« Placebo Treatment of Fibromyalgia | Main | Evidence-Based Medicine: A Great Idea. Can't Wait »

November 04, 2008

Comments

radioactive girl tori

My rheumatologist is a woman. Traditionally I am slightly sexist though, and normally prefer men to be my doctors. I have no explanation for that. When I was pregnant I sighed with relief that the male doctor in the practice was on call when it came time to have my first baby even though I loved the female doctor very much. I wouldn't have been upset if she had been on call, but I definitely felt better about him delivering.

3+speckled

I'm sure physician choice is a very complicated matter, but it will be interesting to see how much gender plays a role in the future. For the moment I'm not considering re-training.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)