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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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  • Comparison of Hospital Mortality and Readmission Rates for Medicare Patients Treated by Male vs Female Physicians February 14, 2017
    The JAMA Network

    Comparison of Hospital Mortality and Readmission Rates for Medicare Patients Treated by Male vs Female Physicians

    By Yusuke Tsugawa, MD, MPH, PhD

    Question Do patient outcomes differ between those treated by male and female physicians? Findings In this cross-sectional study, we examined nationally representative data of hospitalized Medicare beneficiaries and found that patients treated by...

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  • Evidence of the Superiority of Female Doctors December 19, 2016
    The Atlantic

    Evidence of the Superiority of Female Doctors

    By James Hamblin

    New research estimates that if all physicians were female, 32,000 fewer Americans would die every year. Salaries for female physicians average some $19,879—eight percent—lower than male physicians. At academic hospitals, male physicians receive...

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  • The silent epidemic of sexual harassment in medical schools October 6, 2016
    KevinMD.com

    The silent epidemic of sexual harassment in medical schools

    By Peter Ubel, MD

    It is hard for any physician to advance as a medical researcher. Competition for research funding is fierce; the rigors of publishing in prestigious medical journals are gargantuan. And women pursuing such careers face even bigger challenges, with...

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  • This is the kind of sexism women who want to be doctors deal with in med school October 4, 2016
    The Washington Post

    This is the kind of sexism women who want to be doctors deal with in med school

    By Allyson Herbst

    “Do you like vagina?” A resident physician asked me that when I was a third-year medical student in New York two years ago. He took obvious pleasure in making me squirm. I had just started hospital rotations after two years in the classroom, and...

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