TABLE 2

Resident and Pediatric Hospitalist Perceptions of Interns’ Supervisory Needs at the Beginning of the Intern Year (Assessed by Using the Top 2 Boxes of a More Stringent Definition of a 5-Point Likert Scale)

Resident: Was Able to Perform Independently or Function as a Supervisor and Instructor, n/N (%) (95% CI)aHospitalist Physician: Resident May Act Independently or as a Supervisor and Instructor, n/N (%) (95% CI)aPb
Gather a history and perform a physical examination57/65 (88) (78–94)5/27 (19) (8–37)<.001
Prioritize a differential diagnosis after a clinical encounter19/65 (29) (20–41)1/27 (4) (1–18).004
Recommend and interpret common diagnostic and screening tests12/65 (18) (11–30)0/27 (0–12).02
Enter and discuss orders and prescriptions2/65 (3) (1–11)2/27 (7) (2–23).58
Document a clinical encounter in the patient record18/65 (28) (18–40)4/27 (15) (6–32).28
Provide an oral presentation of a clinical encounter39/64 (61) (49–72)10/27 (37) (22–56).04
Form clinical questions and receive evidence to advance patient care24/65 (37) (26–49)6/27 (22) (11–41).22
Give or receive a patient handover to transition care responsibility4/65 (6) (2–15)2/27 (7) (2–23).99
Collaborate as a member of an interprofessional team42/65 (65) (52–75)9/26 (35) (19–54).01
Recognize a patient requiring urgent or emergent care and initiate evaluation and management4/65 (6) (2–15)0/27 (0–12).32
Identify system failures and contribute to a culture of safety and improvement10/63 (16) (9–27)1/26 (4) (1–19).17
  • a Wilson 95% CIs.

  • b Based on Fisher’s exact tests.