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Gender inequality in the medical workplace

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While the number of women in medicine has been steadily increasing, respect and equality for women in the profession continue to lag. 

The medical staffing company CompHealth recently surveyed more than 700 physicians on a range of workplace issues and found that women are far more likely to experience and witness instances of harassment, discrimination and even violence than are men.Here are some of the key findings.

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Jennifer N. Lee, MD, FAAFP
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© National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health