Melting the Plastic Ceiling: Overcoming Obstacles to Foster Leadership in Women Plastic Surgeons

Amanda K. Silva, Aviva Preminger, Sheri Slezak, Linda Phillips, Debra J. Johnson

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

The underrepresentation of women leaders in plastic surgery echoes a phenomenon throughout society. The importance of female leadership is presented, and barriers to gender equality in plastic surgery, both intrinsic and extrinsic, are discussed. Strategies for fostering women in leadership on an individual level and for the specialty of plastic surgery are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)721-729
Number of pages9
JournalPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Volume138
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2016

Fingerprint

Plastic Surgery
Freezing
Plastics
Foster Home Care
Surgeons

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

Cite this

Melting the Plastic Ceiling : Overcoming Obstacles to Foster Leadership in Women Plastic Surgeons. / Silva, Amanda K.; Preminger, Aviva; Slezak, Sheri; Phillips, Linda; Johnson, Debra J.

In: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 138, No. 3, 01.09.2016, p. 721-729.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silva, Amanda K. ; Preminger, Aviva ; Slezak, Sheri ; Phillips, Linda ; Johnson, Debra J. / Melting the Plastic Ceiling : Overcoming Obstacles to Foster Leadership in Women Plastic Surgeons. In: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2016 ; Vol. 138, No. 3. pp. 721-729.
@article{8f2f0a1be10648d4ba64c9009250cb2b,
title = "Melting the Plastic Ceiling: Overcoming Obstacles to Foster Leadership in Women Plastic Surgeons",
abstract = "The underrepresentation of women leaders in plastic surgery echoes a phenomenon throughout society. The importance of female leadership is presented, and barriers to gender equality in plastic surgery, both intrinsic and extrinsic, are discussed. Strategies for fostering women in leadership on an individual level and for the specialty of plastic surgery are presented.",
author = "Silva, {Amanda K.} and Aviva Preminger and Sheri Slezak and Linda Phillips and Johnson, {Debra J.}",
year = "2016",
month = "9",
day = "1",
doi = "10.1097/PRS.0000000000002483",
language = "English (US)",
volume = "138",
pages = "721--729",
journal = "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery",
issn = "0032-1052",
publisher = "Lippincott Williams and Wilkins",
number = "3",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Melting the Plastic Ceiling

T2 - Overcoming Obstacles to Foster Leadership in Women Plastic Surgeons

AU - Silva, Amanda K.

AU - Preminger, Aviva

AU - Slezak, Sheri

AU - Phillips, Linda

AU - Johnson, Debra J.

PY - 2016/9/1

Y1 - 2016/9/1

N2 - The underrepresentation of women leaders in plastic surgery echoes a phenomenon throughout society. The importance of female leadership is presented, and barriers to gender equality in plastic surgery, both intrinsic and extrinsic, are discussed. Strategies for fostering women in leadership on an individual level and for the specialty of plastic surgery are presented.

AB - The underrepresentation of women leaders in plastic surgery echoes a phenomenon throughout society. The importance of female leadership is presented, and barriers to gender equality in plastic surgery, both intrinsic and extrinsic, are discussed. Strategies for fostering women in leadership on an individual level and for the specialty of plastic surgery are presented.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84983616769&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=84983616769&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1097/PRS.0000000000002483

DO - 10.1097/PRS.0000000000002483

M3 - Article

C2 - 27556609

AN - SCOPUS:84983616769

VL - 138

SP - 721

EP - 729

JO - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

JF - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

SN - 0032-1052

IS - 3

ER -