Leadership and Professional Development

Leadership & Professional Development

WIMN is committed to the success of our faculty and trainees. Our goal is to advance the academic progress and professional development of women faculty and trainees through education, advocacy, mentoring and networking.

The principles of this subcommittee are:

  • To provide opportunities for women to acquire the skills and strategies necessary for their professional advancement
  • To provide programs to enhance understanding of the business of medicine
  • To cultivate leadership and personal advocacy skills
  • To assure that women attain senior faculty ranks and leadership positions
  • To influence policies that advance women
  • To identify and address barriers to professional advancement
  • To facilitate mentorship for women faculty, staff, trainees, and students
  • To provide networking opportunities within the Department and the larger University community

WIMN’s Leadership Series

This series is a partnership between WIMN and the UVA Center for Leadership Excellence that focuses specifically on young female professionals to help develop self-awareness and personal leadership skills

WIMN’s Business of Medicine Series

This series was developed to enhance understanding of finances and policy that affect our scope of practice

Past events:

  • Mentoring Workshop with Dorothe Bach – April 2016
  • Women in Academic Medicine: Defining Success with Adina Kalet, MD, MPH – September 2016
  • Th Power of Networking with Sheila Crowe, MD – November 2016
  • Negotiating and Speaking Up with Jess Dollar, PhD (WIMN Leadership Series) – January 2017
  • From ObamaCare to TrumpCare:  What does it mean for patients and physicians? with Carolyn Long Engelhard, MPA, and J. Corey Feist, JD, MBA (WIMN Business of Medicine Series) – February 2017
  • Strong Communication with Jess Dollar, PhD (WIMN Leadership Series) – April 2017
  • DOM Business Model Discussion with Mitchell Rosner, MD and Russ Manley (WIMN Business of Medicine Series) – September 2017