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Table 2 Willingness to be involved in different teaching formats on campus or at own practice (within the group of those physicians who are basically interested in being involved in teaching undergraduates)

From: Willingness, concerns, incentives and acceptable remuneration regarding an involvement in teaching undergraduates - a cross-sectional questionnaire survey among German GPs

At university venues
Teaching format
(with definition as presented in the questionnaire)
Can imagine involvement (rather or definitely yes) *% (n/nvalid) How many times per year? **
(quartiles)
Also without remuneration? **
% (n/n valid )
What would be an adequate remuneration? **
(in Euro, quartiles)
Lecture
Tasks: frontal presentation on a defined general practice topic to students in a lecture hall
Expenditure of time: 45 min. Lecture + preparation and follow-up + commute; on weekdays
28.6% (56/196) 25%:
Median:
75%:
3
4
5
27.5% (14/51) 25%:   60 €
Median:  100 €
75%:   150 €
(net per lecture)
Skills-training
Tasks: interactive teaching of specific skills needed in general practice (e.g. otoscopy, blood pressure measurement) in small group seminars
Expenditure of time: 5 h + commute; on weekdays and possibly on Saturdays
57.1% (112/196) 25%:
Median:
75%:
2
4
5
28.6% (28/98) 25%:   100 €
Median:  250 €
75%:   400 €
(net per training)
Final Examination
Tasks: participation in the oral exam as one out of four examiners and and general practice specialist representative
Expenditure of time: approx. 2 × 5 h on two days + preparation + commute; on weekdays
44.6% (86/193) 25%:
Median:
75%:
2
2
4
29.9% (23/77) 25%:   200 €
Median:  400 €
75%:   600 €
(net for both exam days)
At own practice     
Teaching format
(with definition as presented in the questionnaire)
Can imagine involvement (rather or definitely yes) *% (n/nvalid) How many times per year? **
(quartiles)
Also without remuneration? **
% (n/n valid )
What would be an adequate remuneration? **
(in Euro, quartiles)
Elective course general practice (Wahlfach)
Tasks: teaching one student (1st or 2nd study year) at the own practice (e.g. work shadowing and training of basic skills)
Expenditure of time: 1 or 2 days, alongside daily work
89.3% (175/196) 25%:
Median:
75%:
2
4
10
59.0% (92/156) 25%:    50 €
Median:  50 €
75%:   100 €
(net per day)
Two-week mandatory general practice clerkship
(Blockpraktikum)
Tasks: teaching one student (4th study year) at the own practice
Expenditure of time: 30 h within 2 weeks, alongside daily work
83.7% (164/196) 25%:
Median:
75%:
2
2
4
45.8% (66/144) 25%:   200 €
Median:  300 €
75%:   400 €
(net per clerkship)
One-month elective clerkship (Famulatur)
Tasks: teaching one student (3rd to 5th study year) at the own practice
Expenditure of time: 4 weeks, alongside daily work
87.4% (166/190) 25%:
Median:
75%:
1
2
3
61.4% (89/145) 25%:   350 €
Median:  500 €
75%:   600 €
(net per clerkship)
Clerkship within the final year (Praktisches Jahr)
Tasks: teaching one student (6th study year) at the own practice
Expenditure of time: (currently) 16 weeks, alongside daily work
70.7% (135/191) 25%:
Median:
75%:
1
1
2
43.2% (51/118) 25%:   750 €
Median: 1500 €
75%:   2000 €
(net per clerkship)
Mentorship within a longitudinal general practice curriculum (e.g. LeiKA at University of Leipzig)
Tasks: long-term relationship with a student as a mentor, acting as GP role model, starting at study entry
Expenditure of time: per semester: 2 days student at the own practice + 1 day mentor course at university
54.8% (103/188)   50.5% (48/95) 25%:   150 €
Median:  250 €
75%:   550 €
(net per semester)
  1. *N = Max. 203 participants with basic teaching interest, Ns vary due to missing values
  2. **N = Max. those participants who could imagine being involved in the respective teaching format