Women have always been a minority in medicine, but their numbers are growing rapidly, and they now outnumber men among Texas medical school enrollees. Women physicians still face significant barriers, as do many women seeking adequate health care. But these challenges have mobilized women to improve the medical profession – and medicine – for themselves and future generations.
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The rise of telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic has spurred a change in state law that will not only help make certain telemedicine services permanent but also give out-of-state physicians an easier pathway to join the Texas workforce. The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact simplifies the process for highly qualified physicians licensed in other states to be licensed in Texas. It also comes at a time when Texas continues to do an excellent job of attracting new physicians.
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Interstate Medical Licensure Compact
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