Doctors urged to call out gender-based ‘snubs’

Dealing with 'microaggressions' will make medicine a better place, say US doctors
Reuters Health

Doctors have been urged to call out the microaggressions, the ‘subtle snubs, slights and insults’ routinely directed at female colleagues.

These subtle forms of discrimination are embedded in the medical culture and are frequently experienced by women and minority groups, doctors write in a JAMA Surgery special communication.