Table 1

Participant demographic information for health professions educators in Groups A and B (n=22 for each)

Group A, n (%)Group B, n (%)Total, n (%)
Number of years post-residency training
 0–45 (23)4 (18)9 (20)
 5–103 (14)8 (36)11 (25)
 >109 (41)2 (9)11 (25)
 Other*5 (23)8 (36)13 (30)
Specialty
 Emergency medicine7 (32)12 (55)19 (43)
 Family medicine0 (0)1 (5)1 (2)
 Infectious disease2 (9)0 (0)2 (5)
 Informatics1 (5)0 (0)1 (2)
 Internal medicine0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
 Medical education1 (5)0 (0)1 (2)
 Ophthalmology1 (5)0 (0)1 (2)
 Paediatrics1 (5)0 (0)1 (2)
 Physical medicine and rehabilitation1 (5)0 (0)1 (2)
 Psychiatry1 (5)0 (0)1 (2)
 Psychology0 (0)1 (5)1 (2)
 Public health0 (0)1 (5)1 (2)
 Radiology2 (9)0 (0)2 (5)
 Research0 (0)1 (5)1 (2)
 Surgery1 (5)0 (0)1 (2)
 N/A1 (5)5 (23)6 (14)
 No response3 (14)1 (5)4 (9)
Advanced degrees†
 MD13 (59)15 (68)28 (64)
 Masters12 (55)13 (59)25 (57)
 MBA0 (0)1 (5)1 (2)
 PhD2 (9)4 (18)6 (14)
Country
 Australia0 (0)2 (9)2 (5)
 Canada17 (77)17 (77)34 (77)
 Thailand1 (5)0 (0)1 (2)
 UK2 (9)0 (0)2 (5)
 USA0 (0)3 (14)3 (7)
 No response2 (9)0 (0)2 (5)
Experience with medical education blog
 Have read one20 (91)22 (100)42 (95)
 Have contributed one11 (50)9 (41)20 (45)
 Own or have owned one6 (27)5 (23)11 (25)
Experience with medical education podcast
 Have listened to one19 (86)18 (82)37 (84)
 Have contributed to one9 (41)9 (41)18 (41)
 Own or have owned one4 (18)2 (9)6 (14)
  • *Non-clinician professions listed under ‘Other’: education technologist, PhD educator, occupational therapist, medicinal education training manager, medical education curricular support.

  • †Participants may have multiple degrees and thus totals exceed 100%. If an individual had multiple Masters degrees, only one was counted in this table.