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See below for additional resources of interest. Please contact WFO leadership if you have specific questions about where to find resources for and about women in medicine.

Feinberg Resources

Faculty Affairs Office

Faculty can find numerous faculty development and promotion resources on the FAO site.

Medical Faculty Council

The MFC is a platform for medical faculty to voice their concerns, offer suggestions and provide feedback on issues surrounding their appointments, departments and the greater institution.

Minority Faculty Association

The Minority Faculty Association is committed to enhancing the recruitment, retention and promotion of underrepresented minority faculty through mentorship, professional development and networking.

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

The Department of Medicine offers its grand rounds seminars online; CME credit can be earned for online participants.

Northwestern University Clinical & Translational Science Institute

NUCATS offers a host of programs for investigators and staff interested in clinical and translational research.

University Resources

Northwestern University Women’s Center

The Women's Center is dedicated to fostering a campus climate that promotes equity and enriches the personal, professional and academic lives of all members of the university community, particularly women students, staff and faculty.

Collaborative Learning & Integrated Mentoring in the Biosciences

CLIMB offers mentoring in several areas, including oral and written communication and tips for Northwestern graduate students.

Dependent Care Travel Grant Program

The Office of the Provost's Dependent Care Travel Grant Program provides tenure-track (pre-tenure) faculty a taxable grant for qualified short-term dependent care expenses incurred while traveling to attend professional meetings, conferences, workshops and professional development opportunities. 

Additional Resources

AAMC Group on Women in Medicine and Science

The Group on Women in Medicine and Science works to advance the full and successful participation and inclusion of women within academic medicine by addressing gender equity, recruitment and retention, awards and recognition and career advancement.

National Girls Collaborative Project

The National Girls Collaborative Project brings together organizations committed to informing and encouraging girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health

BIRCWH is a mentored career-development program designed to connect junior faculty, known as BIRCWH Scholars, to senior faculty with shared interest in women's health and sex differences research.