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Table 2 Status of current oncology education in family medicine training programs

From: Oncology education for family medicine residents: a national needs assessment survey

Question Surveyed group [n (%)]  
Residents
(N = 150)
PDs
(N = 17)
Fisher’s exact test
P value
Is there a mandatory oncology clinical rotation/block? 0.90
 Yes 10 (7%) 0 (0%)
 No 118 (79%) 15 (88%)
 Unsure 2 (1%) 0 (0%)
 No Response 20 (13%) 2 (12%)
Are there oncology learning objectives/competencies? 0.04
 Yes 17 (11%) 5 (29%)
 No 66 (44%) 9 (53%)
 Unsure 47 (31%) 1 (6%)
 No Response 20 (13%) 2 (12%)
Is the oncology education provided adequate? 0.27
 Yes 10 (7%) 3 (18%)
 No 120 (80%) 12 (71%)
 Unsure 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
 No Response 20 (13%) 2 (12%)
Does your PGME adequately prepare you to care for cancer patients? 0.03
 Yes 11 (7%) 2 (13%)
 No 74 (49%) 3 (18%)
 Unsure 45 (30%) 10 (59%)
 No Response 20 (13%) 2 (12%)