Supporting sexual and gender minority health-care workers

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Sexual and/or gender minority health-care workers are subject to the heteronormativity and cisnormativity of society and often face open discrimination. Empowering these individuals to bring their full, authentic selves to work so that they can serve their patients and institutions with the totality of their strengths requires institutes and cisgender or straight allies to support LGBTQ+‚ÄČcommunities by creating a culture of inclusivity and enacting progressive policies.

Women in the healthcare industry: An update

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Although healthcare continues to outpace other industries in the representation, hiring, and advancement of women, the latest data show there is still plenty of room for improvement.