OWIMS Weekly Links & News - September 16-20
UPCOMING OWIMS LEADERSHIP EVENTS
Career Development For Women Leaders Training Program
October 7, 8am-5pm
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2013Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar
September 20-23, New Orleans, Louisiana
For the program agenda, meeting facts and registration material, visit the meeting website.
The Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar is a three-and-a-half-day program designed for women holding medical school appointments at the associate professor level, and holding leadership positions within their discipline, department or institution. Assistant professors and full professors may be considered based on experience. This year's seminar will take place December 14-17 in Austin, TX. The online application period will close on October 1, 2013.View Event Fees; View Event Summary; View Event Agenda
American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) is now accepting nominations for their 2014 National Awards, which recognize exceptional contributions to medicine and to AMWA. Deadline for nominations is October 15, 2013.
You are cordially invited to attend the 14th Annual Alma Dea Morani, M.D. Renaissance Woman Award Presentation,sponsoredby the Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine
Honoring: Florence P. Haseltine, Ph.D., M.D.
Thursday, October 10, 2013, 4:00-6:00 pm, Lister Hill Center Auditorium, National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike, NIH Building 38A, Bethesda, MD 20894
Register Here; Learn more about the Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine
Gender Quotas Attract More High Qualified Women Applicants
Want More Women at the Top? It's Time to Fix the Leaky Talent Pipeline
Tips for Managing Your Personal Brand at Work: Are You Doing All the Right Things?
The Cycle of Sponsorship in the Workplace: You Get What You Give
Leadership and Forgiveness: Five Steps for Letting Go
4 Tips for Reducing Your Stress Level at Work
Mentoring the Millennial Generation: Advice for Senior Female Executives
How to make the successful transition from fellowship to faculty in an academic medical center
Why does transformational leadership matter for employee turnover? A multi-foci social exchange perspective
7 Habits of Highly Successful Women in the Future of Work
ITEMS OF INTEREST:
Identifying needs to develop a PBL staff development program
Beyond Binders Full of Women: NSF ADVANCE and Initiatives for Institutional Transformation
Barriers to advancement in academic surgery: views of senior residents and early career faculty
ITEMS OF INTEREST:
Women in Biomedical Careers: NIH Updates on Women in Science: Volume V, Issue 8
Recent articles from the New England Journal of Medicine
- A New Era in Noninvasive Prenatal Testing PDF
- Use of Oral Fluconazole during Pregnancy and the Risk of Birth Defects PDF
SAVE THE DATES for following Domestic Violence Awareness Month Activities
- 7 Reasons Employers Should Address Domestic Violence
- September 1-October 31:Collecting the following for survivors in shelter and transition: sheets, comforters, blankets, bedspreads, towels, shower curtains, small rugs, pillows-all sizes; For little ones: diapers, Pull-Ups®, wipes, crib sets, sippy cups, bibs, formula (check expiration dates). We can only accept new items in these categories. Drop off at Family Services, Inc., 1200 S. Broad. St.
- September 12-13, Human Trafficking Symposium, Doubletree by Hilton Raleigh Brownstone-University Hotel. Presented by The Three U.S. Attorney's Offices in North Carolina. The registration fee is $25. CEU's available. Limited scholarships are available. More information and registration form available.
- September 24-26, 19th annual symposium on child abuse & neglect, presented by the Children's Advocacy Centers of North Carolina. Lake Junaluska, NC. http://cacnc.org/19th_Annual_CACNC_Symposium_MDT.pdf
- September 28:Walk a Mile in Her Shoes www.walkamiletriad.org Gentlemen, get your high heels ready (Stilettos, pumps, slippers, flats, sandals, flip-flops, go-go boots, platforms, wedges and pink high-tops all qualify.)
- October 1 or October 2, 9: 00 AM-4:00 PM: Chief John Guard, Pitt County Sheriff Department and Kit Gruelle, Advocate and National Trainer will present Domestic Violence Basics for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Personnel in Winston-Salem. Register through the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence at www.nccadv.org. For additional information contact The Safe Relationships Division of Family Services, Inc., (336) 722-8173.
- October 4, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM: Domestic Violence Awareness Month Day of Unity: a commemorative celebration honoring survivors and victims of domestic violence homicide at Family Services, Inc., 1200 S. Broad Street. Local survivors will join us to share their experiences. The Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation will be given by Winston-Salem City Council South Ward Representative, Molly Leight. For additional information, contact The Safe Relationships Division of Family Services, Inc. at (336) 722-8173.
- October 9, 7:45 AM-8:45 AM: The Annual Meeting of the Domestic Violence Community Council at Family Services, Inc., 1200 S. Broad St. Representatives from Safe Alliance of Mecklenburg County will share their community successes with us. R.S.V.P. is required by Monday, October 7 to email@example.com or to (336) 722-8173.
- October 17, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Home Free Luncheon featuring domestic violence survivor, Mildred Mohammadwww.homefreenc.com
- October 18, 6-8pm Unmask the Violence Pig Pickin' Fundraiser at the First Christian Church, Kernersville. This event will feature a barbeque dinner, entertainment, a silent auction, and a cake and dessert auction. All proceeds benefit Next Step Ministries Domestic Violence Shelter in Kernersville. For more information call 413-7054. Admission $15 per ticket http://members.kernersvillenc.com/events/details/unmask-the-violence-pig-pickin-fundraiser-255
- October 22, 6pm:Fall Volunteer Training, The Safe Relationships Division of Family Services, Inc. is currently recruiting volunteer advocates for the domestic violence and sexual assault programs. For more information please contact Kenyetta Richmond at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (336)722-8173. Completed application packet, interview and background check required for attendance.
- October 30, 11:00 AM-2:00 PM: Panel Discussion: Domestic Violence and the African-American Community Performance by Authoring Action. Located at WSSU, Anderson Center Dillard Auditorium
- November 6, 8:30-2, When Domestic Violence Comes to Work, **MOVED From** September 25, 1200 S. Broad Street, Winston Salem. Register in advance online: email@example.com or call 336-722-8173. Fee: $35 - pay the day of training. Space is limited.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Cervical cancer screening and treatment are neglected in low- and middle-income countries
Popular culture can perpetuate dangerous violence standards toward women
Working moms suffer more stress than dads when thinking about family matters
New research sheds light on previously under-researched area of study - females with autism
An evidence-based response to intimate partner violence - WHO guidelinesDuration of mother's breastfeeding leads to reduced risk for Alzheimer's