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Table 1 Categories of faculty retention

From: Faculty retention in regional medical schools in Iran: a qualitative content analysis

Categories Subcategories
Retention facilitators Facilitated communication
Proximity to type I universities
Gaining experience
Authorities’ support
Retention threats Social infrastructure
Individual dimension
Occupational dimension (education and research)
Economic dimension
Sense of respect
Executive management dimension
Retention strategies Recruitment and promotion processes
Inter-university collaboration
Facilitating scientific growth
Fulfilling welfare needs