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