Traduction en anglais : Educational and professional expectations of to-morrow's generation of physicians.
Educational and Professional Expectations of To-Morrow's Generation of Physicians As a result of increased competition on the market for young doctors and the continuing debate on the kind and extent of reforms planned for university courses, it is becoming increasingly difficult for students of human medicine to plan their occupational future.
Against this background, the aim of this study was to evaluate the expectations regarding training and occupation of students embarking on their course and to carry out extensive analysis of the results taking sociodemographic variables into consideration.
The study was designed as a survey using standardised, anonymous questionnaires, which took place at the beginning of two terms (summer term 95 and winter term 95196) and was carried out with students attending the lectures on « Occupational opportunities ».
Sociodemographic factors, the student's educational history, expectations of university training, estimation of occupational opportunities and the medical discipline the student hoped to work in, were all taken into consideration. 212 (female : 110/male : 102) (78%) of the 271 students registered for the course took part in the survey.
All the students were in their first term.
The median age was 20 (range 18-32). 55% of those taking part in the survey came from academic families, 15% with doctors in the family.
On the average, 12 months had elapsed since leaving school and starting university. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Médecine, Etudiant, Adulte jeune, Homme, Enquête, Expectation, Carrière professionnelle, Enseignement universitaire, Formation professionnelle, Qualité, Spécialité médicale, Statut socioéconomique, Démographie, Allemagne, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Medicine, Student, Young adult, Human, Survey, Expectation, Career, Higher education, Occupational training, Quality, Medical specialty, Socioeconomic status, Demography, Germany, Europe
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0144203
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 21/05/1997.