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Baystate Women in Medicine and Science (BWIMS)

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A Resource For Career Advancement

Wondering how to:

  • Gain leadership skills?
  • Be a better mentor?
  • Help recruit talented women?


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 female providers have access to effective mentors and opportunities for skill development

For more information or to be added to our mailing list, email BWIMS.

BWIMS Leadership

lishanKathaleen Barker, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UMMS-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

JohnsonKarinKarin Johnson, MD
Immediate Past Chair

  • Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, Department of Neurology, UMMS-Baystate
  • Associate Professor of Neurology, UMMS-Baystate
  • Medical Director, Baystate Regional Sleep Medicine Program
  • Facility Director: Baystate Medical Center Sleep Laboratory, Baystate Mary Lane Outpatient Center Sleep Laboratory, Baystate Franklin Medical Center Sleep Laboratory
  • Elective Director, Sleep Medicine, UMMS-Baystate
  • Fellow, Institute of Healthcare Delivery and Population Science (IHDPS)

Dr. Charlotte BoneyCharlotte Boney, MD
Executive Sponsor

  • Chair, Department of Pediatrics, UMMS-Baystate
  • Professor of Pediatrics, UMMS-Baystate

Dr. Amy GottliebAmy S. Gottlieb, MD
Executive Sponsor

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


Would You Like to Get Involved?

If you are interested in joining BWIMS, email us!