Tag: women in medicine

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Top tips for dealing with ‘Mother guilt’

I am an ex-superwoman. I learned my special powers from my mother, who was an actual superwoman – she worked full-time as a doctor, raised four children, cooked like...
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Being a woman

In medicine, I am seen as a woman at times when it suits some agendas, and not seen as a woman when it does not suit. But no matter...
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Women are Rising: are we ready?

The tide is turning and women are rising, but are we ready? That in Medicine there should be gender equity in student admissions, in pay, in job opportunities, is a...
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Women of Medicine – can we change the world?

I recently attended the inaugural conference of Australian Women of Medicine, in Melbourne on 26 November 2017. It was a wonderful day, and I trust it will be the...
Dr Eunice Minford surgeon in scrubs for article on Why Women Make Great Surgeons by Dr Anne Malatt

Why women make great surgeons

“The ideal surgeon should have the eye of an eagle, the heart of a lion and the hands of a woman.”15th century English proverb Women now make up 51% of western medical...
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What does a doctor look like?

An article published in 2016 recounted the stories of several female doctors who had offered in-flight assistance to distressed passengers in response to the call for help, and who...
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Women at the heart of medicine

With gender equity in medical schools, women are very definitely at the heart of Medicine where they always should have been. The question remains, however, have they been able...
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The Qualities Women Bring To Medicine That We Can All Learn...

In late 2016, a landmark paper was published in The Journal of the American Medical Association.(1) A study of around 1,600,000 urgent medical admissions of older people, for a...

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