Resource topic: Personal Factors
Joy in Medicine Podcast Series

The Joy in Medicine podcast series from Johns Hopkins takes a look at the myriad ways clinicians find joy, from advocating for patients to developing programs to...

Podcast
Female doctors adjust lives to accommodate home

Female physicians are more likely to make professional adjustments to accommodate their responsibilities at home. Nearly half of the spouses of male physicians...

Briefs and Summaries
Paid Family and Childbearing Leave Policies at Top US Medical Schools

Retaining women in academic medicine is challenging, despite gender parity in medical training. Child-rearing and differential preferences on work-life balance may...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Pregnancy and Motherhood During Surgical Training

The following study assesses the resident experience of childbearing during surgical training by conducting a self-administered 74-question survey. Results show...

Article
Pregnancy during obstetrics and gynecology residency: effect on surgical experience

This study explores residents' views about pregnancy during residency and the effect leaves of absence had on the quantity of surgical procedures performed. 31...

Article
Empathy and Burnout in Medicine-Acknowledging Risks and Opportunities.

The following article highlights the importance of demonstrating empathy in clinical practice for patient safety and outcomse. Physicians who are facing burnout...

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Female Physicians and the Future of Endocrinology

70% of current endocrinology fellows are women, which reflects an apparent waning of interest in endocrinology among male trainees. To continue to attract trainees...

Briefs and Summaries
Gender Differences in Time Spent on Parenting and Domestic Responsibilities by High-Achieving Young Physician-Researchers

The following study investigates the division of domestic labor by gender in a motivated group of early-career physician-researchers. Results from the survey showed...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Sex Differences Among Career Development Awardees in the Attainment of Independent Research Funding in a Department of Medicine

National data suggest that women are overall less likely than men to attain independent research funding. This study seeks to determine whether such sex differences...

Article
Gender, Race/Ethnicity, and National Institutes of Health R01 Research Awards: Is There Evidence of a Double Bind for Women of Color?

The following study analyzes the relationship between gender, race/ethnicity, and the probability of being awarded an R01 grant from the National Institutes of...

Peer-Reviewed Literature