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Women in the medical workplace

 
  • A Step Toward Equal Pay for Men and Women August 3, 2016
    The Atlantic

    A Step Toward Equal Pay for Men and Women

    By Clare Foran

    Massachusetts legislation aims to diminish gender-based discrimination in the workplace. Imagine a job application that asks an applicant to disclose how much she currently makes. If the salary turns out to be significantly less than what the...

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  • Dr. Paid Less: An Old Title Still Fits Female Physicians July 12, 2016
    The New York Times

    Dr. Paid Less: An Old Title Still Fits Female Physicians

    By Catherine Saint Louis

    Female physicians at some of the nation’s most prominent public medical schools earn nearly $20,000 less a year on average than their male colleagues, according to an analysis published on Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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  • Medscape Female Physician Compensation Report 2016 May 25, 2016
    Medscape

    Medscape Female Physician Compensation Report 2016

    By Carol Peckham

    According to government data, the percentage of male physicians (65%) still considerably exceeds that of females (35%), although women are catching up and are even surpassing men at younger ages.[1,2] Over 4500 female physicians responded to this...

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  • Nearly a third of women in academic medicine experience sexual harassment May 18, 2016
    Reuters

    Nearly a third of women in academic medicine experience sexual harassment

    By Kathryn Doyle

    For women in U.S. medical research, sexual harassment is less common than 20 years ago, but it was still experienced by 30 percent of those responding to a new survey, compared to just 4 percent of men, researchers say.

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  • Women in Elite Jobs Face Stubborn Pay Gap May 17, 2016
    The Wall Street Journal

    Women in Elite Jobs Face Stubborn Pay Gap

    By Janet Adamy and Paul Overberg

    On average, American women earn less than their male peers. Highly educated women fare worst of all. A Wall Street Journal examination of pay in 446 major occupations found that women in many elite jobs earn well below men, with professions such as...

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  • Bloomberg’s New Gender-Equality Index May 5, 2016
    The Atlantic

    Bloomberg’s New Gender-Equality Index

    By Bourree Lam

    For investors who prioritize gender equality, new market data tools are emerging to help them assess a company’s efforts on this front. This week, Bloomberg launched an index that scores financial-service companies on how well they treat women and...

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