It’s hard enough to find time to book in with your doctor, nonetheless handle being misunderstood or dismissed when you arrive at the appointment. Sadly, gender bias is still a problem the medical industry faces. And it’s one surgeon, writer and campaigner Dr. Neela Janakiramanan tackled at Future Women’s Social Club in Melbourne last week.
“It’s critical we have more diversity in medicine,” Dr. Janakiramanan said. “It’s very easy if you don’t understand someone’s context, to choose the wrong set of solutions to treat them.”
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