OWIMS Weekly Links & News - September 19-23
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.
Lunch and Learn Seminar Open to Everyone
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
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.
Lunch and Learn Seminar Open to All Faculty, Staff & Students
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.
‘It’s OK To Rest: Welcoming Your Feminine Nature In A
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
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 Life: Sabina
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