2024 COM Faculty RAPTIC (Research Accelerator Program to Translate/Innovate/Commercialize)
Information Session: November 9, 2023 in BRT105 from 4p-5p ALL College of Medicine (COM) Faculty are welcome to attend information session & apply. The goal of RAPTIC is to recruit faculty researchers from across the basic/translational/clinical research spectrum, at any career rank or academic track in the COM, to take part in a year-long cohort accelerator program. RAPTIC will build a professional network, provide training and resources, and engage in individualized and longitudinal coaching to ensure participant faculty significantly drive their research project toward measurable endpoints related to Translation, Innovation, and Commercialization by the completion of the program. Online application is open November 1, 2023 - November 30, 2023. Questions can be directed to email@example.com.
Second Annual LGBTQ+ in STEM Day - Safe Zone Training
Co hosted by WIMS/The Women’s Place/ DHLRI on November 20, 2023 from 2:30p-5p via zoom. The Safe Zone Training aims to create a more welcoming and safe campus for individuals of all sexual orientations and gender identities. Through this 2.5 hours workshop, participants will (1) gain a greater understanding of LGBTQ identities, (2) learn tools for incorporating LGBTQ-inclusive practices into your daily life, and (3) strengthen their skills in recognizing and interrupting anti-LGBTQ bias. Open to all faculty, staff & trainees.
CommUNITYten: Big Ten Academic Alliance for Women in Medicine and Biomedical Science Conference
June 7-8, 2024, at The Ohio Union, hosted by OSU/WIMS and a coalition of all 20 current and future BigTen Academic Alliance schools. Register online now; ticket numbers will be capped per institution. Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WIMS Fall Speaker
October 24, 2023; Keynote 10:00 am - 11:00 am in BRT115: We are pleased to host Sara Laschever as our Annual Fall Speaker. In this keynote lecture entitled, " Women and the Power of Negotiation", Sara Laschever looks at why women feel reluctant to ask for what they need and deserve—and reveals the shockingly high price women pay when they don’t take steps to combat this widespread phenomenon. She shows women how to recognize more opportunities to negotiate, prepare thoroughly, manage the anxiety they may feel when they approach a negotiation, and employ negotiating strategies that have been shown to work especially well for women. Attendance is available before October 10, 2023 for in person and virtual.
WIMS Town Hall (in person only)
September 19, 2023, 4:30-6pm: Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) at the Ohio State University College of Medicine will be hosting its Annual Town Hall in person on Tuesday, September 19, 2023. Please join us from 4:30 – 6:00pm in 115 BRT for a presentation and workshop by the Just Bloom School on building a professional narrative story followed by faculty roundtable discussions. Questions can be directed to email@example.com. All faculty in College of Medicine are welcome. Register before September 5, 2023.
WIMS Welcome and Welcome Back event
August 31, 2023, 4-7pm: The Faculty Club (181 S Oval Drive) Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) at the Ohio State University College of Medicine will be hosting its Welcome/Welcome Back Event to kick off the academic year. Please join us for an early evening of networking with WIMS leaders and members. Register before August 17, 2023.
WIMS-Kate Mangino, PhD Partner Equity Workshop
Please join us on Tuesday, May 23 @ 3-5pm in 115 BRT for a discussion about our culture's gender expectations and the link between household duties and work capacity. Kate Mangino, author of Equal Partners: Improving Gender Equality at Home, will facilitate this in-person interactive session that looks at recent data around cognitive labor, and leads participants to discuss the impact our household responsibilities have on our own work capacity and performance. Everyone is welcome - including your partner! But this session is not just for those in long-term relationships; everyone is welcome no matter your relationship status (partnered, single or divorced,) parenting status (little, big, or no kids) or gender identity (all gender identities and sexual orientations welcome.)
WIMS-Health Athlete One Day Workshop
April 27, 2023, from 8a-5p. The Women in Medicine and Science and the Office of the Chief Wellness Officer are offering a 1-Day Health Athlete Workshop (in person event, WIMS Members, registration required)
Are you interested in maximizing your energy, improving your health and well-being and writing your story to define your purpose in life? If the answer is yes, The Ohio State University presents Health Athlete, a program dedicated to helping YOU become more physically energized, mentally focused and fully engaged in the moments that matter most – at work and at home. During the program, you will examine your goals and values in relation to your spiritual purpose, and mental, emotional and physical development. We use YOUR story to affect behavior change. You will leave the program with the tools to increase your confidence and ability to engage in healthy lifestyle behaviors leading to improved health outcomes. You can find out more information about the program and view testimonials by viewing https://healthathlete.osu.edu/.
OSU Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) will be hosting its Annual Celebration in person on Wednesday, May 10th, 2023. Please join us from 5:30 – 7:30pm as we network and celebrate the successes of women faculty in the College of Medicine. Our speakers include OSU College of Medicine Dean Carol Bradford, WIMS Director Dr. Kristy Townsend, and our keynote speaker, Dr. Gloria Fleming. Please join us as we recognize new women faculty, women who were recently promoted, trailblazers and emerging leaders in Medicine and Science. Finally, we are also pleased to award the WIMS Engagement Award to high-impact member(s) of WIMS.
Let Food Be Thy Medicine- WIMS Participatory Dining Experience
February 9, 2023 from 5:30p-9:30p at The Kitchen. (In person event, WIMS members, Registration required)
The Women in Medicine and Science at the College of Medicine invites all WIMS members to a fun and interactive evening of networking, team-building, and practicing healthy meal preparation. This participatory dining experience features guidance from professional chefs as we learn about, prepare, and enjoy the winter-themed menu. The menu will include gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options. This off-campus event has limited space, so please register early to secure your spot.
Women in White Coats
February 22, 2023 from 6:30p-8:30p at The Ohio Union- Performance Hall
The Women in White Coats is an annual event where female physicians, researchers, and medical students connect and share experiences specific to women in medicine. We invite College of Medicine alumnae, faculty, and students to share in meaningful discussion over dinner, followed by a keynote address. If you are interested in attending this event please RSVP go.osu.edu/wiwcrsvp.
WIMS Annual Speaker Dr. Amy Acton - The Leader We Wish We Had is YOU
December 1, 2022 from 12p-1:30pm. (In-person and Webinar. Registration required)
In this keynote lecture entitled, "The Leader We Wish We Had is YOU," Dr. Acton focused on leadership and lessons learned in her role as the Director of the Ohio Department of Health and as cabinet member and advisor to the Governor of Ohio during an unprecedented crisis. Dr. Acton provided a behind the scenes look at what it was like to lead the COVID-19 response for 11.7 million patients and the leadership traits that are needed in the modern leadership toolbox. She addressed the challenges of prevention and how we have faced not only the virus, but also a contagion of fear, loneliness, unmooring, and collective trauma and shared her antidotes to these experiences as well as her hopes and dreams for the future.
RAPTIC 2023 Cohort
December 1, 2022 deadline to apply for RAPTIC 2023 Cohort. The goal of RAPTIC is to recruit faculty researchers from across the basic/translational/clinical research spectrum, at any career rank or academic track in the COM, to take part in a year-long cohort accelerator program. RAPTIC encourages interdisciplinary and discipline-spanning research and innovative research projects that lead to applications for human health and/or IP and commercialization. RAPTIC will build a professional network, provide training and resources, and engage in individualized and longitudinal coaching to ensure participant faculty significantly drive their research project toward measurable endpoints related to Translation, Innovation, and Commercialization by the completion of the program. Send the completed application form to WIMS@OSUMC.edu.
Safe Zone Training for LGBTQ+ in STEM week 2022
November 18, 2022 from 1-3:30 p.m. Safe Zone Training for LGBTQ+ in STEM week 2022, A WIMS/Women's Place/DHLRI sponsored event.
WIMS co-hosted event on the war in Ukraine and relevant impacts, with STEAM Factory
May 26, 2022 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the STEAM Exchange in Franklinton (in-person event. Registration required. Open to the whole Ohio State community, family-friendly)
Altmetrics overview with Prof. Stephanie Schulte from the OSU Health Sciences Library (FAME/WIMS co-hosted)
May 25, 2022 from 12:15 - 1 p.m. by Zoom
WIMS Annual Celebration of Women Faculty
May 11, 2022
WIMS Annual Celebration of Women 2021
March 3, 2021
WIMS hosted its annual celebration of the achievements of the women faculty in the College of Medicine through an interactive virtual Zoom engagement. The session provided an update on the status of women in the college and highlighted successful women in our college. We recognized women who were promoted, new women faculty and women who had a pivotal role during the COVID pandemic.
Negotiating Your Net Worth
December 8, 2020
This online event, hosted by WIMS and led by Fisher College of Business Professor Tanya Menon, taught participants to think in terms of cooperative and competitive strategies for creating value in negotiation.
2020 WIMS Annual Seminar
September 24-25, 2020
WIMS welcomed Nancy Spector, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Dean for Faculty Development at Drexel University College of Medicine and Executive Director of Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) as the 2020 WIMS Annual Seminar speaker. WIMS hosted the following 2 virtual speaking events by Dr. Spector: Achieving Leadership Gender Equity in Medicine: Collaboration Innovation, and the Imperative for Systemic Change (Sept 24, 2020 12-1:30pm) and Leading in Turbulent Times: Lessons from the Past and Present (Sept 25, 2020 12-1pm).
September 13, 2020
The first OSU WIMS Twitter Chat occurred using the #WIMSinCOVID hashtag, which generated an estimated 400,000 impressions from 100 tweets created by 22 contributors.
Women In White Coats
January 16, 2020
The Women in White Coats is an annual event where female physicians, researchers, and medical students connect and share experiences specific to women in medicine.
WIMS 2019 Annual Meeting
October 16, 2019
The 2019 Annual Meeting of the Women Faculty of The Ohio State University College of Medicine was a successful event with a full house of women scientist, researchers, and physicians along with senior leadership in attendance.
The WIMS Town Hall
August 27, 2019
The steering committee for WIMS invited all faculty to a Town Hall meeting to share ideas, comments, and concerns about the status of women faculty in the OSU College of Medicine. This event was facilitated by Elizabeth English, MBA, Associate Director, Education, Development & Resources. This session allowed open communication and a forum for discussion in small groups.
Persuasion (hosted by WIMS)
March 6, 2019
This session, facilitated by OSU power and persuasion expert Tanya Menon, PhD, Associate Professor of Business, discussed ways to become a more powerful persuader at work using psychologically validated principles of influence, and also addressed the unique challenges women face in this regard.
WIMS 2019 Spring Symposium
Professor Audrey Murrell was invited to be the Annual 2019 WIMS Spring Seminar Speaker. Professor Murrell is Associate Dean within the College of Business Administration and also the Director of the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Murrell conducts research on mentoring, careers in organizations, workplace/supplier diversity and social issues in management.
This event was co-sponsored by WIMS, The Women’s Place, and the OSU COM Office of Diversity & Inclusion. Professor Murrell’s lecture titled “Mentoring, Diversity and Organizational Effectiveness” was simultaneously live-streamed to Nationwide Hospital.
Erica Bell, PhD, co-chair of the WIMS events committee, introduced Professor Audrey Murrell. Professor Murrell discussed mentoring and diversity from an organizational perspective and moving beyond the “mentor myth” towards mentoring relationships. Professor Murrell discussed how strategic mentoring can enhance diversity related objectives in an organization. At the end of the discussion, Professor Murrell took questions from the audience. Special thanks to the WIMS event committee for their work in organizing the event.
Link to video: https://mediasite.osu.edu/Mediasite/Catalog/catalogs/fame
Women in White Coats
January 23, 2019
Women in White Coats took place Wednesday January 23, 2019 6-8p at Ross Heart Hospital Auditorium. This is an annual event for female physicians, researchers and medical students to connect and share experiences specific to women in medicine. This evening of networking provided invaluable wisdom for the students, and a unique opportunity for women alumni to give back to the physicians of tomorrow.