Gender Representation at Neurological Surgery Conferences.

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Summary of "Gender Representation at Neurological Surgery Conferences."

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.


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Name: World neurosurgery
ISSN: 1878-8769


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