Is medicine still an old boys' club?

Sydney vascular surgeon Dr Gabrielle McMullin hit the headlines this week for saying female doctors may have to put up with sexual harassment if they want a successful career.

She made her comments at a public event for gender equality at the weekend and spent the rest of the week defending them.

Dr McMullin cited the experience of one trainee surgeon called Caroline who's career was ruined after she declined to perform a sex act on a senior surgeon.  

"What I tell my trainees is that if you are approached for sex,