Characteristic profiles among students and junior doctors with specific career preferences

  title={Characteristic profiles among students and junior doctors with specific career preferences},
  author={Yuko Takeda and Kunimasa Morio and Linda S. Snell and Junji Otaki and Miyako Takahashi and Ichiro Kai},
  booktitle={BMC medical education},
BACKGROUND Factors influencing specialty choice have been studied in an attempt to find incentives to enhance the workforce in certain specialties. The notion of "controllable lifestyle (CL) specialties," defined by work hours and income, is gaining in popularity. As a result, many reports advocate providing a 'lifestyle-friendly' work environment to attract medical graduates. However, little has been documented about the priority in choosing specialties across the diverse career opportunities… CONTINUE READING
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