Residents’ Satisfaction With the PRITE

Kenneth L. Matthews, Christopher B. Ticknor

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Examinations are an integral part of resident and program evaluation, but they are considered particularly stressful on residents. The department of psychiatry of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio administered the Psychiatry Resident-in-Training Examination (PRTTE) every other year to minimize stress and anxiety among residents. When questioned about their satisfaction with the PRTTE and its administration, the residents reported high levels of satisfaction and a desire to take the examination yearly. Dissatisfaction was limited to the physical environment in which the exam was administered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)132-136
Number of pages5
JournalAcademic Psychiatry
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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