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Professional Development Resources for Women Providers


Speak Up: Women's Speaker Development Program for Academic Speaking and Leadership Development

Speak Up is a 7-month formalized public speaking curriculum led by Angela Lussier, CEO of Speaker Sisterhood in Holyoke. The program is geared toward women in academic medicine to facilitate their professional communication skills and to increase Baystate Health's presence at local, regional and national meetings. At the end of the program each speaker will have a "ready to go" vetted professional academic presentation.

The next session starts September 25 and then the third Wednesday of each month through March 2020. Sessions occur from 6-9 PM in Chestnut 5 at BMC. Apply by July 30, 2019 to Jeannette Wolfe, MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, at (Funding provided by the Medical Staff Office. CME credit is available for this program. For more information on CME credits, click here.)


AAMC Group on Women in Medicine and Science

AAMC GWIMS provides information about professional development opportunities including their Early and Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership development seminars. The website also has relevant publications and resources about women in academic medicine including their toolkit and slide sets and faculty salary survey reports.

Other Professional Development Resources

Learn more about Faculty Development opportunities at Baystate Health.