Female Doctors Earn $50,000 Less A Year Than Male Doctors

Female Doctors Earn $50,000 Less A Year Than Male Doctors

The gender pay gap is well-documented -- and much debated. Do women earn less because of choices they make (such as to work part-time)? Or is their lower pay due to discrimination? While there have been some minor gains in closing the gap, men, overall, still earn more than women. And now, a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine finds that in the medical field, the pay gap has actually widened to more than $50,000 a year.