Australian medical students’ interest in research as a career

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There is a growing concern about a future shortage of medically trained graduates interested in pursuing a career in research or academia. As yet, this has not been thoroughly investigated in the Australian setting. This study aimed to explore the career preferences of Australian medical students, and in particular, to highlight their interest in research as a career and the perceived advantages and disadvantages of such a career path.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-38
Number of pages12
JournalFocus on Health Professional Education: A multi-disciplinary journal
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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