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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%