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  1. The attractiveness of internal medicine : a qualitative analysis of the experiences of female and male medical students.

    Article - En anglais


    To understand better the decline in medical student interest in internal medicine.


    Qualitative analysis of 500 essays from respondents who participated in a national survey of graduating medical students from the class of 1990 in 16 medical schools.

    Medical students were asked the open-ended question, « What suggestions do you have for improving the attractiveness of internal medicine? » A model of career choice was developed for the analysis that included the following factors:

    • ambulatory care exposure and primary care (including relationships with patients);

    • attending physician-student interactions and learning climate;

    • stress and workload;

    • income and prestige;

    • and intellectual stimulation.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Spécialité médicale, Questionnaire, Etudiant, Médecine, Carrière professionnelle, Sexe, Homme, Etude comparative, Motivation, Choix, Pratique professionnelle, Medecine interne

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Medical specialty, Questionnaire, Student, Medicine, Career, Sex, Human, Comparative study, Motivation, Choice, Professional practice

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0021329

    Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 199406.