Effect of debt level on the residency preferences of graduating medical students.

@article{Spar1993EffectOD,
  title={Effect of debt level on the residency preferences of graduating medical students.},
  author={Irving L. Spar and K Pryor and Witold Simon},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  year={1993},
  volume={68 7},
  pages={
          570-2
        }
}
BACKGROUND The increased educational indebtedness of graduating medical students has led to speculation about the effects of students' debt levels on their choices of practice specialties as evidenced by their residency preferences. METHOD Information was analyzed for 1,658 medical students who graduated from six private medical schools in 1988, 1989, and 1990; 1,431 of these students had educational debts. Chi-square analysis was used to compare the 1,431 students' average levels of… CONTINUE READING

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