The Women's Health Research Institute is committed to providing professional education opportunities for students, clinicians, and researchers.

WHRI Monthly Research Forums

The monthly research forums were developed to address a significant barrier to advancing women's health research: lack of awareness among health professionals and researchers that sex and gender matter in health and disease. Over 200 faculty, staff, students, and community members attend our forums and receive CNE credits. Read more

Online Courses

The WHRI has compiled a comprehensive list of online courses with authoritative information on the basic scientific and clinical understandings of women's health. Read more

Fellows & Scholars

The WHRI is committed to cultivating the careers of clinicians and investigators interested in pursuing research on sex differences in basic and clinical science. Read more

Faculty Journal Club

The Women in Science Journal Club was developed to provide a cross-departmental discussion series to posdoctoral faculty and tenured science faculty at Northwestern University. This program facilitates conversations on the culture of women in science academia and cultivates meaningful networks of women at Northwestern. Read more