Female Docs Don’t Give Grand Rounds as Often as Men

The grand rounds podium is a coveted perch in medicine, a place where clinical leaders showcase their expertise—it’s also one women don’t reach as often as men.

from STAT

A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine on Monday found that women are underrepresented as grand rounds lecturers in a wide range of clinical specialties. In a nationwide sample of medical schools and academic hospitals, a median of 26 percent of speakers were women. Meanwhile, women comprise 47 percent of medical students, 46 percent of residents, and 36 percent of faculty in the US.

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