Physician, know thyself
- More med students choosing primary care. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;8/5/95, Vol. 69 Issue 15, p12
Reports that majority of senior medical students in the United States have decided to train to be primary care physicians according to the National Resident Matching Program. Figures; Selected specialties.
- Choosing a specialty. Richards, Peter // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);9/24/1983, Vol. 287 Issue 6396, p898
Focuses on the factors to consider in choosing a field of specialization in Great Britain. Importance of part time training; Availability of career opportunities; Need for expansion in numbers of consultants on several areas.
- What specialty after registration? Rhodes, Philip // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);11/6/1982, Vol. 285 Issue 6351, p1340
Focuses on the choice of specialty of registered doctors. Preferred specialty of medical students; Skepticism on practice of surgery, obstetrics and gynecology of pediatrics; Inability of some medical students in making a choice.
- More and more med students let lifestyle dictate choice of specialties. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Nov2003, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p35
The article reports on the increasing number of medical students in the U.S. that allow lifestyle dictate choice of specialties, according to the findings of a study published in the "Journal of the American Medical Association on September 3, 2003. The trend could change the distribution of...
- Family practice match numbers drop again. // Family Practice Management;May2001, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p22
Reports the decline in the number of position filled in family practice residency programs in the United States. Data from the National Resident Matching Program; Decrease in number of medical students choosing family practice; Increase in primary care specialties; Graphical representation of...
- Medical Student Attitudes about Internal Medicine: A Study of U.S. Medical School Seniors in 1988. Babbott, David.; Levey, Gerald S.; Weaver, Sheila O.; Killian, Charles D. // Annals of Internal Medicine;1/1/91, Vol. 114 Issue 1, p16
Studies the attitudes of medical students toward careers in internal medicine in the U.S. Factors which affect the choice of specialty by medical students; Reasons for decision of students to switch away from general internal medicine; Significance of students' attitudes to internal medicine...
- Medical students' beliefs about nine different specialties. Furnham, A.F. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);12/20/1986, Vol. 293 Issue 6562, p1607
Presents students views on nine medical specialties in London. Accumulation of multidimensional attitudes on psychiatry; Differences of views of the clinical and preclinical students; Influences of experiences on attitudes and principles.
- That joke isn't funny any more. Spence, Des // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;6/2/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7859, p38
The author, Des Spence discusses in the article about the working atmosphere of doctors. He further extends his explanation of binge drinking, gratuitous swearing, rudeness, and sarcastic and generally offensive, abrasive humour among the doctors which today can lead to complaints and official...
- Know When to Rock the Boat: How Faculty Rationalize Students� Behaviors. Ginsburg, Shiphra; Lingard, Lorelei; Regehr, Glenn; Underwood, Kathryn // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Jul2008, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p942
When faculty evaluate medical students� professionalism, they make judgments based on the observation of behaviors. However, we lack an understanding of why they feel certain behaviors are appropriate (or not). To explore faculty�s reasoning around potential student behaviors in...