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Study: Primary-care docs make less than specialists
Sacramento Business Journal

Earnings over the course of careers of primary-care doctors average as much as $2.8 million less than the earnings of their specialist colleagues, according to a new study by UC Davis researchers. The wage disparity may make primary care a less attractive choice for medical-school graduates, exacerbate an already significant shortage of primary-care doctors and hamper access to care under federal health reform, study leaders suggested.