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Women in Intensive Care study: A preliminary assessment of international data on female representation in the ICU physician workforce, leadership and academic positions

Venkatesh, B.; Mehta, Sangeeta; Angus, Derek C.; Finfer, Simon; Machado, Flavia R.; Marshall, John; Mitchell, Imogen; Peake, Sandra; Zimmerman, Janice L.

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Background: Despite increasing female enrolment into medical schools, persistent gender gaps exist in the physician workforce. There are limited published data on female representation in the critical care medicine workforce. Methods: To obtain a global perspective, societies (n=84; 79,834 members (40,363 physicians, 39,471 non-physicians)) registered with the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine were surveyed. Longitudinal data on female trainee and specialist...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-09-10
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/195336
Source: Critical Care
DOI: 10.1186/s13054-018-2139-1
Access Rights: Open Access

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