Specialty preferences among medical students in Botswana.

With the establishment of a new medical college in Botswana to train generalist-doctors and specialists, we set out to explore the career preferences ...
875KB Sizes 1 Downloads 12 Views

Recommend Documents

Empathy in Iranian medical students: A comparison by age, gender, academic performance and specialty preferences.
Background: Empathy is an important element of physician-patient communication. Empathy is linked to a number of attributes such as patient treatment compliance and satisfaction, better history taking and physical examination and therefore achieving

Psychiatry's Impact on Medical Students' Specialty Selection.
The influence of a psychiatry department on medical students' specialty choices was examined, even when that choice was not psychiatry. Data were collected from two classes (n=95 and n=103). A theoretical continuum of specialties ranging from the mos

Using medical specialty and selection criteria clusters to study specialty selection by Israeli medical students.
During their final year of medical school, Israeli students must consider which specialty to choose for residency. Based on the vocational counseling literature we presumed that choices are made by selecting from a cluster of related specialties whil

Empathy in undergraduate medical students of bangladesh: psychometric analysis and differences by gender, academic year, and specialty preferences.
Empathy is considered to be associated with better patient compliance, satisfaction, and clinical outcomes. The aim of the study is to measure and examine empathy among a sample of undergraduate medical students of Bangladesh. It was a cross-sectiona

The role of empathy in medical students' choice of specialty.
The role of empathy in medical students' postgraduate training interest was studied. The level of empathy, as measured by the Hogan Empathy Scale, was not found to be a discriminating factor in career selection. Students interested in psychiatry had

Primary care specialty career choice among Canadian medical students: Understanding the factors that influence their decisions.
To identify which factors influence medical students' decision to choose a career in family medicine and pediatrics, and which factors influence their decision to choose careers in non-front-line specialties.

Interdisciplinary and inter-institutional differences in learning preferences among Malaysian medical and health sciences students.
The learner-centred approach in medical and health sciences education makes the study of learning preferences relevant and important. This study aimed to investigate the interdisciplinary, inter-institutional, gender and racial differences in the pre

Why medical students choose orthopedic surgery as a specialty?
Before the crisis announced the Moroccan surgery, the objectives of this study were to analyze the choice of specialties newly appointed to the internal review and the guidance of medical students and to determine the factors influencing this choice.