The Attitude and Perceptions of Work–life Balance: A Comparison Among Women Surgeons in Japan, USA, and Hong Kong China

@article{Kawase2012TheAA,
  title={The Attitude and Perceptions of Work–life Balance: A Comparison Among Women Surgeons in Japan, USA, and Hong Kong China},
  author={Kazumi Kawase and Ava Kwong and Kyoko Yorozuya and Yasuko Tomizawa and Patricia J. Numann and Hilary A. Sanfey},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={37},
  pages={2-11}
}
BackgroundThe objective of the present study was to explore how women surgeons manage their work–life balance in three environmental and cultural settings.MethodMembers of the Japan Association of Women Surgeons (JAWS), the United States of America (US) based Association of Women Surgeons (AWS), and the Women’s Chapter of the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong (WCHK) were surveyed.ResultsAmong 822 women surgeons contacted, 252 responded (response rate 31.8 %; 55.5 % JAWS, 28.2 % AWS, and 25.3… Expand
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