Learn CAMH Library: Research leads for Women's Equality Day

Published on August 25th, 2017 | from CAMH Education

CAMH Library: Research leads for Women’s Equality Day

By Sarah Bonato, Reference/Research Librarian, CAMH Library

August 26 is Women’s Equality Day, a day to highlight the continued efforts of women to achieve full equality. See below for recent research on advancing women’s equality in medicine.

Advancing Gender Equality Through the Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science: An exploratory study of women’s and men’s perceptions by Pavel V. Ovseiko, Alison Chapple, Laurel D. Edmunds, and Sue Ziebland
From Health Research Policy and Systems 2017 Feb 21;15(1):12

Experiencing the Culture of Academic Medicine: Gender matters, a national study by Linda H. Pololi, Janet T. Civian, Robert T. Brennan, Andrea L. Dottolo, and Edward Krupat
From the Journal of General Internal Medicine 2013 Feb;28(2):201-7

Experiences of the Gender Climate in Clinical Training – a focus group study among Swedish medical students, by Emelie Kristoffersson, Jenny Andersson, Carita Bengs and Katarina Hamberg
From BMC Medical Education 2016 Oct 26;16(1):283

Looking Through the Glass Ceiling: A qualitative study of STEM women’s career narratives, by Mary J. Amon
From Frontiers in Psychology 2017 Feb 20;8:236.

Perceptions and experiences of a gender gap at a Canadian research institute and potential strategies to mitigate this gap: a sequential mixed-methods study, by Alekhya Mascarenhas, Julia E. Moore,  Andrea C. Tricco,  Jemila Hamid,  Caitlin Daly,  , Julie Bain,  Sabrina Jassemi,   Tara Kiran, Nancy Baxter, and Sharon E. Straus
From CMAJ Open, 2017 Feb 23;5(1):E144-E151

  • This study explored perceptions and experiences of scientists of a gender gap at a Canadian university-affiliated, hospital-based research institute. Potential strategies to address the gender gap is also discussed.
    Access at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5378536/





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