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Executive Board Membership Information

The following positions on the UMMC-GWIMS Executive Board are open for applications each February/March:
  • President-Elect
  • Membership Committee Chair
  • Awards Committee Chair
  • Mentoring Committee Chair
  • Programming Committee Chair
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • School of Medicine Student Representative
  • School of Graduate Studies Student Representative  

Who may serve on the UMMC-GWIMS executive board?

Any woman faculty member or student within the School of Medicine and the School or Graduate Studies who desires to advance the full and successful participation and inclusion of women within academic medicine by addressing gender equality, recruitment and retention, awards and recognition, and career advancement.

What are the activities and expectations for those positions?

Expectations for executive board members include:

  • Participate in a monthly weekday meeting monthly from 12-1 p.m. to discuss the work and direction of GWIMS;
  • Participate actively via email;
  • Identify and provide programming to promote faculty and institutional development;
  • Identify areas for fostering scholarship and empowering women in academic medicine and science;
  • Maintain visibility within and outside the UMMC-GWIMS community through participation in various arenas (e.g. participation in workshops/seminars, presenting at group meetings);
  • Position-specific duties as needed;
  • All board positions listed above are for one-year term with possibility for re-election for one additional year (except the President-Elect).

Application process

Self-nominations are welcome. Please send a PDF document complete with the following to gwims@umc.edu

  • Name
  • Title
  • Department
  • Email
  • Position(s) desired
  • In less than 350 words, please summarize:
    • Why you would like to be a member of the UMMC-GWIMS Executive Board;
    • Any experience relevant to women's diversity and/or inclusion efforts you may have;
    • Projects and/or issues you would aim to work on as a member of the GWIMS Steering Committee.

Call for applications/nominations - Deadline March 16, 2020

The UMMC-GWIMS is currently seeking applications/nominations to fill Executive Board positions. The UMMC-GWIMS is a chapter of the Association of American Medical College Group on Women in Medicine and Science (AAMC-GWIMS). The AAMC-GWIMS advances the full and successful participation and inclusion of women within academic medicine by addressing gender equity, recruitment and retention, awards and recognition, and career advancement. 

Deadline for receipt of complete applications is Friday, March 16, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

Questions?

If you have any questions, email at gwims@umc.edu.