3 ways the glass ceiling is holding back medicine

Women doctors face 'unconscious bias' in taking on leadership roles: Professor Helena Teede

The glass ceiling is cracking but still intact in medical leadership, where the barriers to women doctors taking top roles are no longer as obvious as they once were, writes Monash Health academic Professor Helena Teede.

Professor Helena Teede
Professor Helena Teede.

Women have made up half the intake in Australian medical schools for decades yet continue to be underrepresented in senior roles, she writes in the MJA.