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Recurring Demographic Questions

The following questions appear on all CERA surveys. These questions do not need to be included in the 10-question limit for applications. Investigators who are selected to participate in CERA surveys receive the results of these questions, along with the results of their submitted questions.

Please describe the type of residency program you direct:

  • University-Based
  • Community-Based, University-Affiliated
  • Community-Based, Non-Affiliated
  • Military
  • Other (please specify):

In what state is your residency program located? (This information will be aggregated into regions before data is disseminated.)

What is the approximate size of the community in which your program is located?

  • Less than 30,000
  • 30,000 to 75,000
  • 75,001 to 150,000
  • 150,001 to 500,000
  • 500,001 to 1 million
  • More than 1 million

How many residents (total complement) were in your program as of October 2018?

  • < 19
  • 19 - 31
  • > 31

What proportion of the current residents in your program are graduates of non-US medical schools?

  • 0-24%
  • 25-49%
  • 50-74%
  • 75-100%
  • Don’t Know

How many years have you been in your current program director role?

How many total years have you served as a program director?

What is your gender?

  • Female
  • Male
  • Other
  • Choose not to disclose

What is your ethnicity?

  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Non-Hispanic/Latino

What is your race?

  • American Indian or Alaska Native
  • Asian
  • Black or African-American
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
  • White
  • Other

Is your medical school considered to be public or private?

  • Public
  • Private

In what state/province is your school located? (This information will be aggregated into regions before data is disseminated.)

How long have you been in your current clerkship director role?

How many total years have you served as a clerkship director?

What is your gender?

  • Female
  • Male
  • Other
  • Choose not to disclose

What is your ethnicity?

  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Non-Hispanic/Latino

What is your race?

  • American Indian or Alaska Native
  • Asian
  • Black or African-American
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
  • White

Do you have a physician's degree (e.g. MD/DO)?

  • Yes
  • No

If yes, what year did you graduate from residency training?
If no, what year were you awarded your highest level of degree, such as PhD?

What percentage of your time is protected to serve as clerkship director?

How many students are there typically in one CLASS at your school?

Is the family medicine or primary care clerkship mandatory for all medical students

  • Yes
  • No

In which year or years of training are medical students expected to participate in this clerkship? (Please do not count medical students who, for health or academic reasons, are out of phase with their class. Please do mark ALL years that apply.)

  • M1
  • M2
  • M3
  • M4

Please select the design of your clerkship.

  • Block only (defined as sequential weeks of full-time study)
  • Longitudinal only
  • Both block and longitudinal

How many weeks does your family medicine clerkship last?

  • Fewer than 3
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • More than 8 weeks (please specify)

How many weeks does your longitudinal family medicine clerkship last (overall duration)?

Adding together all the curricular time, how many weeks in total is your longitudinal family medicine clerkship? (for example, 1/2 day per week for 50 weeks duration = 50 half days = 25 full days = 5 weeks) (Round the calculation up from 0.5 to 1)

  • Fewer than 3
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • More than 8 weeks (please specify)

This set of questions relates to a school that has two different tracks for medical students, one with sequential weeks of full-time study (block rotation) and the other with a longitudinal format.

Please estimate the percentage of students assigned to each of the two tracks. (Must add up to 100)

  • Block:
  • Longitudinal:

How many weeks does the block portion of your clerkship last?

  • Fewer than 3
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • More than 8 weeks (please specify)

How many weeks does the longitudinal portion of your clerkship last? (total duration)

Adding together all the curricular time, calculate approximately how many weeks in total your longitudinal family medicine clerkship lasts. (for example, 1/2 day per week for 50 weeks duration = 50 half days = 25 full days = 5 weeks) (Round the calculation up from 0.5 to 1)

  • Fewer than 3
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • More than 8 weeks (please specify)

Recognized by organizations like the Liaison Committee for Medical Education, Regional Medical Campuses are geographically separate from the main campus, typically have students spend a block of time on site, and have an administrative structure with official ties to the Dean's Office.

How many Regional Medical Campuses does your school have? 

What percentage of your clerkship students get sent to a Regional Medical Campus?

  • 0 %
  • 1-25 %
  • 26-50 %
  • 51-75 %
  • 76-100%

Comments:

What percentage of students in your family medicine clerkship spend at least half of the rotation time in the practice of a community preceptor (defined as teachers who practice off-campus and who do not have a primary appointment in your department or institution)?

  • 0 %
  • 1-25 %
  • 26-50 %
  • 51-75 %
  • 76-100%

Please estimate the percentage of family medicine community preceptors that you pay to teach clerkship students.

  • 0 %
  • 1-25 %
  • 26-50 %
  • 51-75 %
  • 76-100 %

For those preceptors whom you pay, please estimate how much you pay PER WEEK for each clerkship student.

What percentage of your students go to clerkship sites that require overnight stays?

  • 0 %
  • 1-25 %
  • 26-50 %
  • 51-75 %
  • 76-100 %

After any centralized orientation activities at the start of the clerkship and before any end-of-clerkship assessment events, how many times are your clerkship students required to return to campus for activities and/or instruction?

  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • More than 10

Please describe the type of residency program associated with your department

  • Medical school based
  • Community-based, medical school affiliated
  • Community-based, medical school administrated
  • Community-based, non-affiliated
  • Military
  • Don't have a residency
  • Other (please specify)

In what year did your department begin to train residents?

In what state is your department located? (This information will be grouped into geographic regions before dissemination.)

What is the approximate size of the community in which your department is located?

  • Less than 30,000
  • 30,000 to 75,000
  • 75,001 to 150,000
  • 150,001 to 500,000
  • 500,001 to 1 million
  • More than 1 million

How many years have you been in your current department chair role?

How many total years have you served as a department chair?

How many full-time FTEs (MD, DO, PhD, PharmD, and other types of faculty) does your department have?

What is your gender?

  • Female
  • Male
  • Other
  • Choose not to disclose

What is your ethnicity?

  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Non-Hispanic/Latino

What is your race?

  • American Indian or Alaska Native
  • Asian
  • Black or African-American
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
  • White

How old are you?

  • 20-29 years old
  • 30-39 years old
  • 40-49 years old
  • 50-59 years old
  •  60-69 years old
  • 70+ years old

 

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