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.