Women in Science and Medicine Advisory Committee (WISMAC)

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WISMAC is a UT Southwestern Medical Center institutional standing committee composed of appointed representatives of the faculty, administration, fellows, and student body. WISMAC provides advice and initiatives on issues related to women in science and medicine, with the ultimate goal to improve UT Southwestern for everyone. We are supported by the Southwestern Medical Foundation.

Our Mission

The mission of WISMAC is to promote, support, and advocate for the advancement of women in science and medicine at UT Southwestern.

The primary objectives are to:

  • Enhance the visibility and recognition of women in science and medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Create a collegial and supportive environment through promoting initiatives that support faculty career advancement
  • Provide inspiration and career guidance to the next generation of women in science and medicine
WISMAC Co-Chairs and Elizabeth McNally
2016-2017 Ida M. Green Distinguished Visiting Professor Elizabeth M. McNally, M.D., Ph.D. (center) with WISMAC Co-Chairs Carole Mendelson, Ph.D., (left) and Naomi Winick, M.D. (right).
WISMAC Members
WISMAC members are pictured with Elizabeth M. McNally, M.D., Ph.D. (sitting, fourth from left) who was the 2016–2017 honoree of Southwestern Medical Foundation’s Ida M. Green Distinguished Visiting Professorship Honoring Women in Science and Medicine.