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The Downside of the Feminization of Medicine

More female doctors is something to applaud. A lot more female politicians, entrepreneurs and scientists -- fields women often avoid -- would be something to celebrate. But there are drawbacks to any social revolution.

In the veterinarian field, the impact of the feminization of the field is an acute shortage of large animal vets. As this op-ed in the Times points out, there's a little noticed parallel downside in medicine.

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