Changes in health care delivery necessitate modification in dermatology training.
While the residents at The University of Alabama at Birmingham were planning their 1995-1996 curriculum, several questions regarding the most appropriate allocation of time and resources arose.
Interest in other residency curricula prompted the development of a national survey of dermatology residents.
Our purpose was to provide comprehensive data regarding the didactic, clinical, surgical, and other aspects of today's U.S. dermatology residency training from the perspective of the residents.
It is hoped these data will assist dermatology residency programs with evaluation of their current curricula.
A comprehensive 31-question multiple-choice survey was mailed to 631 residents in 70 U.S. dermatology residency programs.
Results were tabulated and median values and percentages of responses were obtained.
A Wilcoxon rank-sum test, a chi-square analysis, and logistic regression analysis were performed on survey items on the basis of residents'satisfaction with the training program.
Two hundred forty-eight responses (39%) were returned with all years of training well represented.
Median values and percentages obtained outlined the didactic, clinical, surgical, and other aspects of dermatology residency training.
Seventeen percent of residents believed they were not being adequately trained. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Enseignement, Dermatologie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Enquête opinion, Médecine, Interne(étudiant)
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Teaching, Dermatology, United States, North America, America, Opinion inquiry, Medicine, Resident(student)
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 96-0302216
Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 10/04/1997.