Profile of Female Academic General Surgeons

Numann, Patricia J.
December 2006
American Surgeon;Dec2006, Vol. 72 Issue 12, p1160
Academic Journal
The article comments on the paper entitled "A Profile of Female Academic General Surgeons: Credentials, Training and Types of Practice," which discusses issues faced by women who choose academic surgery. Several questions raised by the data on career choices, track, rank and tenure are cited. The paper argues that women are underrepresented in the said field.


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