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 2021-2022
|Alice Ellyson Acting Assistant Professor, Pediatrics||Mimi Cabrera (Chair) Associate Professor, Ophthalmology|
|Anne Slater Associate Professor, Pediatrics||Monique Mogensen Assistant Professor, Radiology|
|Bonnie Lau Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology||Nisha Bansal Associate Professor, Medicine|
|Bukola Ojo Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine||Sarah Geneser Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology|
|Deepti Reddi Acting Assistant Professor, Laboratory Medicine & Pathology||Shannon Oda Assistant Professor, Pediatrics|
|Jeanne Cawse-Lucas Associate Professor, Family Medicine||Shannon Simmons Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences|
|Jennifer Best Associate Professor, Medicine||Smita Yadav Assistant Professor, Pharmacology|
|Jennifer Yu Associate Professor, Ophthalmology||Stephanie Page Professor, Medicine|
|Kari Nelson Professor, Medicine||Sujatha Buddhe Associate Professor, Pediatrics|
|Katherine DeNiro Acting Assistant Professor, Medicine||Suzette Sutherland Associate Professor, Urology|
|Lara Oyetunji Assistant Professor, Surgery||Trish Kritek Professor, Medicine|
|Leah Yoke Physician Assistant, Medicine||Wei Wu Senior Research Fellow, 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.
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.
We have collated dozens of highlights from our amazing women faculty members across departments in the School of Medicine.
You may read through them here.
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.