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Title Changing landscape of academic women's health care in the United States / William F. Rayburn, Jay Schulkin, Editors
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 175 pages) : color illustrations
Series International library of ethics, law, and the new medicine ; v. 48
International library of ethics, law, and the new medicine ; v. 48
Contents The Flexner report and evidence-based medicine over the past 100 years -- Generational and gender shifts in academic medicine -- Clinician educators: how can we meet the expanding need? -- Interdisciplinary women's health research and career development -- Part-time faculty and their hidden value -- Trends in faculty salaries --Healthcare reform and its potential impact on academic women's healthcare practice and training -- Faculty satisfaction and retention in obstetrics and gynecology -- Ethics in academic medicine -- Preparing for tomorrow in academic women's health care
Summary Since 2005 a dozen states and more than 15 specialties have reported a physician shortage or anticipate one in the next few years. This anticipated shortage and a worsening of physician distribution are compounded by a projected increased demand for women's healthcare services. Women's healthcare is particularly vulnerable, because the obstetrician-gynecologist workforce is aging and is among the least satisfied medical specialists. Furthermore, fellowship training in women's healthcare in internal medicine and in maternal child health in family and community medicine involves only a small por
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Women's health services -- United States.
Women's health services -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Academic Medical Centers -- ethics.
Academic Medical Centers -- trends.
Delivery of Health Care -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Delivery of Health Care.
Women's Health -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Women's Health.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Rayburn, William F.
Schulkin, Jay.
ISBN 9789400709317 (electronic bk.)
9400709315 (electronic bk.)