TABLE 7

Perspectives on Scope of Training and Importance of General Pediatrics Board Certification

Overall (N = 755), % (n)Female (N = 431), % (n)Male (N = 324), % (n)
Would have shortened general pediatrics residency before fellowship
    Yes30 (228)27 (118)34 (110)
    No64 (482)67 (286)60 (196)
    Unsure6 (44)6 (26)6 (18)
Would have chosen 2-year fellowship without research
    Yes52 (390)54 (232)a49 (158)a
    No38 (291)35 (150)a43 (141)a
    Unsure10 (74)11 (49)a8 (25)a
Important to maintain general pediatrics board certification throughout career
    Yes63 (475)67 (290)a57 (185)a
    No20 (155)16 (68)a27 (87)a
    Unsure17 (125)17 (73)a16 (52)a
  • a P ≤ .05.