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MJA editorial: women doctors and training

“Medicine can be considered a “female-friendly” profession, with a wide range of career choices and flexible working patterns for those who have completed advanced training. But this masks the fact that too many medical graduates, particularly women, leave the workforce before completing their training because of difficulty in balancing study, work and family commitments. The cost in time and resources — for the individual and the community — is high.”

Click here to read this month’s MJA Editorial by Annette Katelaris (login required); article also reproduced in MJA Insight. MJA 2011; 194 (9):435

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