Students' View: Survey of Medical Education in Taiwan

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Science Council, Taiwan
Information provided by:
Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00925184
First received: June 19, 2009
Last updated: November 18, 2010
Last verified: November 2010
  Purpose

The aim of this research project is to establish a students' perspective to most medical schools in Taiwan. We expect that these surveys will provide helpful information to candidates for selection of medical school before admission, and will also be a useful reference guide to improve quality of medical education to our governmental policy makers.


Condition
Understand Students' View Toward Current Medical Education.

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Students' View: Survey of Medical Education in Taiwan

Further study details as provided by Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Filled out the assigned questionnaire. [ Time Frame: 1 month ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 370
Study Start Date: July 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
medical students, graduate year,
medical students at graduate year will be invited to participate in this study.

Detailed Description:

The aim of this research project is to establish a students' perspective to most medical schools in Taiwan. We will select Medical School Graduation Questionnaires, obtained from Association of American Medical Colleges, AAMC, which has been performed in US for more than 30 years. These questionnaires will modify with edition with expert opinions of our country. We will invite students' representative of each school for survey visit and deliver questionnaires to students after complete communication and permission of their schools. These surveys include learning resources, student support services, student daily life, medical education…etc. We expect that these surveys will provide helpful information to candidates for selection of medical school before admission, and will also be a useful reference guide to improve quality of medical education to our governmental policy makers.

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

medical students at their graduate year will be invited to participated in this study. students who are willing to participate need to help us to fill out a questionnaire about their educational experience in medical school.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • medical students at their graduate year and are willing to fill out the questionnaire.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • medical students who do not want to fill out the questionnaire.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00925184

Locations
Taiwan
Taipei Medical University-Wanfang Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan, 116
Sponsors and Collaborators
Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
National Science Council, Taiwan
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Wing Pong Chan, MD Wan Fang Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Wing Pong Chan, Taipei Medical University-Wanfang Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00925184     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: WF-R-CWP-97-001
Study First Received: June 19, 2009
Last Updated: November 18, 2010
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Keywords provided by Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital:
questionnaire, medical education, medical students.

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 22, 2014