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Table 3 Duration, methods, and presenters of training in medical education

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

Variable Number (n) Percent of those who undertook pedagogic training (n = 86) Percent of all participa-nts (n = 245) Percent of those who undertook pedagogic training Percent of all participants
Technion School of Medicine
(N = 53)
Other schools
(N = 33)
p value Technion Med School
(N = 104)
Other schools
(N = 141)
p value
Duration of training
 Less than one day 20 23.3 8.2 28.3 15.2 .000 15.4 3.5 .000
 1–2 days 47 54.7 19.2 39.6 78.8 20.2 18.4
 3–7 days 9 10.5 3.7 13.2 6.1 6.7 1.4
 Over a week 10 11.6 4.1 18.9 0.0 9.6 0.0
Teaching method
 Lectures 9 10.5 3.7 11.3 9.1 ns 5.8 2.1 .000
 Workshops 33 38.4 13.5 54.7 45.5 17.3 10.6
 Mixed method 44 51.2 18.0 34.0 45.5 27.9 10.6
Training led by:
 Education professionals 17 19.8 6.9 30.2 3.0 .000 15.4 0.7 .000
 Medical practitioners 12 14.0 4.9 5.7 27.3 2.9 6.4
 Combination of education and medical 57 66.3 23.3 64.2 69.7 32.7 16.3
Undertook pedagogic training prior to acting in a clinical tutor role:
 As a student 2 2.3 0.8 0.0 6.1 .023 0.0 1.4 .000
 As a resident 59 68.6 24.1 62.3 75.8 31.7 17.7
 As a specialist 11 12.8 4.5 11.3 15.2 5.8 3.5
 Total 72 83.5 29.4       
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