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Women constitute a minority (9.2%) of academic neurosurgeons. We previously found that women in academic medicine are disadvantaged in funding and career advancement opportunities. We hypothesized that women are also underrepresented at neurosurgical society conferences and sought to quantify this.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: World neurosurgery
Gender equity is a prominent issue in the medical profession. Representation of female physicians at academic meetings has been identified as an important component of gender equity; however, this top...
The Physician Payment Sunshine Act requires biomedical companies to disclose financial relationship between themselves and physicians. We compared the amount of money received by speakers at the Ameri...
Despite making up more than half of new doctors, women are underrepresented in most surgical specialties. Various reasons have been suggested for this including issues with work-life balance, discrimi...
Thousands of physicians attend scientific conferences each year. While recent data indicate that variation in staffing during such meetings impacts survival of non-surgical patients, the association b...
Physician gender bias in surgical treatment recommendations is recognized but not well understood. We hypothesized that gender differences may exist in interpretation of patients' physical behaviors a...
The main objective of the study is to explore and map brain areas involved in processing and perception in patients suffering from neurological pathologies and condition. The investigators...
Adequate analgesia in thoracic surgery is essential to prevent severe postoperative complications, especially respiratory problems. Current knowledge about gender-related differences in pa...
To be aware of oneself as a unique entity in the world occurs early in human development and is the prerequisite of normal social functioning. The disturbance of self representation charac...
Trans (i.e., transgender, transsexual) individuals experience a gender that does not match their sex assigned at birth (Gender Incongruence), which can lead to a distress called gender dys...
This cluster-randomised controlled trial will test the hypothesis that a multifaceted program with psychological intervention in morbidity mortality conferences (MMC) improve care quality ...
A marked difference between the individual’s expressed/experienced gender and the gender others would assign him or her, and it must continue for at least six months. (from DSM-5)
Articles on conferences sponsored by NIH presenting summary statements representing the majority agreement of physicians, scientists, and other professionals convening for the purpose of reaching a consensus on a subject of interest. This heading is used for NIH consensus conferences as a means of scientific communication. In indexing it is viewed as a type of review article and as a tag for any article appearing in any publication of the NIH Office of Medical Applications of Research (OMAR).
Individuals including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, gender non-conforming people, and other populations whose sexual orientation or GENDER IDENTITY and reproductive development is considered outside cultural, societal, or physiological norms.
Prejudice or discrimination based on gender or behavior or attitudes that foster stereotyped social roles based on gender.
A person's concept of self as being male and masculine or female and feminine, or ambivalent, based in part on physical characteristics, parental responses, and psychological and social pressures. It is the internal experience of gender role.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...
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