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The 2018 Call for Applications for the Early Career Development Program for Women (ECDPW) is now open. Targeted towards early-career women faculty (Instructors and Assistant Professors) or administrative equivalent, the professional development fellowship is six days in total spread over the next six months and will include these sessions. Applications should be submitted electronically to Natalie Barrett ( and must be received by October 2, 2017. Visit the ECPDW page for more information.

Total program costs are $1800 to be covered by the candidate's department. To apply, the candidate must submit:

  1. Application form 2018
  2. Cover letter (approximately one page) responding to the following: (a) Regarding your current career journey, what motivates you to apply for this program and why now?; (b) What are your career goals and how can the ECDPW help you to achieve these goals?; and (c) If there is any additional pertinent information that would be useful in evaluating your application, please detail it in this letter.  Please be clear and concise.
  3. CV
  4. A letter of support from the candidate’s department chair or section chief that must include a statement that allows the candidate release time for the program. This statement is particularly important since those accepted into the program must attend all sessions to receive the certificate of achievement.

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Career Development for Women Leaders Program
September 13, 8am-5pm
Team Building
Event Audience: CDWL Program participants

Lunch and Learn Seminar Open to All Faculty, Staff, House Staff, Post Docs, & Students (MD, PA, Graduate and other)
Bouncing Up
Julie Freischlag, MD, CEO of Wake Forest Baptist Health & Interim Dean of Wake Forest School of Medicine
September 20, 12pm-1:30pm.  Event held on the Medical Center campus.
Registration required by September 14th
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*SAVE THE DATE* Workshop & Networking Lunch for Women faculty, house staff, post docs, students (MD, PA, Graduate & other)
Financial Planning for Women
Ellen Smith, Spaugh Dameron Tenny Financial Planning
October 19, 8:30am-12pm or 1pm-4pm .  Event held on the Medical Center campus
Networking Lunch 12pm-1pm
Limited to the first 60 registrants
Registration required by October 12th   
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*SAVE THE DATE* Workshop & Networking Lunch Open to All Faculty
Co-Sponsored by the Office of Faculty Affairs
Beyond Mentoring: Sponsorship Across Your Academic Career
Elizabeth Travis, PhD, FASTRO, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
November 29, 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm.  Event held on the Medical Center campus
Networking Lunch 12pm-1pm
Limited to the first 60 registrants
Registration required by November 23rd.  
Register to receive a calendar invite with specific location. 

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When Women Faculty Write: The Power of Community in Scholarship

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Career Cartography: From Stories to Science and Scholarship

Understanding and Preparing for the Process of Academic Promotion

Strategies for Those With Nontraditional Paths to Academic Psychiatry

Strategies for Faculty Who Self-Identify as Belonging to Underrepresented Groups

Interviewing for an Academic Position

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