Female first authorship in ophthalmology increased during pandemic

NEW YORK — The gender gap in the authorship of scientific publications persists, but a study found an increase in female first authorship during the COVID-19 pandemic for overall articles and research articles in ophthalmology.
In a poster presented at the American Society of Retina Specialists annual meeting, Meghana Kalavar, MD, and colleagues from Ohio State University summarized the results of the cross-sectional analysis of articles published between July and September 2020 during the pandemic and matched articles published between July and September 2019 before the pandemic. The

NEW YORK — The gender gap in the authorship of scientific publications persists, but a study found an increase in female first authorship during the COVID-19 pandemic for overall articles and research articles in ophthalmology.
In a poster presented at the American Society of Retina Specialists annual meeting, Meghana Kalavar, MD, and colleagues from Ohio State University summarized the results of the cross-sectional analysis of articles published between July and September 2020 during the pandemic and matched articles published between July and September 2019 before the pandemic. The