(Abstracted from JAMA Surg, doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0529)
Despite equal enrollment of women in medical schools, they are underrepresented in surgical and procedural specialties. Compared with 33% of men, only 14% of women graduating medical school apply to surgical residencies.
Division of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston (H.G.L., R.E.S., N.M.); Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester (J.S.D.); Center for Surgery and Public Health, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (N.M.)