OWIMS Weekly Links and News - October 10-14

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OWIMS is Excited to Announce the Appointment of DR. SUZANNE DANHAUER as our New Associate Director. Please join us in congratulating her!

2016-2017 OWIMS Departmental Liaison list confirmed: http://www.wakehealth.edu/School/OWIMS/Liaisons.htm

The Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar is an engaging and comprehensive program designed for women physicians and scientists at the associate professor level* and holding leadership positions within their discipline, and considering leadership positions within their discipline, department, or institution.*Assistant and Full Professors will be considered based on experience.
This three and a half-day program provides an introduction to the knowledge and skills needed to support progress along the path to leadership in academic medicine.  The program consists of general sessions and concurrent workshops.
CME credit is available for eligible participants.  Now Accepting Applications
The online application period will close on October 20, 2016.
To view the preliminary agenda, please click here.
One Scholarship
from the Office of Faculty Affairs and Office of Women in Medicine and Science
will be offered to cover all the costs of attending this conference.  Apply for the scholarship by 5pm on October 20th, at https://redcap.tsi.wfubmc.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=LKL7CC9A9FContact us when you submit your application at owims@wakehealth.edu

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Download the Fall Flier of OWIMS Events


Lunch and Learn Seminar Open to All Faculty, Staff and Students
October 26, Noon-1:00 pm (lunch provided to the first 100 who register)
The Importance of Parental Leave: Learning from Bank of America’s new Parental Leave Policy
Erika Ross, SVP, Benefits Executive, US Health, Wellness and Life Management, Bank of America
Bank of America believes that the way they value and support their employees is a reflection of who they are as a company.  The bank works to provide resources and programs to support employees in the moments that matter most – including when they welcome a new child into their family.  In this session, learn about the enhancements Bank of America made in 2016 to its Parental Leave program.
Video conference is also available if unable to attend in person.  
Registration required by October 19 at https://redcap.tsi.wfubmc.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=W4XL3LN8R9.

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Seminar Open to All Faculty, Staff & Students
NOTE NEW DATE: November 16, Noon-1:30 pm
Gender Medicine: Concepts and Lexicon
Sarah Berga, MD, Professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Executive Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women's Health Services
Video conference is also available if unable to attend in person.  Registration required by November 10 at https://redcap.tsi.wfubmc.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=7TACTCPRAP.

View all OWIMS Events

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New research outlines women academic physicians’ challenges

Run Meetings that are Fair to Introverts, Women, and Remote Workers

The clever strategy Obama’s women staffers came up with to make sure they were being heard

Ruth Bader Ginsberg's Advice for Living

Workplace Faculty Friendships and Work-Family Culture

Women's Careers in Biomedical Sciences: Implications for the Economy, Scientific Discovery, and Women's Health

Promoting Engaged Scholars: Matching Tenure Policy and Scholarly Practice

Whose Problem Is It? Gender Differences in Faculty Thinking About Campus Service


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