Business

Black Doctors Earn Less than White Doctors

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) African-American physicians earn 15 percent less than White physicians—an average of $262,000 compared to $303,000—according to Medscape’s 2017 Physicians Compensation Report. Approximately 19,200 physicians across 26 areas of medicine were asked questions about annual compensation, race, gender, geography Read More

Health

The Case for Black Doctors

Damon Tweedy, THE NEW YORK TIMES DURHAM, N.C. (The New York Times) — In virtually every field of medicine, black patients as a group fare the worst. This was one of my first and most painful lessons as a medical student nearly 20 years ago. Read More