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2011 Future Physicians of America Survey
2011 Future Physicians of America Survey
2011 Future Physicians of America Survey
2011 Future Physicians of America Survey
2011 Future Physicians of America Survey
2011 Future Physicians of America Survey
2011 Future Physicians of America Survey
2011 Future Physicians of America Survey
2011 Future Physicians of America Survey
2011 Future Physicians of America Survey
2011 Future Physicians of America Survey
2011 Future Physicians of America Survey
2011 Future Physicians of America Survey
2011 Future Physicians of America Survey
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2011 Future Physicians of America Survey

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We asked U.S. medical students to “let their voices be heard” and received over 550 responses in the 6th Annual Future Physicians of America Survey. Have you ever wondered how medical students choose …

We asked U.S. medical students to “let their voices be heard” and received over 550 responses in the 6th Annual Future Physicians of America Survey. Have you ever wondered how medical students choose their school? Or their greatest concerns are about becoming a practicing physician? Find these answers and more about social media usage, mobile/Epocrates usage, challenges and training.

A few survey highlights:
- 145% increase in Android usage from 2010
- Reliance on mobile references increases 125% since 2009
- Over 1/3 use Epocrates products 3 or more times per day

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  • Location has been the top reasons for selecting a medical school for 6 years running
  • 72% increase in concern over being a good physician30% decrease in concern over work/personal life balance94% increase in concern over paying off student loans1900% increase in concern over facing a malpractice lawsuit
  • 12% decrease in iOS usage145% increase in Android usage64% decrease in BB usage83% decrease in WinMob usage83% decrease in Palm OS usageImage from Penn-Olsonhttp://www.penn-olson.com/2009/10/29/youtube-phone-bashing-android-vs-iphone/
  • 800% increase in tablet usage for 20112010: 2% tablet ownership2011: 18% tablet ownership
  • 48% decrease in Internet reference usage –but continues to be second most likely place for med students to turn
  • Errors* includes misdiagnosis, treatment errors and prescription errors
  • Time spent on social networking sites: 2010Facebook: (6+ hrs) 18%; (1-5 hrs) 40%; (<1 hr) 32%; (None) 10%YouTube: (6+ hrs) 5%; (1-5 hrs) 20%; (<1 hr) 51%; (None) 24%Twitter: (6+ hrs) 1%; (1-5 hrs) 4%; (<1 hr) 22%; (None) 73%LinkedIn: (6+ hrs) 0%; (1-5 hrs) 1%; (<1 hr) 22%; (None) 77%Tumblr: None
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    • 1. Future Physicians of America6th Annual Survey
      September 2011
      Corporate Marketing
    • 2. Survey included 555 medical students who use Epocrates
      Survey completed in September of 2011
      Students randomly selected to participate
      Background
      SLIDE 2
      n=555
      n=555
      n=555
      Future Physicians of America VI
      © 2011 Epocrates, Inc. All Rights Reserved.To learn more about Epocrates, please visit us at www.epocrates.com
    • 3. 6 Years Running - Location, Location, Location!
      SLIDE 3
      Top reasons for selecting a medical school
      n=555
      Future Physicians of America VI
      © 2011 Epocrates, Inc. All Rights Reserved.To learn more about Epocrates, please visit us at www.epocrates.com
    • 4. Nearly 75% Increase in Concern about “Being a Good Physician” since 2007
      SLIDE 4
      What is your current career goal?*
      Greatest concerns about becoming a practicing physician
      n=555
      n=555
      0%
      Future Physicians of America VI
      © 2011 Epocrates, Inc. All Rights Reserved.To learn more about Epocrates, please visit us at www.epocrates.com
      *Excludes ‘other’ response
    • 5. 145% increase in Android usage from 2010; 12% decrease in iOS usage
      SLIDE 5
      In 2010, only 11% used an Android device; 69% used an Apple iOS device
      n=555
      n=114
      ©Penn-Olson.com
      Future Physicians of America VI
      © 2011 Epocrates, Inc. All Rights Reserved.To learn more about Epocrates, please visit us at www.epocrates.com
    • 6. Tablet Popularity Continues to Rise:50% Plan to Purchase within 1 Year
      SLIDE 6
      Nearly 50% plan to purchase a tablet device within the next year
      What brand of tablet are you using?
      800% increase in tablet device usage from 2010
      n=458
      n=100
      Use of tablets in training- Yes: 17%; No:83%
      Future Physicians of America VI
      © 2011 Epocrates, Inc. All Rights Reserved.To learn more about Epocrates, please visit us at www.epocrates.com
    • 7. Reliance on Mobile References Increases 125% Since 2009
      SLIDE 7
      When you need information to help you solve a clinical question, where is the first place you are most likely to turn?
      n=555
      Future Physicians of America VI
      © 2011 Epocrates, Inc. All Rights Reserved.To learn more about Epocrates, please visit us at www.epocrates.com
    • 8. Over 60% Use Epocrates 2 or More Times a Day
      SLIDE 8
      Students learn about Epocrates through word-of-mouth
      Over 35% use Epocrates 3+ times/day
      n=555
      n=555
      n=555
      Future Physicians of America VI
      © 2011 Epocrates, Inc. All Rights Reserved.To learn more about Epocrates, please visit us at www.epocrates.com
    • 9. Students Satisfied with Training;Lack Administration Skills
      SLIDE 9
      n=555
      n=555
      Future Physicians of America VI
      © 2011 Epocrates, Inc. All Rights Reserved.To learn more about Epocrates, please visit us at www.epocrates.com
    • 10. “Costs” are Challenges for Both Students and Patients
      SLIDE 10
      Greatest challenges for medical students
      Greatest challenges for patients
      n=555
      n=555
      Errors* includes misdiagnosis, treatment errors and prescription errors
      Future Physicians of America VI
      © 2011 Epocrates, Inc. All Rights Reserved.To learn more about Epocrates, please visit us at www.epocrates.com
    • 11. Time Spent on Facebook Declined by 22%; Interest in New Social Outlets Grows
      SLIDE 11
      Time spent on social networking sites:
      n=555
      Same top 2 blogs as practicing MDs*
      n=169
      *2011 Epocrates Specialty Survey Data
      n=555
      Future Physicians of America VI
      © 2011 Epocrates, Inc. All Rights Reserved.To learn more about Epocrates, please visit us at www.epocrates.com
    • 12. Appendix
      SLIDE 12
    • 13. Being a “Good Physician” is Still Students Main Concern
      SLIDE 13
      What are your greatest concern about becoming a practicing physician?
      n=555
      Future Physicians of America VI
      © 2011 Epocrates, Inc. All Rights Reserved.To learn more about Epocrates, please visit us at www.epocrates.com
    • 14. More than 70% Plan to do International Charity Work
      SLIDE 14
      Do you ever plan on doing the following?
      n=555
      Future Physicians of America VI
      © 2011 Epocrates, Inc. All Rights Reserved.To learn more about Epocrates, please visit us at www.epocrates.com

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