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Beliefs and Practice Intentions of Future Ob/Gyn Residents Regarding Reproductive Healthcare

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01763073
First Posted: January 8, 2013
Last Update Posted: February 1, 2017
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Collaborator:
Society of Family Planning
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Principal Investigator, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  Purpose
The objective of this study is to ascertain factors shaping medical students' pre-residency intention to provide abortion through an in-depth qualitative investigation into the context and experiences that shape intention to provide.

Condition
Focus: Pre-residency Intention to Provide Abortion

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Beliefs and Practice Intentions of Future Ob/Gyn Residents Regarding Reproductive Healthcare

Further study details as provided by Principal Investigator, Brigham and Women's Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Factors affecting pre-residency intention to provide abortion [ Time Frame: Up to 15 months. Each participant will be interviewed once, between January and March 2013 or between September 2013 through March 2014. ]
    Factors will be identified by systematically coding qualitative data using a combination of deductive and inductive analytical strategies.


Estimated Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: January 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2017
Primary Completion Date: March 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Medical Students
Fourth-year students in accredited US medical schools who have applied to, but not yet been matched with, residency programs in obstetrics and gynecology.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Fourth-year students in accredited US medical schools who have applied to, but not yet been matched with, residency programs in obstetrics and gynecology.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • current 4th-year medical student
  • US accredited medical school
  • has applied to, but not yet been accepted into, obstetrics and gynecology residency programs

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age less than 18 years
  • former student reapplying to residency (e.g., not current 4th-year student)
  • has not yet applied to residency
  • has already been accepted to residency
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01763073


Locations
United States, Massachusetts
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02120
Sponsors and Collaborators
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Society of Family Planning
  More Information

Responsible Party: Principal Investigator, Instructor, Brigham and Women's Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01763073     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2012P001794
First Submitted: January 3, 2013
First Posted: January 8, 2013
Last Update Posted: February 1, 2017
Last Verified: January 2017