Tag Archives: gender bias

Are Clerkship Clinical Grades Fair? (or, “I Want That Male Intern To Evaluate Me.”)

Grading: The authors investigated the influence of student and evaluator demographics on the summary clinical grades given to 155 clerkship students at one medical school.  The possible grades were “exceptional”, “above expectations”, “meets expectations”, and “below expectations”.  Newcomers to student … Continue reading

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(Lack Of) Compensation Equity For Female Faculty Members

Gender Bias: In 1995, a representative sample of medical school faculty showed that, adjusted for confounders, female physician faculty made about $12,000 less than their male counterparts, a difference that increased with longer employment.  In a follow-up survey 17 years after the first, there was … Continue reading

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Most Popular Reviews (1)

(public domain via Pixabay.com) Here’s a look back at some the most popular DR MERL reviews. Gender Bias: How Did They Do That? Interviews Of Female Full Professors Authors interviewed 87% of the female full professors at the University of … Continue reading

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How Did They Do That? Interviews Of Female Full Professors

Gender Bias: Authors interviewed 87% of the female full professors at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, asking them for their perspective on how they “made it” to their position and what their advice would be for young women … Continue reading

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