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Women in endoscopy: leading the way

Despite the paucity of women in endoscopy holding leadership roles, inroads are being made as more female endoscopists are promoted within this exciting field in gastroenterology. There are many benefits from increasing diversity in the workplace, including boosting morale, minimizing gender bias, providing role models and improving patient outcomes.

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The author thanks Nur-Ul-Haq, Sonia Kupfer and Anjana Pillai (UChicago Medicine, USA), Amrita Sethi (Columbia University, USA) and Jason Rogart (Capital Health Center for Digestive Health, USA) for their support.

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Siddiqui, U.D. Women in endoscopy: leading the way. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 19, 747 (2022).

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