OWIMS Weekly Links & News - March 11-15
(formerly the Women's Health Center of Excellence for Research, Leadership, Education)
UPCOMING OWIMS LEADERSHIP & MENTORING EVENTS
Career Development For Women Leaders Training Program
March 11, 1-4:30pm - for WFU/UNCG/Salem College Fellows
Event Audience: CDWL Fellows
*SAVE THE DATE *Pathways to Promotion presented by the Office of Faculty Development
May 13, 4:00 - 5:30pm, Commons Conference Rooms 1-3, Nutrition Building
EventAudience: All Faculty
Introduction by Carol Milligan, PhD, Chair, Promotions and Tenure Committee; Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Breakouts: Table discussion for basic and clinical faculty interested in promotion to associate professor, to full professor or for tenure. Tables will be facilitated by members of the Promotions and Tenure Committee and recently promoted faculty.
Specify: Assistant to Associate Professor OR Associate to Full Professor and:
- Tenure track research scholarship
- Clinical scholar
- Research contingent
Registration is required for this event. Please email Natalie Barrett at email@example.com or call 336-713-4220 by May 1st. When responding, please indicate your breakout table of interest. View the announcement.
View all OWIMS Leadership & Mentoring Events
2013 Early-Career Women Professional Development Seminar (AAMC) https://members.aamc.org/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?webcode=MeetingProfile&evt_key=B397E274-6A60-4D72-8044-80E23C6CB757
July 13 - 16, 2013, Englewood, CO (application phase now open)
In addition to applying online, please send your application materials to Diana Cornelison (firstname.lastname@example.org) at the Office of Women in Medicine & Science (OWIMS), PP II, Suite 101. There are a limited number of available positions for the program. If multiple applications are received from an institution, the AAMC will contact the Office of Faculty Services to help prioritize the candidates. NOTICE: The Office of Faculty Affairs offers $500 to defray part of the cost (with the department expected to pick up the remainder) for one person to attend this program. More than one person may be able to attend but financial assistance is provided to only one person. If you wish to apply for financial assistance, please indicate this when you send your materials to Ms. Cornelison. A nominating committee will review the materials from those interested in receiving financial assistance.
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.
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.
Group on Faculty Affairs Carole J. Bland Phronesis Award: This award serves to honor members of the faculty affairs community who exemplify the spirit of phronesis through dedicated and selfless service to faculty vitality.
Please consider nominating a colleague for demonstrated commitment to enhancing faculty well-being and promoting faculty vitality. We seek nominations of individuals that have made broad and deep contributions in the areas of faculty affairs and/or faculty development.
The annual Carole J. Bland Phronesis Award will be presented at the 2013 GFA Professional Development Conference.
For detailed instructions and requirements for nominations go to: www.aamc.org/members/gfa/award Submission deadline: April 3, 2013
Journal of Academic Medicine:Current Issue:February 2013 - Volume 88 - Issue 2; Current Issue: March 2013 - Volume 88 - Issue 3
A graduate class on gender discrimination in the workplace sparks a grieving process among female professionals
The Future Of Mentorship In An Age Of Entrepreneurs
The Gender/Resource Gap
How to Attack the Gender Wage Gap? Speak Up
'The Corner Office': Adam Bryant on the Five Qualities of Successful Leaders
Science faculty's subtle gender biases favor male students
Writing relationships: Collaboration in a faculty writing group
Positions Announcements from ELAM
Position Announcements from AAMC CareerConnect: http://careerconnect.aamc.org/jobs
MENTORING IN A MINUTE: Tips to enrich any mentoring relationship!
No single Mentor can thoroughly address all the needs of a Mentee. Don't be hesitant in recommending or looking for additional Mentors to cover those learning objectives not being fulfilled.
Investing in Academic Medicine Research Mentoring: Low Cost, High Return
Creating more rewarding careers: A mentoring guide for the professoriate
Enriching the academic culture through mentoring: A guide for Heads of School
68 F1 Improve the Academy
UPCOMING OWIMS OTHER EVENTS
Research Seminar Series - Co-sponsored with the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
April 10, Noon-1pm Lock Library (within OB/GYN), Watlington Hall, 4th Floor
"The Menopausal Transition and Women's Health"
Susan Appt, DVM, Primate Center
Event Audience: Open to all
Seating on a first come first served basis. Bring your own lunch. No registration required.
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. March Donations: Baby items: bottles & Sippy cups (new only), infant formulas (unopened) and Pampers/Pull ups.
View OWIMS RESEARCH Seminar Series
Preventing Stroke in Young Women: Cheryl Bushnell, MD, neurology, is quoted in Ladies Home Journal about this topic.
NC Women's Roundtable
March 11, 11am-4pm, The Empire Room, Greensboro, NC
Program & lunch: $30. Register at http://www.eventsbot.com/events/eb734581745.
Celebrate Women's History Month with representatives from North Carolina's key women leadership groups at the NC Women's Roundtable. Participate in the release of three new ground-breaking reports on issues affecting women and girls in NC.
PRIDE (Programs to Increase Diversity among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research) All expenses paid - 2013 Summer Programs for Junior Faculty
Six sites offer an all-expense-paid research opportunity funded by the NHLBI for junior faculty from minority groups that are under-represented in the biomedical or health sciences. Find out more: http://www.biostat.wustl.edu/pridecc/ SI Application Deadline for Cohort 3 is April 1, 2013.
Society for Acupuncture Research 2013 Conference: Impact of Acupuncture Research on 21st Century Health Care
April 19-21, 2013, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Co-sponsored by: University of Michigan, Department of Anesthesiology and Program in Integrative Medicine
See www.acupunctureresearch.org for more details about the conference program as available.
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