Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Professional Practice Gap:

Healthcare is one of the fastest growing segments of U.S. employment, and also one of the most gender-segregated. Women comprise over 75% of healthcare workers but only 34% of practicing physicians. Females are under-represented within the higher-status physician specialties and in leadership roles throughout the healthcare sector.

Program Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this symposium participants will be able to:

  1. Analyze the implications for interprofessional collaboration of gender segregation in healthcare
  2. Link gender and power disparities in healthcare teams to their cultural origins
  3. Innovate ways of improving communication and patient outcomes through diversity on healthcare teams.

Accreditation & Designation Statements
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.The Gender Divide in Healthcare Professions symposium is approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Association (IPTA) for 3 CEUs for physical therapists. Psychologists and counselors attending this symposium can earn 3 hours of CE credits.​

  • CME credit may be appropriate for other healthcare professionals including Registered Nurses, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners.

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