TABLE 6

Perspectives on Scope of Training and Future Practice

Overall (N = 551), % (n)
Plan to practice general pediatrics in future
    Yes, some general and some subspecialty care14 (79)
    Yes, general pediatrics exclusively0 (0)
    No70 (384)
    Unsure16 (85)
Views on training and board certification
    Would have shortened general pediatrics residency before fellowship29 (159)
    Would have chosen 2-y fellowship without research42 (228)
    Importance of initial board certification in general pediatrics84 (461)
    Important to maintain general pediatrics board certification throughout career34 (188)