TABLE 4

Adequacy of Residency Training in Preparation for Current Practice (N = 755)

Overall (N = 755), % (n)Neonatal and Critical Care (N = 243), % (n)All Other Subspecialties (N = 512), % (n)
Allergy/immunology
    Do not use training12 (87)18 (42)a9 (45)a
    Training was adequate for my needs56 (415)52 (126)a58 (289)a
    Could have used additional training32 (241)30 (73)a33 (168)a
Cardiology
    Do not use training3 (19)1 (2)a3 (17)a
    Training was adequate for my needs70 (522)60 (143)a75 (379)a
    Could have used additional training27 (203)39 (95)a22 (108)a
Endocrinology
    Do not use training2 (19)2 (4)3 (15)
    Training was adequate for my needs78 (579)77 (185)78 (394)
    Could have used additional training20 (146)21 (52)19 (94)
Genetics
    Do not use training7 (51)3 (8)a9 (43)a
    Training was adequate for my needs61 (450)60 (144)a61 (306)a
    Could have used additional training32 (241)37 (89)a30 (152)a
Nephrology
    Do not use training3 (23)2 (4)a4 (19)a
    Training was adequate for my needs75 (558)71 (172)a77 (386)a
    Could have used additional training22 (161)27 (65)a19 (96)a
Rheumatology
    Do not use training16 (119)31 (74)a9 (45)a
    Training was adequate for my needs53 (396)40 (95)a60 (301)a
    Could have used additional training31 (226)29 (71)a31 (155)a
Mental Health
    Do not use training23 (171)41 (98)a14 (73)a
    Training was adequate for my needs48 (360)37 (90)a54 (270)a
    Could have used additional training29 (212)22 (53)a32 (159)a
Dermatology
    Do not use training11 (82)10 (23)12 (59)
    Training was adequate for my needs51 (377)48 (116)52 (261)
    Could have used additional training38 (283)42 (101)36 (182)
Ophthalmology
    Do not use training20 (151)18 (44)21 (107)
    Training was adequate for my needs41 (306)47 (112)39 (194)
    Could have used additional training39 (285)35 (85)40 (200)
Sports medicine
    Do not use training40 (298)59 (143)a31 (155)a
    Training was adequate for my needs34 (248)22 (52)a39 (196)a
    Could have used additional training26 (195)19 (46)a30 (149)a
Radiology
    Do not use training2 (18)3 (7)2 (11)
    Training was adequate for my needs77 (567)80 (192)75 (375)
    Could have used additional training21 (156)17 (42)23 (114)
Physical rehabilitation
    Do not use training39 (287)44 (106)36 (181)
    Training was adequate for my needs38 (282)35 (84)40 (198)
    Could have used additional training23 (169)21 (51)24 (118)
Patient safety
    Do not use training11 (85)13 (31)a11 (54)a
    Training was adequate for my needs79 (584)72 (173)a82 (411)a
    Could have used additional training10 (72)15 (36)a7 (36)a
Coordination of care for complex illnesses
    Do not use training4 (30)5 (12)4 (18)
    Training was adequate for my needs81 (600)78 (188)82 (412)
    Could have used additional training15 (113)17 (41)14 (72)
Patient communication
    Do not use training2 (16)3 (8)a1 (8)a
    Training was adequate for my needs93 (687)88 (211)a95 (476)a
    Could have used additional training5 (39)9 (21)a4 (18)a
Oral health
    Do not use training24 (180)40 (97)a17 (83)a
    Training was adequate for my needs44 (328)34 (81)a49 (247)a
    Could have used additional training32 (235)26 (62)a34 (173)a
  • a P ≤ .05.