Will we use COVID-19 as an opportunity to take off the blindfold and tailor our vaccine strategies to the unique needs of each gender or will we continue to ignore the needs of women?
Navigating the medical profession has been a painful and difficult journey. How far have we come in ensuring that women can thrive within the system?
In Canada, there is very limited published data comparing earnings by gender, and many people question how a wage gap is possible in a system where the primary payment model is fee-for-service.
The idea that medicine is above sexism and gender discrimination results in burnout and perpetuates inequity, distracting us from acknowledging and addressing the barriers that continue to exist.