- To assess the degree and type of difficulty encountered by resident physicians attempting to enter the workforce in 1995.
- Employment information derived from a 1-page descriptive survey completed by residency program directors from January 1,1996, to June 15,1996, is described and compared with the results of a similar survey completed 1 year earlier.
- Directors of 4568 residency programs in 31 specialties and subspecialties accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
- The number of 1995 program graduates, their current professional status, and program directors'characterization of the experience of graduates who entered clinical practice, including the number who experienced major difficulties securing an acceptable practice position.
Program directors reported actual and anticipated decreases in the number of residency positions and the likely availability of future professional opportunities.
- The 3819 program directors (83.6%) who completed the survey reported that 20 065 resident physicians completed a residency program during 1995.
Of those seeking employment (n=13 215), most entered clinical practice (80. 1%) or took an academic position (15.6%) ; 2.2% were unemployed or had taken a position in a specialty or subspecialty different from the one in which they were last trained.
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Mots-clés Pascal : Médecin, Politique sanitaire, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Spécialité médicale, Analyse statistique, Formation professionnelle, Emploi
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Physician, Health policy, United States, North America, America, Medical specialty, Statistical analysis, Occupational training, Employment
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0340275
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 12/09/1997.