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Good and Bad News about Physician Pay

I’ve got some good news for all of you: there’s no racial disparity in pay among female physicians. African-American physicians in the United States make just as much money as Caucasian women. Unfortunately, this good news is largely a result of dismal news – neither group of women make as much as white male physicians. And of course, sadly, African-American male physicians lag behind white men, too:

These results come from a study in the British Medical Journal.

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