Women account for 19.2% of practicing general surgeons1 and 9.8% of professors in academic surgery.2 While the origin of this disparity is multifactorial, we hypothesize that women and men experience different barriers to a surgical career. We investigated sex differences in perception of career barriers among faculty and resident physicians at our academic institution.
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Zern NK, Shalhub S, Wood DE, Calhoun KE. Association of Sex With Perceived Career Barriers Among Surgeons. JAMA Surg. Published online September 11, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.2648
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