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Call for Applications Due March 24, 2017: Career Development for Women Leaders (CDWL) Program 2017-2018.  The Program, modeled after national programs for women in academic medicine, is 9 days in total spread out over 9 months.  Women faculty (Assistant, Associate and Full Professor) and women senior staff (Vice President level) are eligible to apply.  For more information visit

2017 AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar 
July 15-18, 2017, Stevenson, Washington (application deadline March 30th)
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For more information, a preliminary agenda, and to apply, visit website.
Call for Scholarship Applications: The Office of Faculty Affairs and OWIMS provide one full scholarship, to cover the cost of registration, travel and lodging.  More than one person may be able to attend the conference, but financial assistance is provided to only one attendee.  To learn more, visit (intranet link).  Scholarship applications due May 1.       


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Lunch and Learn Opportunity Open to All Faculty, Staff, House Staff, Post Docs, & Students (MD, PA, Graduate and other)
The State of Women in Academic Medicine: The Pipeline, and Pathways to Leadership
March 23, 11:30-1pm
Carol Shively, PhD, Professor of Pathology, Comparative Medicine and Director of the Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Lunch provided to the first 100 who register.
Registration required by March 21 at

Early Career Development Program for Women
March 24, 8am-5pm
Active Listening; Assertive Communication; Giving & Receiving Feedback; Running Effective Meetings and Influence
Event Audience: ECDPW Program participants

Career Development for Women Leaders Program
March 29, 8am-5pm
Event Audience: CDWL Program WFBMC participants only

Women’s Health and Sex Differences Research Day
The Gender Gap: Pain and Addiction
April 6, 8:00 am-3:00pm: Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education
Open to All Faculty, Staff, House Staff, Post Docs, & Students (MD, PA, Graduate and other)
Featuring Keynote speaker: Jill Becker, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, MBNI; Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry; Senior Neuroscience Scholar, Reproductive Science Program and Charles Carlson, PhD, ABPP, Robert H. & Anna B. Culton Endowed Professor of Psychology, University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences
And Plenary speaker:
Charles Carson, PhD, ABPP, Robert H. and Anna B. Culton Endowed Professor of Psychology, University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences
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