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Female doctors in US earn much less than male doctors, study finds

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i3219 (Published 08 June 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i3219
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. BMJ Careers

Female doctors in the United States earn significantly less than their male counterparts, even after adjustment for specialty, experience, and hours worked, research published in The BMJ has found.1 The researchers also found that white male doctors earned more than their black male colleagues.

The situation is similar to that in the United Kingdom, where female doctors earn 40% less than …

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