Graduating Students’ Evaluations of Their Training and Clinical Performance in Areas of Women’s Health in a Chinese Medical School
China’s medical curriculum is undergoing standardization and reform through the 5 + 3 model (5 years of undergraduate medical studies, 3 years of residency).1, 2 Few studies have examined the clinical training Chinese medical students receive in women’s health. Our study assessed graduating medical students’ satisfaction with clinical training and performance in areas of women’s health, and compared responses by gender in a major medical school in a provincial capital in China.
This cross-sectional study surveyed 250 fifth-year graduating Chinese medical students from Wuhan University in China, from May to June 2015, following their graduation exam. The survey questions were developed following literature review and input from experts in medical education and the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at the University of Chicago and Wuhan University on sexual and reproductive health, and cervical and breast cancer screening. Participants could refuse and received no...
Compliance with Ethical Standards
The Institutional Review Boards at Wuhan University and the University of Chicago approved this study.
Conflict of Interest
The authors declare that they do not have a conflict of interest.
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