OFD Library & Resources

Online learning opportunities

Career Development Plans

Using Mentoring and Individual Career Development Plans to Facilitate Career Success
Dr. Bill Powderly

Using Mentoring and Individual Career Development Plans to Facilitate Career Success
Dr. Bill Powderly
Powerpoint Presentation

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Funding and Grant Writing

Building Up the Nerve Podcast – The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke’s Building Up the Nerve is a podcast for trainees that takes you through the components of a grant application with successful awardees.

Letters of Reference and Support

Constructing Letters of Recommendation for Trainees – Workshop and Panel Discussion – Recording and Powerpoint Presentations

Workshop: Does your letter of reference promote you? – Recording
Workshop: Does your letter of reference promote you? – Powerpoint Presentation
Resources on writing letters of reference and support


Management Time:  Who’s Got the Monkey?

Management and Supervision

WU HR Resouces and Training:
Performance management is a fundamental management process that helps shape how employees view and do their work at Washington University. Visit WUMS HR for more information on providing effective feedback or to register for upcoming HR courses for leaders and managers.


The National Research Mentoring Network supports your advancement at every career stage of research in the biomedical science.  Experience mentorship and professional development programs designed to hone your practices and deepen your connection to the diverse nationwide scientific community.


LGBT Health subscription is now available through Becker Medical Library.

When ‘he’ or ‘she’ does not fit, ‘they’ often becomes the pronoun of choice

Powerpoint and Presentations

WUMS-BJH – Template with logos

WUMS_BJH-Siteman – Template with logos

“How to Not Use Powerpoint”, Ed Weisbart, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine


The Washington University Medical Center Housestaff Auxiliary (WUMCHA), a department of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, has acted as a support group to address the unique needs of spouses, partners, residents, fellows and attending physicians affiliated with the Medical Center since 1982. These people, the majority of whom have relocated to St. Louis, have special life stresses that WUMCHA strives to address.

Wellness and work-life balance

Article on Quartz – “Stay-At-Work”

Physician Resilient, but Still Suffer Burnout

Women in science and medicine

Flip the Script:  Women in the Workplace

Hear Me Roar:  Women Leaders in Science – Past, Present, and Future

How Men Can Become Better Allies to Women

“Running on Empty? How women physicians choose different to enjoy medicine and life more”

Request a Scientist — 500 Women Scientists – Pledges to build an inclusive scientific community dedicated to training a more diverse group of future leaders in science.

Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Women in Science Newsletter

Women in Science Website

Women of Color Research Network

Women’s Health in Focus at NIH