Melanie A Wakeman

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STUDY OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that residency-trained emergency physicians who left the practice of emergency medicine do not differ significantly from those who continue to practice. DESIGN A retrospective cohort study using a mailed questionnaire. TYPE OF PARTICIPANTS Eight hundred fifty-eight emergency medicine residency graduates from 1978(More)
Concern exists about the ability of Emergency Physicians (EPs) to maintain a career in Emergency Medicine (EM) over a professional lifetime. The objectives of this study were to assess the practice characteristics of residency trained EPs, to document how the EP's responsibilities evolve throughout a career, and to assess career longevity. A retrospective(More)
The purpose of this study was to analyze the demographics, practice characteristics, and job satisfaction of physicians who completed emergency medicine residencies. A questionnaire was mailed to 858 physicians who graduated from residencies between 1978 and 1982. A 62.8% response rate (n = 539) was achieved. The majority of respondents were satisfied or(More)
This study addresses a gap in the current literature on the correlates of rehabilitation hospital length of stay for older African Americans. Using data from 616 consecutively admitted rehabilitation patients who ranged in age from 50 to 103 years old, we tested the effect of patient's primary medical impairment; structural factors such as admit and(More)
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