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Table 2 Rates of undertaking training for a clinical teaching role

From: Survey of faculty development in four Israeli medical schools: clinical faculty development is inadequate and clinical teaching is undervalued in Israeli faculties of medicine

Population

Undertook training

Did not undertake training

Training rate (%)

p value

All participants (n = 245)

86

159

35.1

.000

Other Medical Schools (n = 141)

33

108

23.4%

 

Technion Medical School (n = 104)

53

51

51.0%

 

By specialty:

 Internal medicine (n = 45)

13

32

28.9

.003

 Other Medical Schools (n = 23)

2

21

8.7%

 

 Technion Medical School (n = 22)

11

11

50.0%

 

 Obstetrics & Gynecology (n = 123)

48

75

39.0

.042

 Other Medical Schools (n = 67)

21

46

31.3%

 

 Technion Medical School (n = 56)

27

29

48.2%

 

 Pediatrics (n = 77)

25

52

32.5

.001

 Other Medical Schools (n = 51)

10

41

19.6%

 

 Technion Medical School (n = 26)

15

11

57.7%

 

By academic appointment

 Holds an academic appointment (n = 76)

22

54

28.9

ns

 Other Medical Schools (n = 54)

11

43

20.4%

 

 Technion Medical School (n = 22)

11

11

50.0%

 

 Does not hold an academic appointment (n = 169)

64

105

37.9

.000

 Other Medical Schools (n = 87)

22

65

25.3%

 

 Technion Medical School (n = 82)

42

40

51.2%

 

By stage of professional development when completing the survey

 Senior Specialist (more than 5 years’ experience as a specialist) (n = 30)

13

17

43.3

.015

 Other Medical Schools (n = 38)

6

32

15.8%

 

 Technion Medical School (n = 22)

10

12

45.5%

 

 Junior Specialist (less than 5 years’ experience as a specialist) (n = 73)

31

42

42.5

.007

 Other Medical Schools (n = 46)

9

37

19.6%

 

 Technion Medical School (n = 36)

17

19

47.2%

 

 Senior Resident (following Part 1 exam) (n = 82)

26

56

31.7

ns

 Other Medical Schools (n = 38)

14

24

36.8%

 

 Technion Medical School (n = 35)

17

18

48.6%

 

 Junior Resident (prior to Part 1 exam) (n = 60)

16

44

26.7

.002

 Other Medical Schools (n = 19)

4

15

21.1%

 

 Technion Medical School (n = 11)

9

2

81.8%

 

By stage of professional development when first performing the role of clinical tutor

 Senior Specialist (more than 5 years’ experience as a specialist) (n = 124)

50

74

40.3

ns

 Other Medical Schools (n = 10)

1

9

10.0%

 

 Technion Medical School (n = 5)

2

3

40.0%

 

 Junior Specialist (less than 5 years’ experience as a specialist) (n = 88)

27

61

30.7

ns

 Other Medical Schools (n = 10)

2

8

20.0%

 

 Technion Medical School (n = 8)

4

4

50.0%

 

 Senior Resident (following Part 1 exam) (n = 18)

6

12

33.3

ns

 Other Medical Schools (n = 47)

11

36

23.4%

 

 Technion Medical School (n = 41)

16

25

39.0%

 

 Junior Resident (prior to Part 1 exam) (n = 15)

3

12

20.0

.000

 Other Medical Schools (n = 74)

19

55

25.7%

 

 Technion Medical School (n = 50)

31

19

62.0%