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LEADERSHIP & CAREER DEVELOPMENT

 

UPCOMING OWIMS LEADERSHIP & MENTORING EVENTS

Early Career Development Program for Women
June 4, 8am-12pm
Personal Presentation (etiquette, social networking, professional image); Self Care; Positive Psychology
Event Audience: ECDPW Fellows

Graduation Reception: Career Development for Women Leaders Program and Early Career Development Program for Women
June 4, 12 pm-1 pm
Event Audience: CDWL & ECDPW Graduating Fellows and Their Department Chairs & Deans

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Center for Creative Leadership e-Newsletter: April 2014; May 2014

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 Spain.
http://www.adea.org/iwlc/

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

How Developing Effective Communication Skills in Yourself and Others Leads to Success

Finding Balance between Work and Family – How to Avoid Missing Out

How Executive Search Firms Exclude Women

Give It To Us Straight: Your Soft Feedback Isn’t Helping Us

Challenges Facing Early Career Academic Cardiologists   

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MENTORING CORNER

ITEMS OF INTEREST:

DIY Mentoring: Developing Personal Learning Networks

Managing Opportunities and Challenges of Co-Authorship

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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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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

Vitamin D deficiency in pregnancy 'increases preeclampsia risk'

FDA Explores ‘3-Person’ Embryo Fertilization http://consumer.healthday.com/public-health-information-30/ethics-health-news-747/fda-debates-allowing-3-person-embryo-fertilization-685221.html

SWHR Applauds CBS 60 Minutes for Focus on Sex Differences in Prescription DrugsRead more.

Elderly women may benefit from higher amounts of protein

Bariatric surgery decreases risk of uterine cancer

Difficulty getting pregnant could be due to stress

U.S. women unfamiliar with most stroke warning signs

Older women 'twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's than breast cancer'

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