Specialty choice in UK junior doctors: Is psychiatry the least popular specialty for UK and international medical graduates?
Background: In the UK and many other countries, many specialties have had longstanding problems with recruitment and have increasingly relied on international medical graduates to fill junior and senior posts. We aimed to determine what specialties were the most popular and desirable among candidates for training posts, and whether this differed by country of undergraduate training.Expand abstract
Methods: We conducted a database analysis of applicati...
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