Gender and the pre-clinical experiences of female medical students: a taxonomy.

@article{Babaria2011GenderAT,
  title={Gender and the pre-clinical experiences of female medical students: a taxonomy.},
  author={Palav A. Babaria and Susannah May Bernheim and Marcella Nunez-Smith},
  journal={Medical education},
  year={2011},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={
          249-60
        }
}
CONTEXT The number of women entering medical school has increased substantially in recent years. However, practising female doctors still report gender-associated professional challenges. We focused on female medical students to characterise how gender shapes the range of their professional experiences during the pre-clinical years of medical school. METHODS We conducted a qualitative study from 2006 to 2007 using in-depth interviews with 12 Year 3 female medical students at a private New… CONTINUE READING

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