Long-Term Analysis of Sex Differences in Prestigious Authorships in Cardiovascular Research Supported by the National Institutes of Health

Long-Term Analysis of Sex Differences in Prestigious Authorships in Cardiovascular Research... Circulation RESEARCH LETTER Long-Term Analysis of Sex Differences in Prestigious Authorships in Cardiovascular Research Supported by the National Institutes of Health omen remain underrepresented on faculties of medicine. Among cardi- Carolin Lerchenmüller, ologists with faculty appointments, for example, only ≈17% are wom- MD* W en, and advancement into senior roles seems particularly challenging. Marc J. Lerchenmueller, Differences in the credit that women receive relative to men as prestigious first PhD, MPH* and last authors for research done by a group may contribute to this gender gap. Olav Sorenson, PhD* Previous studies of sex differences in authorship of medical research found women underrepresented in both first and last author positions across subfields, although 2,3 their share of prestigious authorships has appeared to improve over time. Yet, the use of hand-collected data from small sets of journals for a sample of years may not provide a representative picture. Moreover, simple counts of prestigious authorships may paint a distorted picture. On the one hand, the number of wom- en participating in academic medicine has risen over time, creating more opportu- nities for prestigious authorships today than 30 years ago and, in some subfields, relatively more in comparison with others. On the other http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Circulation Wolters Kluwer Health

Long-Term Analysis of Sex Differences in Prestigious Authorships in Cardiovascular Research Supported by the National Institutes of Health

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Wolters Kluwer
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© 2018 American Heart Association, Inc.
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0009-7322
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1524-4539
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10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.032325
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Circulation RESEARCH LETTER Long-Term Analysis of Sex Differences in Prestigious Authorships in Cardiovascular Research Supported by the National Institutes of Health omen remain underrepresented on faculties of medicine. Among cardi- Carolin Lerchenmüller, ologists with faculty appointments, for example, only ≈17% are wom- MD* W en, and advancement into senior roles seems particularly challenging. Marc J. Lerchenmueller, Differences in the credit that women receive relative to men as prestigious first PhD, MPH* and last authors for research done by a group may contribute to this gender gap. Olav Sorenson, PhD* Previous studies of sex differences in authorship of medical research found women underrepresented in both first and last author positions across subfields, although 2,3 their share of prestigious authorships has appeared to improve over time. Yet, the use of hand-collected data from small sets of journals for a sample of years may not provide a representative picture. Moreover, simple counts of prestigious authorships may paint a distorted picture. On the one hand, the number of wom- en participating in academic medicine has risen over time, creating more opportu- nities for prestigious authorships today than 30 years ago and, in some subfields, relatively more in comparison with others. On the other

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Published: Feb 20, 2018

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