This page is run by the Dean’s Standing Committee on Women in Medicine and Science. It is a place to provide resources for and highlight the work of our UW School of Medicine women faculty.
About the Committee on Women in Medicine and Science
The mission of this committee is to foster career development and wellness as well as address gender inequities in hiring, compensation, and advancement among women faculty members for the benefit of all members of the School of Medicine.
Specific aims include:
- Increasing opportunities for promotion, tenure, and leadership for women faculty in teaching, research, clinical care and administration
- Assessing departmental practices to ensure equity and transparency in hiring, salary, and promotion
- Enhancing and developing programs to support women faculty through mentoring, career advising, and education
- Advocating for women faculty in areas of professional and personal need including direct and indirect support for work/life integration
- Institute educational programs and awareness on implicit bias and means to counter it
- Actively working to sponsor the next generation of women in medicine and science
Committee on Women in Medicine and Science Members 2020-2021
|Amy Starosta Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Medicine||Nina Lamble Assistant Professor, Medicine|
|Anne Slater Associate Professor, Pediatrics||Nisha Bansal Associate Professor, Medicine|
|Deepti Reddi Acting Assistant Professor, Laboratory Medicine & Pathology||Rebecca Petersen Associate Professor, Surgery|
|Heather McPhillips Professor, Pediatrics||Renata Ferreira Associate Professor, Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine|
|Jeanne Cawse-Lucas Associate Professor, Family Medicine||Roxanne Kerani Assistant Professor, Medicine|
|Jennifer Best Associate Professor, Medicine||Sarah Geneser Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology|
|Jennifer Unger Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology||Shannon Simmons Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences|
|Julie Van De Weghe Postdoc, Pediatrics||Sherene Shalhub Associate Professor, Surgery|
|Kari Nelson Professor, Medicine||Smita Yadav Assistant Professor, Pharmacology|
|Katherine DeNiro Acting Assistant Professor, Medicine||Stephanie Page Professor, Medicine|
|Leah Yoke Physician Assistant, Medicine||Sujatha Buddhe Associate Professor, Pediatrics|
|Maggie Laufenberg Physician Assistant, MEDEX Northwest||Suzette Sutherland Associate Professor, Urology|
|Maryann Overland Assistant Professor, Medicine||Tresa McGranahan Assistant Professor, Neurology|
|Mimi Cabrera (Chair) Associate Professor, Ophthalmology||Trish Kritek Professor, Medicine|
|Monique Mogensen Assistant Professor, Radiology|
Highlights and Recognitions
Drs. Kristine Calhoun and Judith Pauwels / UW MEDICINE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN MENTORING WOMEN FACULTY2020
Drs. Kristine Calhoun and Judith Pauwels both received the annual Award for Excellence in Mentoring Women Faculty. This award recognizes faculty members who are creating the next generation of leaders and mentors.
In a highly collaborative review, female urologists at UW Medical Center and beyond analyze the current landscape of Leadership Positions and opportunities for diverse leadership in urology.
Five faculty members and one affiliate professor, including three School of Medicine department faculty, at the University of Washington are among 120 new members and 30 international members elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
Each year, the Dean’s Committee on Women in Medicine and Science sponsors two early career women faculty members to attend this program.
Each year, the Dean’s Committee on Women in Medicine and Science sponsors one mid-career woman faculty member to attend this program.