caduceus

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an insignia used by the medical profession

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issue of The Physician Executive concerning the caducean ceiling.
Like the famous glass ceiling that constrains ambitious women executives, the caducean ceiling is the unseen organizational barrier that repels physicians when they aspire to be chief executive officers.
Clearly, then, among some who have been in a position to look down upon them through the caducean ceiling, there's a prejudice against-or perhaps more accurately, a profound skepticism about--doctors as candidates for senior executive roles.
Does the caducean ceiling that appears to block physicians from the CEO's office make it impossible to reach your goal?
In these organizations, there is no caducean ceiling.