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Women's Health Outreach Guide: Professional Development

The Women’s Health LibGuide aims to provide information resources that offer support and a collaborative forum to learn more about women’s health issues from expert sources.

Reports from Office of Research on Women's Health

Building the Women’s Health Research Workforce: Fostering Interdisciplinary Research Approaches in Women’s Health

2012 Research report published in Global Advances in Healthcare and Medicine. Looked at the Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) program. PDF

Report: Causal Factors and Interventions Workshop

Report from a 2012 workshop reflecting on the first results of funding from the NIH-sponsored RFA, “Research on Causal Factors and Interventions that Promote and Support the Careers of Women in Biomedical and Behavioral Science and Engineering” PDF

Also see the 1 page handout, Research Findings Drive Scientific Workforce Changes for Women, based on the workshop. PDF

Free CME

The Science of Sex and Gender in Human Health is a free online series of courses designed to create a foundation for sex and gender accountability in medical research and treatment by enabling researchers, clinicians, and students in the health professions to integrate knowledge of sex and gender differences and similarities into their research and practice.

Created by the Office of Research on Women’s Health, National Institutes of Health, The Office of Women’s Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, eligible participants who complete all lesson quizzes with a score of at least 70 percent and complete a brief evaluation form for each course may receive continuing medical education (CME) credit.


Women’s Health Conferences offered by the NIH and other U.S. government agencies covering women’s health-related issues. 

Continuing Education


  • UMass Medical School Continuing Education hosts the CRPG (Clinical Research Professionals Group), which meets 6 to 8 times a year on a variety of topics relevant to study conduct. GCP (Good Clinical Practice) training is a 12-hour educational program offered 3 to 4 times per year to provide the essentials of clinical research regulations and UMass policies concerning clinical research practice. Please contact Marsha Fox at 508-856-8981 or for more information.





The Office of Clinical Research Training and Medical Education provides training and education opportunities for students, residents/fellows, and mid-career professionals at the NIH.