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Intern culture, internal resistance: uptake of peer review in two Australian hospital internship programs

Owen, Cathy; Mathews, Paul; Phillips, Christine; Ramsey, Wayne; Corrigan, Gerard; Bassett, Mark L; Wenzel, Johannes


Objective. To compare the uptake of peer review among interns in mandatory and voluntary peer-review programs. Population. All first and second year graduates (n=105) in two Australian hospitals. Main outcome measures. Completion of peer review, and reported responses by doctors to peer review. Results. Eight of sixty interns undertaking the mandated program completed all steps. In the voluntary program, none of 45 interns did so. Resistance to peer review occurred at all stages of the trial,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Health Review
DOI: 10.1071/AH10925


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