Survey: Female physicians experience more harassment, less respect than male counterparts

Male and female physicians report that women in medicine face more harassment, fewer opportunities and lower pay than men, according to CompHealth, a healthcare staffing firm.

CompHealth conducted a survey of 781 physicians, highlighting several gender gaps:

  • 37 percent of female physicians have not experienced or seen harassment of any kind at their organizations, compared to 52 percent of male physicians
  • 12 percent of women have never experienced sexual harassment, compared to 38 percent of men
  • 34 percent of women believe both genders are equally respected at their organizations, compared to 69 percent of men
  • 49 percent of women believe opportunities are equal, compared to 79 percent of men
  • 46 percent of women reported making less than $200,000, compared to 28 percent of men

Read the full survey results here.

 

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