Donna Marie Sevilla
A Quebec study has reported that female doctors provide a better quality of care, but that male doctors are more productive.
Université de Montréal professor Régis Blais, who co-supervised the study, said that Valérie Martel, a student at Université Laval who conducted the study, approached him with the thesis that female doctors had a maternal instinct in comparison to males. Female doctors scored higher in who prescribed more eye exams, medications, procedures, and statins. Continue reading