Women in GI Resources


American Academy of Family Physicians


American Medical Women’s Association


Association of American Medical Colleges, Women in Medicine


Brigham and Women’s Hospital – Demystifying Stress: An Integrated Approach for Women


Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America’s Women Physicians




Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2016




Society for Women’s Health Research


The Happy MD


Women in US Academic Medicine: Statistics and Medical School Benchmarking



Balancing Family and Work

Balancing Family and Career: Advice from the Trenches; Molly Carnes, MD; Annals of Internal Medicine; October 1996; Volume 125, Issue 7; Pages 618-620

Burnout and Satisfaction With Work-Life Balance Among US Physicians Relative to the General US Population; Shanafelt TD et al; Arch Intern Med 2012;172(18):1377-1385

Female Physicians: Balancing Career and Family; Academic Psychiatry; Glese Verlander, MD, JD; Academic Psychiatry; December 2004; Issue 28; Pages 331-336

Why Women Still Can’t Have It All; Slaughter, AM; The Atlantic; July/August 2012

Avoiding Burnout

Don’t Quit This Day Job; Karen Siebert; NY Times; June 11, 2011

Enhancing Meaning in Work: A Prescription for Preventing Physician Burnout and Promoting Patient-Centered Care; Shanafelt, TD; JAMA 2009;302(12):1338-1340

Mid-Career Burnout in Generalist and Specialist Physicians; Anderson Spickard, Jr, MD, Steven G. Gabbe, MD, John F. Christensen, PhD; JAMA; September 25, 2002; Volume 288, Issue 12; Pages 1447 – 1450

Physician Burnout; Linda Gundersen; Annals of Internal Medicine; July 2001; Volume 135, Issue 2; Pages 145 – 148

Physician Burnout: It Just Keeps Getting Worse; Carol Peckham; Medscape Family Medicine; January 26, 2015

Physician Burnout Presents Differently in Male and Female Doctors; Dike Drummond; The Happy MD; June 1, 2015

Self-Reported Depression and Suicide Attempts Among U.S. Women Physicians; Erica Frank, MD, MPH, Arden D. Dingle, MD; American Journal of Psychiatry; December 1999; Volume 156, Issue 12; Pages 1887 – 1894

Stresses on Women Physicians: Consequences and Coping Techniques; Robinson, GE; Depression and Anxiety 2003; 17(3):180 – 189

Resources for Female Gastroenterologists in the Workplace

Gender Differences in Salary in a Recent Cohort of Early-Career Physician-Researchers; Jagsi R, Griffith KA, Stewart A, et al; Acad Med; 2013

Gender Differences in the salaries of Physician Researchers; Jagsi R, Griffith, KA, Stewart A et al; JAMA 2012;307(22):2410-7

Is the glass ceiling in gastroenterology gone? Menees, SB and Elta, GH; GIE 2016;83(4):734–735

Lean Out: The Dangers for Women Who Negotiate; Maria Konnikova; The New Yorker; June 2014

Sexual harassment must not be kept under wraps; Anonymous; Nature; 2016;529(7586):257

The Women in Medicine and Health Science program: an innovative initiative to support female faculty at the University of California Davis School of Medicine; Bauman MD, Howell LP, Villablanca AC; Acad Med. 2011;89(11):1462-6

U.S. Study Shows Unconscious Gender Bias in Academic Science; Mervis, J; Science 2012;337(6102):1592

Untapped Potential in the Study of Negotiation and Gender Inequality in Organizations;  Bowles, HR and McGinn, KL; The Academy of Management Annals 2008; 2(1):99–132

When Teamwork Doesn’t Work for Women; Justin Wolfers; NY Times; January 8, 2016

When to Use Your Head and When to Use Your Heart: The Differential Value of Perceptive-Taking Versus Empathy in Competitive Interactions; Gilin D, Maddux WW, Carpenter J, Galinsky, AD; Pers Soc Psychol Bull; 2013;39:3-16

Women are different from men; Elta, GH; GIE 2002; 56(2):308–309

Women Patients’ Preference for Women Physicians is a Barrier to Colon Cancer Screening; Stacy B. Menees, MD, John M. Inadomi, MD, Sheryl Korsnes, MA, Grace H. Elta, MD; Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; August 2005; Volume 62, Issue 2; Pages 219 – 223


An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization by Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey

Ask for it: How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation to Get What They Really Want by Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever

Being a Woman Surgeon: Sixty Women Share Their Stories by Preeti R John

Finding Your Emotional Balance: A Guide for Women by Merry Noel Miller, MD

Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In by Roger Fisher, William Ury, and Bruce Patton

Knowing Your Value: Women, Money and Getting What You’re Worth by Mika Brzezinski

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

Mastering Leadership: An Integrated Framework for Breakthrough Performance and Extraordinary Business Results by Robert J. Anderson and William A. Adams

On Call: A Doctor’s Days and Nights in Residency by Emily R. Transue

Presence by Amy Cuddy

The Changing Face of Medicine: Women Doctors and the Evolution of Health Care in America by Ann Boulis

The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande

The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance—What Women Should Know by Katty Kay & Claire Shipman

The Extraordinary Leader: Turning Good Managers into Great Leaders by John Zenger and Joseph Folkman

The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations by James Kouzes and Barry Bosner

The Woman in the Surgeon’s Body by Joan Cassell

This Side of Doctoring: Reflections from Women in Medicine by Eliza Lo Chin

Women Don’t Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide by Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever

Women in Medicine: A Celebration of Their Work (Photodocumentary) by Judith Finlayson, Ted Grant and Sandy Carter

Women Physicians and the Cultures of Medicine, edited by Ellen S. More, Elizabeth Fee, and Manon Parry