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Surgeon Exposes 'Pervasive' Sexism in Our Health System: 'We Are Losing Talented Female Doctors'

Thursday, June 30, 2022

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Shelly Horton
Australian cardiothoracic surgeon Nikki Stamp recalls instances where she faced explicit discrimination for being a woman in the surgical field. She mentions the mistreatment of women in terms of job placement, work culture, and bullying. After years of dealing with pervasive sexism, she became an industry whistleblower. Her wish is to call attention to misogyny in the medical industry that often goes unheard or oppressed. This article shares the experiences of Dr. Stamp in detail and brings insight into solutions that all medical professionals can work toward to realize a nondiscriminatory operating environment.

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