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Doctors who considered but did not pursue specific clinical specialties as careers: questionnaire surveys.

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OBJECTIVES: To report doctors' rejection of specialties as long-term careers and reasons for rejection. DESIGN: Postal questionnaires. SETTING: United Kingdom. PARTICIPANTS: Graduates of 2002, 2005 and 2008 from all UK medical schools, surveyed one year after qualification. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Current specialty choice; any choice that had been seriously considered but not pursued (termed 'rejected' choices) with reasons for rejection. RESULTS: 2573 of 9155 respondents (28%) had seriously ...

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10.1258/jrsm.2012.110173

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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:
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
105
Issue:
4
Pages:
166-176
Publication date:
2012-04-01
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EISSN:
1758-1095
ISSN:
0141-0768
Language:
English
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pubs:325565
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uuid:fbc40344-cb0d-42dc-a902-27aace1b2e25
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pubs:325565
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325565
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2012-12-19

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