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  1. Resident research in internal medicine training programs.

    Article - En anglais


    To determine how well medical residency programs are prepared to meet the new Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accreditation guidelines for resident scholarly activity.


    Cross-sectional study using a mailed survey.


    Program directors of all ACGME-accredited internal medicine residency programs.


    Program directors were asked to list the scholarly activities and products of their residents and their programs'minimal expectations for resident research ; available academic, faculty, technical, and personnel support for resident research ; perceived barriers to resident research ; and the desired educational and skill outcomes of resident research.

    The responses of university-based training programs were compared with those of non-university-based programs.


    271 program directors returned the survey, yielding a response rate of 65%. Ninety-seven percent of all programs have established scholarly guidelines consistent with accreditation requirements.

    Although only 37% of programs reported having an organized, comprehensive research curriculum, 70% taught skills important to research.

    Technical support and resources were generally available for resident research ; the most frequently cited barrier to resident research was lack of resident time.

    University-based and non-university-based training programs differed in important ways.

    Generally, non-university-based programs had more ...

    Mots-clés Pascal : Médecine, Formation professionnelle, Interne(étudiant), Programme enseignement, Recherche, Homme, accreditation, Santé publique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Medicine, Occupational training, Resident(student), Educational program, Research, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0141921

    Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 199608.