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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!


OWIMS is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Suzanne Danhauer as our new Associate Director.

Please join us in congratulating her!


2016-2017 OWIMS Departmental Liaison list confirmed 


Now Accepting ApplicationsThe Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar
This three and a half-day program provides an introduction to the knowledge and skills needed to support progress along the path to leadership in academic medicine.  The program consists of general sessions and concurrent workshops.
CME credit is available for eligible participants. 
* Assistant and Full Professors will be considered based on experience.
The online application period will close on October 20, 2016.
The Office of Faculty Affairs and OWIMS are now accepting scholarship applications to fund one applicants travel and registration fee to attend the  conference.  Apply for the scholarship by 5pm on October 20th, at when you submit your application. 


    Download the Fall Flier of OWIMS Events

    Career Development for Women Leaders Program
    Second session: October 20 (8am-5pm)
    Visioning and MBTI
    Additional dates
    Event Audience: CDWL Program participants

    Lunch and Learn Seminar Open to All Faculty, Staff and Students
    October 26, Noon-1:00 pm (lunch provided)
    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
    This event will take place on the main campus of WFBMC.  Location provided via calendar invitation after registration.

    Career Development for Women Leaders Program
    November 4, 8am-5pm
    Conflict Management
    Event Audience: CDWL Program participants

    Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Seminar Open to All Faculty, Staff & Students
    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

    Social Open to All Women Faculty
    November 30th, 4:00-5:30 pm
    Women’s Achievement and Mentoring Award Social
    Registration required by November 25 at



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    Society for Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (SELAM)   
    Office of Women's Health  
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    Organization for the Study of Sex Differences (OSSD): an affiliate of the SWHR 
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