Medical women -- towards full integration? An analysis of the specialty choices made by two cohorts of Norwegian doctors.

@article{Gjerberg2001MedicalW,
  title={Medical women -- towards full integration? An analysis of the specialty choices made by two cohorts of Norwegian doctors.},
  author={Elisabeth Gjerberg},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={331-43}
}
In Norway, as in most Western countries, doctors' choice of specialty has been strongly gendered. Female physicians have tended both to specialise to a lesser degree and to enter other specialties than male colleagues. In spite of the increase of women in medicine, previous studies have not managed to show any changes in this pattern. Comparing data from two cohorts of Norwegian doctors, authorised in 1970-73 and 1980-83 respectively, this article demonstrates that changes are in fact taking… CONTINUE READING

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