OWIMS Weekly Links & News - June 23-27


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2014 Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar
September 5-8, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia [Optional Pre-Conference Workshop: Grant Writers Coaching Group for NIH Awards, September 5]
This Association of American Medical Colleges popular seminar is designed for junior faculty and post docs who aspire to leadership positions in academic medicine, providing real-world guidance and tools for pursuing career advancement in academic medicine, developing key professional competencies, building skills in grant writing and communications. Register today
Apply for the 2014 Grant Writers Coaching Group for NIH Awards: this workshop is designed for faculty who are actively working on an NIH Career Development K or R grant proposal, this program is composed of a full day pre-conference seminar (Sept. 5), an individual meeting with the coach, and biweekly virtual group meetings to facilitate ongoing review and discussion. Participation in the Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar is not required to participate in the coaching group and separate registration is required. For more information on the coaching group and to apply, please visit our website. The deadline to submit applications is July 10.

5th ADEA International Women's Leadership Conference
Taking place September 14-16, 2014, in Barcelona, Spain.

*SAVE THE DATE* 2014 Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar
December 6-9, 2014, Austin, TX.  *Application will open in early September.

Why They Stay or Leave

Avoiding Leadership Burnout: How We Can Pass the Torch to the Next Generation

Our Internal Relationships Lead to Success

Millennials at Work: Rocking the Boat or Raising the Bar?

Dare to Compete: Leadership Lessons From Hillary Clinton

Training tomorrow's global health leaders: applying a transtheoretical model to identify behavior change stages within an intervention for health leadership …

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Supervising Faculty

The Gender Gap in Academic Medicine: Comparing Results From a Multifaceted Intervention for Stanford Faculty to Peer and National Cohorts

Cultivating the Next Generation of Academic Leaders: Implications for Administrators and Faculty

Peer mentoring: evaluation of a novel programme in paediatrics

Practitioner research in an academic library: evaluating the impact of a support group

A Knock on the Door

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Upcoming Sex Differences and Gender Medicine seminar

Bioengineered Ovarian Tissue for Hormone Replacement Therapy”
Emmanuel Opara, PhD,Professor, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
June 30, 5-6 pm in the Lock Library, OB/GYN, 4th Watlington.
Sponsored by: Regenerative Medicine, Comparative Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, School of Medicine Offices of Women’s Health Research and Women in Medicine and Science, and the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Office of Women’s Health


Recent articles from the New England Journal of Medicine

  • FDA Approval of Paroxetine for Menopausal Hot Flushes PDF
  • Abolishing Mammography Screening Programs? A View from the Swiss Medical Board PDF

FWW Research Awards: FWW Research Awards target early funding for small, short-term studies with promise for improving medical knowledge in women's health with emphasis on cardiovascular disease, top female cancers, the role of hormones in disease and stage-of-life health issues such as pregnancy and menopause and topics disproportionately affecting women.  This may include disease prevention and/or treatment; identifying gender differences; and/or improving quality of life health concerns.  For more information and to apply please go to: http://thefww.org/research-awards/Due August, 15th.

FWW Fellowship Awards: To improve women's health we must invest in the future.  FWW's Fellowship Awards recognize and support MD/PhD students and junior investigators (fellows, residents, assistant researchers) working at accredited U.S. medical institutions on women's health related research. For more information and to apply please go to:   http://thefww.org/fellowship-awards/. Due August, 15th.

Mammograms less likely to be given to women with diabetes

Reduction in HPV in young women in England seen following introduction of national immunisation programme

Lab-grown nostril and vagina constructed with similar techniques

Aspirin may help women with recent pregnancy loss conceive and have a baby

Regular aerobic exercise boosts memory area of brain in older women

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