Integrating work and family commitments can be difficult, especially after the birth, adoption, or placement of a child. Institutional family leave policies have been reviewed at top US medical schools for faculty and resident physicians,1,2 but to our knowledge, policies for administrative staff have not been studied.
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Vance MC, Riano NS, Jagsi R, et al. Assessment of Paid Childbearing and Family Leave Policies for Administrative Staff at Top US Medical Schools. JAMA Intern Med. 2020;180(4):589–592. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.6653
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