Introduction There has been much focus on factors influencing residents’ final subspecialty choice in aboard sufficient future workforce a cultural shift in values and priorities. Once in a Thailand residency little data on factors influencing residents’ final subspecialty choice.
Method A cross-sectional survey was developed and content validated The questionnaire was distributed The study group included 2 nd, 3 rd and 4 th year orthopedic resident is four institutions
Mean ค่าเฉลี่ย 4.21-5.00 = สำคัญมากที่สุด Most important Mean ค่าเฉลี่ย 3.41-4.20 = สำคัญมาก Very important Mean ค่าเฉลี่ย 2.61-3.40 = สำคัญปานกลาง Moderate important Mean ค่าเฉลี่ย 1.81-2.60 = สำคัญน้อย Little important Mean ค่าเฉลี่ย 1.00-1.80 = ไม่สำคัญ No important
Discussion Arthroplasty and spine are the most popular subspecialties. The lowest popular specialties are pediatric and tumor. Procedure & Technic group is the first concern as other researches. Mentor factor concern are morality, characteristic and reputation not income. Result of operation is also very important
Discussion In our research is different from others research about Work Place concern that relatively very important. Life style control is not affected the decision for choosing subspecialtly but very important for arthroplasty about Hobby time topic is very important for No training /uncertain group Income topic is just moderate important in all groups.
Conclusion The majority of residents has no plan for subspecialize training. Multiple factors influencing subspecialty training similar to other research are Procedure&Technical and Mentor factor. Result of the operation is very important differ from other researches