Gender disparities in academic rank achievement in neurosurgery: a critical assessment.

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Summary of "Gender disparities in academic rank achievement in neurosurgery: a critical assessment."

The objective of this study was to evaluate whether there are disparities in academic rank and promotion between men and women neurosurgeons.


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Name: Journal of neurosurgery
ISSN: 1933-0693
Pages: 1-6


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