Joseph B. Martin's Dean's Leadership Awards for the Advancement of Women


From Left to Right: Gretchen Brodnick, JD, Maureen Connelly, MD, Dean for Faculty Affairs, Stephen Calderwood, MD

The Dean’s Award for Leadership in the Advancement of Women was initiated by Dean Joseph B. Martin in 1998 to recognize Harvard faculty and staff members committed to the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women at Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

The award is co-sponsored by the JCSW and the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine as an annual event and is organized by the Joint Committee on the Status of Women at HMS and HSDM.

2017 Awardees

  • Stephen Calderwood, M.D.Recipient of the Joseph B. Martin Deans Leadership Award for the Advancement of Women Faculty
  • Gretchen Brodnicki, J.D., Recipient of the Joseph B. Martin Dean's Leadership Award for the Advancement of Women Staff

To view complete list of previous Dean's Award recipients click here. 


Dean’s Award Co-Chairs for AY17-18:
Maria Kontaridis, Ph.D.
Sheila Nutt, E.D.

Contact the Dean’s Award Committees:
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