Women in US academic medicine earn $13,000 less than male peers

A survey of 3,000 faculty members at the top 50 US medical schools has shown that women members earned $13,000 less than their male counterparts with the equivalent career position and professional activity.

There were no obvious reasons for the difference.

According to the study authors, "despite increased national attention to gender inequalities in salary, women in the life sciences at all academic ranks, both PhDs and MDs, continued in 2007 to receive lower annual salaries than did their male counterparts."

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  1. It's the babies, stupid.

  2. No, it's not "the babies". This should not limit the salaries.