How female physicians are supporting each other in addressing professional inequities
ith the launch of Time’s Up Health Care , the discrimination women face in medicine, from the gender pay gap to harassment to leadership barriers, is more visible than ever. What’s less known is how women are surviving in their sometimes-toxic work environments, and how they’re pushing back to address system inequities.
One key, and simple, strategy is to demand the Dr. title. Dr. Justine Amaro, an emergency physician and assistant professor at the University of Ottawa, warns female trainees ag