Which students will choose a career in psychiatry?

@article{Gowans2011WhichSW,
  title={Which students will choose a career in psychiatry?},
  author={Margot C. Gowans and Bruce J Wright and Fraser R Brenneis and Ian Scott},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  year={2011},
  volume={56 10},
  pages={605-13}
}
OBJECTIVE In Canada, availability of and access to mental health professionals is limited. Only 6.6% of practising physicians are psychiatrists, a situation unlikely to improve in the foreseeable future. Identifying student characteristics present at medical school entry that predict a subsequent psychiatry residency choice could allow targeted recruiting or support to students early on in their careers, in turn creating a supply of psychiatry-oriented residency applicants. METHOD Between… CONTINUE READING

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