XX Retreat DC
You’re invited to participate in the XX Retreat DC on June 2, 2013 at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, DC!
The XX Retreat is distinct from other conferences in that is participatory. It represents an opportunity to be open and honest about how your personal and professional lives interact to shape your approach to your career as a woman in health care.
By connecting a curated group of emerging and experienced female leaders in health care, the XX Retreat sparks innovation in health care and supports leaders in their career endeavors.
Update on the Standards and Interoperability (S&I) Framework
On Monday, August 5, representatives from the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) will give an update on the Standards and Interoperability (S&I) Framework initiatives currently underway, the progress that has been made, and the plan for the months ahead.
Panelists will discuss Blue Button Plus, Structured Data Capture and the recently-announced Data Access Framework. After the presentation, speakers will take time to answer questions from the audience.
Date: August 5, 2013, 11:00 – 12:00 PM ET
Registration Required: http://www.nationalehealth.org/SIFramework
The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: USA
Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship is open to female undergraduate seniors or female students enrolled in a graduate program and studying Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
Students must attend college full-time and have a grade point average of 3.5 or above. Award recipients will receive a scholarship and an opportunity to attend the Google Scholars’ Retreat in Mountain View, California where they will participate in workshops with other computer science students for three days.
The scholarship was established by Google in the memory of Dr.Anita Borg to encourage more women to enter the field of computing and technology. Dr. Borg received her Ph.D. in computer science from the Courant Institute at New York University in 1981 and went on to establish an impressive career in computer technology. She was active in removing barriers that prevented women and minorities from entering careers in technology. In 1997 she founded the Institute for Women and Technology that continues to support women technology leaders.
Google is one of the largest providers of search engine tools and other technology products like Gmail and Google Maps for consumers and cloud computing tools for businesses. The technology giant was established in 1998 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.
The deadline for this scholarship is usually in FEBRUARY of each year, and the award amount is usually $10,000.
For more details, visit www.google.com/anitaborg/us/
Strata Rx – Where Big Data Meets Healthcare
Disruptive Women is proud to be a media sponsor of the O’Reilly’s Strata Rx Conference. This conference brings you a rare opportunity to take a fresh and deep look at improving health care by acquiring, analyzing, and applying big data.
Strata Rx’s speakers, topics, and attendees transcend traditional industry boundaries by bringing together the diverse communities driving innovations in big data for healthcare. At Strata Rx you’ll discover how data experts are successfully using data to advance personalized and predictive medicine; realize significant cost savings; and conduct research that points to entirely new products and markets—and how you can apply what they’ve learned to your organization.
When: September 25-27th
Where: Boston, MA
Disruptive Women use code DWHC to save 20% on registration!
For more information and to register for the event, please visit http://strataconf.com/rx2013/public/content/home
How Digital Technology is Transforming Value in Health Care
Think back to college. Even grad school. Is ANYTHING you learned relevant to the health IT ecosystem as it exists today?
Chances are probably not, but luckily you can now go back to school at the most prestigious universities, which are partnering with Health 2.0 to offer the most forward thinking and practically relevant material to the real-world business you now lead.
Join Berkeley and industry leaders for an executive course on How Digital Technology is Transforming Value in Health Care.
When: October 3-5, 2013
The David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way
Bundle & save! Get your Health 2.0 Seventh Annual Fall Conference ticket at our lowest rate of $999 when you also register for the Berkeley program.
Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine Research Fellowships
The Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine will provide one $5000 grant to support travel, lodging, and incidental expenses for a flexible research period between July 1st 2014 – June 30th 2015. Foundation Fellowships are offered for research related to the history of women to be conducted at the Center for the History of Medicine at the Francis A. Countway
Library of Medicine. Preference will be given to projects that deal specifically with women physicians or other health workers or medical scientists, but proposals dealing with the history of women’s health issues may also be considered.
Manuscript collections which may be of special interest include the recently-opened Mary Ellen Avery Papers, the Leona Baumgartner Papers, and the Grete Bibring Papers (find out more about our collections). Preference will be given to those who are using collections from the Center’s Archives for Women in Medicine, but research on the topic of women in medicine using other material from the Countway Library will be considered. Preference will also be given to applicants who live beyond commuting distance of the Countway, but all are encouraged to apply, including graduate students.
In return, the Foundation requests a one page report on the Fellow’s research experience, a copy of the final product (with the ability to post excerpts from the paper/project), and a photo and bio of the Fellow for web and newsletter announcements.
Applicants should submit a proposal (no more than two pages) outlining the subject and objectives of the research project, length of residence, historical materials to be used, and a project budget (including travel, lodging, and research expenses), along with a curriculum vitae and two letters of recommendations by March 15th 2014. The fellowship proposal should demonstrate that the Countway Library has resources central to the research topic.
Applications should be sent to: Women in Medicine Fellowships, Archives for Women in Medicine, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, 10 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115. Electronic submissions of applications and supporting materials and any questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Federation of Republican Women Scholarship Opportunities
To involve more young women in the political process and to provide educational opportunities, the National Federation of Republican Women offers several scholarships and internships to female students.
To apply, please download the following applications or send a self-addressed stamped-envelope to NFRW headquarters, Attn: Scholarships and Internships, 124 N. Alfred St., Alexandria, VA 22314.
We wish you the best of luck with your education goals!
National Pathfinder Scholarship
The National Federation of Republican Women established the National Pathfinder Scholarship Fund in 1985 in honor of First Lady Nancy Reagan. The three annual scholarships of $2,500 provide financial assistance and support to women seeking undergraduate or graduate degrees. Undergraduate sophomores, juniors and seniors, as well as students enrolled in a master’s degree program, are eligible to apply for the scholarship. Recent high school graduates and undergraduate freshmen are not eligible. Scholarship winners may not reapply.
Deadline: Applications due to State Federation Presidents by JUNE 1.
Pathfinder Application [PDF, 5 pages]
Betty Rendel Scholarship
The National Federation of Republican Women established the Betty Rendel Scholarship Fund in September 1995 in honor of NFRW Past President Betty Rendel’s extraordinary leadership skills and dedication to the Republican Party in her home state of Indiana, as well as at the national level. The three annual scholarships of $1,000 are awarded to female undergraduates who are majoring in political science, government or economics and have successfully completed at least two years of college coursework. The recipients are chosen from applicants from across the nation. Scholarship winners may not reapply.
Deadline: Applications due to State Federation Presidents by JUNE 1.
Rendel Application [PDF, 5 pages]
A Conversation with Disruptive Women: Branding Yourself for Professional Success
Disruptive Women in Health Care, an online forum designed to support innovative ideas in health care, in collaboration with the Women’s Congressional Staff Association, will host “ A Conversation with Disruptive Women.” The event will feature career leadership and personal branding advice from some of the top
female leaders in agriculture, defense, health care, and finance. We look forward to seeing you there! This event is free of charge to attend.
• Robin Strongin, Founder and Publisher of Disruptive Women in Health Care
• Autumn Veazey, Director of Government Affairs for Land O’ Lakes
• Yvette Bourcicot, Special Assistant to the Army General Counsel
• Travis Horel, The Horel Group
The RSNA Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting
The RSNA Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting is the world’s premier forum for science, education and technology in radiology, bringing together more
members of the international radiology community than any other meeting.The conference is the epicenter for the latest medical imaging breakthroughs, techniques, and scientific advancements.
- Hundreds of refresher courses
- Thousands of scientific presentations and education exhibits
- Unparalleled continuing education opportunities
- Lectures from world leaders in healthcare
Please let me know if you need anything else!
For more information on the event, please visit http://www.rsna.org/Annual_Meeting.aspx
mHealth Summit: Register Today with a Special Disruptive Woman Code!
Washington D.C. Metro Area
The largest event of its kind, the 5th annual mHealth Summit delivers value for stakeholders across the mobile health ecosystem.
The event uniquely gathers healthcare and technology leaders in government, the private sector, industry, academia, providers and not-for-profit organizations from across the mobile health continuum to advance collaboration in the use of wireless technology to improve health outcomes, reduce costs and create a new paradigm in health care delivery both in the United States and abroad.
Attend, sponsor or exhibit at the 2013 mHealth Summit and network with industry leaders looking to improve health outcomes around the world through the best use of mobile and wireless solutions. This is where technology, business, research and policy experts connect to explore, collaborate, debate and share insights on emerging best practices. From the best in education, visionary keynotes, unparalleled networking opportunities and a world-class expo hall, the 2013 mHealth Summit delivers solutions to the rapidly evolving hospital-to-home industry — making it a must-attend event for you. For more information, please visit us at: www.mhealthsummit.org
Get $75.00 Off !
- The code is good for the Full Access pass only and is unlimited. The code is ”APA13” and will need to be entered in the discount box of the payment page.
- Hotel rooms are filling quickly at the host hotel, The Gaylord National Resort, so please make sure to reserve your room today.
For complete details and reservation, go to: mHealth Summit Hotel