Women in Physiology Committee

This Committee is composed of four or more members of the Society, including a student member. The Society's Director of Education Programs and a member of the Careers Opportunities in Physiology Committee are ex officio members of the Committee, without vote.

Modified Duties of the Women in Physiology Committee
The charge of the WIP Committee was modified during our 2016 Strategic Planning Meeting, and approved by APS Council in December 2016.  The new charge is:

1. To promote excellence in mentoring
Administer the Bodil M. Schmidt-Nielsen Distinguished Mentor and Scientist Award 
2. To provide mentoring support/resources/guidance to trainees (female and male) in physiology 
Administer a Mentoring Program for junior physiologists. 
Administer the Caroline tum Suden/Frances Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity Awards 
3. To promote and raise the visibility of female physiologists across all career stages (trainees, early-mid career, and established career) 
4. To highlight and promote the success of female physiologists 
5. To promote the activities of the WIP Committee 
Submit reports of APS and FASEB activities for publication in The Physiologist 
6. To coordinate activities with other committees on women within the FASEB organization and those of other scientific societies 
Nominate women APS members for the annual FASEB Excellence in Science Award 
Chair serves as APS representative on FASEB’s Excellence in Science Award Committee

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