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  • Laura Huang
  • Of those, between 1,500 to 3,000 fewer women may have died if their doctor had been female, Laura Huang, a study co-author and Harvard Business School associate professor, said in an interview. (forbes.com)
  • A review of nearly 582,000 heart attack cases over 19 years showed female patients had a significantly higher survival rate when a woman treated them in the ER, according to Seth Carnahan of Washington University in St. Louis, part of the project's three-member research team along with principal investigator Brad Greenwood of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and Laura Huang of Harvard University. (eurekalert.org)
  • Women patients with heart attack have better survival rates when treated by a woman doctor, according to a recent study undertaken by principal investigator Brad Greenwood of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and Laura Huang of Harvard University along with Seth Carnahan of Washington University in St. Louis. (medindia.net)
  • medical
  • Compelling and impressively, Norman's narrative not only offers an unsparing look at the historically and culturally fraught relationship between women and their doctors, it also reveals how, in the quest for answers and good health, women must still fight a patriarchal medical establishment to be heard. (hachettebookgroup.com)
  • Abby Norman writes powerfully about her experience living with endometriosis and presents research on the disease and the history of women who were brushed off by medical professionals. (hachettebookgroup.com)
  • The young doctor didn't realise it at the time but, as she set about planning her research, she was taking the first steps on the path towards a medical research career that would one day make her a leading international figure in the area of women's health. (theage.com.au)
  • Nevertheless, they waged a long battle to gain access to medical education and hospital training and, since then, women have overcome prejudices and discrimination to create and broaden opportunities within the profession. (nih.gov)
  • Physicians have tough decisions to make when medical ethics and law come into conflict. (ama-assn.org)
  • The medical tourism trend can upend patient expectations and physician responsibilities. (ama-assn.org)
  • I've gone to a lot of events and listened to a lot of webinars about more senior physicians," said Dr. Templeton, professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and Health System, and the immediate past president of the American Medical Women's Association. (ama-assn.org)
  • In the medical world, recent studies show doctors are less alert to symptoms in older adults when a patient is female. (forbes.com)
  • Women are increasingly represented among pediatric medical subspecialties," Mayer and Preisser wrote. (innovations-report.com)
  • She also co-founded the London School of Medicine for Women, where she lectured, paving the way for medical education for women. (cnn.com)
  • BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S PHYSICIAN GROUP provides comprehensive adult medical care. (brighamandwomens.org)
  • All physicians on staff at the Brigham and Women's Physician Group are fully board certified and full-time clinical faculty of Harvard Medical School. (brighamandwomens.org)
  • A full-time nursing and medical assistant staff works closely with the doctors at the site providing health educational information to patients and assisting directly in patient care and coordination of services. (brighamandwomens.org)
  • Quite simply, the average male medical graduate will work full-time, while the average female won't. (refinery29.com)
  • According to a new study published in the online edition of Postgraduate Medical Journal , Medicare reimbursed female doctors roughly $19,000 less than it did male physicians in 2012. (moneytalksnews.com)
  • We believe that the higher incidence of divorce among female physicians stems from the greater tradeoffs they are forced to make to achieve work/life balance," said lead author Dan Ly, medical resident at Massachusetts General Hospital. (hindustantimes.com)
  • We found that doctors have among the lowest rates of divorce among health care professionals," said senior author of the report Anupam Jena from the Harvard Medical School. (hindustantimes.com)
  • The findings not only launch a grenade at the gender pay gap in medicine, they also suggest the methods of female physicians-if replicated broadly-could significantly improve the quality of medical care in the United States. (scientificamerican.com)
  • The report also showed that at some medical institutions, there is an unspoken rule that female workers cannot get pregnant at the same time. (koreaherald.com)
  • But on Tuesday, the participants of a news conference were informed that about 50 per cent of women, who graduated from medical colleges, never worked. (dawn.com)
  • Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) president Prof Dr Masood Hameed told the news conference that female medical students occupied the general merit seats in public sector medical colleges and got subsidy but after completing their education they never started their professional career. (dawn.com)
  • Out of the total medical and dental practitioners, almost 50 per cent are women, he added. (dawn.com)
  • Dr Hameed, while talking to Dawn, added that students who got admission to medical colleges on general merit seats paid around Rs15,000 to Rs20,000 fee a year, so they completed their MBBS by spending around Rs100,000. (dawn.com)
  • Unfortunately, after completion of the course, most of the female medical graduates never worked. (dawn.com)
  • In 1927, she became the second woman to graduate from the Medical College of Georgia. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Dr. Esohe Faith Ohuoba of Memorial Hermann Medical Group in Texas became an ob-gyn because she felt it was a specialty that has the greatest potential to address health disparities among women - and build healthier communities by being on the frontline of women's health care, from cancer prevention to contraceptive options and battling STDs. (yahoo.com)
  • 200,000
  • Over 200,000 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in 2010, according to the organization Susan G. Komen for the Cure. (ehow.com)
  • In the AFP editorial, the authors called UKCTOCS a 'landmark study' that included about 200,000 healthy postmenopausal women, with one-half randomized to no screening, one-fourth randomized to receive annual pelvic ultrasonography and one-fourth randomized to multimodal screening (MMS). (aafp.org)
  • tend
  • It's not just a matter of wanting to avoid 'antisocial hours' that interfere with family life - an institution to which men tend to pay homage but that women are actually more likely to put ahead of their career. (refinery29.com)
  • Carnahan-Greenwood
  • The research is similar to another Carnahan-Greenwood collaboration documenting how female lawyers were less likely to advance in their firms with promotions and plum assignments when they worked for politically conservative male law partners. (eurekalert.org)
  • Interestingly, Carnahan-Greenwood have collaborated in an earlier study that found how women lawyers were less likely to progress in their firms with less chances of handling challenging assignments or being given promotions when their male bosses were politically conservative. (medindia.net)
  • younger
  • The many female physicians who entered medicine in the 1970s and '80s are at or nearing retirement age, yet remarkably little research has been done to highlight the issues facing them while studies largely focus on the hurdles confronted by younger women physicians. (ama-assn.org)
  • Their work involved analyzing extensive board certification data from the American Board of Pediatrics and dividing the doctors listed into older and younger groups as part of that analysis. (innovations-report.com)
  • hospital
  • So, if you're a hospital administrator or involved in training doctors, look at ways to combat the traditional assumption that heart disease, and heart attacks in particular, are male-centric. (forbes.com)
  • In 1872, she founded the New Hospital for Women in London where women from all over the city could be treated for gynecological conditions. (cnn.com)
  • Kim Jin-hee (not her real name), a female resident physician at a general hospital, said there is no such rule that one has to wait for her turn to get pregnant at her workplace. (koreaherald.com)
  • ovaries
  • So she opted for 350 women who had had both hysterectomies and ovariectomies (removing ovaries as well as wombs) and who had therefore been thrust into menopause. (theage.com.au)
  • health
  • We measured their oestrogen and progesterone and eventually we concluded, as did a parallel group working at the National Institutes of Health in the US, that the women didn't have different hormone levels. (theage.com.au)
  • Doctors encourage and promote health. (ehow.com)
  • Breast cancer represents a significant health threat for women in the United States. (ehow.com)
  • Donating money to a health awareness cause and make-up combine to make the perfect gift for a woman doctor. (ehow.com)
  • Experts offer advice for physicians and health systems. (ama-assn.org)
  • This shows that women are breaking into the glass ceiling in more areas," said Dr. Michelle Mayer, research associate at UNC's Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research. (innovations-report.com)
  • While 24% of physician respondents had ever been divorced, the probability of being divorced was 25% among dentists, 31% among health care executives and 33% among nurses. (hindustantimes.com)
  • We need to understand why these differences exist … and figure out how to translate it to the broader population of physicians," said Dr. Ashish Jha, a professor of health policy at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and senior author of the paper. (scientificamerican.com)
  • The National Human Rights Commission of Korea said it is issuing recommendations to the Ministry of Health and Welfare as well as the Ministry of Employment and Labor to improve working conditions for female health care workers to prevent human rights violations against them, including pressure to avoid pregnancies and sexual harassment. (koreaherald.com)
  • According to the watchdog's report, which surveyed 130 female health care workers, including nurses and resident physicians last year, 71 percent of resident physicians and 40 percent of nurses said they were unable to make family plans as they are constantly pressured by co-workers and superiors not to get pregnant. (koreaherald.com)
  • In one case, a female health care professional suffered a miscarriage after working many shifts while keeping her pregnancy a secret. (koreaherald.com)
  • So the US hires the services of doctors from other countries and spends that amount in the health sector. (dawn.com)
  • Obstetricians are the most frequently sued doctors after neurosurgeons, according to the National Institutes of Health. (yahoo.com)
  • healthcare
  • In the piece, he blamed the healthcare problems not on government cuts, but on the growing number of women who are working in medicine. (refinery29.com)
  • Dr Hameed said in Pakistan only $9.3 were spent on the healthcare of each citizen per year against the international standard of $60. (dawn.com)
  • internal medicine
  • A paper published this year in JAMA Internal Medicine found that male academic physicians get an average of 8 percent more than females, regardless of specialty, years of experience or productivity, which translates to an average salary bump of about $20,000, although the extent of the disparity varies widely. (scientificamerican.com)
  • patient
  • This weekend, I checked every major decision about a patient with a woman- My consultant. (refinery29.com)
  • You have highly trained experts with life or death on the line, and yet the gender match between the physician and the patient seems to matter a great deal," said Carnahan, associate professor of strategy at the Olin Business School. (eurekalert.org)
  • Interpersonal interactions, whether they are between a doctor and patient or a manager and a subordinate, create the core of an organization," he said. (eurekalert.org)
  • The novel part of what we are doing is showing that the benefit of having a female doctor is particularly stark for a female patient. (eurekalert.org)
  • Employee-customer relationships don't have as much research in this area, and you can think of a physician and a patient being a customer relationship," Carnahan said. (eurekalert.org)
  • In conclusion, according to Carnahan, "Employee-customer relationships don't have as much research in this area, and you can think of a physician and a patient being a customer relationship. (medindia.net)
  • When she asks a patient about her primary care ob-gyn, some will say don't have one or they are waiting to get an appointment because the earliest the doctors can see a new patient is in two or three months. (yahoo.com)
  • Centers
  • Heart attacks are the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control. (forbes.com)
  • clinic
  • Dennerstein was then working at the Queen Victoria Hospital's 'marital counselling clinic'.Her boss, the formidably talented psychotherapist Dr Elsie Koadlow, urged her to do her psychiatric training. (theage.com.au)
  • surgeon
  • Elizabeth Garrett Anderson - Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (1836-1917) was the first woman to qualify as a physician and surgeon in England. (cnn.com)
  • among
  • Although only about 1.5 percent of women in the United States will be affected by ovarian cancer during their lifetime, it ranks as the fifth most common cause of cancer death among women. (aafp.org)
  • Are you surprised to see how big the gender pay gap is among doctors? (moneytalksnews.com)
  • Among male physicians, working more than 40 hours a week was associated with a lower incidence of divorce. (hindustantimes.com)
  • colleagues
  • Female physicians in the United States are not only paid less money than their male colleagues, but they're also reimbursed less money for their services than their male peers. (moneytalksnews.com)
  • It's a demanding and often chaotic schedule for Nathan and her ob-gyn colleagues in Los Angeles, a metro area that will see one of the most significant shortages of ob-gyns in the coming years, according to a new report from Doximity - the leading social network of physicians, which assessed the potential for ob-gyn shortages in each of the largest 50 U.S. metropolitan areas. (yahoo.com)
  • studies
  • Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: A mad doctor displays a selection of her more gruesome case studies. (horrornews.net)
  • The research mirrors bias found in studies elsewhere, like in the workplace where women face prospects of lower pay or fewer chances at promotion than men. (forbes.com)
  • In two recent studies, women who received progesterone injections or suppositories had fewer preterm births than women who did not get the medication. (medhelp.org)
  • All of the women in these studies had had an early delivery in the past, or were considered at very high risk of delivery too soon. (medhelp.org)
  • Several studies have examined those differences in recent years in different types of physicians. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Previous studies have shown that resident physicians are often abused and exploited in the current system, regardless of gender. (koreaherald.com)
  • different
  • After her PhD, Dennerstein's next quest was to discover whether women who had mood changes every month were different, hormonally, from women whose moods were unaffected. (theage.com.au)
  • She is the only woman to win the award twice, and one of only four individuals to win it in two different categories (physics and chemistry). (cnn.com)
  • years
  • Jurors awarded $5.5 million to a physician who spent 21 years in the courts challenging the peer review process he faced post termination. (ama-assn.org)