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Attending to Resident: Gender Bias

  • Georges Ramalanjaona
  • Benjamin Ramalanjaona
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Abstract

This chapter contains a case study of gender bias toward a female resident by a Caucasian male faculty member in the emergency department. It describes a successful educational strategy used to deal with the issue.

Keywords

Gender Bias Female resident Faculty European male Academia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Georges Ramalanjaona
    • 1
  • Benjamin Ramalanjaona
    • 2
  1. 1.Essen Medical AssociateBronxUSA
  2. 2.State University of New York Downstate Medical CenterBrooklynUSA

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