Female doctors are more likely than other female professionals to have children — and much more likely to keep working after they do
Spoiler alert. Become highly trained (at enormous debt) at a job that is in never ending demand and you too can buy your flexibility by being underpaid and working below your expertise in order to have it all! 🤬😡🤦🏻‍♀️ via ⁦
WRONG. Author touts flexibility, family time, equal $ BUT umpteen studies suggest #burnout, loss of #WorkLifeBalance and #genderdisparity in physician pay.
In its entirety this summary of a complex issue of inequality dies such a disservice to women in medicine. Disappointed. via ⁦
But medicine offers something most occupations in 21st c America don’t: the option to work at the top of your degree & still have control over your hours & get paid proportionally for working reduced schedules. And that enables parents to work
Fascinating piece by on the important work of on medicine as a potentially family-friendly profession
Female doctors are more likely than other professionals to have children and keep working. The reasons offer lessons for other jobs.
this article is interesting but there’s something about “congrats to medicine, female doctors still have disproportionate childcare responsibilities & thus pick specialties that are more flexible & pay less” that doesn’t really feel like a win
How Medicine Became the Stealth Family-Friendly Profession
Interesting piece on why medicine is an attractive profession for people seeking work-life balance (& not just women) Reporter highlights emergence of #hospitalists as a trend that has added to choices. I'm quoted
How Medicine (US perspective) Became the Stealth Family-Friendly Profession: 'medicine has changed in ways that offer doctors and other health care workers the option of more control over their hours, depending on the specialty and job they choose,'
How Medicine Became the Stealth Family-Friendly Profession #worklifebalance
via ⁦⁩ ... This is true. Women have humanized medicine in my lifetime.
Dear #onctwitter: please read this article and explain why we can't accommodate working parents in #oncology! I think we can do it and avoid the inevitable brain drain that results!
via . Much remains to be done to make gender equity in medicine a reality. #HeForShe
"How Medicine Became the Stealth Family-Friendly Profession" As a husband to a physician-mom, may not be as straightforward as in the article: -Women docs are STILL paid less -Flexibility has costs -"Training is arduous...& overlaps w childbearing years"
Medicine, the Stealth Family-Friendly Profession: Female doctors are more likely than other professionals to have children and keep working. The reasons offer lessons for other jobs, by via #WomenInMedicine
How Medicine Became the Stealth Family-Friendly Profession
How Medicine Became the Stealth Family-Friendly Profession
Female doctors are likelier than women with law degrees, business degrees or doctorates to have children. They’re also much less likely to stop working when they do. Always fascinating
How Medicine Became the Stealth Family-Friendly Profession