Women in Medical Schools and Academia

  • Marjorie A. Bowman


As noted in Chapter 1, women did not officially enter medical schools in the United States until the latter half of the 1800s. Women have now become nearly half of the medical students, and a substantial minority of faculty. The number of women in major leadership positions in medical schools has expanded dramatically but remains quite small.


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