While women make up for a considerable number in Indian medical education India, the number of women radiologists is minuscule. Most experts believe that diversity among healthcare practitioners is important for representing the increasingly diverse Indian patient population they serve. Diversity promotes broader experience, different perspectives and encourages innovations. It also leads to higher performance and a competitive advantage. Then why does radiology have a long-standing history of having the lowest women representation among all medical specialities? What’s keeping women healthcare professionals from opting such an important medical disciple?
Express Healthcare spoke to different medical professionals to understand their fears, challenges and expectations from radiology practice