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Newly trained women doctors earn about $17,000 less per year than their male counterparts, according to a new study by UIC professor Anthony T. Lo Sasso and other researchers. Published in this month’s edition of Health Affairs, the study says the disparity—which was only $3,600 in 1999—affects salaries in nearly every specialty, and exists “even after accounting for gender differences in determinants of salary including medical specialty, hours worked, and practice type.” Supposedly, this is a good thing?