Achieving women's equity in academic medicine: challenging the standards

Elsevier, The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages e15-e16.
Authors: 
Jeanine D'Armiento, Susan Witte, Kuheli Dutt, Melanie Wallde, Geraldine McAllister and Columbia University Senate Commission on the Status of Women

Despite extensive work for decades to improve gender equity in academic medicine, women continue to lag behind men in the number of tenure and leadership positions. This status quo hampers access of women faculty to the power and decision-making authority necessary to effect change.