Career development for women in academic medicine : Multiple interventions in a Department of Medicine.
- To determine the gender-based career obstacles for women in an academic department of medicine and to report the interventions to correct such obstacles (resulting from the evaluation) and the results of these interventions.
- Intervention study, before-after trial, with assessment of faculty concerns and perceived change through structured, self-administered questionnaires.
- The Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.
- Full-time faculty.
- Multifaceted intervention from 1990 through 1995 to correct gender-based career obstacles reported by women faculty, including problem identification, leadership, and education of faculty, and interventions to improve faculty development, mentoring, and rewards and to reduce isolation and structural career impediments.
Main Outcome Measures
- Retention and promotion of deserving women faculty, salary equity, quality of mentoring, decreased isolation from information and colleagues, integration of women faculty into the scientific community, and decreased manifestations of gender bias.
- Junior women were retained and promoted, reversing previous experience, with a 550% increase in the number of women at the associate professor rank over 5 years (from 4 in 1990 to 26 in 1995). (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Carrière professionnelle, Médecin, Obstacle institutionnel, Programme scientifique, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme, Femelle
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Career, Physician, Institutional barrier, Scientific program, United States, North America, America, Human, Female
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 96-0434630
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 10/04/1997.