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Office for Women in Medicine and Science

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.

OWIMS Leadership & Staff

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Office for Women in Medicine and Science is proud to announce the Beatrix A. McCleary Hamburg, MD Lectureship

The Office for Women in Medicine and Science at Yale School of Medicine is proud to announce the Beatrix A. McCleary Hamburg, MD Lectureship. Beatrix A. (Betty) Hamburg, MD '48 (1923 - 2018), was an internationally renowned researcher, advocate, and policy maker in the field of adolescent psychiatry, mental health, and violence prevention. In 1948, Dr. Hamburg was the first Black woman to graduate from Yale School of Medicine.

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