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WIMS Mission

Champion awardThe University College of Medicine Women in Medicine & Science Group is dedicated to the recruitment, advancement and retention of all women faculty and trainees in the College of Medicine. Our overall goal is to advance the careers and leadership skills of our members.


  • Be proactive and constructive in establishing and advancing the careers of women in medicine and science through encouraging growth, facilitating mentoring, providing opportunities for networking, and teaching skills necessary to achieve professional development.
  • Educate woman on relevant UC policies and procedures for career development and advancement.
  • Enhance the work environment for women.

UC COM WIMS Bylaws & Mission (PDF)

WIMS Annual Recognition Awards (PDF)

Jennifer Forrester, MD

Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Medical Director
Division of Infectious Diseases
(513) 558-7278

Heather Christensen, PhD

Assistant Professor-Educator
Department of Medical Education
(513) 558-7375

Program Manager
Stephanie Schuckman, MA
Program Manager
Team Science Faculty
Center of Improvement Science

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University of Cincinnati
College of Medicine

CARE/Crawley Building
Suite E-870
3230 Eden Avenue
PO Box 670555
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0555

Mail Location: 0555
Phone: 513-558-7333
Fax: 513-558-3512
Email: College of Medicine