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What motivates senior clinicians to teach medical students?

Dahlstrom, Jane; Dorai-Raj, Anna; McGill, Darryl; Owen, Cathy; Tymms, Kathleen; Watson, Ashley


BACKGROUND: This study was designed to assess the motivations of senior medical clinicians to teach medical students. This understanding could improve the recruitment and retention of important clinical teachers. METHODS: The study group was 101 senior medical clinicians registered on a teaching list for a medical school teaching hospital (The Canberra Hospital, ACT, Australia). Their motivations to teach medical students were assessed applying Q methodology. RESULTS: Of the 75...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005-07-18
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Medical Education
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6920-5-27


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