To stay or not to stay: factors influencing family practice residents' choice of initial practice location.

Title

To stay or not to stay: factors influencing family practice residents' choice of initial practice location.

Creator

Costa A J; Schrop S L; McCord G; Gillanders W R

Publisher

Family medicine

Date

1996
1996-03

Description

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: This study examined what factors influence US third-year family practice residents' choice of location of their first practice. METHODS: A survey was developed by the members of Northeastern Ohio Network to assess the influence of factors related to family, education, geography, finances, the medical community, and others on the selection of practice location. Surveys were sent to all program directors listed in the American Academy of Family Physicians 1994 Directory of Family Practice Residency Programs to be distributed to all third-year family practice residents. The program directors indicated the type of residency program, the number of surveys distributed, and the number returned, then forwarded completed surveys to the investigators. RESULTS: Two hundred fifty-nine of the 380 programs (68%) with

Subject

Adult; Female; Humans; Male; Workforce; Age Factors; Sex Factors; Life Style; Analysis of Variance; Logistic Models; Internship and Residency; Data Collection; *Family Practice; *Professional Practice Location/statistics & numerical data/trends

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

214–219

Issue

3

Volume

28

Citation

Costa A J; Schrop S L; McCord G; Gillanders W R, “To stay or not to stay: factors influencing family practice residents' choice of initial practice location.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed October 24, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/5352.

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