Tag: women in medicine

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Mentors, Sponsors and Gender Inequity

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I recently attended a conference and heard a presentation delivered to female surgeons which addressed the subject of mentors, sponsors and gender inequity in medicine. These were the facts presented: Mentors ...
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Top tips for dealing with ‘Mother guilt’

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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

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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 of Medicine – can we change the world?

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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...
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Why women make great surgeons

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“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?

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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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