The social mission
- Impact of a First-year Primary Care Experience on Residency Choice*. Grayson, Martha S.; Klein, Martin; Franke, Kathleen B. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Dec2001, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p860
We designed a retrospective cohort study of first-year medical students to assess the impact of a community-based primary care course, Introduction to Primary Care (IPC), on residency choice. In the group that took IPC (n = 282), 48.2% entered generalist residencies (internal medicine,...
- US graduates opt for primary care. Roberts, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);03/30/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7034, p800
Reports that primary care is the most popular career choice of medical graduates in the United States. Factor behind the popularity of general specialties; Drop in applications for anesthesiology and diagnostic radiology.
- New doctors heed the call to primary care. Rose, Joan R.; Potter, Debra // Medical Economics;6/26/95, Vol. 72 Issue 12, p16
Presents a graph of the total senior medical student population in the United States which decided to train in primary care from 1990-1995.
- The Road Less Traveled. Fingold, Diane R. // New England Journal of Medicine;12/29/2011, Vol. 365 Issue 26, p2449
The author discusses her concern over the declining number of primary care physicians in the U.S. She says that medical students believe that the work of primary care physicians is too hard, the pay very low and the hours too long. She adds that students are opting for the high-paying...
- A Study of Primary Care Teaching Comparing Academic and Community-based Settings. Masters, Philip A.; Nester, Carla // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Jan2001, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p9
Compares teaching activity and content between academic and community-based practices used in third year medical student primary care training in Pennsylvania. Content of teaching interventions; Documentation of learning points received for each clinical encounter; Factors influencing teaching...
- Influence of income, hours worked, and loan repayment on medical students' decision to pursue a... Rosenthal, Michael P.; Diamond, James J. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;3/23/94-3/30/94, Vol. 271 Issue 12, p914
Assesses the specialty plans of fourth year medical students and for those not choosing primary care specialties. Reasons cited by the students for choosing non-primary care specialties; Effect of changes in economic and lifestyle factors on the ability to attract students to primary care.
- Medical students and primary care. Petersdorf, Robert C. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;3/23/94-3/30/94, Vol. 271 Issue 12, p946
Editorial. Presents views on a study aimed at identifying the factors influencing medical students' choice of specialties. Possible impact of other variables that influence student decision making; Control on the specialty choices of generalist and non-generalist cohorts; Implications on the...
- Medical student interest in primary care continues to increase. // American Family Physician;11/1/1995, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p1636
Reports that continued increase in interest of medical students in the United States in primary care. Percentage of 1995 graduating medical students interested in pursuing careers in general medicine; Comment of Association of American Medical Colleges vice-president for Education Research and...
- Student activism can play crucial role in primary care. Nicholas, Joseph A. // Primary Care Weekly;07/29/96, Vol. 2 Issue 30, p5
Focuses on the crucial role of student initiatives in primary care. Programs of the American Medical Student Association and Generalist Physicians in Training; Students' opportunities to explore fields of primary care before post-graduate and professional training; Apprenticeship.