Skip to main content

Table 2 Informants’ storylines regarding the PhD-degree and the positioning of MD-PhDs in the clinic

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

MD-PhDs The PhD-degree is academic capital
The PhD-degree is a way to improve evidence-based clinical practice
The PhD-degree entails a duty to do research
Colleagues (physicians without a PhD-degree) MD-PhDs are resource persons
MD-PhD hold an unjustly favored position
Leaders MD-PhDs are resource persons
The PhD-degree entails a duty to do research
MD-PhD hold an unjustly favored position