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This study uses data from multiple US healthcare associations to assess the representation of women and underrepresented minority members among the pool of physicians working in cardiology.
This cross-sectional study examines trends in racial/ethnic representation among US medical school applicants and matriculants relative to the overall age-adjusted US population.
This qualitative study describes female surgeons’ perceptions of factors promoting and hindering their professional success in an academic setting.
This qualitative study describes the development and implementation of a hands-on surgical pipeline program for low-income high school students.
In the context of joint preliminary recommendations from the Federation of State Medical Boards and the National Board of Medical Examiners to consider moving the USMLE examination to pass-fail score reporting, this Viewpoint discusses how the current 3-digit score reporting structure is used by residency program directors and medical schools, how it may distract students from developing qualities of innovation and humanism important to medicine, and how it may facilitate workforce underrepresentation of some student groups.
This cohort study uses the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Provider Payments database to identify whether sex-based discrepancies exist in clinical practice, reimbursement payments, and geographic distributions in the urological specialty.
This survey study explores perceptions about parental leave from US general surgery residents.
In this narrative medicine essay, two women physicians define the imposter syndrome that largely affects women in medicine and suggest gateways for women to advance their careers and showcase their talent.
This survey study examines how gender disparities are associated with attrition from the workforce and how family considerations are associated with decisions about how much to work.
This survey study of physician mothers examines the association between increased domestic workload and career dissatisfaction, and whether this association differs between proceduralists and nonproceduralists.
This study examines the changes in the composition of visiting professorships by race and sex at 25 academic surgical programs from 2007 through 2017.
This article combines a narrative review with a survey of the Society of Surgical Chairs membership to develop recommendations on end-of-career transitions for senior surgeons.
This Medical News story discusses a recent study that found a lack of gender and ethnic diversity in leading public health schools.
This Viewpoint discusses common challenges faced by dual-physician couples and proposes institutional and individual strategies to improve work-life balance.
In this narrative medicine essay, a medical school dean talks about the reticence most women feel when considering leadership roles and urges women to work out of their comfort zones, seize diverse opportunities, and step into leadership roles.
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