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Chicago Medical School Women in Medicine and Science (CMS-WIMS)

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Chicago Medical School Women in Medicine and Science (CMS-WIMS) is to promote the recruitment, support and advancement of women faculty, residents, students and staff in Chicago Medical School. 


  1. Education of CMS stakeholders on gender equity and the impact of gender disparities in medicine and science. 
  2. Mentoring all women in medicine and science so they can achieve their maximum potential in an equitable fashion.
  3. Recognition of the achievements of all women and men in an equitable manner.
  4. Creating allies to ensure gender equity in career advancement.

Current and Upcoming Events

"Understanding Gender Bias Today: Debunking Cultural Myths and Strategies to Address Them"

March 22, 2022, Noon - 1:00 PM

About the Event: In honor of Women's History Month 2022, please join Chicago Medical School Women in Medicine and Science (CMS-WIMS) for a presentation by Diana M. Lautenberger, M.A., Director for Gender Equity Initiatives, Association of American Medical Colleges.

Journal Club

The CMS-WIMS Journal Club is held on the second Thursday of each month at 4:00 P.M. CT.

More Information

Join our mailing list through Google Groups:

  1. Visit the CMS-WIMS-interest Google Group webpage
  2. Select “Ask to join group”
  3. Fill out your information and submit the form