OWIMS Weekly Links & News - January 21-25
(formerly the Women's Health Center of Excellence for Research, Leadership, Education)
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!
Love Letters: An Anthology of Constructive Relationship Advice Shared Between Junior Mentees and Their Mentors: http://www.jgme.org/doi/abs/10.4300/JGME-D-11-00304.1
Best Practices and Pearls in Interdisciplinary Mentoring from Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health Directors
Academic Women Faculty: Are They Finding the Mentoring They Need?
Characteristics of Successful and Failed Mentoring Relationships: A Qualitative Study Across Two Academic Health Centers http://journals.lww.com/academicmedicine/Fulltext/2013/01000/Characteristics_of_Successful_and_Failed_Mentoring.27.aspx
Issues on diversity, training, and mentorship of young scientists: an interview: http://www.molbiolcell.org/content/23/12/2237.full.pdf+html
Best Practices in Academic Mentoring: A Model for Excellence http://www.hindawi.com/journals/nrp/2012/937906/
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.
Biggerbrains - career development resources for early career researchers: http://www.biggerbrains.com/
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.
The Role of Women in Dental Education: Monitoring the Pipeline to Leadership
What Does Success Mean to You?
Why Gossip Has To Go
Women, Leadership, And The Vast Presidential Gender Gap
How To Harness Change For Success, In The Workplace And In Business
The Jack Welch Leadership Crash Course
Better Communication At Work Doesn't Mean A Free-For-All
7 Ways To Convince Your Boss You Deserve A Raise
UPCOMING OWIMS EDUCATION & OUTREACH EVENTS
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.
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.
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
January is National Stalking Awareness Month
The Basics of Stalking Training
January 30, 12:00 -2:00 PM at Family Services, Inc., 1200 S. Broad St. Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Cost: $10.00 (pay the day of training)
Register with DeWanna Hamlin at (336) 722-8173 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
DESCRIPTION: 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 email@example.com (336) 758-3073
Menopause Does Not Result in Weight Gain - It Increases Belly Fat READ MORE
Breast Cancer Prevention: What Every Woman Should Know READ MORE
Indoor Tanning Raises Skin Cancer Risk, Especially in Young People, Study Says READ MORE
Does Motherhood Dampen Cocaine's Effects? READ MORE
UPCOMING OWIMS RESEARCH EVENTS
Research Seminar Series - Co-sponsored with the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Sessions are held Noon-1pm in the Lock Library (within OB/GYN), Watlington Hall, 4th Floor
- February 6: "The Profound Effect of Life Stress on Health"Carol Shively, PhD, Pathology, Comparative Medicine
- March 6: "High Resolution, Relational, Resonance-based Electroencephalic Mirroring (HIRREM) at WFBH: Overview and Initial Clinical Research"Charles Tegeler, MD, Neurology
- April 10: "The Menopausal Transition and Women's Health"Susan Appt, DVM, Primate Center
- May 8: "Are Hormones Neuroprotective"Sarah Berga, MD, PhD, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Event Audience: Open to all
Seating on a first come first served basis. Bring your own lunch. No registration required.
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/
Journal of Women's Health: Volume: 22, Number: 1, January 2013 View this Issue Online.
Recent Women's Health News from Science Daily
Young Women with the BRCA Gene Mutation Face Complex Decisions about Life Plans, Reports the American Journal of Nursing READ MORE
Breast Cancer Mapping Reveals Four Distinct Types READ MORE
Environmental Exposures Unlikely to Alter Thyroid Function of Pregnant Women, Fetuses READ MORE
Poor Pain Control for Cancer Patients READ MORE
Tissue Around Tumor Holds Key to Fighting Triple Negative Breast Cancer READ MORE
Researchers Take a Closer Look at Weight-Loss Surgeries READ MORE
Some Women Actually Have Men on the Brain