TABLE 1

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

Resident: Was Able to Perform Under Moderate Supervision or Independently or Function as a Supervisor and Instructor, n/N (%) (95% CI)aPediatric Hospitalist: Resident May Act Under Moderate Supervision or Independently or as a Supervisor and Instructor, n/N (%) (95% CI)aPb
Gather a history and perform a physical examination64/65 (98) (92–100)24/27 (89) (72–96).07
Prioritize a differential diagnosis after a clinical encounter60/65 (92) (83–97)12/27 (44) (28–63)<.001
Recommend and interpret common diagnostic and screening tests59/65 (91) (81–96)8/27 (30) (16–48)<.001
Enter and discuss orders and prescriptions31/65 (48) (36–60)11/27 (41) (25–59).65
Document a clinical encounter in the patient record48/65 (74) (62–83)22/27 (81) (63–92).59
Provide an oral presentation of a clinical encounter62/64 (97) (89–99)23/27 (85) (68–94).06
Form clinical questions and receive evidence to advance patient care54/65 (83) (72–90)21/27 (78) (59–89).57
Give or receive a patient handover to transition care responsibility47/65 (72) (60–82)12/27 (44) (28–63).02
Collaborate as a member of an interprofessional team62/65 (95) (87–98)25/26 (96) (81–99).99
Recognize a patient requiring urgent or emergent care and initiate evaluation and management30/65 (46) (35–58)6/27 (22) (11–41).04
Identify system failures and contribute to a culture of safety and improvement34/63 (54) (42–66)11/26 (42) (26–61).36
  • a Wilson 95% CIs.

  • b Based on Fisher’s exact tests.