Posts Tagged doctors

In reversal, board says gynecologists may treat men

Yesterday Vero wrote about the “arbitrary, discriminatory, unnecessary, and dangerous” rule that obstetrician-gynecologists (OB/GYNs) must only treat cisgender women if they plan on keeping their board certification. “There is no good reason why any physician should be barred from providing services they are qualified to provide,” she wrote, adding that it is was “worrying” how little thought the certifying board appeared to have given to trans folks or anyone existing outside of the gender binary.

Yesterday the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) released an updated statement clarifying the policy and listing a number of select cases in which certified physicians are “allowed” to treat men. As reported by the New York Times the statement reverses the earlier directive and says that Board members are ...

Yesterday Vero wrote about the “arbitrary, discriminatory, unnecessary, and dangerous” rule that obstetrician-gynecologists (OB/GYNs) must only treat cisgender women if they plan on keeping their board certification. “There is no good reason why any physician should be barred from providing ...

Pay inequity in the field of medicine

A new study has found that women doctors earn less than male doctors–even after additional factors are accounted for. The study conducted at the University of Michigan evaluated 800 physicians that received grants from the National Institute of Health and were a group of highly competitive doctors to account for variations in skill level, hours worked, position and years on the job. What the study found was that even within this pool of people–there was a disparity between how much female identified physicians make and how much male identified physicians make.

And the results?

Via Atlanticwire,

RESULTS: The average annual salary of the respondents was $200,422 for men and $167,669 for women. After adjusting for factors that could potentially explain the pay ...

A new study has found that women doctors earn less than male doctors–even after additional factors are accounted for. The study conducted at the University of Michigan evaluated 800 physicians that received grants from the National Institute ...