Table 1

Characteristics of US physician authors of 2020 clinical practice guidelines published by the Council of Medical Specialty Societies

CharacteristicsN (%)
(n=270)
Gender
Male177 (65.6%)
Female90 (33.3%)
Unclear3 (1.1%)
Rank
Professor144 (53.3%)
Associate professor65 (24.1%)
Assistant professor34 (12.6%)
Other/not reported27 (10.0%)
Panel chair
Yes22 (8.1%)
No/not reported248 (91.9%)