The COVID-19 pandemic has brought attention to the struggles of work-life balance, the reliance on women for many domestic activities and the grueling hours and sacrifice health care workers make. If these issues were a Venn diagram, women in medicine would be at the center. But the challenges that women in medicine face were only exacerbated, not created, by the pandemic.
Author: Marin Langlieb
Marin Langlieb is a clinical research coordinator at Massachusetts General Hospital and a recent graduate of Cornell University.