ERIC Number: EJ539477
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
A Cost Analysis of an Introduction to Clinical Medicine Course in a Non-University Teaching Hospital.
Tai, Lee W.; Tulley, John E.
Academic Medicine, v72 n1 p62-64 Jan 1997
Analysis of direct costs to teach a 10-week Introduction to Clinical Medicine course to 26 students in the spring of 1995 found that attending physicians worked a total of 736.5 hours, for a cost of $37,303; residents worked 314 hours, at a cost of $4,396; and miscellaneous costs totaled $2,019. The per-student cost was $1,681. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Clinical Teaching (Health Professions), Comparative Analysis, Costs, Expenditure per Student, Graduate Medical Students, Higher Education, Introductory Courses, Medical Education, Medical School Faculty, Physicians, Professional Education, Salaries, Salary Wage Differentials, Specialization, Teacher Salaries, Teaching Hospitals
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A