The University of Kansas Medical Center Women in Science and Medicine (WIMS) organization is committed to serve all faculty and trainees from the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and the School of Health Professions. Our mission is focused on advancing the careers of women in the fields of medicine and science, nursing and health professions through mentoring, networking and leadership training. Our goals are to increase the number of women faculty new hires, increase the rate of women faculty promotions and increase our retention of women faculty members through greater job satisfaction.
To achieve our goals, we provide career development programs, educational seminars, presentations and social networking events.
The KUMC WIMS organization maintains an affiliation with the American Association of Medical College's GWIMS and the Society for Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine.