TABLE 3

Dual Certification Characteristics and Career Attitudes of Self-Reported Internal Medicine–Pediatrics (Med-Peds) Hospitalist Physicians, 2014

N%
Effect on salary
 Positive113/27640.9%a
 Neutral132/27647.8%
 Negative31/27611.2%
Satisfaction with training
 Satisfied250/27790.3%
 Neutral7/2772.5%
 Unsatisfied20/2777.2%
Effect of duty hours on training
 Did not train under114/27741.2%
 Positive46/27716.6%
 Neutral71/27725.6%
 Negative46/27716.6%
Would you choose to train in med-peds again?
 Likely222/26583.8%
 Neutral11/2654.2%
 Unlikely32/26512.1%
Satisfaction with work–life balance
 Satisfied204/27873.4%a
 Neutral17/2786.1%
 Unsatisfied57/27820.5%
Workforce retention: likelihood of reducing med-peds workload, retiring, changing jobs in the next 5 y
 Yes45/26417.0%
 No167/26463.3%
 Do not know52/26419.7%
  • a Numbers do not sum to 100% because of rounding or duplicate responses.