The underrepresentation of women urologists in surgical panels

“I think that the most important thing to take home is that we all have implicit biases towards people who are underrepresented, whether it's women or minorities,” says Rena D. Malik, MD.

In this video, Rena D. Malik, MD, discusses the background, findings, and takeaways of the study, “Representation of women on surgical panels in urology,” which was presented during the Society of Women in Urology Annual Clinical Mentoring Conference. Malik is an assistant professor of Surgery and director of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.