Sometimes I get the distinct impression that the general public believes that doctors graduate from medical school as middle aged men. It's understandable really. After all, that's what TV has taught us.
The number of women in the labor force is projected to be more than 78 million by 2018. Our goal should be to unleash the talents and productivity of each of them. Yes, there has been improvement. Yes, much more needs to be done.
"No one will go to a female general surgeon or urologist," more than one woman resident was told. "Even if you finish the program, you won't be able to make a living." Somehow, thousands of women successfully survived the hazing.