Inaugural Women in Medicine Grand Rounds

2024.04 - Inaugural Women in Medicine Grand Rounds-news post

The Women in Medicine Grand Rounds will feature nationally recognized speakers with expertise in issues related to women’s health including gender equity, professional development, and sex-specific differences in disease. It is jointly sponsored by Forum for Women in Medicine (FWIM), Advancing Women in Academic Medicine (AWAM), and Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Allyship and Social Justice (IDEAS) […]

2024 LEAD Award Recipients

2024 LEAD Award Recipients -Drs. Marks and Barlett

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2024 AWAM Leaders in Empowerment and Development (LEAD) Award! The Department of Medicine created an award to honor exceptional faculty members who promote the career advancement of women in various ways, such as being a mentor, sponsors, advocate, or positive role model. This year, Nancy Bartlett, MD, Korman Professor of […]

AAMC Mid-Career Seminar – Call for Nominations

2024-AAMC Mid-Career Seminar – Call for Nominations

Women physicians and scientists Conference Dates: December 2-5, 2024 Location: Hyatt Regency Tamaya, Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico Email sent to faculty for self-nominations and division chiefs

AAMC Early Career Seminar: New Nomination Process

2024-AAMC New Nomination Process

We’re excited to announce a new process for nominating DOM faculty members to the AAMC Early-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar. Deadline is January 15, 2024.  This will be a Two-Step Process This is a very competitive application process. WashU will sponsor 4 faculty across the medical campus to attend. The AAMC limits the number of […]

AWAM Leaders in Empowerment and Development (LEAD) Awards

The AWAM LEAD Awards are open to all DOM faculty and will be granted based on faculty level: one for Instructor/Assistant Professors and one for Associate Professors/Professors. Eligible nominees should be DOM faculty members who have shown impactful leadership as sponsors, mentors, collaborators, or motivators, significantly contributing to the career advancement of women. We welcome […]

2023 LEAD Award Recipients

Congratulations to the recipients of the inaugural AWAM Leaders in Empowerment and Development (LEAD) Award! The awards were developed to recognize outstanding faculty members in the Department of Medicine who help advance women’s career development, in all ways, including being a sponsor, mentor, advocate, or formative example. This year’s award winners, Amanda K. Verma, MD […]

2nd Annual DOM Women in Medicine & Science Seminar

The 2nd Annual Department of Medicine Women in Medicine and Science Seminar hosted by Advancing Women in Academic Medicine (AWAM) and the Forum for Women in Medicine (FWIM) was held last Friday, April 28th via Zoom. The virtual seminar, “Leadership and Promotion – the chicken or the egg?”, offered a foundation to learn the critical skills, strategies and resources […]

AWAM Leaders in Empowerment and Development (LEAD) Awards

Description The AWAM LEAD awards was announced at the 2nd Annual DOM Women in Medicine and Science Seminar, (which was held on Friday April 28th, 2023). Nominations for the LEAD Awards will be accepted until June 9, 2023. Awards will be announced in late June. The awards are open to all DOM faculty and will be awarded […]

2023 AWAM Lead Awards – Call for Nominations

The AWAM LEAD awards will be announced at the upcoming 2nd Annual DOM Women in Medicine and Science Seminar, which will be held on Friday April 28th, 2023, from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Nominations for the LEAD Awards will be accepted until June 9, 2023. Awards will be announced in late June. The awards are open […]

Update on AWAM

Advancing Women in Academic Medicine (AWAM) has been working closely with Dr. Fraser and division chiefs in the department to develop a departmental leadership statement and to create a more standardized form for annual faculty reviews to improve transparency and consistency in evaluations. The new leadership statement reinforces the importance of our people as our […]

Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare

We received an overwhelming response of applications for attending the virtual Harvard Medical School Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare conference from November 1-3. Unfortunately, we were not able to fund participation of all of the applicants. As stated in the application, this year we decided to accept applications on a first come, first serve basis. […]

Update on AWAM

Welcome to Advancing Women in Academic Medicine (AWAM)!  AWAM is a new program that works to achieve equitable career advancement for women fellows and faculty within the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine. We officially launched our efforts in fall 2020 with a series of virtual listening sessions to hear directly from […]