Professional characteristics and job satisfaction among SGIM members: A comparison of part-time and full-time physician members

Rachel B. Levine, Rebecca Harrison, Hilit F. Mechaber, Christopher Phillips, Thomas H. Gallagher

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: As more physicians work part-time (PT), the faculty, institutions, and organizations that represent them should understand the factors that motivate and satisfy these physicians. OBJECTIVE: Compare factors associated with job satisfaction among PT and full-time (FT) academic physicians. DESIGN: Cross-sectional survey. PARTICIPANTS: Members of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), a national, academic Internal Medicine organization. RESULTS: Fifty percent (1,396 of 2,772) of SGIM members responded, 11% work PT. Compared to FT, PT physicians were more often female (85% vs 38%, p

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1218-1221
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of General Internal Medicine
Volume23
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2008

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Keywords

  • Academic medicine
  • Part-time careers
  • Physician satisfaction

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Professional characteristics and job satisfaction among SGIM members : A comparison of part-time and full-time physician members. / Levine, Rachel B.; Harrison, Rebecca; Mechaber, Hilit F.; Phillips, Christopher; Gallagher, Thomas H.

In: Journal of General Internal Medicine, Vol. 23, No. 8, 08.2008, p. 1218-1221.

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Levine, Rachel B. ; Harrison, Rebecca ; Mechaber, Hilit F. ; Phillips, Christopher ; Gallagher, Thomas H. / Professional characteristics and job satisfaction among SGIM members : A comparison of part-time and full-time physician members. In: Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2008 ; Vol. 23, No. 8. pp. 1218-1221.
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