Annekathryn Goodman, MD, MS, MA, MPH
Director, Strength & Serenity MGH Global Initiative to End Gender-Based Violence

Dr. Annekathryn Goodman is a Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School and a Fellow of both the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American College of Surgeons. She has a fulltime practice in Gynecologic Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital and is an affiliate of MGH Global Disaster Response and Humanitarian Action and the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Associate of MGH Center for Global Health. She is the Director of the Strength & Serenity MGH Global Initiative to End Gender-Based Violence and Co-director of MGH Women’s Global Health.

She completed medical school and residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston and her fellowship training in gynecologic oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). In addition to board certification in gynecologic oncology, she is certified in acupuncture, and has completed training in both pastoral and palliative care. She received a certificate in Clinical Ethics and Health Policy from the Center for Practical Bioethics, University of Kansas Medical School. She received a certificate in Global health and MPH in Health Policy and Management from New York Medical College. She has undergone advanced training in humanitarian disaster relief work through the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Missioncraft in disaster relief operations, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma.

She was the Director of the Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program at Massachusetts General Hospital from 1998 through 2017. She is the past president of The Obstetrical Society of Boston and of the New England Society of Gynecologic Oncologists. She is also a member of the Ethics Committee at Massachusetts General Hospital.

She is a member of the national Trauma and Critical Care Team, a branch of the US department of Health and Human Services and has deployed to various international disasters. Since 2008, she has been consulting in Bangladesh on cervical cancer prevention and the development of medical infrastructure to care for women with gynecologic cancers. She has directed a two-month observership in gynecologic oncology at MGH for physicians from resource-limited countries since 2016.

Please see Dr. Goodman’s Harvard Catalyst Profile for selected publications.