BIRCWH K12 Program

The Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) is a mentored career-development program.

It connects junior faculty, known as BIRCWH Scholars, to senior faculty with shared research interest in women’s health and sex-differences research. Since the program was created in 2000, 77 grants to 39 institutions supporting more than 542 junior faculty have been awarded by the ORWH and BIRCWH program co-sponsors. The mission of the UNC BIRCWH program is to promote recruitment, retention, and sustained advancement of biomedical careers in women's health.

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