Representation of women very low in academic internal medicine

Women remain significantly underrepresented in academic internal medicine leadership positions in the United States, according to findings published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.Underrepresentation persisted despite a record-high percentage — 50.7% — of female medical students matriculating in 2017.“Improving the pipeline of women in internal medicine and its subspecialties is an important goal,” Stefanie Purdon, MD, an internist in the division of pulmonary and critical care medicine at Beaumont Hospital in Troy, Michigan, and colleagues wrote. “ImprovingRead More

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