Gender pay gap between gastroenterologists persists: US

Male academic specialists are continuing to outearn their female counterparts, especially higher up the ladder, a study suggests

Gender-based disparities in doctor pay can persist even within the same practice environment, a study of earnings for academic gastroenterologists suggests.

US researchers examined data from the 2018-19 Association of American Medical Colleges Faculty Salary Report on 1644 gastroenterologists at public and private academic medical centres. 

Women were a minority of respondents (31%) overall, and they were also a minority of respondents with each academic title: instructors (37%), assistant