Office for Women in Medicine

Our Mission:

To promote the academic growth of women in medicine and medical sciences.

  • Provides women students, trainees, fellows and faculty access to advisors and mentors.
  • Brings distinguished women in the medical sciences to Yale School of Medicine as role models and mentors.
  • Facilitates access for students to professional women in both a structured or an informal setting.
  • Sponsors workshops and seminars on professional development and career opportunities for women in medicine and the sciences.
  • Serves as a focus for the discussion and resolution of issues of interest to the Yale Medical School community.

Articles of Interest


Merle Waxman
Merle Waxman
2014 Publication
A Listening Ear Image

"At Yale School of Medicine, Merle Waxman is working tirelessly to support current faculty and promote the position of women in medical sciences and healthcare."

Read More in the International Innovation article "A listening ear"