Male physicians and surgeons are most likely to marry female physicians and surgeons. Female lawyers and judges are most likely to marry male lawyers and judges. Male lawyers and judges are most likely to marry female lawyers and judges.
Do doctors usually get married?
About 80% of physicians are married, according to a recent online survey, and these doctors often marry other doctors or other health professionals. Meanwhile, 35% of male doctors are married to nonphysician health professionals, and 11% of women physicians are married to such health professionals.
Are there any female surgeons?
Even as American medical schools have reached gender parity, certain specialties remain stubbornly male, particularly surgery. Women comprise only 23 percent of practicing surgeons. The attrition rate for female surgical residents is 25 percent, 10 percentage points more than their male counterparts.
Why do female surgeons get paid less?
Significant differences exist with regard to salary and compensation between male and female physicians. Women in academic medicine earn less than men even after adjustment for factors such as age, years of experience, specialty, reported work hours, research productivity, and faculty rank.