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Gender News Articles: Medicine

Sep 15 2021 | Posted In: Academia, Medicine
​​​As part of the Clayman Institute’s focus on gender and the pandemic, Margot Bellon joined the Institute as a researcher this summer.
Aug 23 2021 | Posted In: Feminism, Medicine
Roanne Kantor, an assistant professor in English, noticed an interesting relationship between gender and cleanliness when she first went to India in 2013. In a recent talk for the Clayman Institute Faculty Research Fellows program titled “The Gender of Clean: Patriarchy, Art, and the Swachh Bharat...
Jul 19 2021 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Medicine
When I was applying to medical school, there was a sense of optimism about progress towards gender equity in medicine. The percentage of women in medical school had been gradually increasing, and there were rumors that a few medical schools were on the verge of having entering classes with 50...
Jun 3 2021 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Medicine
In 2019, for the first time more women than men enrolled in medical schools in the United States, with 50.5% of new students being women. However, as Faculty Research Fellow Jessica Gold pointed out, “equality of numbers does not equal equity” –  gender disparities remain in academic medicine.
Jun 3 2021 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Medicine
Arghavan Salles is a part-time senior research scholar for the Clayman Institute. Her research focuses broadly on gender equity, implicit bias, diversity, inclusion and physician well-being. During the pandemic, Salles has served as a disaster relief physician, caring for patients with COVID in the...