Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Perceptions and Career Preference: Participation in a National Medical Student Conference Improves Outcomes

J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2020 Jan;59(1):3-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2019.07.949. Epub 2019 Oct 1.


Since 2002, the Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation (KTGF) has supported a network of medical schools across the country with the explicit aim of enhancing interest in, and eventual recruitment into, the field of child and adolescent psychiatry (CAP). An active component of the KTGF network has been its annual National Medical Student Conference (NMSC).

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adolescent Psychiatry*
  • Adult
  • Career Choice*
  • Child
  • Child Psychiatry*
  • Congresses as Topic
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Perception
  • Personnel Selection*
  • Students, Medical / psychology*