Becker's Healthcare December 7, 2021
Marcus Robertson

A new study published in HealthAffairs found that the gender pay gap for physicians is highest for surgical specialists..

While the study found the difference in lifetime earnings between male and female physicians was about $2 million overall, surgical specialists had an even bigger gap than the average, at $2.5 million. 

The study evaluated earnings data from 80,342 full-time physicians to estimate career differences in income between men and women. Over the...

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