2010 Medical Students by Year of Study.

The following questions were presented to and completed by medical students in Canada in 2010.

Demographics
Medical Student Demographics PDF
Please indicate your current status. PDF
Are you in your final year of study? PDF
A. About you.
Q1: Age. PDF
Q2: Sex. PDF
Q3: How many years of POST-SECONDARY education did you complete before beginning medical school? PDF
Q4: Beyond secondary school, what degrees/ diplomas did you complete prior to entering medical school? PDF
Q5: At which university are you currently doing your medical training? PDF
Q6: Are you studying at a regional or satellite medical campus? If yes, please specify: PDF
Q7: What led you to select a career in medicine? PDF
Q8: When did you decide that you would like to be a doctor? PDF
B. Training.
Q9: Please indicate your overall satisfaction with your current medical education program. PDF
Q10: Please rate your satisfaction with the ability to access electives of your choice in your medical education. PDF
Q11: Please indicate your satisfaction with the following at your medical school: PDF
Q12a: Please indicate the type of exposure you have had, during your medical training to date, to the work carried out by the following types of physicians. PDF
Q12b: Please indicate the type of exposure you have had, during your medical training to date, to the work carried out by the following health care providers. PDF
Q13: To what extent do you agree that your medical training program has prepared you (or will prepare you) to select a residency training program? PDF
C. Future Practice / Work Setting Profile.
Q14: At this time, which area of specialty do you hope to enter? Please select your top 3 choices. PDF
Q15: At this time, in which of the following do you hope to be involved? PDF
Q16: Select the ONE statement which best describes the environment in which you plan to practice for the majority of your medical career. PDF
Q17: Please indicate the languages that you could comfortably speak with your future patients. PDF
Q18a: What do you think will be factors in having a satisfying and successful medical practice? PDF
Q18b: Please indicate which of the factors in 18a. is the one most important factor for you to have a satisfying and successful medical practice. PDF
D. Future Professional Income.
Q19: How would you prefer to be paid for your services as a physician? PDF
E. Stress and Finances During Medical School.
Q20: How much did the level of tuition and other fees affect your choice of which medical school(s) to apply to? PDF
Q21: How much did being able to afford the cost of living in the city where the school was located affect which medical school(s) you chose to apply to? PDF
Q22: Have you held any paying jobs (part-time, occasional, etc.) during the current academic year? If yes, approximately how many hours do you work per month? PDF
Q23a-c: Please indicate how much education-related debt you incurred during each of the following timeframes, and how much debt you estimate you will have after the completion of your medical school education. PDF
Q23d: To pay off the debts you have accumulated during your medical education, do you intend to do any of the following? PDF
Q24: Have you received financial support that does not require repayment for your post-secondary education? If yes, how much? PDF
Q25: Have you received financial aid that requires repayment for your post-secondary education? If yes, how much in total? PDF
Q26: To what extent do you believe that the amount of financial assistance available to you through grants and loans from either the government or university institutions, meets your actual financial need? PDF
Q27: Which of the following best describes your financial situation? PDF
Q28: What proportion of your debt is privately or publicly loaned? PDF
Q29: Have you sought or do you plan to seek financial counseling through your medical school? PDF
Q30: Thinking about stress in your day to day life, please rate the following potential sources of stress. PDF
F. Family.
Q31: What certificates, diplomas, or degrees did your parents obtain? PDF
Q32: Are any of your immediate family members working in medically related jobs? PDF
Q33: What is your best estimate of the total income, before taxes and deductions, of your parental household in the last 12 months? PDF
G. Demographics.
Q34a: Where were you born? PDF
Q34b: Please indicate your status in Canada. PDF
Q35: Select the ONE statement which best describes the environment in which you grew up prior to university. PDF
Q36: Where did you grow up prior to going to university? PDF
Q37: Current Marital status: PDF
Q38: Do you have children (including stepchildren)? PDF