PWIM Peer Mentoring Program

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

The Program for Women in Internal Medicine is pleased to announce the revival of the longitudinal PWIM Peer Mentoring Program. Peer mentoring sessions will occur monthly at alternating times, Wednesdays at 5:30 pm and Fridays at 8:00 am, and will include both in person and virtual options for attendance whenever possible. 

Sessions will rotate among three core themes, such that each theme will be discussed quarterly:

  1. Research
  2. Work-life Integration
  3. Leadership

Potential topics are listed within each theme, below. Faculty in the Departments of Medicine and Neurology are welcome to join in any and all of these sessions as they see fit! Please sign up with this brief Qualtrics survey in order to receive calendar reminders.

Research theme, led by Thuy Le

  • Grant writing, budget, methods
  • CV and bio-sketch review
  • Group review of specific aims and manuscripts
  • Finding collaborators and mentors

Work-life Integration theme, led by Christie Emler

  • Balancing schedules
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Caring for young children
  • Caring for aging family members
  • Personal finance

Leadership theme, led by Dani Zipkin

  • Interpersonal skills, crucial conversations, approach to leadership
  • Negotiation skills
  • Career strategy
  • Promotion portfolio reviews
  • Senior faculty stories/successes