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Office Lending Library

Books on Work-Life and Parenting

Available at CFD Lending Library

- Books and CD's may be borrowed for up to a month at a time.
- You may check them out from our office at Bulfinch 370 anytime between 9:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Books on Career Development and Mentoring

Achieving Excellence in Science: Role of Professional Societies in Advancing Women in Science - Proceedings of a Workshop
by Sally Shaywitz, MD and Jong-on Hahm, PhD

All the Daring of the Soldier: Women of the Civil War Armies
by Elizabeth D. Leonard

Be Your Own Mentor: Strategies from Top Women on the Secrets of Success
by Sheila Wellington

Best Practice of Successful Women Managers
by Connie Glase

The Chalice and the Blade
by Riane Eisler

Changing the Face of Medicine-Profiles of Achievement
National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health

Creating Women's Networks: A How-To-Guide for Women and Companies
by Catalyst

Dancing on the Glass Ceiling: Tap into Your True Strengths, Activate Your Vision, and Get What You Really Want out of Your Career
by Candy Deemer and Nancy Fredericks

Disappearing Acts: Gender, Power and Relational Practice at Work
by Joyce K. Fletcher

The Door in the Dream: Conversations with Eminent Women in Science
by Elga Wasserman

Getting Even: Why Women Don't Get Paid Like Men -- And What to Do About It
by Evelyn Murphy and EJ Graff

A Hand Up: Women Mentoring Women in Science
by Deborah C. Fort

Hardball for Women: Winning at the Game of Business
by Pat Heim, PhD with Susan K. Golant

Her Place at the Table: A Woman's Guide to Negotiating Five Key Challenges to Leadership Success
by Deborah M. Kolb, PhD, Judith Williams, PhD and Carol Frohlinger, JD

History of Women in Science for Young People
by Vivian Sheldon Epstein

If Women Ruled the World: A Washington Dinner Party (DVD)
by Richard Karz

In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women's Development
by Carol Gilligan

In the Company of Women: Turning Workplace Conflict into Powerful Alliances
by Pat Heim

Lifting a Ton of Feathers: A Women's Guide to Surviving in the Academic World
by Paula J. Caplan

More Power To You: How Women Can Communicate Their Way to Success
by Connie Brown Glaser and Barbara Steinberg Smalley

Ms. Mentor's Impeccable Advice for Women in Academia
by Emily Toth

Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office: 101 Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers
by Lois P. Frankel, PhD

Nobel Prize Women in Science: Their Lives, Struggles, and Momentous Discoveries
by Sharon Bertsch McGrayne

Reader in Gender, Work and Organization
by Robin J. Ely, Erica G. Foldy, Maureen A. Scully and Simmons CGO

The Smart Woman's Guide to Interviewing and Salary Negotiation
by Julie Adair King

The Survival Bible for Women in Medicine
by Kathryn Ko, MD

Swim with the Dolphins: How Women Can Succeed in Corporate America on their Own Terms
Connie Glaser and Barbara Steinberg Smalley

Tempered Radicals: How People Use Difference To Inspire Change at Work
by Debra E. Meyerson

What Queen Esther Knew: Business Strategies From a Biblical Sage
by Connie Glaser and Barbara Smalley

What's Holding You Back? Eight Critical Choices for Women's Success
by Linda Austin

When Money Isn't Enough: How Women are Finding the Soul of Success
by Connie Glaser and Barbara Smalley

When You Don't Fit the Mold...Make a New One
by Massachusetts Medical Society Committee on Women in Medicine
Also available online

Why Good Girls Don't Get Ahead but Gutsy Girls Do
by Kate White

Why So Slow? The Advancement of Women
by Virginia Valian

Woman's Inhumanity to Woman
by Phyllis Chesler

Women and Leadership in Health Care: The Journey to Authenticity and Power
by Catherine Robinson-Walker

Women Don't Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide
by Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever

Women in Medicine and Management: A Mentoring Guide
by Deborah M. Shlian, MD, MBA

Women in Medicine: Getting In, Growing, and Advancing
by Janet Bickel

Women in Medicine: Women Then-Women Now
by Hedda Garza

Women Who Could...and Did: Lives of 26 Exemplary Artists and Scientists
by Karma Kitaj, PhD

Worthy of the Honor: A Brief History of Women at Harvard Medical School
by Nora N. Nercessian, PhD

Books on Work-Life and Parenting

I Don't Know How She Does It: The Life of Kate Reddy, Working Mother
by Allison Pearson

I Know Just What You Mean: The Power of Friendship in Women's Lives
by Ellen Goodman and Patricia O'Brien

Life's Work: Confessions of an Unbalanced Mom
by Lisa Belkin

Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety
by Judith Warner

Raising An Emotionally Healthy Child When a Parent is Sick
by Paula A. Rauch, MD and Anna C. Muriel, MD, MPH

Standing Up for Yourself: The Art of Self-Assertion
by Johanna Skouras

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Additional Books Recommended by AAMA Women in Medicine Program

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