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Sex Gaps in Perception of Tobacco Conversations Between Adult Patients Who Now Smoke Cigarettes and Oral Health Care Providers
A recent study has found that women are twice as likely as men to report not receiving advice on tobacco cessation from their dental care provider. This finding highlights the need for dentists to ensure equitable provision of information and intervention programs.
Dentistry October 20th 2023
GRIT for Women in Medicine: Growth, Resilience, Inspiration & Tenacity 2023 (CME)
Join your peers at the GRIT for Women in Medicine: Growth, Resilience, Inspiration, & Tenacity 2023 conference. Together, you will develop a deeper understanding of the unique challenges women face in healthcare leadership and explore tangible, evidence-based strategies for success. Take this opportunity to earn credits, expand your professional network, and contribute to a more diverse, effective, and resilient healthcare system. Register today.
All Specialties July 25th 2023
A Female Physician’s Perspective: Knowing When to Quit
Amid a rising staffing crisis, female physicians, who tend to provide better patient outcomes, are grappling with elevated burnout and depression rates due to additional home responsibilities, emphasizing the need for self-awareness and trusted guidance when considering career changes.
All Specialties July 10th 2023
Highest and Lowest Physician Salaries by Specialty
Physician salaries in 2023 have increased across all specialties, with primary care physicians earning an average of $265,000 and specialists earning $382,000. The highest-paying specialties include plastic surgery, orthopedics, cardiology, urology, gastroenterology, otolaryngology, radiology, oncology, anesthesiology, and dermatology, while the lowest-paying specialties are public health and preventive medicine, pediatrics, family medicine, infectious disease, diabetes & endocrinology, internal medicine, rheumatology, allergy & immunology, physical medicine & rehab, and psychiatry. The gender pay gap persists but is starting to narrow, with male primary care physicians earning 19% more than their female counterparts, and the gap for specialists being 27%. Despite ongoing challenges such as staffing shortages, reimbursement pressures, and administrative burdens, the majority of doctors (73%) express satisfaction in their profession and highlight the rewards of being skilled practitioners, fostering patient relationships, and making a positive impact on the world.
All Specialties May 22nd 2023
Functional Neurological Disorder is a Feminist Issue
The diagnosis of FND can be made accurately based on positive clinical signs. Nevertheless, people with FND continue to suffer from discrimination across the spectra of clinical and research medicine. This review presents the evidence and outlines the causes of discrimination and suggests solutions.
Neurology April 25th 2023
Female Physician Compensation: 8 Surprising Facts
There is excellent news in the upcoming Medscape Female Physician Compensation Report for 2022. Female primary care and specialist physicians had pay increases of 8.1% and 8.5% from the prior year, respectively. This has resulted in a 2% reduction in the pay difference between men and women in both situations. Despite the fact that this is progress, there is still a huge 25% disparity in primary care and 31% in specialties, with female doctors underrepresented in the higher paying specialties.
All Specialties April 18th 2023