Nationally, women enter medical school in similar proportions to men, but often, the number of women in leadership still lags behind
BY JEANNETTE COOPERMAN
Just 13 years ago, it was rare for a woman to become a full professor at a medical school, let alone hold an endowed professorship or chair a department. As the Adolphus Busch Professor of Medicine and chair of the Department of Medicine, Victoria J. Fraser, MD, also has done all three. And she has watched the medical school’s total percentage of women faculty grow higher every year.
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