Women empowerment in anaesthesia research and clinical practice: meeting report from the British Journal of Anaesthesia Women in Anaesthesia Research symposium

Christa Boer, S Ramani Moonesinghe

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The Women in Anaesthesia Research Symposium (Prato, Italy; 4 June, 2019), supported by the British Journal of Anaesthesia in collaboration with Monash University, was organised to discuss challenges facing women in anaesthesia clinical practice and research. We provide an overview of institutional or departmental measures that were proposed during the symposium that may empower women in anaesthesia today.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e59-e62
JournalBritish Journal of Anaesthesia
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2020


  • Anesthesiology/organization & administration
  • Biomedical Research/organization & administration
  • Career Mobility
  • Empowerment
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Leadership
  • Physicians, Women
  • Sexism/prevention & control
  • Sexual Harassment/prevention & control
  • Women's Rights
  • academic promotion
  • gender equality
  • h-index
  • mentoring
  • peer coaching
  • quotas
  • women charter

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