OWIMS Weekly Links & News - September 19-23

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Call for Applications: The Office of Women in Medicine and Science (OWIMS) has opened the 2017 Call for Applications for the Early Career Development Program for Women (ECDPW). Targeted towards early-career women faculty (Instructors and Assistant Professors) in the first 5-years of faculty appointment, the professional development fellowship is six days in total spread over the next six months and will include these sessions. The deadline is September 30th. Visit the ECPDW page for more information and the application form, at http://www.wakehealth.edu/School/OWIMS/ECDPW.htm.

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Lunch and Learn Seminar Open to Everyone
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.

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It’s OK To Rest: Welcoming Your Feminine Nature In A Patriarchal Society.
A free webinar for all female faculty, students and staff by Angela Savitri, ort/I, Chronic Stress Coach
Sept 29 at Noon
To learn more and register, go to http://www.freedomfromchronicstress.com/webinar.  If work schedules conflict with the time, register anyway and a recording will be sent to you. 

To access the following articles, please click here:

Center for Creative Leading Effectively: September 20, 2016

Work-Life Integration

7 Things to Say When a Conversation Turns Negative

Big Pay Differences Among New Male, Female Ph.D.s

It's Your Job, Not Your Life

A JAMA study found thattwo-thirds of female biomedical researchers reported "gender bias in professional advancement" and one-third reported experiencing sexual harassment. Read More; Read More

Toward Defining the Foundation of the MD Degree: Core Entrustable Professional Activities for Entering Residency

How a Single Voice in Your Head Can Save Your LifeSabina Nawaz, a facilitator for both ELAM and ELATE, gave this TEDx talk on how to, as she explains, "cultivate powerful voices of encouragement so you can act with courage when you need it most."


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