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Thursday, August 05, 2004

Gender Disparities Persist in Doctors' Pay, Professional Advancement

"Women in academic medicine do not advance as rapidly as men of similar achievement, and they are not compensated as well, researchers at Boston University of School of Medicine report.

Although such disparities have been reported previously, there have been no large, detailed studies, Dr. Arlene S. Ash and her associates note in the Annals of Internal Medicine for August 3. Moreover, there have been no efforts to account for confounding factors such as specialty, job characteristics and productivity. So in 1995-1996, her group polled 941 male and 873 female full-time faculty at 24 randomly selected medical schools."