Group on Women in Medicine and Science
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine Group on Women in Medicine and Science (GWIMS) advocates for women’s advancement in leadership and education, research, clinical practice and administration. GWIMS supports women faculty, facilitates networking and mentoring for women faculty and students, and connects with professional groups and the community.
Article of Interest
Reducing Bias in Academic Search Committees
By Michael T. Railey, M.D., Kenyon M. Railey, M.D., and Paul J. Hauptman, M.D.
“Faculty members are often called on to serve and participate on search committees for deans, department chairs, leaders of centers of excellence, and senior level positions in medical schools, academic hospitals, and health systems. These search committees are generally charged not only to find qualified candidates but also to consider diversity and inclusion in the process.”
Learn about WSU ADVANCE’s sustainable programs to develop an inclusive research institution whose faculty are supported by a system that promotes career-long excellence for all by focusing on obstacles to recruiting, hiring, retaining and advancing an exceptional, diverse faculty.
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine GWIMS is still in its infancy but plans on becoming more robust as the college matures. For now, you can access articles and other resources on the Association of American Medical Colleges national GWIMS website.
|Ralitsa Akins||Faculty Affairs; Medical Education and Clinical Sciences||Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs|
|Dedra Buchwald||Community Health||Director and Professor|
|Naomi Chaytor||Medical Education and Clinical Sciences||Associate Professor|
|Gail Chermak||Speech & Hearing Sciences||Professor and Chair|
|Dawn Cooper||Research; Medical Education and Clinical Sciences||Associate Dean for Accreditation, Assessment and Evaluation|
|Dawn Elise DeWitt||Academic and Community Partnerships; Medical Education and Clinical Sciences||Associate Dean of Clinical Education, Spokane Campus|
|Luisita Francis||Academic and Community Partnerships; Medical Education and Clinical Sciences||Assistant Dean for Community Engagement|
|Leila Harrison||Recruitment and Admissions||Assistant Dean, Admissions and Recruitment|
|Georgina Lynch||Speech & Hearing Sciences||Assistant Professor|
|Radha Nandagopal||Medical Education and Clinical Sciences||Clinical Education Director, Clinical Skills|
|Ann Poznanski||Curriculum; Medical Education and Clinical Sciences||Associate Dean of Curriculum|