Organizational Structure

SWIM is run by an executive board that meets monthly and guides the agenda of the committee.  Two SWIM meetings are held for the whole medical school, one in the fall and one in the spring. In addition, SWIM hosts special seminars throughout the year.

The SWIM executive board is headed by two co-chairs:

The other executive board members are: 

  • Carolyn M. Mazure, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Associate Dean, YSM Faculty Affairs; Director, Women’s Health Research at Yale, ex officio
  • Shirley McCarthy, M.D., Professor, Diagnostic Radiology and Obstetrics/Gynecology; SWIM liaison to the Women’s Faculty Forum
  • Nancy Ruddle, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist and Professor Emeritus, Epidemiology and Public Health and Immunology
  • Merle Waxman, Associate Dean, Ombudsperson, and Director, Office of Women in Medicine, Ex-Officio