ERIC Number: EJ454583
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Issues and Challenges Facing the Minority Woman Dentist.
Sinkford, Jeanne C.
Journal of Dental Education, v56 n8 p561-65 Aug 1992
The status of minority women dentists is reviewed, and initiatives to improve it are noted. Issues and challenges for African-American female dentists are outlined, including negative racial/gender stereotypes, lack of advancement opportunities, difficulties in starting practices and securing professional and social support systems, lack of appropriate mates, and income gap. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A