Research, Leadership, Education)
UPCOMING OWIMS LEADERSHIP & MENTORING EVENTS
It's National Mentoring Month! OWIMS would like to thank the dedicated faculty members who are currently serving as mentors in our Mentoring Program for Women Junior Faculty and recognize their years of service. See who they are! "Like" our OWIMS Facebook page & post a thank you to your mentor. Remember, this can apply to anyone who has inspired you to become the exceptional person you are, so let's celebrate those important people!
Career Development For Women Leaders Training Program
January 14, 8am-5pm (January 22 bad weather back-up date)
Being Heard at the Leadership Table and Beyond
Event Audience: CDWL Fellows
Women Residents and Fellows Professional Development Program
January 18, 2013, 1 - 2:30pm
Getting Beyond the Surface Issues: Dealing Effectively with Conflict
Event Audience: Women Residents and Fellows
RSVP to Diana Cornelison at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com by Friday, February 1st.Seating is limited.
HerStories: Breast Cancer Narratives and Counter-Narratives. March 1 -2, 3013.
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
Learning Lab on Unconscious Bias in the Health Professions
January 29-31, 2013
AAMC's Diversity Policy and Programs has partnered with Cook Ross to adapt a seminar on unconscious bias for health professions audiences. Cook Ross has developed an intensive and dynamic 3-day learning lab which examines how unconscious biases develop, how they influence perceptions and decision making, and their impact on institutional diversity and inclusion efforts. This unique professional development opportunity is aimed at diversity leaders in academic medicine and other professionals in healthcare and biomedical research. Click here for more details. Please act fast as slots are limited.
Holding Faculty Accountable: Post-tenure review, with real rigor and due process, can protect the truly important faculty rights.
From Calm Leadership, Lasting Change
Yes…Extroverts and Introverts Can Lead Brilliantly!
Do We 'Think Crisis-Think Female'?
Women and Power: Do We Get It?
What Not to Say to a Pregnant Co-Worker
A Work Life Fit for Everyone
What Does 'Having It All' Mean to You?
Impact: How Women are Leveling the Playing Field
UPCOMING OWIMS EDUCATION & OUTREACH EVENTS
Nutrition Journal Club
February 8, 9-10 (Meets the second Friday of designated months) at the OWIMS [location].
"Weight loss intervention in survivors of ER/PR-negative breast cancer: findings of the BLISS meal replacement study and five-year follow-up", Mara Vitolins, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Public Health Sciences, WFSM
Event Audience: Open
Contact Brandy-Joe Milliron, PhD at 716-6970, for materials
Women's Health or Gender Differences Internship Projects Available for Spring 2013: 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.
Monthly Family Shelter Drive: The Family Services Shelter in Winston-Salem is a place for abused women and their children to find safety, dignity, empathy, and a place to begin healing. OWIMS, in support of the Shelter, will be holding a monthly drive for requested items to provide to the clients as they begin rebuilding their lives. If you have questions about the drive, please contact Rita Groce at email@example.com or 713-5074.
January Donations: coats, gloves and hats/toboggan.
View all OWIMS Education & Outreach Events
Gender Gap in Mortality from Myocardial Infarction READ MORE
Is PMS a Myth? READ MORE
Limits of Progesterone in Curbing Early Birth READ MORE
Breast Cancer Detection in Women Under 40: Ultrasound Is Better Than Mammography for Women with Symptoms of Possible Cancer READ MORE
IVF Linked to More Birth Defects READ MORE
Does Fertility Improve if a Woman Loses Weight? No READ MORE
Restoring The Ovulation Function READ MORE
Breech Births Cause More Problems for Moms and Babies When Water Breaks Early READ MORE
Measuring Women's Risk of Osteoporosis READ MORE
How Teen Rejection Can Lead to Chronic Disease Later in Life READ MORE
Lifespan Shortened by Alcohol Dependence, Especially among Women READ MORE
Are Health Check-Ups Necessary? Study Says Not So Much READ MORE
Ladies, Don't Let Stress Make You Sick; How to Fight It and Win READ MORE
UPCOMING OWIMS RESEARCH EVENTS
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.
Biggerbrains - career development resources for early career researchers: http://www.biggerbrains.com/
Become a member of the Academy of Women's Health and save on registration for the Women's Health 2013: 21st Annual Women's Health Congress
March 22-24, 2013, Grand Hyatt, Washington, DC
Recent Women's Health News from Science Daily
Society for Acupuncture Research 2013 Conference: Impact of Acupuncture Research on 21st Century Health Care
April 19-21, 2013, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Co-sponsored by: University of Michigan, Department of Anesthesiology and Program in Integrative Medicine
See www.acupunctureresearch.org for more details about the conference program as available.
Control of Pituitary Hormone Outside of Brain Has Implications for Breast Cancer READ MORE
Eliminating Invasive Cervical Cancer Possible, Researchers Report READ MORE
Researchers Find Possible Molecular Key to Regulation of Ovarian Cancer Stem Cells READ MORE
Starting to Snore During Pregnancy Could Indicate Risk for High Blood Pressure READ MORE
Cancer Researchers Show Why Genetic Risks Promote Breast Cancer READ MORE
Some Deadly Breast Cancers Share Genetic Features with Ovarian Tumors READ MORE