OWIMS Weekly Links & News - March 18-22
(formerly the Women's Health Center of Excellence for Research, Leadership, Education)
UPCOMING OWIMS LEADERSHIP & MENTORING EVENTS
Call for Applications: 6th class of the Career Development for Women Leaders (CDWL) Program. The CDWL is modeled after national programs for women in academic medicine, is 9 days in total spread out over 9 months. Women faculty are eligible to apply. For more information visit our CDWL Flier and the DRAFT Schedule.
Applications should be submitted electronically to Natalie Barrett (email@example.com) at OWIMS and must be received no later than April 15, 2013.
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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 deadline: APRIL 1, 2013)
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.
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
Women in Surgery - A Life in the Balance
2013 Question of the Year: What Is a Doctor? What Is a Nurse?
Commentary: Recommendations and Remaining Questions for Health Care Leadership Training Programs
Bend, Not Break: Leadership Lessons For Resilience Amid Struggle
Learning To Wield The No-Fail Negotiation Technique Of Retreat
Selling Your Skills: Sales Techniques Everyone Should Master
No More Ms. Perfect
Starting Your Next Life Chapter: Five Tips to Protect Your Legacy
Resolution: Three Ways to Help Other Women While Helping Yourself
PORTALS: A monthly opportunity to access career development topics via informational "snapshots" and information available on the web
Getting to Know Introverts
- 25% - 40% of the population is oriented to introversion, with more who have introverted "tendencies"
- Being introverted is not the same as being shy
- Introverts gain energy from spending time alone, while extroverts become energized by being with others
- Introverts tend to be deep thinkers, great listeners and are very creative and detail oriented
- Introverts prefer to have deep, meaningful conversations with a few close friends than having superficial, small talk with acquaintances or large groups
- Before making decisions or verbalizing opinions, introverts prefer to have time to think about & process information
- Famous introverts include President Obama, Meryl Streep, Mahatma Gandhi, Eleanor Roosevelt, Stephen King, Albert Einstein, J.K. Rowling, Harrison Ford, Tom Hanks, Rosa Parks, David Letterman & Jane Goodall
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.
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When Domestic Violence Comes to Work Postponed until September 25, 2013
Register in advance online: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 336-722-8173.
Topics covered: recognizing "red flags" of domestic violence; legal responsibilities of employees; appropriate recognition, response and referral; strategies for awareness opportunities in the workplace; strategies for implementation of policies, procedures and protocols.
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