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Examining the Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty

Examining the Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty

The analysis found a total of 138,508 full-time medical school faculty members. Of these, 50, 376, or 36 percent, were women. Women were even more scarce among among traditional tenure-track faculty.

There Is a Small Gender Gap in Entering Students at U.S. Medical Schools

There Is a Small Gender Gap in Entering Students at U.S. Medical Schools

In 2013 there were 17,055 women applicants to U.S. medical schools. They made up 47.7 percent of all applicants. Women made up 47.2 percent of the 20,055 entering students at U.S. medical schools in 2013.

A Check-Up on Women Faculty at U.S. Medical Schools

A Check-Up on Women Faculty at U.S. Medical Schools

There are some areas of higher education where women continue to be significantly underrepresented. The faculties of U.S. medical schools is one such area. In 2011, women were 36.2 percent of all medical school faculty and only 19.6 percent of the full professors.

Medical Schools With the Highest and Lowest Percentages of Women Graduates

Medical Schools With the Highest and Lowest Percentages of Women Graduates

There were four medical schools in the United States in 2011 where women were more than 60 percent of the graduating class. There were three medical schools where, in 2011, women were less than one third of all graduates.

A Check-Up on Women in U.S. Medical Education

A Check-Up on Women in U.S. Medical Education

In 2011 the number of women applying to medical school, enrolling in medical school, and earning medical degrees were at al all-time high. But the percentage of women in medical education has declined slightly in recent years.

The Gender Gap in Medical School Enrollments Has Widened in Recent Years

The Gender Gap in Medical School Enrollments Has Widened in Recent Years

According to new data from the Association of American Medical Colleges, women were 49.6 percent of all new medical school students in 2003 but only 46.4 percent of first-time enrollees in 2012.

Women Making Slow Progress in Appointments as Deans of Medical Schools

Women Making Slow Progress in Appointments as Deans of Medical Schools

A new study finds that of the 534 appointments of medical schools deans from 1980 through 2006, only 38, or 7 percent, were women.

The Shrinking Gender Gap in Medical School Graduates

The Shrinking Gender Gap in Medical School Graduates

Over the past 30 years, women have made tremendous strides in medical education and have virtually eliminated the gender gap.

Linda Pololi Honored for Her Study of Women Faculty in Medical Schools

Linda Pololi Honored for Her Study of Women Faculty in Medical Schools

She is a senior scientist at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University.

A Check-Up on Women in U.S. Medical Schools

A Check-Up on Women in U.S. Medical Schools

Over the past decade men have had a higher increase than women in applications and first-year enrollments.