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JCSW Library
Several books, DVDs, and transcriptions are available to anyone in the HMS/HSDM community at the Countway Library. Materials are lent for one month. If you are interested in these materials, please ask a librarian to direct you to the "Women and Medicine" collection on the second floor.



1001 Ways to Take Initiative at Work
Bob Nelson and Matthew Wawiorka

Beyond the Double Bind: Women and Leadership
Kathleen Hall Jamieson

Dealing with People You Can't Stand. How to Bring Out the Best in People at Their Worst
Dr. Rick Brinkman and Dr. Rick Kirschner

Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss what Matters Most

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff at Work: Simple Ways to Minimize Stress and Conflict
Richard Carlson

Getting Past No: Negotiating Your Way from Confrontation to Cooperation
William Ury

Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
By Roger Fisher and William Ury

Negotiating at an Uneven Table: Developing Moral Courage in Resolving Our Conflict
Phyllis Beck Kritek

Resolving Personal and Organizational Conflict: Stories of Transformational and Forgiveness
Kenneth Cloke and Joan Goldsmith

Sex and Power
Susan Estrich

Verbal Judo: The Gentle Art of Persuasion
George J. Thompson, PhD and Jerry B. Jenkins

Women's Growth in Connection
Writings from the Stone Center, by Judith V. Jordayn, Alexandra G Kaplan, Jean Baker Miller, Irene P. Stiver, Janet L. Surrey

Women Don't Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide
Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever

The Door in the Dream, Conversations with Eminent Women in Science
Elga Wasserman

Between Women: Love, Envy, and Competition in Women's Friendships
Luise Eichenbaum and Susie Orbach

Getting it Done: How to Lead When You're not in Charge
Rover Fisher and Alan Sharp

Hardball for Women: Winning at the Game of Business
Pat Heim

In the Company of Women: Indirect Aggression Among Women: Why we Hurt Each Other and How to Stop
Pat Heim and Susan Murphy with Susan K. Golant

Her Place at the Table: A Woman's Guide to Negotiating Five Key Challenges to Leadership Success
Deborah M. Kolb, PhD., Judith Willimas, PhD, Carol Frohlinger, JD

Why So Slow? The Advancement of Women
Virginia Valian

Curious Minds: How a Child Becomes a Scientist
John Brockman

The Girl's Guide to Being a Boss (without being a bitch)
Caitlin Friedman and Kimberly Yorio

Off-ramps and On-ramps: Keeping Talented Women on the Road to Success
Sylvia Ann Hewlett

Advancing Postdoc Women Guidebook
National Postdoctoral Association
Edited by Belinda Lee Huang, Ph.D.



Surviving and Thriving in an Academic Medical Environment:
Strategies for Female Faculty and Staff
Sumru Erkut, Ph.D., Associate Director and a Senior research Scientist at the Center for Research on Women at Wellesley College



Interview with Dr. Shirley Driscoll, Professor Emeritus of Pathology at the Harvard Medical School for the Archives for Women in Medicine at the Countway Library at Harvard Medical School on June 30, 2006 by Dr. Malkah Notman.

Interview with Dr. Lynne Reid, S. Burt Wolbach Distinguished Professor of Pathology at Children's Hospital for the Archives for Women in Medicine at the Countway Library at Harvard Medical School on June 30, 2006 by Dr. Carol Nadelson.

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A community of women and men who strive to make the working environment better for all.


The Joint Committee on the Status of Women

Harvard Medical School /
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
25 Shattuck Street, Room 206
Boston, MA 02115
Tel: 617.432.0719