OWIMS Weekly Links & News - May 19-23

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LEADERSHIP & CAREER DEVELOPMENT

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Women less represented in faculty, staff leadership ranks

The Presence of Female Conveners Correlates with a Higher Proportion of Female Speakers at Scientific SymposiaThe proportion of women entering scientific careers has increased substantially, but women remain underrepresented in academic ranks. 

Why Are We Still Asking if Women Can 'Have It All'?

Changing the Conversation Could having families now be as disadvantageous to men's academic careers as women's? Study raises possibility.

'Bossy' Women: 16 Leaders Who've Overcome That Label (and Worse)

3 Ways To Handle Criticism Like A Pro-And Actually Grow From It

Negotiated Out of a Job How one tenure-track candidate's attempts at negotiations resulted in her losing the offer entirely.

Her Side of the Story 'W.' attracted sympathy and ire last week when the story of her failed attempt at negotiating a tenure-track position went viral. How she's addressing her critics.

It Can Hurt to Ask Christine Kelly explains the delicate art of negotiation.

 

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MENTORING CORNER

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A novel simulation-based training program to improve clinical teaching and mentoring skills.

Mentoring across cultures: The role of gender and marital status in Taiwan and the U.S.

Promoting Education, Mentorship, and Support for Pediatric Research

 

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OTHER EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS

 

Upcoming Sex Differences and Gender Medicine seminar
“Scared to Death: Insights into Heart Failure in Women” 
Gretchen Wells, MD, PhD
, Medical Director, Inpatient Cardiology; Director, Women’s Cardiovascular Program 
June 9, 5-6 pm in the Lock Library, OB/GYN, 4th Watlington.
Sponsored by: Regenerative Medicine, Comparative Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, School of Medicine Offices of Women’s Health Research and Women in Medicine and Science, and the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Office of Women’s Health

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Young female smokers at higher risk of common breast cancer type

'Mammograms every 2 years, not annually,' suggest scientists

Research shows women trying hard to avoid unwanted pregnancy

Diabetes and high estrogen levels raise dementia risk for women

New technique developed to control cervical cancer

Many women lack understanding of reproductive health

 

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