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Overview of research on women in medicine--issues for public policymakers.

@article{Bowman1986OverviewOR,
  title={Overview of research on women in medicine--issues for public policymakers.},
  author={M. Bowman and M. Gross},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={1986},
  volume={101 5},
  pages={
          513-21
        }
}
The recent expansion of the nation's supply of physicians has brought with it dramatic increases in the number of women entering medical school and practice. This paper provides an overview of the literature on women in medicine and synthesizes major findings on the differences between male and female physicians in terms of specialty choice, productivity, income, geographic location of practice, practice settings and types of patients, leadership within the profession, and other characteristics… Expand
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