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Are there biases in medical education that stream people into certain career paths?

When you think of a certain specialties, who do you see ? Is the image of that physician a man or a woman ?

1.

Emergency Physician

2.

Orthopedic Surgeon

3.

Obstetrician/Gynecologist

4.

Family Physician

5.

Urologist

1.

Where do your assumptions about medical professionals come from?

the formal curriculum?

the hidden curriculum?

popular media?

personal experience?

reputation?

other?