Upcoming Events

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Past Events 

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)

Register here 

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).

#WIMSinCOVID TwitterChat

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.

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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.

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