Table 2

Specialty topic/theme coverage during academic half day in a 3-year cycle of curriculum map (2003 to 2006).

Specialty

Hours (%) of topics covered and examined within specialty

Hours (%) of topics covered but not examined within specialty

Total hours (%) of topics covered across all specialties

Number of topics examined but not covered within specialty


Allergy and Immunology

1 (20)

4 (80)

5 (2)

1

Biomedical Ethics

0 (0)

5 (100)

5 (2)

1

Cardiology

8 (29)

20 (71)

28 (10)

38

Critical Care

0 (0)

12 (100)

12 (4)

5

Dermatology

0 (0)

8 (100)

8 (3)

11

Endocrinology

9 (38)

15 (62)

24 (9)

27

Evidence Based Medicine

0 (0)

18 (100)

18 (6)

0

Gastroenterology

12 (63)

7 (37)

19 (7)

38

General Internal Medicine

4 (24)

13 (76)

17 (6)

85

Geriatrics

6 (75)

2 (25)

8 (3)

23

Hematology

4 (20)

16 (80)

20 (7)

53

Infectious Diseases

8 (42)

11 (58)

19 (7)

73

Maternal Fetal Medicine

0 (0)

9 (100)

9 (3)

2

Medical Oncology

6 (67)

3 (33)

9 (3)

22

Nephrology

9 (45)

11 (55)

20 (7)

31

Neurology

4 (25)

12 (75)

16 (6)

27

Quality Improvement

1 (17)

5 (83)

6 (2)

0

Respiratory

9 (50)

9 (50)

18 (6)

45

Rheumatology

2 (11)

16 (89)

18 (6)

48

Teaching Skills

0 (0)

4 (100)

4 (1)

0

All specialties combined

83 (29)

200 (71)

283 (100)

530


Examination refers to the ACP-ASIM in-training examination in the respective years.

Wong and Roberts BMC Medical Education 2007 7:42   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-7-42

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