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Executive Board Membership Information

The following positions on the 2023-2024 UMMC-GWIMS Executive Board are open for application:

  • President-Elect
  • Secretary
  • Programming Committee Chair
  • Membership Committee Chair
  • Awards Committee Chair
  • Treasurer
  • Trainee Representative  

Who may serve on the UMMC-GWIMS executive board?

To be eligible to apply for President, Secretary, Treasurer, Programming Chair, Awards Chair, Mentoring Chair or Membership Chair, the individual must be a woman faculty member at UMMC. To be eligible to apply for a trainee representative position, the individual must be a woman resident, post-doctoral fellow, or student at UMMC.

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

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. 

Click here to apply for a board position. Deadline for receipt of complete applications is Friday, June 16, 2023.


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