Broad disparities in receipt of National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant funding1 are increasingly recognized within academic surgery. The field has fewer women and underrepresented minority (URM) group members than men and White individuals,2 potentially increasing disparities. This study sought to examine the associations of sex, race, and ethnicity with receiving NIH funding by surgeons.
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Lewit RA, Black CM, Camp L, et al. Association of Sex and Race/Ethnicity With National Institutes of Health Funding of Surgeon-Scientists. JAMA Surg. 2021;156(2):195–197. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.5016
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