The AMA Moving Medicine podcast from the American Medical Association (AMA), has many episodes devoted to topics related to women in medicine and the challenges they face, as well as gender equity in general. The podcast aims to help physicians "stay in the loop on innovations and emerging issues impacting physicians and public health today. On this series from the American Medical Association, you'll find interviews, educational presentations and in-depth discussions about relevant health care topics." View all AMA podcasts at ama-assn.org/podcasts
The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) is the professional association and union uniting doctors and dentists in New Zealand. ASMS produced a report titled "Making up for being female": Work-life balance, medical time and gender norms for women in the New Zealand senior medical workforce, which explores issues regarding working part-time and the construction of narratives around what a 'real doctor' does, and much more.
Visit the ASMS website for this and more Publications.
Madsen SR, Andrade MS. Unconscious gender bias: implications for women's leadership development: unconscious gender bias: implications for women's leadership development. Journal of Leadership Studies. 2018;12(1):62-67. Request from the Library
Backhus LM, Lui NS, Cooke DT, Bush EL, Enumah Z, Higgins R. Unconscious bias: addressing the hidden impact on surgical education. Thoracic Surgery Clinics. 2019;29(3):259-267.
Bates S, Lauve-Moon K, McCloskey R, Anderson-Butcher D. The gender by us® toolkit: a pilot study of an intervention to disrupt implicit gender bias. Affilia - Journal of Women and Social Work. 2019;34(3):295-312. Request from the Library
Bissing MA, Lange EMS, Davila WF, et al. Status of women in academic anesthesiology: a 10-year update. Anesthesia and Analgesia. 2019;128(1):137-143.
Chadwick A.J, Baruah R. Gender disparity and implicit gender bias amongst doctors in intensive care medicine: a ‘disease’ we need to recognise and treat. Journal of the Intensive Care Society. 2019;(2019).
Coe IR, Wiley R, Bekker LG. Organisational best practices towards gender equality in science and medicine. Lancet (London, England). 2019;393(10171):587-593.
Dicke AL, Safavian N, Eccles JS. Traditional gender role beliefs and career attainment in STEM: a gendered story? Frontiers in Psychology. 2019;10:1053-1053.
Doshi TL, Bicket MC. Why aren't there more female pain medicine physicians? Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. 2018;43(5):516-520.
Dossa F, Baxter NN. Reducing gender bias in surgery. British Journal of Surgery. 2018;105(13):1707-1709. Request from the Library
Feinmann J. Bias against female doctors won’t end until evidence based interventions are mandatory. BMJ. 2019;364. Request from the Library
Fine C, Sojo V. Women's value: beyond the business case for diversity and inclusion. The Lancet. 2019;393(10171):515-516.
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Hall J. Empowering leadership: counteracting gender bias through focus on individual strengths. The Journal Of Student Leadership, 2019;3(1):49-55.
Hannawi S, Al Salmi I. Time to address gender inequalities against female physicians. The International Journal of Health Planning and Management. 2018;33(2):532-541. Request from the Library
Kang SK, Kaplan S. Working toward gender diversity and inclusion in medicine: myths and solutions. Lancet (London, England). 2019;393(10171):579-586.
Krishnan N, Szczepura A. The glass cliff effect for women in stem. Lancet (London, England). 2018;391(10137):2320-2321.
McKinley SK, Roberts PL, Ricciardi R. Moving beyond representation as a marker of gender equity. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 2019;62(3):269-271. Request from the Library
Davids JS, Lyu HG, Hoang CM, et al. Female representation and implicit gender bias at the 2017 american society of colon and rectal surgeons' annual scientific and tripartite meeting. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 2019;62(3):357-362. Request from the Library
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Mottiar M, McVicar J. A call to action: gender equity in Aanadian anesthesiology. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal Canadien d'anesthésie. 2019;66(7):755-756.
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Zimmerman JJ, Bailey H. Moving toward gender equity in critical care medicine. Critical Care Medicine. 2019;47(4):615-617.
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Dr. Susan Moeschler, an anesthesiologist and researcher at Mayo Clinic, shares her research on the challenges women face as medical professionals. This interview originally aired May 12, 2018.
Unconscious gender bias videos
The videos below are related to the topic of unconscious bias, a few are more on the topic of bias in the medical profession, others are more general and related to the quality of care people of different genders or races receive because of unconscious bias. There are some strategies presented a few videos, which are intended to inspire conversation, thought and ultimately change.
Particularly, resources available from the Association of American Medical Colleges, as targeted towards medical professionals and how to go about learning about and combating the bias in the professional culture.
The video (above) features patient communication researcher Stacey Passalacqua, PhD, interviewed at the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians. Filmed in San Antonio - she outlines how physicians and other health care providers may harbor implicit, or unconscious, biases that contribute to health care disparities.
In this video, Jennifer Potter, MD, leads a panel discussion on how the hidden curriculum in academic medicine influences the sexual and gender minority health education of medical students, residents, and allied health professionals as well as the institutional culture and climate for sexual and gender minorities. Panelists define the concept of a hidden curriculum, explore its positive and negative effects, discuss how it interfaces with the explicit curriculum, and explain the need for the curricular inclusion of the health of these populations.
Check out the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) "Unconscious Bias Resources for Health Professionals", which includes an online (free) seminar "The Science of Unconscious Bias and What To Do About it in the Search and Recruitment Process".
Unconscious bias seeps into nearly every aspect of our everyday lives. Learn how to embrace the bias and bring about change in this compelling and entertaining talk by author, speaker and consultant Kristin Maschka at a TEDx in event "TEDxPasadenaWomen" using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.
Social psychologist Mahzarin Banaji has been inquiring the disparities between our conscious values and our unconscious attitudes, discovering that our good intentions and our effective behavior are often as different as they can be. In this TEDx talk, she uses her famous psychological tool - the Implicit Attitude Test - to expose the hidden biases of a whole theatre. Mahzarin R. Banaji is a social psychologist teaching at Harvard University. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community, in this case: TEDxBari.
Anurag Gupta, MPhil, JD, founder and CEO of Be More America, explains implicit or unconscious bias and how health care providers and others can stop it from negatively affecting people. Learn more about health equity here: http://www.ihi.org/Topics/Health-Equity
Women still face adversity in the professional world. Leaning-in hasn’t been enough to turn the tides of systemic biases, so it’s time to take a different approach. After facing discrimination in her own career, Maureen proposes several much needed changes to the way we address pink & blue biases in the professional world. Maureen F. Fitzgerald, PhD, JD, LLM, BComm is a Gender Diversity Advisor and the author of several provocative books. Her motto is: Sharing the right ideas at the right time can change the world. She lives in beautiful Vancouver, BC with her husband and two daughters and a dog named Cooper. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
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