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One-third of UMMS hospitals now led by women

March 21, 2022

Think women in health care and you probably think of nurses, nurse practitioners and doctors. You probably don’t think CEOs and there’s a good reason for that: Female CEOs are few and far between in the field. A study published in November 2021 in JAMA Network Open, a monthly open-access medical journal published by the American Medical Association, found that only 15% of CEOs in the U.S. health care industry were women. At the University of Maryland Medical System, however, women lead four of the system’s 12 hospitals.

Article Source: The Daily Record

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