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Doctors' reasons for rejecting initial choices of specialties as long-term careers.

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OBJECTIVES: To report on rejected choices of specialty as long-term careers and reasons for rejection. DESIGN: Postal questionnaire survey. SETTING: United Kingdom. PARTICIPANTS: All graduates of 1996 and 1999 from UK medical schools during their first year after qualification. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Any career choice which had been seriously considered and rejected and the reason for its rejection. RESULTS: In all, 33.1% (1871) of respondents named a rejected choice and gave reasons for its...

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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
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Volume:
37
Issue:
4
Pages:
312-318
Publication date:
2003-04-01
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EISSN:
1365-2923
ISSN:
0308-0110
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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