Rinsho Shinkeigaku (Clinical Neurology)

Symposium 4

Efforts of gender equality at Kinki University School of Medicine

Katsuichi Miyamoto, M.D., Ph.D.1)

1)Department of Neurology, Kinki University School of Medicine

In recent years, medical doctors are in short supply in many university hospitals. Retirement of female doctor after delivery is one of the reasons. Although they want to return to work after giving birth, they quit unavoidable because the working conditions do not match. Then, Kinki university hospital established the "provisions for special work arrangements". This work arrangement is the wage less, but the working hours is less than the regular. This work arrangement increased returner to the university hospital after delivery.
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(CLINICA NEUROL, 53: 1358|1360, 2013)
key words: gender equality, doctor shortage, maternity leave

(Received: 1-Jun-13)