Nancy A. Rigotti, MD

Nancy Rigotti

Director, Office for Women's Careers (OWC)
Tel: (617) 724.0818 | womens.careers@partners.org

Dr. Rigotti is a professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Associate Chief for Academic Advancement in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine. A national leader in general medicine and primary care, she is Past President of the Society of General Internal Medicine.  She has a long-standing interest in women’s health and women’s careers and was a founding member of the MGH Women’s Health Associates practice.  As a mentor, she co-directs MGH’s NIDA-funded K12 Career Development Program in Substance Use and Addiction Medicine and previously co-directed MGH’s Research Fellowship in General Medicine and Primary Care for more than a decade. An internationally renowned expert in tobacco use and dependence, Dr. Rigotti founded and directs the Mass General Tobacco Research and Treatment Center and is Past President of the Society for Research in Nicotine and Tobacco.

 OWC Advisory Council:

Originally formed in September of 1993 by honorary trustee Jane D. Claflin, The Women in Academic Medicine (WAM) Committee at the MGH provided the original impetus for the creation of the Office for Women's Careers. The WAM Committee has been renamed the OWC Advisory Council. The OWC Advisory Council is comprised of administrative and faculty leaders and meets twice a year to provide oversight and review OWC priorities and activities.
Members include:

Stephen Calderwood, MD
Phyllis L. Carr, MD
David C. Chang, PhD
Jane Claflin, Hon. Trustee
Marcela Del Carmen, MD
Marie Demay, MD
Jeffrey Ecker, MD
Barbara Gilchrest, MD
Peter T. Greenspan, MD
Dina Hirshfeld-Becker, PhD
Melissa L. Mattison, MD
Elizabeth Mort, MD
Elena Olson, JD
Sareh Parangi, MD
May C. Pian-Smith, MD
Martha Bishop Pitman, MD
Ann Prestipino, MPH
Nancy Rigotti, MD
Jerrold Rosenbaum, MD
Joan A. Sapir, EdM, MBA
Isaac Schiff, MD
Peggy Slasman
Jennifer Temel, MD
Elizabeth Temin, MD
Theodore Stern, MD
Erin Tracy, MD, MPH
Rochelle Walensky, MD
Debra Weinstein, MD
Jeanine Wiener-Kronish, MD
Malissa J. Wood, MD

OWC Committee:

The OWC Committee is comprised of early- and mid-career women faculty, meets three times a year and takes a more active role in helping to identify needs and to design and implement activities.
Members include:

Alexy Arauz-Boudreau, MD
Maryam Asgari, MD
Meridale Baggett, MD
Lori Berkowitz, MD
Sherri-Ann Burnett-Bowie, MD
Susan Cotman, PhD
Alice Flaherty, MD, PhD
Vicki Fung, PhD
Emily Hyle, MD
Kate Jeffrey, PhD
Cassandra Kelleher, MD
Kerri Palamara, MD
Nancy Rigotti, MD
Natalia Rost, MD
Margaret Samuels-Kalow, MD
Aliyah Sohani, MD
Anne Thorndike, MD, MPH
Linda J. Wang, MD, MBA
Deborah Wexler, MD
Joanna Yeh, PhD
Markella Zanni, MD