You would expect women to flourish in medicine. Since 1996, women have outnumbered men in Australian medical schools. More than half of general practice trainees, two out of three paediatric trainees, and close to three in four obstetricians in training are women. Look at surgical training and this pattern stops: fewer than one in three ...
Yes, sexism is rife in surgery and its time to do something about it
By Elizabeth Sturgess and Christine Phillips
15 Mar 2015