ERIC Number: ED180409
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Mar
Reference Count: 0
The Minority Woman in America: Professionalism at What Cost. Proceedings of a Conference at the University of California (San Francisco, March 16-18, 1979).
California Univ., San Francisco.
Proceedings from a conference on minority women in the health sciences are compiled. The conference participants included social scientists, nurses, health educators, physicians, and academic administrators representing institutions and programs throughout the United States. The role of minority women as health care providers was addressed as well as the problems and concerns of minority professional women. The goals of the conference included: assessment of the current state of research and knowledge about professional minority women's experiences, identification of areas for further research, compiling of recommendations, and creating an atmosphere where minority women and men professionals could meet and discuss one another's work and exchange ideas. The following papers are included: "Making Ourselves Visible: Evolution of Career Status and Self-Image of Minority Professional Women" (Sharon Collins); "The Nature of Professional Training for Minority Women: An Overview" (Vicki Alexander); "Culture Conflicts In Professional Training of Minority Women" (Jewelle Taylor Gibbs); "Being A Minority Professional Woman" (Loma K. Flowers); "Recommendations and Research Issues" (Cecilia Preciado Burciaga); "Directions in National Health Policy: Implications for the Participation of Minority Women in Medicine" (Gleoria Bradley-Sapp); and "Minority--Professional--Women: The Creative Tension" (Margaret B. Wilkerson). A conference agenda, bibliography, list of conference participants, and conference evaluations are included. (SF)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Employed Women, Females, Feminism, Health Occupations, Health Services, Higher Education, Medicine, Minority Groups, Professional Education, Professional Recognition, Public Policy, Racial Discrimination, Role Conflict, Sex Discrimination
Program for Women in the Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources Administration (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office of Health Resources Opportunity.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., San Francisco.