The “Physician Compensation Survey” came out a couple days ago. Dr. Aaron Carroll was surprised that “only 11% of physicians say they consider themselves rich” despite the fact that they make, on average, six-figure salaries. The comments section is pretty good, too.


I’m still getting hate mail because of that piece I wrote on doctors “struggling to make ends meet”. Guess I can’t help myself. Here we go again. I stumbled upon Medscape/WebMD’s annual Physician Compensation Survey.

Read more at: theincidentaleconomist.com

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Lisa Aliferis

Lisa Aliferis is the founding editor of KQED's State of Health blog. Since 2011, she's been writing stories and editing them for the site. Before taking up blogging, she toiled for many years producing health stories for television, including Dateline NBC and San Francisco's CBS affiliate, KPIX-TV. She also wrote up a handy guide to the Affordable Care Act, especially for Californians. You can follow her on Twitter: @laliferis

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