IWEM (Inspiring Women in Engineering and Medicine)
UConn Health is excited to announce the first IWEM (Inspiring Women in Engineering & Medicine) workshop will take place on May 5, 2018 at the Musculoskeletal Institute at UConn Health in Farmington Connecticut. We invite females in high school (grades 9-12) in New England to apply. This will be a FREE, four hour hands on workshop and participants will get to perform 3 different mock orthopaedic surgeries and hear from prominent women surgeons and interact with other successful women in the medical field, such as physical therapist and advanced practicing registered nurses. The deadline to apply is April 14, 2018.
In 2018, UConn Health Orthopedics & Sports Medicine will host a set of workshops to inspire young women to become leaders in orthopedic surgery and engineering, called Inspiring Women in Engineering and Medicine (IWEM) (Inspiring Women in Engineering and Medicine). These half-day sessions will include hands-on experiences and mentorship.
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