TRAINING IN SEXUAL HEALTH AND STD PREVENTION IN CANADIAN MEDICAL SCHOOLS
- Generalism versus subspecialization: Changes necessary in medical education. Albritton, William; Bates, Joanna; Brazeau, Michel; Busing, Nick; Clarke, James; Kendel, Dennis; McClean, Karen; Saucier, Danielle; Waddington, Ashley; Walker, David; Gray, Jean // Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine;Spring2006, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p126
The article focuses on the key issues concerning the tensions that exist between generalist and subspecialty education within both the undergraduate and postgraduate educational programs in Canadian medical schools. Issues identified in a plenary discussion and debate included medical student...
- Choosing a career in surgery: factors that influence Canadian medical students' interest in pursuing a surgical career. Scott, Ian M.; Matejcek, Adela N.; Gowans, Margot C.; Wright, Bruce J.; Brenneis, Fraser R. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Oct2008, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p371
Background: Interest in both general surgery and surgical subspecialties has been declining among Canadian medical students. Studies have shown that a student's desire to practise surgery is largely determined before entry into medical school. As part of a larger study of students' career...
- Decipher the labyrinth. // India Today;3/12/2012, p85
The article offers tips on how to prepare for post graduate (PG) medical examination in India. The exam is composed of 150 to 300 multiple choice questions with and without negative marking. Each state in the country was given a fixed number of seats for several medical specialties. Graduates of...
- The rise of super (?sub)-specialties courses in psychiatry: Is India ready for it! Manjunatha, N.; Thyloth, Murali; Sathyanarayana Rao, T. S. // Indian Journal of Psychiatry;Oct-Dec2013, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p401
The authors discuss the phenomenal growth in many areas and sub-specialties in the field of psychiatry in India. They refer to the increase of postgraduates in Psychological Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, and Diplomate of National Board of Psychiatry to help address the shortage of psychiatrists...
- Italian doctors hail plans to shorten medical training. Day, Michael // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;7/23/2011, Vol. 343 Issue 7816, p179
No abstract available.
- Person-Oriented Versus Technique-Oriented Specialties: Early Preferences and Eventual Choice. Manuel, R. Stephen; Borges, Nicole J.; Jones, Bonnie J. // Medical Education Online;2009, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Background: Students' selection of a specialty is an important decision in their career as a physician. While distinguishing primary care physicians from non-primary care specialists has served a purpose for how medicine is practiced and managed, considering alternative ways of grouping...
- Should we close a medical school? // New Zealand Doctor;6/30/2010, p42
The article examines whether New Zealand should close a medical school, and cites a survey from the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) which found that New Zealand lost at least 80 specialists to Australia alone in the 18 months to July 2007.
- Graduate Medical Education, 2006-2007. Brotherton, Sarah E.; Etzel, Sylvia I. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;9/5/2007, Vol. 298 Issue 9, p1081
A data table is presented for the ACGME-accredited and combined specialty GME programs and resident physicians according to medical school of graduation, specialty and subspecialty for 2001-2006.
- Whither venereology training in India? Asokan, N. // Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases;Jul-Dec2014, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p164
A letter to the editor is presented commenting on training in venereology in India.