#GAReads | The trouble with girls: obstacles to women’s success in medicine and research

photo credit: Hadeel Suleiman [ CC BY 4.0 ],  via Wikimedia Commons

photo credit: Hadeel Suleiman [CC BY 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The trouble with girls: obstacles to women’s success in medicine and research”:

The German Cancer Research Center has taken perhaps the biggest step: this year it hid the identities of all authors who applied to speak at its conference, leaving only one basis for judging entries: the merit of the work. The result? A whopping 82% of invited speakers at the October gathering were women.

Read Laurie Garrett’s full article at The BMJ here…