Gender in medicine and surgery: Where are we now?

Libby Turtle, Anna Vnuk, Vivian Isaac

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Abstract

Introduction: Women now outnumber men at entry to medical school but are dramatically underrepresented in certain specialties, and take longer to reach specialist level. However, no previous study has systematically investigated trends in specialty registration based on gender in Australia.
Purpose and objectives:This study makes up part of a larger piece of work analysing the current and historical trends of gender distribution across the Australian medical specialist workforce and investigates the factors associated with changed over time.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators 2018 Conference
Place of PublicationHobart, Australia
PublisherAustralian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators
Number of pages1
ISBN (Electronic)9780980578782
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventANZAHPE 2018: Sustainability for Health Professions Education - Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Australia
Duration: 1 Jul 20184 Jul 2018

Conference

ConferenceANZAHPE 2018
CountryAustralia
CityHobart
Period1/07/184/07/18

Keywords

  • medical specialists
  • gender in medicine
  • Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency

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    Turtle, L., Vnuk, A., & Isaac, V. (2018). Gender in medicine and surgery: Where are we now? In Proceedings of the Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators 2018 Conference [101] Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators. https://www.anzahpe.org/Past-Conferences