Learning, satisfaction, and mistreatment during medical internship : A national survey of working conditions.
Context. - - Concerns about the working and learning environment of residency training continue to surface.
Previous surveys of residents have focused on work hours and income, but have shed little light on how residents view their training experience.
- To provide a description of the internship year as seen by a large cross section of second-year residents.
- Mail survey conducted in 1991.
- Residency programs in the United States.
- Random 10% sample (N=1773) of all second-year residents listed in the American Medical Association's medical research and information database.
Main Outcome Measures
- What and who contributes most to residents'learning during internships, degree of satisfaction with the internship experience, on-call and sleep schedules, incidents of perceived mistreatment or abuse, observations of unethical behavior, and experiences of harassment or discrimination.
- A total of 1277 surveys (72%) of 1773 mailed were returned.
Overall, respondents reported a moderate level of satisfaction with their first year of residency.
On a scale of 0 to 3, residents rated other residents as contributing most (score of 2.3) to their learning, with special patients ranked second (2.1).
During a typical work week, residents reported that they spent an average of 56.9 hours on call in the hospital. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Interne(étudiant), Enquête sur terrain, Apprentissage, Satisfaction, Condition travail, Médecine, Méthodologie, Evaluation, Homme, Enseignement
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Resident(student), Field inquiry, Learning, Satisfaction, Working condition, Medicine, Methodology, Evaluation, Human, Teaching
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0229538
Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 11/09/1998.