After strong growth, life sciences postdocs now declining

Dr. Susan Gerbi, Geroge D. Eggleston Professor of Biochemistry and Professor of Biology, and colleagues note a recent decline in life sciences postdocs at U.S. universities after decades of growth. Addressing the reasons why the position seems less attractive would preserve a vital flow of talent for academic research, they argue. To read more.

(Distributed November 10, 2015)

Chapin named ELAM Fellow

Kimberle C. Chapin, MD, has been named a 2015-2016 fellow of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine ® (ELAM) Program at Drexel University College of Medicine. Chapin, a professor of medicine and of pathology and laboratory medicine, will join 54 women from institutions across the country in a year-long program dedicated to grooming faculty for senior leadership roles in academic medicine. Read more...

(Distributed June 30, 2015)

2015 OWIMS Annual Professional Development Conference

Phyllis A. Dennery, MD, FAAP Pediatrician-in-Chief and Medical Director of Hasbro Children's Hospital Chair, Department of Pediatrics,  Alpert Medical School Executive Chief of Pediatrics,  Women & In:

The Office of Women in Medicine held its 11th Annual Professional Development Conference, The Path to Your True North, on June 11 at Alpert Medical School. The keynote presentation, Finding Your Passion in Academic Medicine and Science: Paving the Road to Success, was given by Phyllis A. Dennery, MD, FAAP, pediatrician-in-chief and medical director of Hasbro Children's Hospital; chair, Department of Pediatrics, Alpert Medical School; and, executive chief of pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital.

(Distributed June 11, 2015)

Senate approves appointment of Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott as head of RI Health Department

On Thursday, May 28, 2015, the Rhode Island Senate unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, Assistant Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Assistant Professor of Medicine, as the new chief of the state’s Health Department. She previously worked for the health department as a consultant and served as the agency’s interim director from April 1 - May 28, 2015. To read more

(Distributed May 29, 2015)
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