Recognizing the Achievements of Women in Science,Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine
Women earned 45% of biomedical PhD degrees from 1994-1996, but more than 10 years later, women constitute around 20% of senior faculty and less than 30% of junior faculty in medical school basic science departments.
Women Are Underrepresented as Recipients of Many Prestigious Awards
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Why Are Female Doctors Introduced By First Name While Men Are Called ‘Doctor’?A study of speaker introductions at the Mayo Clinic's internal medicine “grand rounds” -- events where doctors, researchers, residents, and medical students present medical problems and treatments for discussion -- showed that male introducers used professional titles for female doctors only 49 percent of the time on first reference, but introduced male doctors by their titles 72 percent of the time.» Link to the original article