Past Events

Annual Events:

  • Women’s Weekend (spring – for prospective students)
  • WIMS Kickoff (fall)
  • Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® - Walk to End Domestic Violence (fall)
  • Mentorship Symposium (spring)

On-Going Events:

  • Lunch & Learn Series
  • Professional Development Series
  • Careers Over Coffee – Informal meetings with various specialists over coffee or lunch
  • Journal Club – Small groups discussions about articles and books relevant to women in the medical field
  • Sister Supply – A collection of pads and tampons for women who are homeless and/or living in poverty
  • SOCIALS!

Previous Lunch & Learn Series Topics:

  • Medical HERstory – A History of Women in Medicine and Science
  • How To Be Good To Yourself – The Importance of Self Care
  • Serving the Underserved – How to Give Back when you’re Maxed Out
  • Step 1 Student Panel: Current students provide M2’s with advice and support for Board Prep

Previous Professional Development Series Topics:

  • Interview Skills 101- Throw What You Thought Out the Window
  • Tips for Giving a Good Talk - Before, During, and After
  • Women Helping Women Succeed – CV Workshop
  • The Elevator Pitch – How to convey who you are in 30 seconds or less
  • Breaking into the Boys’ Club – Working in a male-dominated field

 

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If you have ideas for future events and activities or would like to get more involved, please send us an email!

 

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wimsexecutiveboard@live.utk.edu