The survey was distributed via social media in March 2020 and received 561 responses from US #neurologists in practice. While 87% were provided #PPE by their institutions, 45% were asked to reuse PPE more than once.
Practices to limit #COVID19 exposure and advice on #selfquarantine varied widely. 43% of #neurologists with known exposure were advised to continue seeing patients unless/until symptomatic, and only 12% were offered immediate testing.
Our first WNG survey results are out, highlighting women neurologists' experiences in the workplace. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30620238
--68% of respondents without children would choose to become a physician again, compared to 42% with one, 36% with two, and 32% with three or more children
--42.6% of respondents experienced symptoms of burnout
--Only 20.2% had access to paid maternity leave
--Perceived gender-based discrimination at their current workplace was reported by 76.6%
--Highest ranked measures to improve work-life balance for women neurologists were flexible work schedules (97.7%), followed by paid maternity leave (83.7%) and the option to work part time (83.2%)