Q&A: Why are men turning away from O&G?

We speak with RANZCOG on the reasons behind the fall in male trainee numbers
Lydia Hales
Dr Gillian Gibson
RANZCOG president Dr Gillian Gibson.

A special working group has been set up to investigate the declining number of male gynaecology and obstetrics registrars.

According to RANZCOG, gender parity in terms of fellows has been achieved, but male registrar numbers fell to 136 last year compared with 650 female registrars.