Navigation Links
Gender Gaps Persist in Pay at Academic Medical Centers
Date:4/3/2010

Female professors in top spots paid less than male peers, study finds

FRIDAY, April 2 (HealthDay News) -- Accomplished women in academic medicine are paid less than their male counterparts, a new study shows.

"The gender gap in pay has been well-documented, but what was not understood was whether academic accomplishments could overcome the pay gap," study leader Catherine DesRoches, of the Mongan Institute for Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital, said in a news release. "Our study found that, across the board, men are being paid substantially more than equally qualified and accomplished women at academic medical centers."

DesRoches and colleagues analyzed responses to anonymous surveys sent to more than 3,000 randomly selected faculty members in life science departments at the top 50 academic medical centers receiving U.S. National Institutes of Health funding in 2003 or 2004.

The study found that female professors worked many more hours per week than male professors. This was primarily because the women spent extra time in administrative and other tasks rather than teaching, doing research or caring for patients. Among associate professors, there was no significant difference in the hours worked by women and men.

After they controlled for a number of factors, including research productivity and academic ranking, the researchers concluded that women earned from $6,000 to $15,000 less per year than men with similar levels of accomplishment.

"These differences may seem modest but over a 30-year career, an average female faculty member with a Ph.D. would earn almost $215,000 less that of a comparable male," DesRoches said. "If that deficit were invested in a retirement account earning 6 percent per year, the difference would grow to almost $700,000 over a career. For department of medicine faculty, that difference could be almost twice as great."

The study appears in the Apri
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. New Gender-Neutral Flex-Friendly Certification Makes the Business Case for Flex Even in a Tough Economy.
2. Anti-Drinking Ads That Engender Guilt May Not Work
3. Study finds gender gap persists in cardiac care
4. Beating Heart Differs by Gender, Age: Study
5. Demystifying a Common, Persistent Virus
6. Racial Disparities Persist in Hospital Stroke Care
7. Risk of Death Persists After a Hip Fracture
8. Violent crime race gap narrows, but persists in US
9. Racial disparities persist in the diagnosis of advanced breast cancer and colon cancer in the U.S.
10. Traumatic brain injuries: Motor deficits can persist even after what appears to be a full recovery
11. West Nile virus infection may persist in kidneys years after initial infection
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/29/2014)... 2014 Floors of hospitals and other ... socks. Also, many patients are relegated to lying down ... recovery, Alzheimer’s, etc. Two inventors from Perrysburg, Ohio, have ... safety. , This special pair of socks helps prevent ... patients who are relegated to beds or chairs from ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 ... 10 best web conference providers in the online service ... the list were global leaders Webex, GotoMeeting and Infinite. ... the industry users have to determine which provider is ... Essentially, web conference businesses search for compelling consumer goods ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... by volunteering are getting more out of it than ... health boost! , A new study, led ... and published online this week in Psychological Bulletin ... at all the available peer-reviewed evidence regarding the psychosocial ... Lead investigator Dr. Nicole Anderson, together with scientists from ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 29, 2014 University of Western States ... professionals, announced that Daniel Redwood, DC, director of the ... of the Year,” by the Missouri State Chiropractors Association ... 21. , Patrick Montgomery, DC, president of the MSCA, ... the Missouri House Task Force for Medicaid Reform, in ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Evolutions Medical ... Barbara in the Santa Barbara News-Press Readers’ Choice 2014 ... the Readers’ Choice poll as Best Medical Spa. The ... reads the following about Evolutions Medical Spa recognition: , ... it is recognized as a top-notch, cutting-edge medical spa ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Top10InAction Reveals Best Web Conference Providers 2Health News:Evidence mounting that older adults who volunteer are happier, healthier 2Health News:University of Western States Director of Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine Daniel Redwood, DC, named Missouri Educator of the Year by MSCA 2Health News:Evolutions Named Best Medical Spa in Santa Barbara by Santa Barbara News Press 2Health News:Evolutions Named Best Medical Spa in Santa Barbara by Santa Barbara News Press 3
... on fatty acids conducted at the universities of Helsinki ... the level of fibrinogen detrimental to health in the ... in essential fats in one,s diet, decreases when saturated ... research results were published in the journal Prostaglandins, ...
... HealthDay Reporter , SUNDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) ... the joints, new research suggests. The autoimmune disorder ... plaque in the blood vessels, potentially increasing the risk of ... news from the study is that certain drugs already used ...
... new study suggests joint complaints attributed to aromatase inhibitors ... inflammatory arthritis or autoimmune disease. Because of that, ... threat of arthritis should be encouraged to continue taking ... presented Tuesday, Nov. 9 at the 74th Annual Scientific ...
... , SUNDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- People suffering from ... taking vitamin D supplements, U.S. researchers report. "I,ve never ... Kevin Dalal, an assistant professor of rehabilitation medicine at the ... surprised it didn,t work. It,s a tough process to try ...
... hospitalised with severe malaria has concluded that the drug ... disease in both children and adults everywhere in the ... published today online in the journal The Lancet ... Professor Nick White of the Wellcome Trust-Mahidol University-Oxford Tropical ...
... 5 (HealthDay News) -- Falls from tree stands are the ... University study. Researchers analyzed 130 hunting-related trauma admissions at ... percent of injuries were caused by falls, and 92 percent ... other findings: , Gunshot wounds accounted for 29 percent ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Canola-type rapeseed oil reduces the level of fibrinogen, a cause of thrombosis and inflammation 2Health News:Rheumatoid Arthritis May Raise Risk of Blood Vessel Plaque 2Health News:Rheumatoid Arthritis May Raise Risk of Blood Vessel Plaque 3Health News:Joint pain linked to breast cancer drug not inflammatory arthritis or autoimmune disease 2Health News:Vitamin D No Magic Bullet for Osteoarthritis 2Health News:Major clinical trial prompts call for change to treatment guidelines for severe malaria worldwide 2Health News:Major clinical trial prompts call for change to treatment guidelines for severe malaria worldwide 3
(Date:8/29/2014)...  Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX ), a ... to the medical, research and veterinary markets, announced today ... Officer, will present at the CL King 12 th ... 9, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. ET. The conference will ... New York City . ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 29, 2014 Research and Markets  has ... Tissue Repair Devices Market 2014-2018" report to their ... mass of cells that connect, support, or surround bones. ... as tendons, ligaments, cartilage, fascia, and other fibrous tissues. ... tissues with age result in wear and tear in ...
(Date:8/28/2014)...  Rigrodsky & Long, P.A.: , Do you, ... LCI )? , Did you purchase your shares before ... 2014, inclusive? , Did you lose money in your ... to discuss your rights? Rigrodsky & ... Timothy J. MacFall , announces that a complaint has been filed ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Abaxis, Inc. to Present at CL King's 12th Annual Best Ideas Conference 2014 2Global Orthopedic Soft Tissue Repair Devices Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are ArthroCare, Biomet, DePuy Synthes and Smith & Nephew 2Global Orthopedic Soft Tissue Repair Devices Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are ArthroCare, Biomet, DePuy Synthes and Smith & Nephew 3Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces A Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Lannett Company, Inc. 2Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces A Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Lannett Company, Inc. 3
... Regado Biosciences, a privately held company leading the ... that Ellen McDonald, MBA, Senior Vice President and Chief ... at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Ms. ... on Wednesday, November 10 in the Life Science Room ...
... a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development ... and chronic viral diseases, announced today that it has ... Project (QTDP) administered under section 48D of the Internal ... innovative projects that are determined by the U.S. Department ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Regado Biosciences to Present at the IMPACT 2010 Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2Regado Biosciences to Present at the IMPACT 2010 Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 3
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: