Globally, women account for almost 50% of the population . Therefore, it is not surprising that just over 57% of all women participated in the labor force in 2019, and it should not be surprising that many seek higher education, including careers in medicine . Women now comprise 50% of matriculants to medical school and now account for close to 30% of the physician workforce in the US . This brings the necessity of the changing landscape to support the needs of this student body and workforce.
Citation: Campbell Oparaji D, Hutchinson-Colas J. Women in medicine: It is not only necessary but also essential for the next generation. Case Rep Womens Health. 2022 Jul 5;35:e00427. doi: 10.1016/j.crwh.2022.e00427. PMID: 35942073; PMCID: PMC9356347.