Women in Nephrology Leadership

Wendy Weinstock Brown, Sharon Anderson

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Abstract

Women and men tend to take different paths to leadership, with men being more intentional. When women do undertake leadership activities, they tend to be surprised by how much they enjoy it. Women's leadership styles tend to be more collaborative and inclusive. Women are used to multitasking and tend to persist under difficult circumstances. The nephrology manpower crisis affects both men and women, although some of the drivers are different. There is a persistent and well-known pay disparity between men and women physicians that many have tried to address without consistent success. Strategies also need to be developed to support and encourage both men and women in nephrology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)519-522
Number of pages4
JournalAdvances in Chronic Kidney Disease
Volume25
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2018

Keywords

  • Leadership
  • Nephrology
  • Women

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology

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