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Women in the medical workplace

 

  • I’m a young, female doctor. Calling me ‘sweetie’ won’t help me save your life. July 10, 2017
    The Washington Post

    I’m a young, female doctor. Calling me ‘sweetie’ won’t help me save your life.

    By Faye Reiff-Pasarew

    “Sweetheart, you’re too young to understand,” my patient — a man in his 60s, someone accustomed to commanding a room — barked at me from his hospital bed. Medical problems had recently upended his life, and he was having a hard time...

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  • Yakima Valley women contribute to boom in health care industry May 13, 2017
    Yamika Herald

    Yakima Valley women contribute to boom in health care industry

    By Molly Rosbach

    This school year, women made up very nearly half of the roughly 28,000 students accepted to medical schools in the U.S., and about 46 percent of medical school graduates in 2016.

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  • Large Gender Gap Seen in Physician Compensation May 11, 2017
    Health Leaders Media

    Large Gender Gap Seen in Physician Compensation

    By John Commins

    Male primary care physicians earn 17% percent more than females, while males in specialty care are paid 37% more than females in the same field, an MGMA survey finds.

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  • A state-by-state breakdown of the striking gender gap in doctors’ pay April 26, 2017
    Stat News

    A state-by-state breakdown of the striking gender gap in doctors’ pay

    By Casey Ross

    If you’re a doctor in Charlotte, N.C., you’re ideally situated to benefit from the highest pay in the health care business. There’s just one catch: If you want that big money, you can’t be a woman.

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  • Comparison of Male vs Female Resident Milestone Evaluations by Faculty During Emergency Medicine Residency Training March 14, 2017
    The JAMA Network

    Comparison of Male vs Female Resident Milestone Evaluations by Faculty During Emergency Medicine Residency Training

    By Arjun Dayal, BS1; Daniel M. O’Connor, BA2; Usama Qadri, BA1; et al

    Question  How does gender affect the evaluation of emergency medicine residents throughout residency training?

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  • Study: Women in medical training may be targets of bias March 7, 2017
    Philly.com

    Study: Women in medical training may be targets of bias

    By Rita Giordano

    A national study of medical residents training to become emergency department doctors found that while men and women started on equal footing, by the end of their third and final year of training, the men on average scored higher than the women in...

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