TABLE 2

Proportion of Those Who Intended Their First Job to Be As a Hospitalist and Changed Their Mind in the Previous 12 Months Regarding Choice of Long-term Postresidency Career (n = 376)

Overall, % (n)AMG, % (n)IMG, % (n)PFemale, % (n)Male, % (n)P
(n = 376)(n = 317)(n = 59)(n = 300)(n = 76)
Did not change their mind44 (167)44 (140)46 (27).1043 (127)53 (40).18
Yes, but only changed intended subspecialty field5 (19)5 (15)7 (4)4 (13)8 (6)
Yes, changed choice of generalist, subspecialist, or hospitalist career path27 (103)27 (86)29 (17)28 (84)25 (19)
Yes, was unsure but have now decided on postresidency plans20 (73)21 (67)10 (6)21 (64)12 (9)
Yes, now unsure of postresidency plans4 (14)3 (9)8 (5)4 (12)2 (2)
  • AMG, American medical school graduate; IMG, international medical school graduate.