The University of Sheffield Medical School has renewed its Athena SWAN silver award sustaining its progress and achievement in gender equality and pioneering in three areas, the Think Ahead programme, GROW mentoring for professional services staff and in developing an Athena SWAN charter for the NHS.
Sheila Francis, Chairperson of the Medical School Athena SWAN self-assessment team said “ I am absolutely delighted that our progress in improving gender equality in our Medical School has been recognised. Sheffield has an inspirational group of individuals who have embedded good practice into our workplace culture. We are especially proud of our flagship project, Athena SWAN NHS and are pleased to work with our partners Health Education Yorkshire and Humber, Sheffield Supporting Women in Medicine and Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust on this. I hope that this award will continue to inspire us and other NHS Trusts and Medical Schools in the UK to achieve even more”