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November 21, 2019

Additional Factors in the Association of Gender and Parenthood With Conference Attendance—Reply

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  • 1Department of Radiation Oncology, John Theurer Cancer Center, Hackensack Meridian Health–Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Partnership, Hackensack, New Jersey
  • 2Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • 3Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
JAMA Oncol. 2020;6(1):160. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.5022

In Reply We appreciate the comments of Wu and colleagues, who shared insights from their own lived experiences to enhance the understanding of the phenomena we investigated in our survey study.1 The findings of that study showed that both male and female oncologists highly valued attending conferences.1 We identified childcare as an important barrier to meeting attendance.

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