No substantial increase in proportion of Black physicians since 1900

No substantial increase in proportion of Black physicians since 1900

The proportion of Black physicians has only grown by 4% from 1900 to 2018, and there are still substantial income differences between Black and white physicians, according to findings published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.“Representation matters. Both representation in the physician workforce in general and representation in all specialties in medicine,” Dan P. Ly, MD, PhD, MPP, an assistant professor in the division of general internal medicine and health services research at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and a hospitalist at the VA Greater LosRead More

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