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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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  • Hospital fires doctor for having cancer September 20, 2016
    KevinMD.com

    Hospital fires doctor for having cancer

    By Stephanie Waggel, MD and Pamela Wible, MD

    You’ll never guess what happened to me today. Hours after the National Day of Solidarity to Prevent Physician Suicide volunteer web page went live, I received an email stating that I am officially terminated from my psychiatry residency program.

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  • Medicare Pays Female Doctors Nearly $19,000 Less Than Male Doctors: Study August 15, 2016
    Time

    Medicare Pays Female Doctors Nearly $19,000 Less Than Male Doctors: Study

    By Mandy Oaklander

    In a new analysis of Medicare reimbursements, women physicians were reimbursed less than men across specialties

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