Rebecca P McAlister

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OBJECTIVE The objective of our study was to determine the accuracy of gynecology residents' colposcopic impressions. METHODS A retrospective review of colposcopic examinations was performed. Colposcopic impressions were compared to cervical biopsy and the results stratified by level of residency training. kappa Statistics were calculated to determine the(More)
OBJECTIVE We compared demographic characteristics of first-year residents entering obstetrics/gynecology with those entering primary care and surgery. STUDY DESIGN We analyzed first-year residents from the 1997-2004 National Graduate Medical Education Census. Multivariable logistic regression models identified independent associations between(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify predictors of attrition during graduate medical education (GME) in a single medical school cohort of contemporary US medical school graduates. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING Single medical institution. PARTICIPANTS Recent US allopathic medical school graduates. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE Attrition from initial GME(More)
OBJECTIVE We sought to identify predictors of obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN) specialty choice among US medical graduates over time. STUDY DESIGN We examined OBGYN specialty choice for its association with 16 items on the 1997, 2000, and 2004 AAMC Graduation Questionnaire (GQ). Multivariate logistic regression identified independent predictors of OBGYN(More)
OBJECTIVE We sought to identify risk factors for attrition among obstetrics and gynecology residents. STUDY DESIGN We analyzed 2001-2006 American Medical Association Graduate Medical Education (GME) Census data for all residents who entered obstetrics and gynecology in 2001 to characterize residents who did not complete a 4-year training period in their(More)
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