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 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 2016 EXECUTIVE BOARD OFFICERS:

CHAIR:LISA STEARNS, MD
CHAIR-ELECT:JULES HUANG, MD MBA

VICE CHAIR OF OPERATIONS: JACKIE WEISBEIN
VICE CHAIR OF EDUCATION: HELENA GAZELKA, MD
SECRETARY: JENNIFER SWEET, MD
TREASURER: ROSA M NAVARRO, MD
IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR:JULIE PILITSIS, MD PhD




Upcoming Events

  • May 15–19, 2017

    AAPA 2017
    American Academy of Physician Assistants
    Las Vegas, NV
    www.aapaconference.org

  • May 27- June 1, 2017

    International Neuromodulation Society
    13th World Congress
    Edinburgh, Scotland
    www.neuromodulation.com

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