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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.

Join Women Executives in Science & Healthcare - WESH (Women Executives in Science & Healthcare) formerly known as SELAM, is a professional organization dedicated to the advancement and promotion of women executives in academic medicine, healthcare and the sciences. Are you on a leadership pathway?  Do you hold positions like Chief of Staff, Director, Chair of Department, or a Medical Director?   Do you want to advance in your field or move to a higher administrative leadership position?  Take a look at what WESH can offer you at www.weshleadership.org.

Center for Creative Leadership e-Newsletter: June 2014

Academic Medicine: June 2014; July 2014

Gender Judo: How to negotiate a pay raise

Women at Work, Men at Home: The Increasingly Common Arrangement Raising Eyebrows

Gender Differences in Successful National Institutes of Health Funding in Ophthalmology

Professionalism: Good for Patients and Health Care Organizations   

Why Equal Pay for Equal Work Won’t Cut It: http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress/why-equal-pay-for-equal-work-won-t-cut-it-20140414

Positions Announcements from ELAM

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A positive culture brings success: Kristina Ibitayo and colleagues reflect on the benefits of the mentoring process to a healthcare organization

Practice–Research Partnerships and Mentoring to Foster Evidence-Based Decision Making

Organic Mentoring: A Mentor's Guide to Relationships with Next Generation Women

Specification of Effective Meeting Behaviors for Career Success Outcomes: What do Good Mentors Do?

Mentoring for Effective Positive Workforce: A Case Study

Empowerment and Mentoring in Nursing Academic

Feedback about Teaching in Higher Ed: Neglected Opportunities to Promote Change

Developing a Mentorship Program for Psychiatry Residents

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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


Journal of Women’s Health: June 2014

Mindfulness Meditation for Professional Women
Join like-minded women to practice free15-minute Mindfulness Meditation guided by leaders in this field.
Dial in every Monday from May 5th to July 28th, 12:15-12:30 EST
Register at http://www.mindfulnessforwomen.eventbrite.com

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.

Additional link found between endometriosis and ovarian cancer

The impact of long-term vitamin D insufficiency on fracture risk

The benefits of offering counseling and same-day service to women seeking emergency contraception

Obese women's ability to taste fat and sugar affected by smoking

Dizziness and headache can be symptoms of stroke, especially in women, minorities and younger patients

Drink milk? Women who do may delay knee osteoarthritis

Fertility drugs may not increase breast cancer risk, say researchers

Heat waves reduce length of pregnancy

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