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Family medicine residency program director expectations of procedural skills of medical school graduates.
We sought to define family medicine residency program directors' expectations of medical school graduates to independently perform various procedural skills and medical school graduates' self-reported competence to perform those skills at residency outset. In July of 2011, a paper-based survey was d...
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Income ratio and medical student specialty choice: the primary importance of the ratio of mean primary care physician income to mean consult...
Learning environment: the impact of clerkship location on instructional quality.
We hypothesized several strengths and weaknesses of placing students at resident and non-resident training sites, including differences in faculty behaviors, patient characteristics, work environment, learning opportunities, and levels of student engagement. We systematically assessed for difference...
The influence of workload and health behavior on job satisfaction of general practitioners.
We collected data about health behavior and BMI of GPs and demographic data. Group comparison was evaluated using ANOVA with Bonferroni correction for post-hoc tests. A linear regression analysis was performed in which each of the job satisfaction items were handled as a dependent variable. The resp...
Maintaining professionalism in our scholarly activities.
The family medicine chief resident: a national survey of leadership development.
The influence of physician communication style on overweight patients' perceptions of length of encounter and physician being rushed.
We audiorecorded 461 encounters of overweight or obese patients with 40 primary care physicians and included 320 encounters in which weight was discussed. We calculated time spent with physician and coded all communication about weight using the Motivational Interview Treatment Integrity scale (MITI...
The Patient-centered Medical Home: a new perspective for the family medicine clerkship.
The Patient-centered Medical Home (PCMH) concept, essential functions of primary care, and an appropriate primary care workforce have been shown to improve health outcomes and reduce health care costs. This paper describes a curriculum that uses the PCMH and related health policy concepts as the fou...