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Doctor Pay: Specialists Earn More, But Few Overall Think They Are Rich

A survey conducted by Medscape provides insights into physicians' earnings, and how they view them. 

Kaiser Health News: Capsules: Few Doctors Consider Themselves Rich, Survey Says
Few doctors think of themselves as rich, and only about half think they're fairly compensated, according to survey results released this week by Medscape. The annual survey isn't scientific – and perhaps, not surprising, either — but it offers insights into what nearly 25,000 physicians earn, and how they view that number (Barr, 4/25).

NPR Shots Blog: Doctor Pay: Where The Specialists Are Above Average
Making a living practicing medicine is more complicated and frustrating than ever. But it still pays. And pretty well (Hensley, 4/25).

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