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Office for Women in Medicine and Science

Our Mission:

To promote the academic career development and advancement of all women faculty and learners in medicine and biomedical sciences in their research, teaching, clinical, and leadership roles.

  • Promote equitable access to opportunities for women learners and faculty.
  • Address systemic barriers to the academic career development of all women.
  • Provide women learners (i.e., students, residents, interns, fellows, etc.) and faculty access to advisors, mentors, and sponsors.
  • Create community among all women.
  • Bring distinguished women in the medical sciences to Yale School of Medicine as role models, mentors, and sponsors.
  • Facilitate access for learners and faculty to professional women in both a structured or an informal setting.
  • Sponsor workshops and seminars on professional development and career opportunities for women in medicine and the biomedical sciences.
  • Systematically collect data to track improvements in gender equity.
  • Serve as a focus for the discussion and resolution of issues of interest to the Yale School of Medicine community.