Global Differences in Parental Leave Policies and Satisfaction Among Cardiologists.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Gender and regional differences in paid parental leave among cardiologists worldwide has not been documented. We investigated differences in paid parental leave policies globally. There are significant regional differences in parental leave among cardiologists, with North America having the shortest duration for both men and women, and highest dissatisfaction. Both genders reported similar levels of dissatisfaction with parental leave policies worldwide. Most cardiologists in the United States were not aware of policy around adjustment of productivity expectations for the paid time off and one in five said that they did not receive an adjustment. This should be addressed by institutions to allow for career flexibility and work life balance.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rao, SJ; Douglas, PS; Rzeszut, A; Kwapong, YA; Hayes, SN; Poppas, A; Mehta, LS; Blumenthal, RS; Sharma, G

Published Date

  • October 2022

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 47 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 101299 -

PubMed ID

  • 35753397

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1535-6280

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cpcardiol.2022.101299


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States