TABLE 2.

Likert Scale Responses for Questions That Evaluated the CDCP and Identified Areas to be Explored Further in Subsequent Focus Group Sessions

QuestionResponse
Not at AllTo a Small ExtentSomewhatTo a Great ExtentVery Much So
Expectations
 Has the CDCP process (including the development of JAPs) enhanced your involvement in defining your job description?61119176
 Has the CDCP process (including the development of JAPs) provided more clarity in your job description?79132011
 Has the CDCP established appropriate standards to assign categories of achievement in each of the domains (clinical, education, and research)?3526192
 Has the CDCP established appropriate outcome measures in the area of major specialization (clinical, education, or research) in your JAP?5918215
 Has the CDCP established appropriate outcome measures in the areas that are not your focus of specialization?41125121
 How well has your work as a member of the department been linked to the department’s overall plan and goals during the CDCP process?71023125
Assessment
 How well has the CDCP assessed your performance through the annual career review and performance evaluation process?45141720
 How well has the CDCP assessed the performance of faculty members in the department through the annual career review and performance evaluation process?0615203
 How well has the CDCP assessed the performance of faculty members in the department through the triannual review process?2611222
 Has the benefit of the CDCP process merited the work required on your part to prepare your submissions?171312153
Fairness
 Has the CDCP process succeeded in reasonably determining your level?7615246
 Do you believe that the CDCP is an open process?51018186
 Do you believe that the membership of the various committees (clinical, education, research) is appropriately representative of the membership of the Department of Pediatrics?3214259
 Do you believe that confidentiality in the CDCP process is respected?1272719
 Do you believe that excellence in each of the 6 JAPs is rewarded equally?91611116
 Do you perceive that development and growth opportunities are available in each JAP?31015227
 How well do you think the CDCP process has provided equity, defined as consistent expectations across and within divisions?51021145
 Do you perceive that compensation is influenced by but not limited to achievements that contribute to university academic promotion?4415286
Career development
 Has the CDCP process assisted you in establishing your goals and objectives for your career development?101018184
 Has the feedback you received from your annual reviews helped you in planning your future goals and objectives?12917155
 Has the feedback you received from your triennial reviews helped you in planning your future goals and objectives?12920143
 How well has the CDCP enhanced the career development of faculty members in the department?1722151
  • Responses to the remainder of the questions are illustrated in Fig 1. The exact wording of the potential responses to questions varied; however, the responses indicated in Table 2 are consistent. Questions in Table 2 were only put into the 4 groupings at the time of the writing of the manuscript, and often questions relate to >1 group.