Generation X: implications for faculty recruitment and development in academic health centers.

@article{Bickel2005GenerationXI,
  title={Generation X: implications for faculty recruitment and development in academic health centers.},
  author={J. Bickel and Ann J. Brown},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  year={2005},
  volume={80 3},
  pages={205-10}
}
Differences and tensions between the Baby Boom generation (born 1945-1962) and Generation X (born 1963-1981) have profound implications for the future of academic medicine. By and large, department heads and senior faculty are Boomers; today's residents and junior faculty are Generation X'ers. Looking at these issues in terms of the generations involved offers insights into a number of faculty development challenges, including inadequate and inexpert mentoring, work-life conflicts, and low… CONTINUE READING