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Increasing Gender Equity in Medicine Through Speaker Invitation and Selection at Medical Conferences

The WSMA acknowledge the existence of gender inequity in medicine and acknowledge that promoting greater inclusion of female and gender minority speakers at medical conferences can influence gender equity by encouraging female and gender minority medical graduates to choose historically male-dominated specialties. (Res C-8, A-19)


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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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