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Tetrevova, Libena; Vlckova, Vladimira – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2020
Inter-university cooperation is a source of economic growth and competitiveness in all knowledge societies. Our aim was to evaluate the scope, importance and applied forms of inter-university cooperation from the perspective of a small post-communist economy, the Czech Republic. This study is based on data obtained through a questionnaire survey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Knowledge Economy, International Cooperation
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Tetrevova, Libena; Vlckova, Vladimira – European Education, 2020
The aim of the paper was to analyze and evaluate the importance, scope, and applied forms of collaboration between higher education institutions (HEIs) operating in the Czech Republic and the nonacademic sphere. Data was obtained through questionnaire survey with competent managers of HEIs (N = 76). The study shows that the managers of the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Cooperation, Administrator Attitudes, Internship Programs
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Waldron, Shelby; DeFreese, J. D.; Register-Mihalik, Johna; Pietrosimone, Brian; Barczak, Nikki – Quest, 2020
There is a growing trend toward specialization in American youth sport, evident in the number of elite youth competitions and position statements from major medical organizations. Despite growing interest on this topic for kinesiology professionals within higher education, there is a dearth in research regarding the relationship between…
Descriptors: Athletics, Specialization, Higher Education, Performance
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Consedine, Nathan S.; Windsor, John A. – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2014
Mismatches between the needs of public health systems and student interests have led to renewed study on the factors predicting career specializations among medical students. While most work examines career and lifestyle values, emotional proclivities may be important; disgust sensitivity may help explain preferences for careers with greater and…
Descriptors: Vocational Interests, Medical Students, Student Interests, Specialization
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Perlstadt, Harry – Journal of Medical Education, 1972
Medical faculty tend to influence their students to a great degree in choice of medical specialization. (HS)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Clinical Experience, Higher Education, Internship Programs
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Bierer, S. Beth; Prayson, Richard A.; Dannefer, Elaine F. – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2015
This study used variables proposed in social cognitive career theory (SCCT) to focus the evaluation of a research curriculum at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University (CCLCM). Eight cohorts of CCLCM medical students completed a web-based version of the six-scale Clinical Research Appraisal…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Self Efficacy, Medical Research, Vocational Interests
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Naveh, Eitan; Katz-Navon, Tal; Stern, Zvi – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2015
Resident physicians' clinical training poses unique challenges for the delivery of safe patient care. Residents face special risks of involvement in medical errors since they have tremendous responsibility for patient care, yet they are novice practitioners in the process of learning and mastering their profession. The present study explores…
Descriptors: Physicians, Graduate Students, Medical Students, Error Patterns
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Hindhede, Anette Lykke – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2020
Drawing on Bourdieu's theory of practice, this paper aims to understand whether and how a reproduction of the status hierarchy of medical specialties and diagnoses occurs within a medical school in a North European context as well as students' educational strategies given the hierarchy. We report data from a cross-sectional survey conducted on a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Students, Medical Education, Student Attitudes
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Burns, Stephanie T. – Cogent Education, 2016
Medical specialties require decidedly different abilities, skills, and talents; which results in divergent experiences, lifestyles, skill sets, and income levels. To help medical students select their preferred medical specialty and alleviate shortages in medical specialty staffing, US medical schools and associations invest time and money in…
Descriptors: Interest Inventories, Specialization, Medical Students, Vocational Interests
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Falk, Dean – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
Recent allegations that pediatrician Hans Asperger legitimized Nazi policies, including forced sterilization and child euthanasia, are refuted with newly translated and chronologically-ordered information that takes into account Hitler's deceptive 'halt' to the T4 euthanasia program in 1941. It is highly unlikely that Asperger was aware of the T4…
Descriptors: War, World History, Authoritarianism, Biographies
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Gasiorowski, Jakub; Rudowicz, Elzbieta; Safranow, Krzysztof – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2015
This longitudinal study aimed at investigating Polish medical students' career choice motivation, factors influencing specialty choices, professional plans and expectations. The same cohort of students responded to the same questionnaire, at the end of Year 1 and Year 6. The Chi-square, Mann-Whitney U tests and logistic regression were used in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Students, Career Choice, Student Motivation
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Leyerzapf, Hannah; Abma, Tineke A.; Steenwijk, Reina R.; Croiset, Gerda; Verdonk, Petra – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2015
Despite a growing diversity within society and health care, there seems to be a discrepancy between the number of cultural minority physicians graduating and those in training for specialization (residents) or working as a specialist in Dutch academic hospitals. The purpose of this article is to explore how performance appraisal in daily medical…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Physicians, Hospitals, Performance
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Babenko, Oksana; Daniels, Lia M.; White, Jonathan; Oswald, Anna; Ross, Shelley – Educational Research and Reviews, 2018
In achievement settings, the types of motivation individuals develop are crucial to their success and to the ways in which they respond to challenges. Considering the competitive nature of medical education and the high stakes of medical practice, it is important to know what types of motivation (conceptualized here as achievement goals) medical…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Physicians, Achievement, Goal Orientation
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Whitehead, Cynthia R.; Hodges, Brian D.; Austin, Zubin – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2013
Medical educators aim to train physicians with sound scientific knowledge, expert clinical skills and an ability to work effectively with patients, colleagues and health systems. Over the past century, educators have devoted considerable thought and effort to how medical education might be improved. Analysing the language used to describe these…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Educational History, Discourse Analysis, Literature Reviews
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Lepièce, Brice; Reynaert, Christine; van Meerbeeck, Philippe; Dory, Valérie – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2016
Understanding how medical students select their specialty is a fundamental issue for public health and educational policy makers. One of the factors that students take into account is a specialty's prestige which hinges partly on its focus on technique rather than whole person. We examine the potential of a psychological framework, social…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Student Characteristics, Occupational Aspiration, Gender Differences
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