The State of Women in Medicine
By Sean Price Texas Medicine August 2018

Once a male-dominated field, medicine is changing as women make up a growing part of the physician population. (See “Fighting on Two Fronts,”). Women physicians also are rising to leadership roles, and the Texas Medical Association is dedicated to helping them. TMA’s Fall Conference will feature an event on women in medicine on Saturday, September 29. For more information, visit the conference website,, or visit TMA’s Women in Medicine page,

Below are some areas where women are reaching equality with men in medicine — and areas where there's still work to do. 

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Tex Med. 2018;114(8):34-35
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Last Updated On

August 10, 2018

Originally Published On

July 26, 2018

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Sean Price is a reporter for Texas Medicine and Texas Medicine Today. He grew up in Fort Worth and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin. He's worked as an award-winning writer and editor for a variety of national magazine, book, and website publishers in New York and Washington. He's also helped produce Texas-based marketing campaigns designed to promote public health. Sean lives in Austin and enjoys hiking, photography, and spending time with his wife and two sons.

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