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Thursday, July 14, 2016
Female Academic Physicians Earn $19,878 Less Than Males
JAMA recently published an analysis on salary differences between male and
female academic physicians. Here are some key findings from the report:
·34.7% of physician
faculty at 24 public medical schools were women.
·Women had lower mean
salaries than men ($206,641 vs $257,957).
·20.2% of women were
full professors, compared to 38% of men.
physicians earned $19,878 less than males after adjustments.
·17.6% of women were
specialized in pediatrics, compared with 9.9% of men.
·Women received lower
Medicare payments ($38,409 vs $52,320).