Background With the influx of Australian medical graduates into the workforce,
new clinical prevocational training rotations within general practice
need to be developed. This study describes the relationship between
general practitioner teachers’ interest in hosting junior doctor
rotations, and general practice characteristics including rural
location, size and infrastructure.
Discussion Rural location and teaching room infrastructure of practices need
not be determinants in junior doctor teaching practice recruitment,
while medium practice size is a significant determinant of lack of
teacher interest in hosting junior doctors. This requires further
Results Factors such as rural location and infrastructure did not influence
willingness to host junior doctors significantly. However, those in
medium sized practices were less interested than small or large
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