OWIMS Weekly Links & News - July 29-August 2
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ITEMS OF INTEREST:
Call for Applications:AAMC 2013 Creating and Implementing Strategic Plans Workshop, A Workshop Sponsored by the Group on Institutional Planning
September 19, 2013 at Westin Washington DC City Center. Make reservations by August 28, for group rate.
This workshop is intended for staff and faculty who have a role in developing and implementing strategic plans. Sessions are designed for beginners as well as experienced planners. This meeting is open to all employees at AAMC member institutions. View agenda, travel, and hotel information.
Looking to improve your speaking and leadership skills? Toastmasters International provides meetings which function as workshops where participants hone professional skills in a friendly atmosphere. Participation may help you or your staff to become better speakers, communicate more effectively, improve presentation skills and much more. A local chapter meets twice a month during the lunch hour at the Office of Women in Medicine and Science [location] or Davenport Transportation Consulting, Suite 2A, Chatham Building. For more meeting dates and location and details about Toastmasters, see http://www.toastmasters.org/ or email VPmembership@empire.freetoasthost.com.
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New Study Identifies Three Strategies for "Having It All"
What's Keeping So Many Smart Women from Climbing the Ladder?
How A Little Graciousness Can Do Wonders For Your Career
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5 Tips for Cover Letter Writing
Crucial Tips On Delegating The Right Way, So Everyone Wins
Why Emphasizing Ethics Matters to Female Employees
Few Executives Are Self-Aware, But Women Have the Edge
Career Advice: Not Dressing the Part, and Other Interview Mistakes
'Gray'-cious Conclusion to a Career
Owning Our Mistakes
Are We Wearing Work-Family Blinders?
Does Ambivalence About Women Breadwinners Harm Families?
UPCOMING OWIMS MENTORING EVENTS
Call for Mentors to Join the OWIMS Women Junior Faculty Mentoring Program: We would like to invite WFBMC Associate & Full Professors to join WFSM's longest running and most successful mentoring program. As our institution continues to move in new directions, the number of women faculty Instructors and Assistant Professors continues to grow. The reputation of the OWIMS Women's Mentoring Program frequently factors into the decision for these talented women to accept their appointment here at WFSM. To keep up with the demand for career development mentoring, we need your assistance. There are numerous benefits for being a mentor, including the personal and professional growth enjoyed by mentors. It is also known that people who provide a positive impact in their organization have higher levels of engagement and motivation, leading to greater job satisfaction. To learn more about the Program, visit our mentoring program webpages at www.wakehealth.edu/School/OWIMS/Mentoring-Program.htm. To join the Program, please complete the Mentor Application ( www.wakehealth.edu/School/OWIMS/How-to-Participate.htm). If you have questions or need additional information contact Diana Cornelison the Mentoring Program Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-4222.
ITEMS OF INTEREST:
Seeking Balance between Challenge and Success in an Age of Accountability: A First-Year Faculty Growth Model (FFGM)
Why Do Academic Radiologists Choose Mentors?
ITEMS OF INTEREST:
Women's Health Internship Projects Needed! OWIMS is coordinating women's health internships for Fall 2013. If you or someone in your department has a women's health or gender differences related project that could use the assistance of an undergraduate student, visit our Internship Page for more information. Email your projects to Rita Groce at email@example.com by Wednesday, July 31. These are unpaid internships; students are looking for experience and/or class credit.
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Link Between Calcium Supplements And Longer Lifespans In Women
Identifying Women Who Should Be Screened For High Cholesterol
Gender Differences In Access To Trauma Centers
Immune System Status May Affect A Women's Reproductive Ability
Female College Student Drinkers Exceed NIAAA Guidelines For Weekly Drinking More Frequently Than Their Male Counterparts
Link Between Depression And A Nearly Doubled Stroke Risk In Middle-Aged Women
Hysterectomy Does Not Raise Heart Risk
Slim Women Have Higher Endometriosis Risk Than Obese Women
Looks More Important Than Health For Young Women Seeking A Tan
Using The Pill To Alter Menstruation Cycles