New ESCMID blog - Leveling the Field
Barriers exist outside of infectious diseases and microbiology and Nisha Mehta's recent post on KevinMD titled, "Why are female physicians scared to be women?" provides a description of many issues. And these are not confined to medical fields - I would point you to this excellent post by Sarah Bond, an assistant professor in the UI Classics Department titled "The Decline and Fall of the All-Male Panel."
I would just close with a question - is it time for a similar platform in the U.S.?