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Young female doctors report achieving fewer surgical skills than young male doctors

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7062.944a (Published 12 October 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:944
  1. Geir Falck, Research fellow,
  2. Guttorm Brattebo, Senior registrar
  1. Norwegian University for Science and Technology, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Medical Technical Centre, N-7005 Trondheim, Norway
  2. Norwegian Medical Association, N-1324 Lysaker, Norway

    EDITOR,—In their paper on the career preferences of British doctors Trevor W Lambert and colleagues highlight the different choices of career between men and women.1 As in the United Kingdom, in Norway the proportion of female graduates has increased in recent decades and is currently 50% (roughly 200 graduates); this change greatly influences recruitment …

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