Few gender differences in specialty preferences and motivational factors: a cross-sectional Swedish study on last-year medical students

@inproceedings{Diderichsen2013FewGD,
  title={Few gender differences in specialty preferences and motivational factors: a cross-sectional Swedish study on last-year medical students},
  author={Saima Diderichsen and Eva. E. Johansson and Petra Verdonk and Toine Lagro-Janssen and Katarina Hamberg},
  booktitle={BMC medical education},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Today, women constitute about half of medical students in several Western societies, yet women physicians are still underrepresented in surgical specialties and clustered in other branches of medicine. Gender segregation in specialty preference has been found already in medical school. It is important to study the career preferences of our future physicians, as they will influence the maintenance of an adequate supply of physicians in all specialties and the future provision of… CONTINUE READING
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