Journal article

Demand for global health training among obstetrics and gynaecology trainees in Australia and New Zealand: Insights from the TIGHT study.

Rebecca Mitchell, Rob Mitchell, Georgina Phillips, Skandarupan Jayaratnam

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Global health (GH) training aims to equip clinicians with the skills and knowledge to practise in international and cross-cultural environments. Interest among obstetrics and gynaecology trainees is unknown. AIMS: The Trainee Interest in Global Health Training (TIGHT) study aimed to assess demand for GH training among specialty trainees in Australia and New Zealand. The primary objective was to quantify the number of trainees interested in undertaking a rotation in a resource-limited environment (RLE) in a low- or middle-income country during specialty training. This paper reports the results of a planned sub-group analysis of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetric..

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