2021 Women’s Leadership Program (WLP)
Application Deadline: November 2, 2020; Course will run January-June, 2021.

Course Directors:

Kathryn Rexrode, MD, MPH

Chief, Division of Women’s Health                                                                                                    

Director, Office for Women’s Careers, CDI

Associate Professor of Medicine, HMS

BWH Women’s Leadership Program Co-Director


Cheri A. Blauwet, MD

Assistant Professor of PM&R, HMS

Sports Medicine Physiatrist, BWH

Director, Kelley Adaptive Sports Research Institute

Chair, Mass General Brigham Disability Task Force


About the Program: 

The Women's Leadership Program is now accepting applications for 2021. This program is geared towards women faculty who would like to engage in a structured learning experience to enhance their personal and professional growth. WLP models a collaborative learning environment for participants to gain essential skills that prepare them for leadership roles within the organization. Each module will be led by a Course Director and may include guest faculty to facilitate discussion. All sessions will occur over zoom.

Who can apply?

The program is targeted to junior faculty women. Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Instructor with at least 2 years at rank as of January 1, 2021
  • Assistant Professors for any number of years at rank
  • Associate Professor may apply. Applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
  • Commitment to attend all sessions



-Effective Self Promotion

-Tools for Successfully Leading Diverse Teams

-Engaging with Sponsors: Leveraging Your Leadership Style

-Financial Management: Perspectives from Finance and Academic Leadership

-Managing Negotiations and Power in the Workplace

-Creating your personal action plan


Additional Information

Application decisions will be announced in early December 2020.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at bwhwomenscareers@partners.org. 


Applications accepted from 10/05/2020 5AM to 11/08/2020 11PM.