TITLE

Gender Issues in Surgical Training: From Minority to Mainstream

AUTHOR(S)
Borman, Karen R.
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Feb2007, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p161
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the gap between female medical students and resident numbers in surgical training in the U.S. Women comprised 47% of medical graduates in 2004 but remained a minority group. 95% of female students reject surgery as a specialty choice before going in a medical school with only 6% choosing a surgical residency. Work hours and personal finances are among the reasons for the resignation of women residents.
ACCESSION #
23913989

 

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