ERIC Number: EJ828780
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
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International Medical School Faculty Development: The Results of a Needs Assessment Survey among Medical Educators in China
Guo, Yan; Sippola, Emily; Feng, Xinglin; Dong, Zhe; Wang, Debing; Moyer, Cheryl A.; Stern, David T.
Advances in Health Sciences Education, v14 n1 p91-102 Mar 2009
To explore the need for faculty development among Chinese medical educators. Leaders at each medical school in China were asked to complete a 123-item survey to identify interest in various topics and barriers and perceived benefits of participating in faculty development programs. Interest levels were high for all topics. Experience with Hospital Management and Research positively correlated with interest in learning more (p less than 0.001). Ninety-two percent believe that international experiences are very or extremely important to medical educators' career advancement. Chinese medical education faculty members have a strong interest in faculty development programs.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Schools, Medical School Faculty, Needs Assessment, Faculty Development, Career Development, Learning Experience
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: China