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In achievement settings, the types of motivation individuals develop are crucial to their success and to the ways in which they respond to challenges. Considering the competitive nature of medical education and the high stakes of medical practice, it is important to knowwhat...
Medical Education, 47(Suppl. 1), 61. Many authors have considered the question ‘what are the factors that attract students into surgery?’ with the intent of increasing recruitment into surgical careers. This study set out instead to determine what students actually want to know about surgeons and...
(with Jonathan White, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry). Presentation at the 2013 Canadian Conference of Medical Education on April 22, 2013, Quebec City, Quebec. Dissemination of results from a 4-year study of questions posed by pre-clinical medical students about the practice of surgery. Themes...
Background: Medical school poses many pressures and challenges for individuals aspiring to health careers. Only some students, however, experience high stress and exhaustion, whereas others adaptively respond to schooling demands and engage in lifelong learning practices. By drawing on three...
Introduction: Lifelong learning requires sustained motivation for learning. Employing a motivational theory framework, we investigated the relationships of psychological need satisfaction, clinical teaching involvement, and lifelong learning of physicians at different career stages and in...