Doximity , a social network of physicians, released its first annual survey of physician compensation and once again highlighted what they describe as a gender gap in physician payment.
“The average national gender gap among physicians is 26.5 percent less per year, meaning that on average, female doctors make $91,284 less than what the average male doctor makes. This topline number factors in all specialties examined, and regional differences.”
The flaw in their analysis is in their methodology
“We also controlled for ... their self-reported average hours worked per week.”
In essence, they report on a...