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Table 2 Correlations between academic measures and PGY1 performance

From: Relationships between academic performance of medical students and their workplace performance as junior doctors

  Junior Doctor Performance Measures
Academic performance measures N = 200 Clinical management subscale Communication subscale Combined overall score
GPA r 0.280 0.288 0.257
P <0.001** 0.257 <0.001**
Year 4 OSCE r 0.197 0.225 0.137
P 0.003** 0.001** 0.027*
Year 5 OSCE r 0.172 0.224 0.161
P 0.007** 0.001** 0.022*
Emergency medicine r 0.219 0.137 0.361
P 0.001** 0.027* <0.001**
Psychiatry r 0.075 0.161 0.094
P 0.146 0.011* 0.092
Medicine r 0.194 0.157 0.162
P 0.003** 0.013* 0.011*
Surgery r .026 0.091 .100
P 0.358 0.100 0.080
Yr 5 written exam r 0.153 0.067 0.076
P 0.017* 0.177 0.148
Yr 6 written exam r 0.136 0.088 0.178
P 0.027* 0.107 0.014*
  1. r = Pearson correlation coefficient, P = 2-tailed probability where *is significant at p < 0.05 and **is significant at p < 0.01.