Corpus ID: 7613704

Family medicine residents and the impostor phenomenon.

  title={Family medicine residents and the impostor phenomenon.},
  author={K. Oriel and M. Plane and M. Mundt},
  journal={Family medicine},
  volume={36 4},
  • K. Oriel, M. Plane, M. Mundt
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Family medicine
  • BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Some family medicine residents often doubt their ability to become competent family physicians. Individuals who believe themselves to be less intelligent and less competent than others perceive them to be are described in the psychological literature as having the "impostor phenomenon." This study sought to determine the prevalence of the impostor phenomenon in family medicine residents. METHODS We conducted a mail survey of all 255 family medicine residents in… CONTINUE READING
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