The percentage of women faculty at medical schools has greatly increased in the past two decades, but women are significantly underrepresented in leadership positions. This report provides a snapshot of the number of women in leadership positions at U.S. medical schools. The authors conclude by suggesting that institutions strive to increase representation of women in leadership positions, arguing that doing so would result in significant organizational and productivity benefits.

Posted by Diana Lautenbreger, Claudia Raezer, and Susan Bunton in February 2015 for the Association of American Medical Colleges

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