Women Physicians in the Specialties: Making Gains

2021-09-09T00:24:06+00:00September 19th, 2012|Categories: Career Paths|Tags: , |

Women physicians are making significant inroads in to the medical and surgical specialties, and now constitute a rapidly increasing contingent in many of the traditionally male-dominated fields. Despite these gains, the paucity of women in leadership positions, particularly within academic medicine, as well as persisting pay inequity, indicate that challenges remain.