WIMS Annual Dinner & Professional Development Conference

SAVE the DATES in 2014: 

August 21, 2014 -- WIMS Annual Dinner | Location & Ticket Cost TBD | 6:00 p.m. Reception Opens

The WIMS Annual Dinner is a time for celebrating all the accomplishments during the year, presenting two WIMS awards, introducing the new officers and officer-elects, and networking in an exciting social setting. 2013 was our first Silent Auction and there are plans underway to do it again.

annual conference 2013

 Visit WIMS Flickr for all the photos taken a the 2013 dinner and conference.

August 22, 2014 -- WIMS Committee Retreat | Location TBD | 7:30 a.m. (Breakfast Buffet Opens) - 1:00 p.m. 

The WIMS Committee Retreat is a professional development training program open to the various WIMS committee members.  If you would like to get involved, please contact Belinda Vail, MD bvail@kumc.edu

TENTATIVE August 22, 2014 -- WIMS Conference, | Location TBD | 7:30 a.m. (Breakfast Buffet Opens) - 2:00 p.m.

The WIMS Professional Development Conference is a program designed for professionals (both women and men) in the fields of academic medicine and science.  This conference does not occur every year.

The program goal is to enhance knowledge and skills needed to support career growth and provide information which will help individuals overcome many challenges today with achieving success and satisfaction in their chosen careers. The conference is targeted at physicians and basic scientists holding medical school appointments and leadership positions within their discipline, department or institution in addition to physicians in private practice and basic scientists in private bio-medical industries.

The WIMS Conference is open to our nursing and health profession faculty colleagues, residents, fellows, post-docs, and management staff who support our mission. Faculty and other professionals from Children's Mercy Hospital, KCUMB, Truman Medical Center and private medical practices in the Kansas City area and region are welcome to attend. This conference is not open to students.


Click the link in the right column to review the 2013 program, August 23, 2013


Last modified: Oct 22, 2013

2013 Conference program 

Silent Auction

Thanks to a team of volunteers, the auction raised over $3,000 this year to help support our annual programs.

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