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Professional Equity Symposium

April 6, 2017

The JCSW Professional Equity Committee put together a spectacular panel on April 6, 2017.

Moderator: M. William Lensch, PhD
Chief of Staff, Dean’s Office, Harvard Medical School

Panel members:
Marcela del Carmen, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Massachusetts General Physicians Organization
Alexa Kimball, MD, MPH
CEO and President, Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians, BIDMC
Andrea Litvak, M. Phil
Statistician, Massachusetts General Hospital

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A Brief History of Women at Harvard Medical School

A Brief History of Women at Harvard Medical School

March 16, 2017

Announcing a new exhibit on the history of women at Harvard Medical School! “A Brief History of Women at Harvard Medical School” is now on display on Countway Library’s 2nd floor next to the Joint Committee on the Status of Women library collection. A digital exhibit is available at tiny.cc/awmhistory . For more information visit: https://cms.www.countway.harvard.edu/wp/?p=13686.

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Poll: Cost of Childcare Causes Financial Stress for Many Families

October 26, 2016

By Patti Neighmond, NPR
Most parents have experienced sticker shock when they find out just how much it will cost to care for their infant or toddler full- or even part-time. For parents who have little choice, this can be a big financial strain.

In fact, the most common challenge parents face when looking for child care is the high cost. That's the finding of a recent poll from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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