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Gender distribution in boards of internal medicine societies

      Women account for approximately 75% of the health-sector workforce worldwide [

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      ]. In 2017 43% [

      Health care resources : physicians by age and gender. https://stats.oecd.org/index.aspx?queryid=30172. Accessed March 25, 2021.

      ] of physicians in Organization for Economic Development and Co-operation (OECD) countries were women. However, in leading positions they are still underrepresented [
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      • Frank MG
      • Keniston A
      • et al.
      Gender disparities in leadership and scholarly productivity of academic hospitalists.
      ].

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