The Office for Womenís Careers (OWC) at MGH is a branch of the Center for Faculty Development (CFD) and was created to foster a gender equitable environment to assure that women faculty will be given the same opportunity as men faculty to succeed in research and clinical careers at MGH.
The OWC, Office for Women's Careers, facilitates the career advancement of women faculty and traineesat MGH. Areas of emphasis for this office are to:
OWC Advisory Council
Originally formed in September of 1993 by honorary trustee Jane D. Claflin, The Women in Academic Medicine (WAM) Committee at the MGH provided the original impetus for the creation of the Office for Women's Careers. The WAM Committee has been renamed the OWC Advisory Council. The OWC Advisory Council is comprised of administrative and faculty leaders and meets twice a year to provide oversight and review OWC priorities and activities.
The OWC Committee is comprised of early- and mid-career women faculty, meets three times a year and takes a more active role in helping to identify needs and to design and implement activities.
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