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Challenges for Women in Medicine

Despite a large increase in the number of women in medicine, work environments can still be challenging for female residents. Unique stressors, including being mistaken for a non-physician staff member, prejudicial discrimination, sexism, and microaggressions, can color the experiences of female residents. NEJM Resident 360 invites residents to join a discussion with our panel of experts about the major issues women face in residency training programs.