... think about gender in your experience of medical education.
Are male medical students expected to be less emotionally affected by clinical encounters ?
Are female medical students expected to be more caring and assume caring roles when interacting with patients ?
Are male and female sexual function and anatomy covered equally ?
Are female and male students equally exposed to learning how to perform testicular and pelvic examinations ?
Are there unspoken attitudes or messages about women entering certain competitive specialities ?
Is parental leave for male and female students and residents encouraged and accepted ?
Are females counselled to enter a speciality that would allow them to take time off to raise a family ?
Are direct or implied sexual comments made to students by supervisors during training ?
Are students informed of available avenues to utilize if an incident of harassment occurs during their education ?