Academic Advancement of Women in Medicine: Do Socialized Gender Differences Have a Role in Mentoring?

Mayer, Anita P.; Files, Julia A.; Ko, Marcia G.; Blair, Janis E.
February 2008
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Feb2008, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p204
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the large number of women who have entered academic medicine. It was stated that mentorship influence academic productivity of both men and women but it also exhibits some disadvantages which includes the potential need for mediation in difficult time-management and goal-setting issues.


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