We provide a range of career planning, personalized mentoring and institutional support programs for women faculty and trainees. For more detailed information about our initiatives and resources for women faculty and trainees, please click on the links below:


 Additional Resources

American Association Medical Colleges (AAMC) Group on Women in Medicine and Science
The mission of the GWIMS is to advance the full and successful participation of women in all roles within academic medicine. The GWIMS Toolkit is comprised of a series of presentations designed to provide practical guidance on various topics that are relevant to women faculty in academic medicine.

American Medical Women’s Association
AMWA empowers women to lead in improving health for all within a model that reflects the unique perspective of women.

Archives for Women in Medicine
The Archives for Women in Medicine is a project of the Joint Committee on the Status of Women and the Countway Library which seeks to document and celebrate the ongoing evolution of women’s contributions in medicine. We actively acquire, preserve, promote, and provide research access to the professional and personal records of outstanding women medical leaders, providing enduring access to the behind-the-scenes evidence of the accomplishments and struggles overcome by this cohort of women.

Association for Women in Science
This organization is dedicated to achieving equality and full participation for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Brigham Leadership Program
In cooperation with the Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Physicians’ Council, the Center for Faculty Development and Diversity designed the Brigham Leadership Program.  A collaborative initiative between BW/F and Harvard Business School, the Brigham Leadership Program was developed to enhance the leadership capacity of mid-career physicians and scientists and nursing and clinical directors.

The Changing Face of Medicine
This exhibition honors the lives and achievements of women in medicine. Women physicians have excelled in many diverse medical careers.

Executive Leadership Course Drexel University (ELAM)
Established in 1995, ELAM offers an intensive one-year program of leadership training with extensive coaching, networking and mentoring opportunities aimed at expanding the national pool of qualified women candidates for leadership in academic medicine, dentistry and public health.

NIH Funding Opportunities for Women
This program aims to support research on causal factors and interventions that promote and support the careers of women in biomedical and behavioral science and engineering.

NIH Family-Friendly Initiatives
This site lists some of the ways in which NIH helps their grantee institutions foster family-friendly environments for the NIH-supported workforce.

Office of Research on Women’s Health at the NIH
The Office serves as a focal point for women’s health research at the NIH, and was established in September 1990 within the Office of the Director.

Personal Consultations from the Office for Women’s Careers (OWC)
The OWC provides one-on-one consultations and services to women faculty on career advancement/support, and professional development.  If you are interested in meeting with a staff member, please email us at OWC@partners.org.

The Student Doctor Network
Numerous Forums, including those for residents seeking advice on family issues, such as the best year of residency to get married.