Association Between the Proportion of Women on a Conference Planning Committee and the Proportion of Women Speakers at Medical Conferences

JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Mar 2;3(3):e200677. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.0677.


This cross-sectional study examines the association of the proportion of women on a medical conference planning committee with the proportion of women speakers at the conference.

MeSH terms

  • Congresses as Topic / organization & administration*
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Female
  • Humans
  • North America
  • Physicians, Women / supply & distribution*
  • Planning Techniques*
  • Retrospective Studies