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Table 3 Barriers to bedside teaching, AHA 2009–2019

From: Characteristics, satisfiers, development needs, and barriers to success for early-career academic hospitalists

Barrier [n,%] #1 Barriera (n = 702) #2 Barrier (n = 646) #3 Barrier (n = 533) Top 3 Barrier (% of 702)
Time 377 (53.7) 142 90 609 (86.8)
Personal skills/confidence 154 (21.9) 193 177 524 (74.6)
Patient preferences 34 (4.8) 76 77 187 (26.6)
Patient complexity/volume 32 (4.5) 37 18 87 (12.4)
Space 26 (3.7) 35 33 94 (13.4)
Including all learners 22 (3.1) 52 43 117 (16.7)
Distractions 22 (3.1) 26 19 67 (9.5)
Resident interest 21 (3.0) 69 49 139 (19.8)
Other 14 (2.0) 16 27 57 (8.1)
  1. a Participants could list up to 3 barriers, hence the variation in n for each barrier