TABLE 3

Resident Perceptions of Their Supervisory Needs at the Beginning of the Intern Year (Assessed by Using the Top 3 Boxes of a 5-Point Likert Scale)

PGY1, n/N (%) (95% CI)aPGY2, n/N (%) (95% CI)PGY3 and PGY4, n/N (%) (95% CI)Pb
Gather a history and perform a physical examination25/25 (100) (87–100)19/20 (95) (76–99)20/20 (100) (84–100).62
Prioritize a differential diagnosis after a clinical encounter24/25 (96) (80–99)18/20 (90) (70–97)18/20 (90) (70–97).61
Recommend and interpret common diagnostic and screening tests25/25 (100) (87–100)18/20 (90) (70–97)16/20 (80) (58–92).04
Enter and discuss orders and prescriptions13/25 (52) (34–70)8/20 (40) (22–61)10/20 (50) (30–70).74
Document a clinical encounter in the patient record21/25 (84) (65–94)12/20 (60) (39–78)15/20 (75) (53–89).20
Provide an oral presentation of a clinical encounter24/25 (96) (80–99)19/20 (95) (76–99)19/19 (100) (83–100).99
Form clinical questions and receive evidence to advance patient care24/25 (96) (80–99)16/20 (80) (58–92)14/20 (70) (48–85).07
Give or receive a patient handover to transition care responsibility21/25 (84) (65–94)14/20 (70) (48–85)12/20 (60) (39–78).20
Collaborate as a member of an interprofessional team25/25 (100) (87–100)18/20 (90) (70–97)19/20 (95) (76–99).28
Recognize a patient requiring urgent or emergent care and initiate evaluation and management15/25 (60) (41–77)6/20 (30) (15–52)9/20 (45) (26–66).15
Identify system failures and contribute to a culture of safety and improvement16/24 (67) (47–82)10/20 (50) (30–70)8/19 (42) (23–64).26
  • a Wilson 95% CIs.

  • b Based on Fisher’s exact tests.