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Trends in junior doctors' certainty about their career choice of eventual clinical specialty: UK surveys.

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INTRODUCTION: The paper explores whether UK qualified junior doctors' certainty about their choice of eventual clinical specialty has changed in recent years following structural changes to postgraduate training. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We analysed data from questionnaire surveys of all doctors who qualified in the UK in 11 'year of qualification' cohorts between 1974 and 2009. We report on responses to questions at years 1, 3 and 5 after qualifying. RESULTS: Overall, 1 year after qualificatio...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
Postgraduate medical journal More from this journal
Volume:
89
Issue:
1057
Pages:
632-637
Publication date:
2013-11-01
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EISSN:
1469-0756
ISSN:
0032-5473
Language:
English
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pubs:411207
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uuid:0c292007-bdbb-4883-9821-9f9ba51bcf9a
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pubs:411207
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411207
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2013-11-16

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