Linda E Black

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OBJECTIVE To examine pre-registration junior doctors' perceptions of the value of a general practice term in their training program. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS Semi-structured interviews, in five teaching hospitals in South Australia in 2005, with 20 pre-registration junior doctors (interns) who had completed a general practice term and at least one(More)
An attractive strategy to meet the increasing need for medical education is teaching in community general practice. General practice will be in a position to meet and sustain this need only if various conditions are met, including: Teaching is undertaken in general practice at all levels of medical education (medical student, postgraduate years 1-3 and GP(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the financial costs and benefits associated with teaching in private general practice. DESIGN Cost-benefit analysis of teaching in private general practice across three levels of training--undergraduate medical training, prevocational training and general practice vocational training--using data from a 2007 survey of general(More)
OBJECTIVE To ascertain the teaching load of general practices, the capacity for expansion of general practice-based teaching and the support required to achieve this. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS Questionnaire-based survey of general practitioners and practices who were teaching medical students, junior doctors or GP registrars in partnership with the(More)
The 1998 Ministerial Review of General Practice Training identified several areas for improvement that led to major changes in the provision of general practice training, including the establishment of General Practice Education and Training (GPET) and the regionalisation of training. The regionalised training business model has been in place for nearly 10(More)
BACKGROUND In Australia, training for general practice (GP) occurs within private practices and their involvement in teaching can have significant financial costs. At the same time there are growing demands for clinical places for all disciplines and for GP there is concern that there are insufficient teaching practices to meet the demand at the medical(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine if the financial costs of teaching GP registrars differs between rural and urban practices. DESIGN Cost-benefit analysis of teaching activities in private GP for GP vocational training. Data were obtained from a survey of general practitioners in South Australia and Western Australia. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS General practitioners(More)
BACKGROUND The placement of general practice registrars in vocational training practices can be a difficult process if both educational and organisational needs are to be met. METHODS A telephone survey of 22 registrars and 24 supervisors was conducted to evaluate the placement matching process used by the Adelaide To Outback (A2O) GP Training Program. (More)
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