The reputation and professional identity of family medicine practice according to medical students: a Spanish case study.

@article{LpezRoig2010TheRA,
  title={The reputation and professional identity of family medicine practice according to medical students: a Spanish case study.},
  author={Sof{\'i}a L{\'o}pez-Roig and M. {\'A}ngeles Pastor and Charo Rodr{\'i}guez},
  journal={Atencion primaria},
  year={2010},
  volume={42 12},
  pages={591-601}
}
OBJECTIVE Over the last decade, family medicine has been progressively rejected by medical students as a career choice in many Western countries. Our objective is to contribute to a better understanding of this phenomenon by examining the reputation of and identification processes with family medicine by medical students. DESIGN A qualitative case study. METHODS Focus groups and document analysis were used for generating empirical material. Focus groups (n=6) were conducted (2008-2009… CONTINUE READING
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