VMWS in the Media

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VMWS President Deb Colville featured in today’s Age in a piece titled “Women more likely to drop out of surgical training than men”. She commented, “… no matter how jovial or casual sexist remarks and behaviours may seem, they can discourage women from entering surgery or make them feel like impostors. She said orthopaedic surgeons seemed to be the most unwelcoming group for women, with some saying quite seriously that women’s brains are ‘wired differently’, making them unsuitable for the job.”

Read The Age’s full article here (PDF)

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