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Baystate Women in Medicine and Science (BWIMS)

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A Community for Women and a Resource For Career Advancement 


BWIMS members are women physicians and advanced clinical providers at Baystate Health. BWIMS serves as an institutional resource by providing a forum to promote policies, practices, and programs that support women’s organizational advancement.


  • Promote academic and leadership advancement of women providers
  • Optimize the recruitment and retention of diverse talent
  • Ensure that women providers have access to effective mentors and opportunities for skill development

For more information or to be added to our mailing list, email Anne Drummey, BA, Executive Assistant to the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at


BWIMS Leadership

lishanKathaleen Barker, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UMass Chan-Baystate
  • Medical Director of Informatics for Women’s Health, Baystate Health
  • Medical Director of Women’s Evaluation and Treatment Unit, Baystate Medical Center
  • Associate Director of Obstetrics, Baystate Medical Center

Karin Johnson, MD
Immediate Past Chair

  • Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, Department of Neurology, UMass Chan-Baystate
  • Professor of Neurology, UMass Chan-Baystate
  • Medical Director, Baystate Regional Sleep Medicine Program

Jean Henneberry, MDJean Henneberry, MD

  • Associate Professor of Pathology, UMass Chan-Baystate
  • Medical Director of Dermatopathology

Dr. Charlotte BoneyCharlotte Boney, MD, MS
Executive Sponsor

  • Chair, Department of Pediatrics, UMass Chan-Baystate
  • Professor of Pediatrics, UMass Chan-Baystate

Dr. Amy GottliebAmy S. Gottlieb, MD, FACP
Executive Sponsor

  • Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, UMass Chan-Baystate
  • Chief Faculty Development Officer, Baystate Health
  • Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics-Gynecology, UMass Chan-Baystate


Would You Like to Get Involved?

If you are interested in joining BWIMS, email Anne Drummey, BA, Executive Assistant to the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at