|SRP. 2020; 11(3): 345-348
Specialty Choice of Senior Medical Students at a Healthcare University in Southern VietnamThoai Dang Nguyen, Tram Thi Huyen Nguyen, Quang Vinh Tran, Thuy Phan Chung Tran.
Background: Medical students are the future health workers, and the specialty choice greatly affects the future distribution of health workers in the locality. This study was aimed to investigate the situation on specialty choice among senior students at a medical university at Ho Chi Minh City.
Methods: A cross-sectional study conducted at a public university in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam from August 2018 to January 2019 based on face-to-face interview. Senior medical students who intended to take a post-graduated program was enrolled. Data analysis was performed by SPSS 23.0. Chi-square test was used for comparison and p
Key words: Grade point average, Internal medicine, Pediatric medicine, University education, Vietnam.