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  Welcome to the Office of Women in Medicine and Science (OWIMS) website. 
Please visit the pages in the left hand column to find out more about OWIMS!


Fall 2017 Internship Project now available


Congratulations to the OWIMS 2017 Mentor of the Year

David Lisa Renee
Lisa David, MD, FACS,
Professor and Vice Chair of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Residency Program Director


Luncheon Panel Discussion Open to All Medical Students 
Wake Med’s American Medical Women’s Association Chapter: 7th annual Work/Life Balance Panel Discussion for Female Medical Students (Males welcome too!)

Panelists include female physicians across various specialities from WFBH and the community
October 25, 12-1 pm (Lunch Provided thanks to the Forsyth-Stokes-Davie County Med Society) at the BGCME Tiered Classroom (5107)
Registration is not required
Co-sponsored by OWIMS
• How panelists chose their practice/employment after residency 
• When they got married and/or had kids and how they make it work 
• Issues of gender discrimination 
• How to be a wife/partner, mother (if they chose this path), doctor, and human being and retain some sanity!

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.



    Bouncing Up: A New Definition of Resilience. Julie Freischlag, MD, CEO of Wake Forest Baptist Health and Interim Dean of Wake Forest School of Medicine 
    Facts About Women's History at Wake Forest Baptist
    American Association of Medical Colleges Women in Medicine Program
    Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program    
    Office of Women's Health  
    Society for Women's Health Research (SWHR)
    Organization for the Study of Sex Differences (OSSD): an affiliate of the SWHR 
    Help Distribute Important Women’s Health Information
    Know your risk for heart attack. To learn more about heart disease, visit
    Women’s Health Statistics
    National Health Observances

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