CATEGORY: Stuff in the ‘Sexism in Medicine’ Category

Women, and Black Men and Women, Wait Longer at the ER for Diagnosis and Treatment of a Heart Attack.

Sexism and bigotry in the emergency room. Sexism and bigotry are still alive and well in medicine. I have experienced this often during my 40 years in medicine. Women are considered hysterical to the medical man (and some women) which[...]

Sexism in Medicine

The difference in treatment for men and women. Medicine has segregated the sexes in its research focus. Typically things are researched by categories, i.e. women and rheumatoid arthritis, men and diabetes, breast cancer and women, etc. . But more and[...]