SGIM Forum

PERSPECTIVE: PART I

A CALL TO ACTION: SUPPORT OUR FEMALE INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENTS

The issue of gender bias and women in medicine has become a “hot topic” in the medical field today, and rightfully so. As of 2019, women now make up more than 50% of incoming medical students; yet, female physicians are still dealing with a gender pay gap and a disparity amongst leadership positions held within healthcare institutions.1 Fewer female physicians choose to pursue careers in academic medicine compared to their male counterparts.1,2 Various healthcare organizations— including SGIM, the AMA, and the ACP—have highlighted suggestions to address this disparity… Download the full article below.


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