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Women in the medical workplace

 

  • Science for all March 6, 2013
    Nature.com

    Science for all

    Whether female scientists will want to celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March may depend on how far they look back in time. Things have changed, and if you talk in terms of decades, there are considerable victories to cheer about. But...

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  • Female surgeons say explicit bias is rare, but subtler obstacles still exist in Boston February 25, 2013
    Boston.com

    Female surgeons say explicit bias is rare, but subtler obstacles still exist in Boston

    By Liz Kowalczyk

    The operating room, once an exclusive club for male surgeons, is becoming more welcoming to female surgeons. But the experiences of local doctors suggest that full gender equality has not yet arrived…

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  • Women in Math, Science and Medicine: Still Work to be Done February 22, 2013
    Huffington Post

    Women in Math, Science and Medicine: Still Work to be Done

    By Molly Weinburgh

    In the 1970s and 1980s there was recognition that women were under-represented in careers such as engineering, science, mathematics and medicine. As a result, efforts were made to identify and encourage females who wanted to enter these fields. To...

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  • Female residents face singular challenges balancing marriage with medical training February 14, 2013
    The Boston Globe

    Female residents face singular challenges balancing marriage with medical training

    By Liz Kowalczyk

    Male residents struggle to balance family life with the arduous training required to become a doctor. But female residents often face singular challenges, because most don’t have spouses who stay at home or work less-consuming jobs to run the...

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  • Busting the Myths of the Emergency Medicine Gender Gap February 12, 2013
    Emergency Physicians Monthly

    Busting the Myths of the Emergency Medicine Gender Gap

    By Jeannette Wolfe, MD

    There is still a marked disparity between the number of women in emergency medicine and the percentage of female leaders. This is damaging both to female physicians and to the specialty as a whole. Sports Illustrated dedicated its May 2012 issue to...

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  • Why Women Lose at the Negotiating Table September 12, 2012
    Emergency Physicians Monthly

    Why Women Lose at the Negotiating Table

    By Jeannette Wolfe, MD

    Deeply ingrained gender traits make it difficult for many female emergency physicians to successfully negotiate their contracts. Here are five negotiating pitfalls, and strategies for breaking the cycle.

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