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All primary care trainees are not the same: The role of economic factors and career choice.
Freed, G. L., Dunham, K. M., & and the Research Advisory Committee of the American Board of Pediatrics.
Pediatrics. 2010. 125(3): 574-577.
Changes in career decisions of internal medicine residents during training.
West CP, Popkave C, Schultz HJ, Weinberger SE, Kolars JC
Ann Intern Med. 2006 Nov 21;145(10):774-9.
Choosing a career in combined internal medicine-pediatrics: Insights from interns.
Melgar, T., & Frohna, J. G.
Family Medicine. 2007. 39(5): 326-330.
Combined residency training in emergency medicine and internal medicine: An update on career outcomes and job satisfaction.
Kessler, C. S., Stallings, L. A., Gonzalez, A. A., & Templeman, T. A.
Academic Emergency Medicine : Official Journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. 2009. 16(9): 894-899.
Educational debt and reported career plans among internal medicine residents.
McDonald, F. S., West, C. P., Popkave, C., & Kolars, J. C.
Annals of Internal Medicine. 2008. 149(6): 416-420.
Factors associated with medical students' career choices regarding internal medicine.
Hauer, K. E., Durning, S. J., Kernan, W. N., Fagan, M. J., Mintz, M., O'Sullivan, P. S., . . . Schwartz, M. D.
JAMA : The Journal of the American Medical Association. 2008. 300(10): 1154-1164.
Gender and future salary: Disparate trends in internal medicine residents.
Halvorsen, A. J., Kolars, J. C., & McDonald, F. S.
The American Journal of Medicine. 2010. 123(5): 470-475.
General medicine vs subspecialty career plans among internal medicine residents.
West CP, Dupras DM.
JAMA. 2012 Dec 5;308(21):2241-7.
Health workforce planning and medical student career choice.
Perkins, F. M.
JAMA : The Journal of the American Medical Association. 2009. 301(8): 824; author reply 825-6.
How do medical students view the work life of primary care and specialty physicians?
Phillips, J., Weismantel, D., Gold, K., & Schwenk, T.
Family Medicine. 2012. 44(1): 7-13.
Internal medicine clerkship directors' perceptions about student interest in internal medicine careers.
Hauer, K. E., Fagan, M. J., Kernan, W., Mintz, M., & Durning, S. J.
Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2008. 23(7): 1101-1104.
Internal medicine resident self-report of factors associated with career decisions
West CP, Drefahl MM, Popkave C, Kolars JC
Journal of General Internal Medicine
24(8), 2009, pp 946–949
Internal medicine training in the 21st century.
Huddle, T. S., & Heudebert, G. R.
Academic Medicine : Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 2008. 83(10): 910-915.
Primary care residency choice and participation in an extracurricular longitudinal medical school program to promote practice with medically underserved populations.
Kost A, Benedict J, Andrilla CH, Osborn J, Dobie SA
Academic Medicine. 2014. 89(1):162-8
The effect of dual training in internal medicine and pediatrics on the career path and job search experience of pediatric graduates.
Chamberlain, J. K., Cull, W. L., Melgar, T., Kaelber, D. C., & Kan, B. D.
The Journal of Pediatrics. 2007. 151(4): 419-424.
The effect of rural training experiences during residency on the selection of primary care careers: A retrospective cohort study from a single large internal medicine residency program.
Dick, J. F.,3rd, Wilper, A. P., Smith, S., & Wipf, J.
Teaching and Learning in Medicine,. 2011. 23(1): 53-57.
Dissecting the workforce and workplace for clinical endocrinology, and the work of endocrinologists early in their careers
Desjardins C, Bach MA, Cappola AR, Seely EW, Ehrenberg RG
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Apr;96(4):923-33. Epub 2011 Feb 2
Diabetes and endocrinology as a career? A questionnaire survey of medical senior house officers
Diabet Med. 2005 Jul;22(7):955-6
IM-Hematology / Oncology
Where does hematology end and oncology begin? Questions of professional boundaries and medical authority
Krueger G, Canellos G
J Clin Oncol. 2006 Jun 1;24(16):2583-8
Why do residents choose the medical oncology specialty? Implications for future recruitment--results of the 2007 French Association of Residents in Oncology (AERIO) Survey
Loriot Y, Albiges-Sauvin L, Dionysopoulos D, Bouyon-Monteau A, Boyle H, You B, Massard C, de La Motte Rouge T; French Association of Residents in Oncology
Ann Oncol. 2010 Jan;21(1):161-5. Epub 2009 Jul 23
Subspecialty choice: why did you become a rheumatologist?
Kolasinski, S.L., Bass, R., Kane-Wanger, G.F., Libman, B.S., Sandorfi, N., Utset, T.
Arthritis Care & Research
2007, 57(8), p 1546–1551
How to Position for the Gastroenterology Fellowship of Your Choice: The Program Director Perspective
Chan AT., Peterson K.
Gastroenterology. 2015. 148(7):1265-7
U.S. medical students' rotations in epidemiology and public health at state and local health departments
Dannenberg AL, Quinlisk MP, Alkon E, Bera N, Cieslak PR, Davis JP, Kaye K, Paul SM, Rubin JD, Sewell CM, Touma O.
Acad Med. 2002 Aug;77(8):799-809
IM-Pulmonary Medicine / Critical Care
Academic and career development of pulmonary and critical care physician-scientists.
Weinert, C. R., Billings, J., Ryan, R., & Ingbar, D. H.
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 173(1): 23-31.
Critical care medicine growth requires dealing with our "perfect storm" of manpower shortage.
Krell, K. E.
Critical Care Medicine. 2010. 38(7), 1613; author reply 1613-4.
So you want to be ... a critical care physician.
Brealey, D. A., & Singer, M.
British Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2010. 71(6), M96.
So you want to be...a chest physician.
British Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2008. 69(10), M164.
Training pathway for critical care medicine.
Buckley, J. D., Mastronarde, J., & Piquette, C. A.
JAMA : The Journal of the American Medical Association. 2011. 305(18): 1860; author reply 1860-1.
Race disparities in U.S. nephrology fellowship training
Onumah C, Kimmel PL, Rosenberg ME
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 Feb;6(2):390-4. Epub 2011 Jan 27
Factors influencing pediatric nephrology trainee entry into the workforce
Weinstein AR, Reidy K, Norwood VF, Mahan JD
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Oct;5(10):1770-4. Epub 2010 Jun 24
Nephrology training programs and applicants: a very good match
Kohan DE, Rosenberg ME
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009 Jan;4(1):242-7. Epub 2008 Dec 3. Review
Adult nephrology fellowship training in the United States: trends and issues
J Am Soc Nephrol. 2007 Apr;18(4):1027-33. Epub 2007 Feb 28. Review
IM - Career Choices
Hospitalist career decisions among internal medicine residents.
Ratelle JT, Dupras DM, Alguire P, Masters P, Weissman A, West CP.
J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Jul;29(7):1026-30.
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