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Wide-ranging gender disparities remain in pediatrics

Three commonly argued justifications for the persistent discrimination and gender bias that prevent women from rising to leadership positions in the field of pediatric medicine have been debunked by a Drexel University College of Medicine researcher and colleagues in a special article published in the November 2019 issue of the …

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ASMBS endorses new policy statement from American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a new policy statement, “Pediatric Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery: Evidence, Barriers, and Best Practices,” calling for greater access to metabolic and bariatric surgery for children and adolescents with severe obesity, describing the surgery as “one of the few strategies that has been …

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