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  1. Adolescent medicine training in pediatric residency programs : Are we doing a good job ?

    Article - En anglais


    To determine how pediatric residency programs are responding to the new challenges of teaching adolescent medicine (AM) to residents by assessing whether manpower is adequate for training, whether AM curricula and skills are adequately covered by training programs, what types of teaching methodologies are used to train residents in AM, and the needs for new curricular materials to teach AM.


    A 3-part 92-item survey mailed to all US pediatric residency training programs.


    Pediatric residency programs.


    Residency program directors and directors of AM training.

    Main Outcome Measures

    AM divisional structure, clinical sites of training, presence of a block rotation, and faculty of pediatric training programs ; training materials used and desired in AM ; perceived adequacy of coverage of various AM topics ; competency of residents in performing pelvic examinations in sexually active teens ; and manpower needs.


    A total of 155/211 (73.5%) of programs completed the program director and the AM parts of the survey.

    Ninety-six percent of programs (size range, 5-120 residents) had an AM block rotation and 90% required the AM block ; those without a block rotation were more likely to be larger programs.

    Only 39% of programs felt that the number of AM faculty was adequate for teaching residents.

    Almost half of the programs reported lack of time, faculty, and curricula to teach content in substance abuse. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Médecine, Pédiatrie, Formation professionnelle, Enseignement universitaire, Adolescent, Homme, Méthodologie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Medicine, Pediatrics, Occupational training, Higher education, Adolescent, Human, Methodology, United States, North America, America

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0466691

    Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 19/02/1999.