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Table 2 Responses of participants in a pilot and in 15 courses to a questionnaire distributed at least 6 months after the course and a questionnaire distributed at the end of the course

From: Physician empowerment programme; a unique workshop for physician-managers of community clinics

Question Course end At least 6 months after course
Mean 5, 6 4 3 1,2 Mean
Evaluation of the program
 How satisfied were you with the program in general? 5.7 84 % 15 % 1 % - 5.4
 How much did the program contribute to your personal development?   75 % 18 % 7 % - 5.0
 How much did (do you expect) the program (to) contribute to your role as physician manager? 5.3 64 % 24 % 10 % 1 % 4.7
 Satisfaction in your role as a physician manager   44 % 39 % 14 % 4 % 4.4
 Sense of engagement to CHS   64 % 21 % 9 % 6 % 4.7
 Opinion: To what degree does the implementation of this type of program reflect the importance that CHS attributes to the development of physician managers? 5.8 91 % 8 % 2 % - 5.5
Assessment of modifications in attitudes and skills
 Awareness and deep understanding of the forces that drive you 5.5 83 % 14 % 3 % - 5.2
 Awareness and deep understanding of the forces that hinder you 5.4 79 % 16 % 6 % - 5.1
 Ability to maintain internal balance 5.2 71 % 20 % 8 % - 5.0
 Sense of well being   62 % 23 % 11 % 4 % 4.7
 Elimination of automatic patterns 5.3 65 % 25 % 10 % - 4.9
 Expansion of your extent of influence 5.2 62 % 29 % 8 % 1 % 4.7
 Self awareness 5.6 81 % 14 % 5 % - 5.3
 Interpersonal communication   73 % 10 % 14 % 4 % 4.8
 Personal leadership ability 5.2 71 % 20 % 7 % 1 % 4.9
Assessment of modifications in behaviors
 Pro-activity in management 5.2 70 % 18 % 12 % - 4.9
 Coping with managerial dilemmas   53 % 35 % 11 % 1 % 4.6
  1. Responses were on a 6 point scale: from 0 (not at all) to 6 (very much / very highly)