From 2003-2007, graduating fourth-year combined internal medicine-pediatrics residents were surveyed as they completed their residency training each year. Residents were asked about their residency training experiences, their career intentions, and their job search experience.
Chamberlain JK, Frintner MP, Melgar TA, Kaelber DC, Kan BD. Correlates and trends in training satisfaction on completion of internal medicine-pediatrics residency: A 5-year study. J Pediatr. 2012;160:690-696.
Fix AL, Kaelber DC, Melgar TA, Chamberlain J, Cull W, Robbins BW. Graduating Med-Peds residents' interest in part-time employment. Academic Peds. 2011;11:369-374.
Chamberlain JK, Cull WL, Melgar T, Kaelber DC, Kan BD. The effect of dual training in internal medicine and pediatrics on the career path and job search experience of pediatric graduates. J Pediatr. 2007;151(4):419-424.
Melgar T, Chamberlain JK, Cull WL, Kaelber DC, Kan BD. Training experiences of U.S. combined internal medicine and pediatrics residents. Academic Medicine 2006; 81(5):440-446.
Friedland AR, Melgar TA, Kaelber DA, Cull WL, Chamberlain JK, Kan BD.
The impact of combined pediatric residency programs on the educational experience of the categorical pediatric residents. Presented at the 2009 Association of Pediatric Program Directors meeting.
Caspary G, Kan BD, Kaelber DC, Melgar T, Chamberlain JK. Graduating Med-Peds residents are less satisfied with mental health training for children than for adolescents or adults. Presented at the 2008 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting.
Kaelber DC, Caspary G, Melgar T, Kan BD, Chamberlain JK. Outpatient procedure competency of internal medicine-pediatrics residents at graduation. Presented at the 2006 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting.
Cull W, Melgar T, Kaelber DC, Kan BD, Chamberlain JK. Training experiences of combined internal medicine and pediatrics residents. Presented at the 2004 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting.
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The AAP is most grateful to the med-peds residents who generously give of their time to complete the Graduating Resident Survey.