Women in Medicine & Science Resources

WIMS Peer Mentoring Villages

The purpose of the Villages is to provide a forum for discussion of the issues and opportunities impacting faculty, especially women, and to foster networks and support.
Eligibility: All (some villages limited to faculty who identify as women)
Fee: Yes

WIMS Seminar Series

WIMS hosts monthly seminars on topics related to personal and professional development and fulfillment.
Eligibility: All
Fee: No

WIMS Facebook Group

This private Facebook Group is a space for women faculty to share personal news and accomplishments, challenges, ideas, and articles of interest. It is a place to crowd-source advice and receive encouragement and support.
Eligibility: Faculty who identify as women
Fee: No
Email: hamleen@ufl.edu

Association for Academic Women

AAW endeavors to serve professional women with programming, such as our Women of Influence series, which inspires and connects us one to another; we cover a variety of topics from negotiating salary increases and promotion to retirement talks across the age spectrum and career stages.
Eligibility: All
Fee: Yes

UF Women’s Connection

The Mission of The Woman’s Connection is: To create an environment of life-long learning that empowers, nourishes and strengthens women.
The Woman’s Connection meets the fourth Tuesday of every month. Each month a speaker shares a topic relevant to the myriad of issues women face today.
Eligibility: All
Fee: No
Location: St Leo University, Gainesville Education Center | 4650 NW 39th Place Gainesville, FL 32606
Email: lbrown@dce.ufl.edu

UF American Medical Women’s Association

The student division of the American Medical Women’s Association is committed to advocating for and supporting the interests of female medical students. AMWA has been representing the needs and efforts of medical women since 1915 at a time when female physicians were a considerably underrepresented minority. As the number of women in medicine continues to grow, AMWA has been addressing many pressing issues facing women in health care and our UF chapter hopes to continue do so through discussion luncheons, workshops, and camaraderie.
Eligibility: UF COM Students
Fee: No

UF COM Women in Medicine and Science

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development hosts presentations and programs to assist female faculty achieve maximum career success.
Eligibility: Faculty
Fee: No
Email: hamleen@ufl.edu

AAMC Group for Women in Medicine and Science

The Group on Women in Medicine and Science (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.
Eligibility: Faculty
Fee: No

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

All UF faculty are entitled to Free Membership with NCFDD, which provides access to resources and tools to promote faculty success. Sign up for an “institutional account” at the website below.
Eligibility: Faculty
Fee: no