The KU Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) program was organized within the School of Medicine in 1999 to provide all women with the tools and the opportunity to succeed in academic medicine.
The Mission of the KU Women in Medicine & Science:
There are opportunities for research collaborations between the basic scientists and the clinical faculty that can be often be sparked by participation in shared programs. Program content is intentionally flexible, geared to meet the changing needs of women in medicine and science, and includes information on women's health issues as well as career. Life management and leadership issues.
The Women in Medicine and Science organization maintains an affiliation with the American Association of Medical College's (AAMC) GWIMS and the Society for Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM).