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Faculty Affairs | Professional Development | Diversity News
March 2018

IUSM Diversity and the Diversity Council are seeking nominations from students, faculty, and staff for the following awards: Commitment to Diversity, Outstanding Service, and Excellence Research. If you know a champion for diversity in these areas, we want your nominations!

Nomination Deadline: March 30

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How do we discover what truly matters to others in offering care? How can we help the people to whom we offer care access their own religious and spiritual resources for healing? Speaker Beth Newton Watson is ordained United Methodist clergy, a Board Certified Chaplain in the Association of Professional Chaplains, and a Certified Educator in the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education.

Thursday, April 12
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Daly Center (MF) 186


Faculty life at an academic medical center often entails trying to manage clinical duties, academic scholarship, and personal life. This session will give tips on daily routines, task management, and shortcuts, to better juggle all aspects of life as an academician.

Tuesday, April 24
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
Fairbanks Hall (FS) 1109/1111


Finding Meaning, Balance, and Personal Satisfaction in the Practice of Medicine
Tait Shanafelt, M.D. will provide a critical review the literature on physician satisfaction and burnout, and highlight personal and organizational approaches to promote physician well-being.
Creating a Professional Toolkit for Resilience and Wellbeing: An Experiential Session
Hedy Wald, Ph.D. will discuss resilience and wellbeing-enhancement strategies including mindful awareness, reflective writing as a 'resiliency workout,' cognitive restructuring, positive psychology principles, and meaning-making/purpose.

Finding Meaning
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Hine Hall (IP) Auditorium

Creating a Toolkit
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hine Hall (IP) 132 


The IUSM Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) symposium provides a collegial and professional environment for faculty, residents and fellows, students, and staff to discuss career advancement, particularly issues of interest to women. This year’s speaker is Reshma Jagsi, M.D., D.Phil. Dr. Jagsi will speak about navigating power differentials, sexism, and gender inequity in academic medicine.

Wednesday, May 9
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Glick Eye Institute 103


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