Professional Development & Support at HMS

HMSShield HMS Ombuds Office 
Ombudsperson: Melissa Brodrick
Confidential Line: (617) 432-4040
Assists people who have concerns such as work/academic environment and performance, fear of retaliation, professional misconduct, authorship, sexual harassment, and discrimination.

HMSShield Harvard Catalyst 
Offers more than a dozen courses and training programs. In addition, the Advanced Curriculum Compendium helps you find more than 100 advanced research courses offered by Harvard affiliated schools and academic healthcare centers.

HMSShield HMS Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership 
The DCP promotes increased recruitment, retention and advancement of underrepresented minority (URM) faculty at HMS and oversees all diversity activities involving HMS faculty, trainees, students and staff.

HMSShield Joint Committee on the Status of Women 
The Committee facilitates and enhances the contribution of women faculty and staff at HMS and HSDM by expanding opportunities for leadership and advancement. The current initiatives include Child Care, Technology and Communications, Dean’s Award, Membership, Mentoring, Outreach and Development, Programming, Flextime and Job Sharing, and Salary Equity.