Benha Faculty of Medicine Students Gender Ratio 2008-2009 60% 40%
Percentage of Women Doctors USA 5 10 15 20 25 30 1970 1980 1990 2000 2006 2010 7.6% 11.6% 16.9% 24% 27.8% 30% Physician Characteristics and Distribution in the U.S., 2008 Edition and prior editions. American Medical Association.
Egyptian Doctors by Gender 70.5% 29.5% http://www.msrintranet.capmas.gov عدد الاطباء بمستشفيات القطاع الحكومي والعام والخاص طبقا للنوع تعداد عام 2006
Iraq and Saudia : 40% Israel : >50% of doctors < 45 years Malaysia : 60% of medical students Women Doctors: Middle East & Asia http://www.arabs48.com/display.x?cid=16&sid=66&id=57262&ar= http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G1-160808653.html Myint & Tun, Int. Med J Vol. 7 No 1 June 2008
Europe & N. America In Britain over 60 % of new doctors are women In Canada 60% of medical students are women In Russia, medicine is an almost entirely female profession Block WD.Sex ratio for medical residencies, CMAJ, May 9, 2006; 174 (10). doi:10.1503
Marriage and having children: Hinders womens commitment to work They have the reverse effect on men Heru,Pinc-collar medicine,Gender Issues, 2005
Women Dermatologists Prefer Shorter Working Hours To Find More Time For The Family
If they had to choose again, 31% of US women doctors might not choose medicine Frank, E., & Dingle, A.D. 1999.Am J Psychiat, 156(12): 1887-94.
2. Harassment Requests for genital examinations by patients who had no physical findings and displays of erections Phillips SP, Schneider MS. N Engl J Med 1993;329:1936-1939. 77 % of the female doctors in Canada
Professor Carole Black Head of The Royal College of Physicians As medicine becomes increasingly perceived as the work of women, it will be accordingly devalued: Look at nurses and teachers The Independent, Aug 2, 2004
"The women admitted to medical school do well, they work well and they graduate well. The distinctions go to the women. But then, as the years go on, they start to make choices to balance their family and their lifestyle" "In medicine, they choose to go into the specialties of dermatology, geriatrics and palliative care - not cardiology and gastroenterology where they are going to be required to work long hours"
"If you can't make it possible for women to participate in everything - doing research, attending committees, influencing the Department of Health - the profession will lose its influence The issue is sensitive and I could raise it only because Im a woman