Journal article

Each for Equal: Gender Inequity in Dentistry in Australia

M Silva, L Teoh

JDR Clinical & Translational Research | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2020


OBJECTIVE: While there is an increasing number of women entering the dental profession, they are still underrepresented in leadership roles in major dental organizations, academia, and journal boards. Keynote and invited speaking roles in professional and scientific conferences recognize expertise and leadership and are key factors in career advancement and academic promotions. The aim of this study was to investigate gender differences in representation at dental continuing professional development (CPD) events and conferences in Australia. METHODS: An analysis of the gender of speakers was conducted with CPD and conference programs that are publicly available online from the federal and Vi..

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University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship

Funding Acknowledgements

This research was supported by the Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship (241616 to L.T.). The authors declare no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the authorship and/or publication of this article.