Modernising medical careers and factors influencing career choices of medical students

Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2008 Mar;69(3):163-6. doi: 10.12968/hmed.2008.69.3.28754.


This article details medical students' views towards future career choices and factors that may influence this choice. The role of gender in career choice and the importance of structured career advice and management is highlighted and discussed.

MeSH terms

  • Attitude
  • Career Choice*
  • Education, Medical, Undergraduate / statistics & numerical data
  • Education, Medical, Undergraduate / trends*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Medicine / statistics & numerical data*
  • Sex Factors
  • Specialization*
  • Students, Medical / psychology*
  • Surveys and Questionnaires