OWIMS Weekly Links & News - May 12-16


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Early Career Development Program for Women
May 12, 8am-5pm
Clinical Trials Budgets; Grant Budgets; Basic Finance; PeopleSoft Basics
Event Audience: ECDPW Fellows

Being Heard at the Leadership Table & Beyond
May 16, 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Susan Miller, PhD, CCC, Principal & Founder of Voicetrainer, LLC; Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Georgetown University Medical Center; and certified speech-language pathologist
Lunch provided.
Event Audience: OWIMS Mentees and ECDPW/CDWL Fellows
Dr. Miller specializes in presentation skills, refinement of the speaking voice, anxiety reduction, accent refinement and treatment of the injured voice.  For over 30 years she has helped professional speakers, radio and news personalities, and entertainers maximize their impact every time they speak. Dr. Miller writes and speaks about vocal power, vocal health, and communicating powerfully.
The workshop cost is $15 (checks made payable to WFHS).  Registration required.  RSVP to Natalie Barrett at nbarrett@wakehealth.edu by May 1.

Early Career Development Program for Women
June 4, 8am-5pm
Personal Presentation (etiquette, social networking, professional image); Self Care; Positive Psychology
Event Audience: ECDPW Fellows

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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.

The University of Toronto Centre for Faculty Development, New and Emerging Academic Leaders (NEAL) Program is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 class! 
Academic leaders are often promoted into roles based on their academic expertise with little, if any, leadership development.  The NEAL program is specifically designed to fill that gap. For more information review their brochure: https://cfd.utoronto.ca/neal   The deadline is June 2.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: The Thirteenth Annual Janet L. Norwood Award For Outstanding Achievement By A Woman In The Statistical Sciences
The Section on Statistical Genetics and the Department of Biostatistics in the School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) are pleased to request nominations. The award will be conferred on Wed 9/10/2014. The award recipient will be invited to deliver a lecture at the UAB award ceremony, and will receive all expenses, the award, and a $5,000 prize. More details are available here (pdf). Deadline for receipt of nominations is Fri 6/27/2014.

5th ADEA International Women's Leadership Conference
Taking place September 14-16, 2014, in Barcelona, Spain.

GRAND, GREAT Group and Postdoctorate Leaders Section Annual Professional Development Meeting
September 18-20, 2014 The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel, Fort Worth, TX
We invite medical school research and research training leaders- research deans, deans of clinical research, graduate deans, postdoctoral program directors, and training program administrators, and those with an interest in advancing research education and training- to join us.
Program materials will be available in June at www.aamc.org/meetings 

*SAVE THE DATE* 2014 Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar
December 6-9, 2014, Austin, TX.  *Application will open in early September.

5 Myths About Introverts and Extraverts at Work

How the Option to Do Nothing Can Help You Get Things Done

Talking About a Toxic EnvironmentShould you tell administrators and colleagues why you are leaving?

How to Level the Playing Field for Women in Science  The "baby penalty" in academe could be eased with four key reforms.

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Mentees, Mentors, and the Mentorship…

Connections between emotional intelligence and workplace flourishing   

Modern mentors

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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

Journal of Women’s Health: May 2014

Recent articles from the New England Journal of Medicine

  • Risk of a Thrombotic Event after the 6-Week Postpartum Period PDF
  • BMI and Mortality among Adults with Incident Type 2 Diabetes PDF
  • Mediterranean Diet for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease PDF

For women with BRCA gene mutation, 'double mastectomy better'

Annual screening does not reduce risk of death from breast cancer

Weight loss surgery: 'not everyone lives happily ever after'

Daily aspirin use 'reduces ovarian cancer risk by 20%'

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