The future of neurosurgery: A white paper on the recruitment and retention of women in neurosurgery Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Certification
  • Neurosurgery
  • Personnel Selection
  • Physicians, Women

abstract

  • To overcome the issues identified above, the authors recommend that the AANS join WINS in implementing a strategic plan, as follows: 1) Characterize the barriers. 2) Identify and eliminate discriminatory practices in the recruitment of medical students, in the training of residents, and in the hiring and advancement of neurosurgeons. 3) Promote women into leadership positions within organized neurosurgery. 4) Foster the development of female neurosurgeon role models by the training and promotion of competent, enthusiastic, female trainees and surgeons.

publication date

  • September 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3171/JNS/2008/109/9/0378

PubMed ID

  • 18759565

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 378

end page

  • 86

volume

  • 109

number

  • 3