The initial employment status of physicians completing training in 1994.
- To gain information about the career status of residents who completed graduate medical education training programs in selected specialties and subspecialties during the 1993-1994 academic year.
- A descriptive one-page survey of residency program directors, including two mailed follow-up surveys, was conducted from January 1,1995, to June 1,1995.
- Directors of residency programs in 26 specialties and subspecialties accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, totaling 4369 programs.
Main Outcome Measures
- Program directors identified the number of resident physicians who completed the program, the known career status of those physicians, the number of physicians who had experienced difficulty finding a practice position, the characteristics of the full-time clinical practice positions, and the number of physicians who could not find full-time employment.
The perceptions about likely trends in the availability of practice opportunities for graduates in the future and the likely change in the number of resident positions were also assessed.
- A total of 3090 program directors (70.7%) completed the survey.
Respondents reported that 15 999 resident physicians completed training in one of the 26 specialties and subspecialties, and 63.2% of these graduates were potentially seeking a professional position.
Most of those not seeking a position were pursuing additional training (92.9%). Of those ...
Mots-clés Pascal : Médecin, Carrière professionnelle, Etats Unis, Exploration, Homme, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Physician, Career, United States, Exploration, Human, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 96-0245236
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 199608.