Journal article

Junior doctor perceptions of education and feedback on ward rounds

Maitreyi B Modak, Amy Z Gray

JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRICS AND CHILD HEALTH | WILEY | Published : 2020

Abstract

AIM: The literature suggests that feedback is wanted and needed in clinical medicine and specifically on ward rounds, yet it is often lacking. This study aimed to examine junior doctor perceptions of education and feedback on ward rounds in one clinical department at a tertiary paediatric hospital and the key influences on these perceptions. METHODS: Six semi-structured focus groups were conducted over a period of 9 months comprising of 20 participants (post-graduate year 1-5) in a general medical department of a tertiary paediatric hospital. Qualitative analysis was performed on focus group transcripts using an inductive approach and codes and themes were generated in an iterative fashion w..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank and acknowledge all the trainees who took part in this study around their busy clinical commitments. No funding for this study, which takes context within a larger project that is funded by salaries through the Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne.