OWIMS Weekly Links & News - March 25-29
(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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) at OWIMS and must be received no later than April 15, 2013.
Career Development For Women Leaders Training Program
April 4, 8am-5pm
Strategies for Creating and Sustaining Diversity; Power of Language; Implicit Bias
Event Audience: CDWL Fellows
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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 (email@example.com) 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
Center for Creative Leadership e-Newsletter: March 2013
Say "No" with Power and Grace: http://www.theglasshammer.com/news/2012/12/19/blog-post-say-no-with-power-and-grace/
Elevator pitch:Read more
Why Your Email Can Usually Wait: Read more
3 Rules For Hiring The Right Person Every Time
Meditating Your Way To More Effective Leadership
3 Myths About Self-Promotion
The Problem With Your Elevator Pitch--And How To Fix It
The Formula For Creating Happiness At Work
How To Reignite Your Creativity
MENTORING IN A MINUTE: Tips to enrich any mentoring relationship!
Establish preferred methods of communication at outset of relationship (email, phone, face-to-face, Skype, etc). Be specific but flexible. If a 20 minute phone chat works for the Mentee, then don't feel obliged to always wait for face to face time.
Research Integrity and Misconduct in the Academic Profession
" A Good Career Choice for Women": Female Medical Students' Mentoring Experiences: A Multi-Institutional Qualitative Study
Mentor networks in academic medicine: Moving beyond a dyadic conception of mentoring for junior faculty researchers
Mentoring Programs for Underrepresented Minority Faculty in Academic Medical Centers: A Systematic Review of the Literature
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-5074. March Donations: Baby items: bottles & sippy cups (new only), infant formulas (unopened) and Pampers/Pull ups.
View OWIMS RESEARCH Seminar Series
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.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month
Family Services, Inc., is sponsoring the following events:
- Spring Volunteer Training at Family Services for domestic violence and sexual assault programs. The safe Relationships Division of Family Services, Inc. is currently recruiting volunteers for domestic violence and sexual assault programs. Feel free to share with others. For more information please contact Kenyetta Richmond at email@example.com, or (336)722-8173. Classes begin April 8, 2013 @ 6:00pm. Completed application packet and registration required for attendance.
- April 11, 12:30-2:30 pm viewing/discussion of the documentary Flirting with Danger. No cost. Brown bag.
- April 17, 8:30-12:30 training: Domestic Violence Before, During and After Pregnancy. Cost is $25 and pre-registration is required by April 12. Pay the day of training. Space is limited. This information is for health care providers and human services professionals that provide pre-post natal care, parenting programs working with parents of young children, teen parents, general health care, and other allied professionals who may encounter victims of domestic/dating violence. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (336) 722-8173. Include your name, organization, email and telephone number.
- DV Screening Pocket Cards Available! OWIMS, in conjunction with Family Services and the WFBMC Forensic Nurse Unit, has created tip cards to assist with the screening of potential domestic violence victims. These laminated tip cards, designed for practitioners to carry in their pockets, contain behaviors to look for, questions to ask, steps to take if the patient is a DV victim and contacts for referrals and questions. If you would like a card for yourself or several for your department, please contact OWIMS at email@example.com.
To stem violence against women, men must step up: http://www.cnn.com/2013/03/07/opinion/mcpherson-men-domestic-violence
Journal of Women's Health:March 2013
Race and Gender: Key Factors in Lifetime Knee Osteoarthritis Risk African-American Women Most at Risk READ MORE
Perceptions of Dependence Linked to Depression Symptoms in Older Women with Osteoarthritis READ MORE
Alcohol Problems a Greater Risk for College Women who Act Impulsively when Distressed READ MORE
Why Is It Crucial for Women to Exercise? READ MORE
Women's Respiratory Symptoms May Vary with Menstrual Cycle READ MORE
Eating Disorders and Women's Obsession with Thin Bodies Could Be Addressed by Increasing the amount of Plus-Size Models READ MORE
Women and Exercise: It May Not Always Be Fun, but It's Beneficial READ MORE
Daughter's Fertility Predicted by Mother's Age at Menopause READ MORE