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DR. LISA ASHE [Concierge Doctor]: Equal Pay Day — “as a practicing black physician it affects me, too”

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Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2017 Sarah Grisham | April 5, 2017 http://www.medscape.com/slideshow/compensation-2017-overview-6008547?src=ban_comp2017_stm_mscpmrk_330x150#22

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Another year has come and gone and there’s still need for Equal Pay Day. In the near 20 years since the day was established, there’s not been enough progress on this issue to make the observance obsolete. As a practicing physician, you might think that pay isn’t an issue for me. Unfortunately, the wage gap that plagues most every sector in the country also reaches deep into the field of medicine. And it’s pretty significant.

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SOURCE: http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/healthcare/327300-equal-pay-day-as-a-practicing-physician-it-affects-me-too

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