ELUMs (ELAM alumnae) make up a rich community of women that spans countries, professions and decades. One of ELAM's goals is to support this diverse community in a manner that contributes to the success of our ELUMs long beyond their fellowship year.
The ELAM Edge
The ELAM Edge is a biweekly e-newsletter sent to all ELUMs that has ELAM and ELUM news, articles of interest and position announcements. The four most recent versions of the Edge are available below.
We welcome contributions to the Edge, in personal and professional updates and relevant position postings. To contribute to the Edge, contact Kristan Stengel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ELAM Edge E-newsletter Archives
New Podcast Featuring ELUMs
We're excited to share our series of Stepping Stones of Women in Leadership podcasts, where Mary Dankoski, PhD, ELAM '11, executive associate dean for faculty affairs, professional development, and diversity, Indiana University School of Medicine, interviews ELUM deans.
- Episode 4: Allison Brashear, MD, MBA, ELAM '07, dean, UC Davis School of Medicine
- Episode 3: Cherae Farmer-Dixon, DDS, MSPH, ELAM '00, dean, Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry
- Episode 2: Adriana Segura, DDS, MS, ELAM '15, associate dean for academic, faculty and student affairs, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School
- Episode 1: Veronica Mallett, MD, ELAM '07, former dean of Meharry Medical College School of Medicine
This podcast series is co-produced by Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, and the Stepping Stones of Women in Leadership program at Indiana University School of Medicine.
Q&A with ELUMs Alicia Monroe, MD, and Elizabeth Travis, PhD
Alicia Monroe, MD, is provost and senior vice president of academic and faculty affairs at Baylor College. She is an ELAM fellow of 2007 and recently attended the 2017 ELAM Leaders Forum where she spoke at graduation. Read more.
Elizabeth L. Travis, PhD, is the associate vice president of women and minority faculty inclusion at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She is an ELAM fellow of 2000 and recently attended the 2017 ELAM Leaders Forum where she gave a speech to many graduating fellows and alumni. Read more.
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ELAM is a core program of the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership at Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa. The Institute continues the legacy of advancing women in medicine that began in 1850 with the founding of the Female Medical College of Pennsylvania, the nation's first women's medical school and a predecessor of today's Drexel University College of Medicine.