North American Neuromodulation Society

Women in Neuromodulation

The Women in Neuromodulation (WIN), section was formed to educate, inspire, and encourage women working in the field of neuromodulation, regardless of medical specialty, to realize their professional and personal goals and to serve the discipline in addressing the issues inherent to training and maintaining a diverse and balanced workforce. We invite physicians, midlevel providers, students and industry personnel who work in the field of Neuromodulation and/or are interested in neuromodulation to join us. To become a member and to enroll in our mailing list, please contact Meghan Wilock at wilockm@mail.amc.edu.

WIN Mission Statement:

To educate, inspire, and encourage women in neuromodulation of multiple medical specialties, to realize their professional and personal goals and to serve the discipline in addressing the issues inherent to training and maintaining a diverse and balanced workforce.

Women in Neuromodulation herein referred to as “WIN”, is structured to promote the common interests as it relates to the education, scientific/clinical achievement and leadership of woman in neuromodulation. The function is to:

  • Provide a forum wherein woman in neuromodulation, can consider, discuss and share current knowledge and information in the medical field of neuromodulation and related subjects;
  • Sponsor meetings, forums and educational seminars addressing neuromodulation and related subjects;
  • Sponsor the publication of written material in the field of neuromodulation and related subjects that promotes and highlight the achievements, concerns and viewpoints of women;
  • Develop and disseminate policy statements to heighten public awareness of issues associated with neuromodulation;
  • Enhance public and professional recognition of women in neuromodulation;
  • Facilitate and enhance the role of women in neuromodulation through targeted mentorship endeavors.
  • Advise the parent organization regarding issues concerning women as neuromodulators and of activities related to such issues by other individuals, groups or agencies.
  • Represent the parent organization, at their discretion, at meetings or conferences pertaining to matters related to neuromodulation, especially as related to women.

Please click here to access the WIN Charter

Announcements

WIN: Women of Change Event Agenda
NANS 2018 Annual Meeting 
Location: Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV
Date: Friday, January 12th, 2018
Time: 6:00-7:00 PM 
Invited Speaker: Luanne E. Thorndyke, M.D., FACP, the Vice Provost of U of Mass – “Art of Graceful Self Promotion” and advice to women neuromodulators. 
 

WIN is happy to share the success story of Dr. Rosa M. Navarro. A dedicated NANS Member and the current Treasurer of WIN. Please click here to read the article! 

Please click here to access the most recent WIN Newsletter.

WIN 2017 EXECUTIVE BOARD OFFICERS:

Senior Advisor 
JULIE PILITSIS (PRESENT)

Immediate past chair
LISA STEARNS

Chair        
JULES HUANG-LIONNET (PRESENT)

Chair-elect                                  
JACKIE WEISBEIN 

Vice Chair of Operations
HELENA GAZELKA 

Vice Chair of Education
JENNIFER SWEET 

Secretary
ROSA M NAVARRO

Treasurer      
MAGDA ANISTESCU (PRESENT)

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Upcoming Events

  • June 26-29 2017

    17th Quadrennial Meeting of the WSSFN
    Hotel Intercontinental
    Berlin, Germany
    www.wssfn-congress.org

  • July 17-18, 2017

    14th World Congress on Neurology and
    Neurological Disorders
    Chicago, IL
    neuro.conferenceseries.com

  • August 28–30, 2017

    The 22nd Annual Gabor Racz Advanced
    Interventional Budapest Pain
    Conference and Workshop
    Budapest, Hungary
    www.congressline.hu/pain2017/

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