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March 10, 2021

Beyond the Glass Ceiling—Do Women in Senior Positions Face a Precarious Glass Cliff?

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  • 1Renal Unit, University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust, Coventry, United Kingdom
  • 2Faculty Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom
JAMA Surg. 2021;156(6):589. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2021.0012

To the Editor We have read with great interest the recent commentary in JAMA Surgery on challenges to professional advancement facing women surgeons.1 This follows a long series of articles and letters in recent months highlighting issues occurring earlier in female surgical careers, including gender stereotyping affecting surgical trainees and the gender gap that exists in surgical residencies.

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