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Women in Medicine: Past, Present, and Future

Before the 1960s, women represented only a small percentage of the licensed physicians in the world. However, due to dramatic changes in the past 50 years, women medical residents now outnumber men in a number of U.S. residency specialties, such as immunology and genetics. Internationally, women make up over 70% of the global healthcare workforce.

How did we get here?

Dr. Weber has been studying this striking sociological phenomenon for over 20 years through his courses on women in medicine at WCMQ and Cornell-Ithaca, including a MOOC for Cornell’s CyberTower. Please join us for a free online public lecture on Wednesday, October 27 at 7-8 PM.

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