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Table 3 Respondents’ reported percentages of time use at SOM and perceptions of accuracy of contracts to institutional expectations for success, in authors’ 2015 survey of faculty who left SOM between 1999 and 2014

From: Reasons for faculty departures from an academic medical center: a survey and comparison across faculty lines

  n (%) Valid n
All respondents Clinical Line Non-Clinical Line    
Actual time use reflected percentages in the appointment letter**     80 44 36
 Not closely 20 (25%) 14 (32%) 6 (17%)    
 Fairly closely 46 (57%) 27 (61%) 19 (53%)    
 Closely 14 (18%) 3 (7%) 11 (30%)    
Contract reflected institution’s expectations about success**     69 38 31
Somewhat inaccurately-Inaccurately 21 (30%) 15 (40%) 6 (19%)    
Neutral 18 (26%) 13 (34%) 5 (16%)    
Somewhat accurately-Accurately 30 (44%) 10 (26%) 20 (65%)    
Hospital support in fulfilling criteria for advancement     46 36 10
A little-Not at all N/A 21 (58%) N/A    
Some N/A 6 (17%) N/A    
A lot-Quite a bit N/A 9 (25%) N/A    
Hospital administration understands and supports the academic mission     45 35 10
Not well-Not well at all N/A 20 (57%) N/A    
Fairly well N/A 8 (23%) N/A    
Well-Very Well N/A 7 (20%) N/A    
  1. p< .10 * p< .05 ** p< .01 for Pearson’s chi-square test of independence between Clinical Line and Non-Clinical Line