What Is Different for Women Physicians?

  • Carol C. Nadelson
  • Malkah T. Notman


In the past decade medical schools have admitted substantially greater numbers of women students. Currently, 26.5% of matriculated students are women, compared with 9% in 1968.1 That women are no longer such a small minority and that their representation in the profession is continuing to increase are facts with far-reaching implications.


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol C. Nadelson
    • 1
  • Malkah T. Notman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryTufts University School of MedicineBostonUSA

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