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June 25, 1982

Advancement of Men and Women in Medical Academia-Reply

JAMA. 1982;247(24):3311. doi:10.1001/jama.1982.03320490015011

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In Reply.—  The letters of Drs Ruane and Barton focusing on specific variables such as "having a 'wife' " or the morbidity of "promotion with loss of tenure-track" indicate that they too recognize the differential survival of men and women in medicine as an epidemiologic problem worthy of pursuit. After computing the more basic survival curves suggested originally, these and other lines of inquiry can be more productively examined and placed in proper perspective.