Perceived barriers and facilitators for an academic career in geriatrics: medical students' perspectives.

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OBJECTIVE There is a growing concern about a shortage of physician scientists. This problem is particularly severe in certain subspecialties such as geriatrics in general and geriatric psychiatry in particular. This study sought to obtain medical students' perspectives on barriers and facilitators toward pursuing a career in academics and/or in geriatric… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s40596-014-0208-6

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@article{Curran2015PerceivedBA, title={Perceived barriers and facilitators for an academic career in geriatrics: medical students' perspectives.}, author={Maureen A Curran and Michelle L. Black and Colin Depp and Alana Iglewicz and Jennifer L Reichstadt and Lawrence A Palinkas and Dilip V. Jeste}, journal={Academic psychiatry : the journal of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training and the Association for Academic Psychiatry}, year={2015}, volume={39 3}, pages={253-8} }