Gastroenterology

‘Why not me?’ – Bringing women into view of the advanced endoscopy suite

In this guest commentary, Amrita Sethi, MD, and Uzma Siddiqui, MD, leaders of Women in Endoscopy (WIE), address the recent Twitter-storm over the low number of women matched in advanced endoscopy fellowships for the upcoming year. Tyler Berzin, MD, FASGE, pointed out that only nine of the 70 matched fellowships would be occupied by women in 2019, for a rate of just 12.9%.
While the Twitter discussion that followed highlighted a number of important issues, what stood out the most was that this was the first time we were discussing data demonstrating the abysmal numbers of women in advanced

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