Many of my female colleagues report being mistaken for nursing or allied health staff…

10 Oct 2017

In the September edition of Australian Medicine, Dr Danika Thiemt, Immediate past president of AMA Council of Doctors in Training, talks about gender and her degree, noting that many of her female colleagues report being mistaken for nursing or allied health staff, a rare occurrence among her male colleagues.

“We aren’t all equal and that should be celebrated. It certainly shouldn’t hold us back. Opportunities to become leaders won’t be taken by all of our trainees, but they should be provided to all, regardless of gender,” said Dr Thiemt.

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