Tag Archives: Gender

Transgender children sense their gender identities at young ages

(Reuters Health) – Transgender children may start to identify with toys and clothes typical of their gender identity from a very young age, a recent study suggests. And their confidence in their gender identity is generally as strong as that of cisgender children, whose identity matches their sex assigned at birth, researchers found. “Trans kids… Read More »

5 ways to target medicine’s gender inequities – American Medical Association

Gender inequity influences physician satisfaction and the quality of patient care. While this is a system-level issue, there are actions doctors and physician leaders can take to counter its effects. During an education session, emergency physician Esther Choo, MD, shared solutions to help doctors understand how to address gender equity in medicine. Related Coverage Physicians… Read More »

Women in HIT Leadership, Part 2: Challenging Gender Stereotypes

Sarah Richardson, CIO, Calif. Market, Healthcare Partners Tressa Springmann, VP & CIO, LifeBridge Health Julie Bonello, CIO, Rush Health Women and men are inherently different. Men are better negotiators, more confident, and more likely to take risks. Women, on the other hand, are better team players and are more mission-driven. We’ve heard these sentiments so… Read More »