Women comprise 41% of faculty in full-time academic positions, steadily increasing since 2009.1 The number of women pursuing Internal Medicine (IM) careers continues to rise; however, gender differences in physician salary and promotion have endured.2 Contemporary data on the workforce composition of IM subspecialist physicians are lacking. We sought to evaluate current demographics and salaries of academic IM physician specialists and hypothesized that gender disparities in remuneration persist despite the increase in female representation in academic IM.
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Wang T, Douglas PS, Reza N. Gender Gaps in Salary and Representation in Academic Internal Medicine Specialties in the US. JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(9):1255–1257. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.3469
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