New research from Notre Dame examines about 6.6 million papers published across the medical sciences since 2000 and reveals that a team’s gender balance is an under-recognized, yet powerful indicator of novel and impactful scientific discoveries.
Tag: Gender Diversity
The Recruitment of Women Into Neurosurgery: A Quantitative Approach
The authors of this study aimed to characterize which medical schools are most successful at recruiting female students while pinpointing medical school characteristics associated with effective female recruitment rates. Their findings provided three important insights based on objective quantitative data.
Affirmative action bans had ‘devastating impact’ on diversity in medical schools, UCLA-led study finds
In states with bans on affirmative action programs, the proportion of students from underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups in U.S. public medical schools fell by more than one-third by five years after those bans went into effect.
Longest study of its kind reveals how gender-affirming hormone therapies impact obesity among U.S. transgender individuals
Researchers conducted the largest and longest observational study to date, using multiple body weight measurements among a racially and ethnically diverse population of gender diverse individuals treated at an academic medical center and non-profit community health center in Washington, D.C. The findings suggest that transgender patients taking gender-affirming hormone therapy should be monitored for changes in body weight, body mass index and for complications that may accompany high body weight, such as cardiovascular disease.
Boys’ club barriers create issues for Australian boards
Pale, male and stale – it’s certainly stereotypical, but it’s a saying that still holds water when it comes to Australian boards, according to new research from the University of South Australia.
Judges who’ve served with women more likely to hire women
Federal appellate judges are more likely to hire women to prestigious court clerkships after serving on panels with female colleagues, new Cornell research shows.