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Table 1 Overview of informants and interviews

From: Science in the clinic: a qualitative study of the positioning of MD-PhDs in the everyday clinical setting

Individual interviews Group interviews
Participants MD-PhDs
(7 male, 7 female)
Colleagues of MD-PhDs (physicians without PhD)
(5 male, 2 female)
Leaders (Executive consultants)
(5 male, 1 female)
Leaders (Appointment committees)
(22 male/14 female)
Medical specialty Surgical specialty Medical specialty Surgical specialty Medical specialty Surgical specialty
University hospital 5 2 1 1 1 1 Four group interviews; 36 physicians interviewed in total. Participants made up four different appointments committees, covering four different specialties (three surgical and one medical).
Regional hospital 1 4 1 4 1 1 1
Regional hospital 2 1 1
Regional hospital 3 1 1