OWIMS Weekly Links & News - January 28-February 1
(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!
Don't Know What To Do? Get Yourself A Mentor, Stat
A Peer Mentoring Group for Junior Clinician Educators: Four Years' Experience http://journals.lww.com/academicmedicine/Abstract/2012/03010/
Developing resonant leaders through emotional intelligence, vision and coaching http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0090261612000915
Focus on Improving Relational Communication Skills and Discussing What Matters Most http://journals.lww.com/academicmedicine/Fulltext/2012/11000/
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 email@example.com by Friday, February 1st. Seating is limited.
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.
Center for Creative Leadership e-Newsletter: December 2012 / January 2013
Journal of Academic Medicine: Current Issue: January 2013 - Volume 88 - Issue 1
There Is No Magic Pill For Great Leadership
7 Goal-Oriented Tips For The Unapologetic Careerist
Can Your Door Be Too Open? No.
What If A Legendary Harvard Professor Mentored You?
Comedian Lisa Lampanelli Reveals The Top Career-Building Word: "No"
Why You Should Treat Success And Failure Equally
Why Are Women of Color Excluded from Conversations about Work-Life Balance?
Women Who Care Too Much (About Work)
Five Leadership Practices to Make Work Transitions Easier
Women Prefer Jobs with Clear Rules on Negotiation
Women Don't Get as Many Big Jobs that Lead to Promotions
What if We Gave Ourselves Permission to Fail?
Crunching Numbers to Smash the Glass Ceiling
Positions Announcements from ELAM
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-5074.
January Donations: coats, gloves and hats/toboggan.
The Nutrition Journal Club Series has been CANCELLED: Update your calendars for:
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 email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org. We will not accept faxed or mailed forms.
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.
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
Recent Women's Health News from Science Daily
Vitamin D Levels Decrease During Winter Months In Women With Health Conditionsread article
African American Women With HIV/HCV Less Likely To Die From Liver Diseaseread article
Women With Lupus Have A Higher Risk For Preeclampsiaread article
Regular Exercise Doesn't Impact Amount Of Time Women Spend Sitting
"Maintenance-First" Program Before Weight Loss Helps Women Avoid Yo-Yo Dieting
Women Smokers Who Quit Before Age 30 Could Evade Early Death
Women's Feelings Towards Their Partners Change During Different Cycle Periods