Women's Leadership Program

The Women’s Leadership Program (WLP) is designed for women faculty who would like to engage in a structured learning experience to enhance their personal and professional growth. Each of six monthly sessions is a highly interactive, case-based discussion. The program models a collaborative learning environment for participants to learn essential skills to prepare them for leadership roles within the organization. 

*Applications for the 2019 WLP Program are closed*

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Cohort I | January – June 2019 
WLP Sessions are held monthly on Wednesdays, 12 pm – 2 pm

Module I: Effective Self Promotion 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 | Thorn 11 Conference Room 

  • Kathryn Rexrode, MD, MPH
  • Audra Meadows, MD, MPH

Module II: Tools for Successfully Leading Diverse Teams
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 | Thorn 13 Conference Room

  • Nawal Nour, MD, MPH
  • Audra Meadows, MD, MPH

Module III: Engaging with Sponsors: Leveraging Your Leadership Style
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | Thorn 13 Conference Room 

  • Jessica Dudley, MD 

Module IV: Financial Management: Perspectives from Finance and Academic Leadership 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 | Thorn 13 Conference Room 

  • Nancy Berliner, MD
  • Julia Sinclair, MBA

Module V: Managing Negotiations and Power in the Workplace
Wednesday, May 22 | Zinner Board Room 

  • Melissa Brodrick, MEd

Module VI: A Conversation with Dr. Betsy Nabel 
Wednesday, June 26 | Zinner Board Room 

  • Betsy Nabel, MD 
Cohort II | September 2019 – February 2020

WLP Sessions are held monthly on Wednesdays, 12 pm – 2 pm

*Cohort II Information coming soon* 


Important Dates & Deadlines

  • Applications Close: Friday, October 19, 2018 | 11 PM
  • Decisions Announced: Early December, 2018


The BWH Women’s Leadership Program Program seeks Junior Faculty Women who meet the following criteria: 

  • Instructors with at least two years at rank (as of 1/01/2019)
  • Assistant Professors with any number of years at rank 
  • Associate Professors may apply. Applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis
  • Commitment to attend all sessions
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