Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization, and the Center for Faculty Development & Diversity, we extend a warm welcome to our new faculty and trainees. We are delighted to have you join our growing community of passionate and innovative investigators and health care providers.

Whether you’re starting your residency, postdoctoral fellowship, or a new faculty position, you are now a part of the Brigham family and our treasured legacy of excellence that endures and flourishes across BWH and beyond. The BWPO provides support and resources for more than 1,500 faculty physicians engaged in our mission areas of clinical care, medical education, research, and community service, both locally and globally. With more than 1,000 principal investigators and 3,700 individuals involved in investigation and discovery, BWH is recognized as a vibrant force both nationally and internationally in biomedical research and innovation.

We’ve prepared this guide so that you can take full advantage of all that BWH has to offer, and in turn, share your talents with us. You are the drivers of our vision and commitment to advancing our mission well into the future. We are here to support you and welcome your insights and feedback. Please take advantage of the many resources available to you, which the CFDD presents in the subsequent pages.

We wish you the best of luck as you embark on this journey.


Elizabeth G. Nabel, MD
President, Brigham and Women’s Health Care

Allen Smith, MD, MS
President, Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization

Paul Anderson, MD, PhD
Chief Academic Officer, Brigham and Women’s Hospital