How do foundation year and internship experience shape doctors’ career intentions and decisions? A meta-ethnography

Yingxi Zhao, Daniel Mbuthia, Claire Blacklock, David Gathara, Catia Nicodemo, Sassy Molyneux & Mike English
Foundation years or internships are an important period for junior doctors to apply their knowledge and gain clinical competency. Experiences gained during the foundation years or internships are likely to inform newly qualified doctors’ opinions about how they want to continue their career. We aimed to understand how medical doctors’ internship experiences influence their career intention/decision. We conducted qualitative evidence synthesis using meta-ethnography. We searched six electronic bibliographic databases for papers published between 2000–2020 and...
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