Outstanding work recognized in areas such as cancer care outcomes, overlapping surgeries, statin use in patients with diabetes, and hospital lengths of stay.
A majority of women say their ambition to become physicians began in girlhood.
In a webinar for Women in Medicine Month, Vineet Arora, MD describes barriers faced by women physicians and identifies strategies to bring hidden leadership figures to the forefront of medicine.
Anecdotal reports of patient bias toward female and minority physicians are widespread. New research will explore how such attitudes translate into patients’ survey responses.
They helped break barriers in medicine. Now, senior female physicians face daunting challenges such as retirement planning and parental caregiving.