Women in Medicine: Career and Life Management by Marjorie A. Bowman

Women in Medicine: Career and Life Management

byMarjorie A. Bowman, Erica Frank, Deborah I. Allen

Paperback | May 17, 2002

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In this newly revised, expanded and updated edition, the authors have provided a definitive resource about and for women physicians. From statistical data regarding practicing women physicians in the U.S. and abroad, minorities and gay/lesbian physicians, to practical advice on coping with stress, WOMEN IN MEDICINE: CAREER AND LIFE MANAGEMENT, 3rd Edition, is an exceedingly useful and insightful volume for understanding and managing the issues faced by women physicians in both their professional and personal lives.

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Title:Women in Medicine: Career and Life ManagementFormat:PaperbackPublished:May 17, 2002Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0387953094

ISBN - 13:9780387953090

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Table of Contents

1) Historical Context 2) The Stress of Our Profession 3) Stress Prevention and Management 4) Enjoying a Marriage Partnership 5) The Second Shift 6) Having and Raising Children 7) Sexual Harassment and Sex Discrimination 8) Disability 9) Physical and Mental Health of Women Physicians 10) Ethnicity in Women Physicians 11) The Older Woman Physician 12) Women in Medical School and Academia 13) Women Physicians in Practice 14) Women Physicians as Healers 15) Conclusions

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From the reviews:"provide[s] information not readily available elsewhere. a valuable book for younger women physicians struggling to make a life for themselves." (NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE)"The book, backed by extensive and impressive research . is a monument in tracing the life goals and challenges of women from the womb to the tomb. What makes each page of this book increasingly engrossing and wholesome is the case vignettes, real life stories of women physicians, and certain handy appendices . . An insightful writing that pays tribute to every woman physician, wherever she may be . with whatever odds against her, it is an indispensable book not to be missed by any physician." (Dr. Pakhee Aggarwal, Anil Aggrawal's Internet Journal of Book Reviews, Vol. 3 (1), January-June, 2004)