publication . Other literature type . Article . 2008 . Embargo end date: 01 Jan 2008

The new generation of family physicians - career motivation, life goals and work-life balance

Buddeberg-Fischer, B; Stamm, M; Buddeberg, C; Klaghofer, R;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
  • Publisher: EMH Swiss Medical Publishers
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
QUESTIONS UNDER STUDY: The present study aimed to investigate the differences between future family physicians, and physicians aspiring to other medical specialities, in terms of sociodemographic factors and variables concerning personality factors, career motivation, career success, importance of life goals and work-life balance; further, the stability in career choice of family physicians from medical school through to residency was evaluated. METHODS: Data reported are from four assessments of the Swiss physicians' longitudinal career development study, begun in 2001 (T1). At T4, in 2007, 543 residents (76% of the initial sample at T1) completed a questionnai...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Division of Psychosocial Medicine (former), 610 Medicine & health
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2008 . Embargo end date: 01 Jan 2008

The new generation of family physicians - career motivation, life goals and work-life balance

Buddeberg-Fischer, B; Stamm, M; Buddeberg, C; Klaghofer, R;