Women ‘significantly underrepresented’ in medical journal editor positions

Women 'significantly underrepresented' in medical journal editor positions

Among 410 leading medical journals, just 21% had a woman as editor in chief, according to findings published in JAMA Network Open.“Evidence on the gender gap in academia has been mounting over the past few years, and the gendered impact of COVID-19 may have exacerbated longstanding gender inequalities,” Ana-Catarina Pinho-Gomes, DPhil, an honorary research fellow at The George Institute for Global Health in the U.K., told Healio Primary Care. “These have been highlighted at all stages of the academic ladder and in many fronts, from authorship of papers to editorial boards,Read More

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