Women and children first? Gender equity in paediatric medicine
Tessa Davis, Henry Goldstein, Dani Hall, Ben Lawton, Grace Sze Yin Leo, Rie Yoshida, Andrew Tagg
ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2021
There has been an increased focus on diversity and inclusion in medicine in recent years-the field of medicine still has a long way to go to reach gender equity. We assess how paediatrics is performing by examining the role gender plays in our specialty; and we propose some practical solutions to reach an equitable state. Achieving gender equity is not a simple or easy option and will require an ongoing commitment from all facets of the profession.