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Students' View: Survey of Medical Education in Taiwan

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00925184
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2010 by Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : June 22, 2009
Last Update Posted : November 19, 2010
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Science Council, Taiwan
Information provided by:
Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital

Brief Summary:
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 or disease
Understand Students' View Toward Current Medical Education.

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.

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 370 participants
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Students' View: Survey of Medical Education in Taiwan
Study Start Date : July 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date : November 2009

Group/Cohort
medical students, graduate year,
medical students at graduate year will be invited to participate in this study.



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Filled out the assigned questionnaire. [ Time Frame: 1 month ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): 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

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
First Posted: June 22, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 19, 2010
Last Verified: November 2010

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