Interview - Dr Rebecca Grossman: 'Becoming a surgeon: If men can do this, why not me?'

'Becoming a surgeon: If men can do this, why not me?'

An intriguing insight into a career path in surgery is provided by Dr. Rebecca Grossman in Womanthology's Women in Medicine and Health issue special

Dr. Grossman is a specialist registrar in general surgery at the Royal Berkshire Hospital. She is the South East Junior Doctors’ Representative for the Medical Women’s Federation and Deputy Chair, as well as the General Surgery and Less Than Full Time Training Representative on the Oxford Surgical Trainees Group.

Over half of medical school graduates are women, but less than a third of surgical trainees are women and at the consultant level, only 11%. Dr. Grossman raises the important question: 'if men can do this, why not me?'. Read the full article here.

 

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