Aussie doctors and journal in spat over equity

More than 35 doctors, co-led by Dr Jill Tomlinson, submitted a manuscript with just one word when the journal asked if there was equity in medicine

When an academic journal asked if there is gender equity in medicine, a group of doctors delivered a response that is reverberating through social media.

Dr Jill Tomlinson
Dr Jill Tomlinson. Photo: Twitter

It all started last month when the MJA called for manuscripts on the topic ‘Women in medicine and medical leadership — is there gender equity?’

In response, a group of more than 30 doctors, most of whom were