Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS)

Message to COM Working Moms


Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) will be offering monthly groups beginning in February and running through June. The purpose of the groups is to provide a forum for discussion of the issues and opportunities impacting women in an academic medical center and to foster networks and support.  *Groups are open to faculty in the UF HSC.


Getting Ahead without Losing Your Mind 

Date/Time: 4th Thursdays of Month at 10AM – Next Meeting: TBA (Group is Full)

Location: Psychiatry conference room in the Brain Institute – Room L4-101 on the 4th floor

Facilitators: Julia Close MD, Michele Lossius MD, and Lisa Merlo Greene PhD lmerlo@ufl.edu


Creating a Village in Springhill

Date/Time: 3rd and 4th Wednesdays at 5PM: Next Meeting: TBA

Location: Old Springhill – Room 2126

Facilitators: Susan Schneider MD and Alice Rhoton-Vlasak MD  rhotona@ufl.edu


Please send an email to the identified group facilitator if you would like to participate in one of the groups.


UF WIMS Mission: Support, empower, and contribute toward the professional and leadership development of women faculty promoting a more optimal institutional environment for all.