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Career choices for geriatric medicine: national surveys of graduates of 1974-2009 from all UK medical schools.

Authors
  • Maisonneuve, Jenny J
  • Pulford, Claire
  • Lambert, Trevor W
  • Goldacre, Michael J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Age and Ageing
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2014
Volume
43
Issue
4
Pages
535–541
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/ageing/aft211
PMID: 24429421
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

a higher percentage of women than men choose geriatric medicine; in recent years its popularity has increased slightly. Early career choice is not highly predictive of an eventual career in the specialty. Flexibility is needed about when doctors can enter training in geriatric medicine.

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