Selection of a type of occupation or profession.
The upward or downward mobility in an occupation or the change from one occupation to another.
Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.
An occupation limited in scope to a subsection of a broader field.
Systematic efforts to assist individuals in selecting an occupation or suitable employment on the basis of aptitude, education, etc.
Stipends or grants-in-aid granted by foundations or institutions to individuals for study.
Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.
Senior professionals who provide guidance, direction and support to those persons desirous of improvement in academic positions, administrative positions or other career development situations.
Women licensed to practice medicine.
The art and science of studying, performing research on, preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease, as well as the maintenance of health.
The period of medical education in a medical school. In the United States it follows the baccalaureate degree and precedes the granting of the M.D.
Various branches of dental practice limited to specialized areas.
Educational programs for medical graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic medical sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced medical degree.
The remuneration paid or benefits granted to an employee.
Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of medicine.
Geographic area in which a professional person practices; includes primarily physicians and dentists.
Personal satisfaction relative to the work situation.
Use for general articles concerning medical education.
The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.
The process of choosing employees for specific types of employment. The concept includes recruitment.
Individuals enrolled a school of dentistry or a formal educational program in leading to a degree in dentistry.
A centrally active muscarinic antagonist that has been used in the symptomatic treatment of PARKINSON DISEASE. Benztropine also inhibits the uptake of dopamine.
A specialty in which manual or operative procedures are used in the treatment of disease, injuries, or deformities.
Those factors which cause an organism to behave or act in either a goal-seeking or satisfying manner. They may be influenced by physiological drives or by external stimuli.
The teaching staff and members of the administrative staff having academic rank in a medical school.
Individuals licensed to practice medicine.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
A course of study offered by an educational institution.
A medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the internal organ systems of adults.
A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.
Practical experience in medical and health-related services that occurs as part of an educational program wherein the professionally-trained student works outside the academic environment under the supervision of an established professional in the particular field.
Undergraduate education programs for second- , third- , and fourth-year students in health sciences in which the students receive clinical training and experience in teaching hospitals or affiliated health centers.
A province of western Canada, lying between the provinces of British Columbia and Saskatchewan. Its capital is Edmonton. It was named in honor of Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p26 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p12)
The use of one's knowledge in a particular profession. It includes, in the case of the field of biomedicine, professional activities related to health care and the actual performance of the duties related to the provision of health care.
Professional medical personnel approved to provide care to patients in a hospital.
The total amount of work to be performed by an individual, a department, or other group of workers in a period of time.
A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.
The educational process of instructing.
Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of dentistry.
The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.
Use for articles concerning dental education in general.
Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
The term "United States" in a medical context often refers to the country where a patient or study participant resides, and is not a medical term per se, but relevant for epidemiological studies, healthcare policies, and understanding differences in disease prevalence, treatment patterns, and health outcomes across various geographic locations.
Great Britain is not a medical term, but a geographical name for the largest island in the British Isles, which comprises England, Scotland, and Wales, forming the major part of the United Kingdom.
The surgical removal of the inner contents of the eye, leaving the sclera intact. It should be differentiated from ORBIT EVISCERATION which removes the entire contents of the orbit, including eyeball, blood vessels, muscles, fat, nerve supply, and periosteum.
A set of statistical methods for analyzing the correlations among several variables in order to estimate the number of fundamental dimensions that underlie the observed data and to describe and measure those dimensions. It is used frequently in the development of scoring systems for rating scales and questionnaires.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Those physicians who have completed the education requirements specified by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.
Strong desires to accomplish something. This usually pertains to greater values or high ideals.
The study of natural phenomena by observation, measurement, and experimentation.
Adsorption of substances from the gastrointestinal tract onto an orally administered sorbent medium like activated charcoal. This technique is used to eliminate toxic and some biologically active substances and serves to modify the lipid and amino acid spectrum of the intestinal contents.
Those individuals engaged in research.
Financial support for training including both student stipends and loans and training grants to institutions.
Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.
Studies beyond the bachelor's degree at an institution having graduate programs for the purpose of preparing for entrance into a specific field, and obtaining a higher degree.
"Awards and prizes in a medical context refer to formal recognitions, typically bestowed upon healthcare professionals or researchers, for significant contributions to medical advancements, patient care, or professional organizations, often involving monetary rewards, certificates, or trophies."