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Study Finds Gender Disparities In Pay For Medical Researchers

Profession Study Finds Gender Disparities In Pay For Medical Researchers Author:Edward R. Silverman Date: January 24, 1994, pp.21 OF INTERNAL MEDICINE FACULTY (ADJUSTED VALUE*) MenWomen Full or associate professor47%33% Tenured42%45% Division Chief32%25% Compensation (all faculty)$79,100$72,600 Compensation (with tenure only)$79,300$70,300 Compensation (without tenure)$75,700$71,000 * Adjusted for 10 variables: rank, year of gr

Edward Silverman

Profession Study Finds Gender Disparities In Pay For Medical Researchers Author:Edward R. Silverman
Date: January 24, 1994, pp.21

OF INTERNAL MEDICINE FACULTY (ADJUSTED VALUE*)
MenWomen
Full or associate professor47%33%
Tenured42%45%
Division Chief32%25%
Compensation (all faculty)$79,100$72,600
Compensation (with tenure only)$79,300$70,300
Compensation (without tenure)$75,700$71,000

* Adjusted for 10 variables: rank, year of graduation, fellowship training, membership in honor society, hours worked per week, faculty rank, division chief and division type, number of grants funded as principal investigator, number of refereed journal publications as first author

Source: P.L. Carr, R.H. Friedman, Annals of Internal Medicine, 119:908-13, 1993.

A recent study conducted by researchers at Boston University has found that women in three areas of academic medicine-- cardiology, rheumatology, and general internal medicine-- receive less money and fewer promotions than their male counterparts.

The study, published in Annals of Internal...

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