Resource topic: Learning Environment
Two More and Counting: Suicide in Medical Trainees

In the aftermath of two resident suicides in New York in May of 2018, Michael F. Meyers, MD, writes of his recent experiences around discussing burnout and...

Personal Stories
Crucial Issues Forum 2017 from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) put together a two-day forum highlighting the importance of physician wellness and burnout summarized in this...

Briefs and Summaries
Innovative Mentoring Programs to Promote Gender Equity in Academic Medicine

In the following article, published in Academic Medicine, the authors describe the history, characteristics, and goals of four innovative programs, each in a...

Report
Career Development of Physician Scientists: A Survey of Leaders in Academic Medicine

The following article provides information on current practices and policies around mentorship and support in medical schools and teaching hospitals. A survey was...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Women in Academic Medicine: Combining Career and Family

A national survey of 558 medical faculty explored how women in academic medicine balance career and family responsibilities. The survey included questions about...

Article
Striving for Gender Equity in Academic Medicine Careers: A Call to Action

Women represent approximately half of students entering medical schools and more than half of those entering PhD programs. In the following commentary, the authors...

Briefs and Summaries
A Culture Conducive to Women’s Academic Success: Development of a Measure

In the following article, published in Academic Medicine, the authors address the gender gap in academic medicine by defining the construct of a culture conducive...

Article
Sponsorship: A Path to the Academic Medicine C-suite for Women Faculty?

Despite increases in the percentages of women medical school graduates and faculty over the past decade, women physicians and scientists remain underrepresented in...

Briefs and Summaries
Medical School Deans’ Perceptions of Organizational Climate: Useful Indicators for Advancement of Women Faculty and Evaluation of a Leadership Program’s Impact

In the following study, U.S. and Canadian medical school deans were surveyed for their perceptions regarding organizational climate for faculty, policies affecting...

Article
The Gender Gap in Academic Medicine: Comparing Results From a Multifaceted Intervention for Stanford Faculty to Peer and National Cohorts

The following study assesses whether the proportion of women faculty, especially at the full professor rank, increased from 2004 to 2010 at Stanford University...

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