Achieving XXcellence in Science

Achieving XXcellence in Science : Role of Professional Societies in Advancing Women in Science, Proceedings of a Workshop, AXXS 2002

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This report is the proceedings of a July 2002 workshop of the Committee on AXXS 2002: A Workshop for Clinical Societies to Enhance Women's Contributions to Science and their Profession. The workshop gathered representatives of clinical societies and identified ways to enhance the participation of women scientists in the clinical research workforce. This workshop was a follow-up to the AXXS 1999 conference sponsored by the Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which focused on how scientific societies could contribute to the enhancement of women's careers in more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 149.86 x 223.52 x 10.16mm | 181.44g
  • National Academies Press
  • Washington, United States
  • English
  • 0309091748
  • 9780309091749

Table of contents

1 Front Matter; 2 Session I: Welcoming Remarks and Opening Keynote Address Welcoming Remarks; 3 Opening Keynote Address: How Far We Have Come, How Far We Still Have to Go: How Women Saved American Medicine; 4 Session II: Presentations and Panel Discussion Opening Remarks; 5 Keynote Address: Women in Science and Medicine; 6 From AXXS; 7 A Pathways Model for Career Progression in Science; 8 Advancing Women in Academic Medicine; 9 Panel: Differences Between Basic and Clinical Disciplines; 10 Women in Leadership; 11 Session III: Reports of Breakout Sessions Reports of Breakout Sessions; 12 Session IV: Closing Plenary Closing Remarks: Achieving XXcellence; 13 Appendix A: Workshop Agenda; 14 Appendix B: Workshop Participants and Speakersshow more

About Committee on Women in Science and Engineering

Sally Shaywitz, M.D. and Jong-on Hahm, Ph.D., Editors, Committee on Women in Science and Engineering, National Research Councilshow more