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|Kim Ephgrave Visiting Professor Program- Call for Visiting Professors|
Deadline: February 15, 2019
Only Visiting Professor nominations are being solicited at this time, the call for host sites will come at a later date.
Kim Ephgrave, MD (1956-2012) was a beloved teacher, compassionate clinician, prolific scholar, and innovative administrator during her career. A general surgeon at the University of Iowa College of Medicine, she served in a number of administrative roles, including clerkship director and associate residency director for the department, and associate dean for student affairs and curriculum for the Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Ephgrave was devoted to high quality care for patients from all backgrounds. Countless former students and residents cited the centrality of her example of integrity, compassion, and intelligence in their own development as physicians.
The Kim Ephgrave Visiting Professor Program provides opportunities for institutions to host distinguished women surgeons as speakers. Preference will be given to those institutions in which women role models represent a significant minority of the department. The program is named in honor of Kim Ephgrave who served as AWS President from 2000 – 2001 and is funded by the generosity of our donors. Donate to the Kim Ephgrave Visiting Professor Program.
AWS Foundation Visiting Professors have an opportunity to share professional and personal experiences with department chairs, faculty, residents and students through grand rounds, walk rounds, lectures and research presentations and other arranged opportunities.
The host site application process will open soon. The host site provides the platform for the experience by hosting the AWS Visiting Professor at a breakfast, luncheon, and/or dinner meetings and arranging for clinical and educational experiences.
Visiting Professor (VP) Qualifications and Responsibilities:
Host Site Responsibilities: