The effect of demographic characteristics, Country of birth and country of medical training on the peer evaluations of internal medicine resident physicians

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This observational study was conducted in the Internal Medicine residency of a large, metropolitan, community hospital, and included all 91 Internal Medicine residents who had entered the program from 1 July 2009 thru 30 June 2017. Of 3,445 Peer Evaluation Forms (PEF)s offered, 2,922 (84%) were completed and studied. Multivariate statistical analysis was completed. The primary dependent variable was the Peer Evaluation Score (PES). Independent variables included age, gender, race, birth country and country of medical school training. Confounding variables included United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and In-Training Examination (ITE) scores, and the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) yearly assessment.

Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspective
Yuan Du
Yuan Du
Senior Data Scientist

My interests include applied Statistics, Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Healthcare.