The HBA offers special interest groups that both meet during events at local chapters as well as network across the entire HBA online.
The two most popular groups are Women in Science and Women in Transition:
Women In Science (WIS)
Provides women in scientific roles with professional support for their full and equal career advancement, through interactive, empowering, educational, professional development programs and a platform that facilitates effective networking and collaboration. WIS membership includes women with an MD, PhD, PharmD, RN, RPh or other medical/scientific degree and/or women who are working in a research, medical or regulatory functions within the healthcare industry.
Download our WIS brochure.
Women In Transition (WIT)
The Women in Transition Affinity Group assists HBA members during career transition by providing resources and a venue for networking with other like-minded women. The Women in Transition Affinity Group carries out this mission through facilitating opportunities for networking, education, and advocacy.
Other affinity groups include:
Women in Finance Affinity Group (WIF)
Women in Finance (WIF) seeks to provide members with a background and/or interest in finance, a place to network, educate and grow. In today's tumultuous economic times, women will continue to play a significant role across all spectrums of change, recovery and progress.
The HBA Metro chapter has a WIF group.
Women Healthcare Entrepreneurs Affinity Group (WHE)
The mission of the Women Entrepreneurs Affinity Group (WHE) is to promote knowledge exchange on effective business practices and strategies that maximize the short and long-term success of HBA entrepreneurs in the healthcare industry.
The HBA Metro chapter has a WHE group.
Women in Healthcare Information Technology (WHIT)
The Women in Healthcare IT Affinity Group (WHIT) brings together women with technology backgrounds who work in the healthcare industry.
The HBA Metro chapter has a WHIT group.
Tomorrow's Executives - Young Professionals Affinity Group
The Tomorrow's Executives - Young Professionals Affinity Group is dedicated to providing a supportive environment that encourages the professional development of young women in the healthcare industry.
The HBA Metro chapter has a TE group.