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Changes in Self-Leadership and Self-Efficacy After Leadership Training of First-Year Premedical Students
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  • Journal title : Korean Medical Education Review
  • Volume 18, Issue 2,  2016, pp.83-89
  • Publisher : 연세대학교 의과대학 의학교육학과
  • DOI : 10.17496/kmer.2016.18.2.83
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Changes in Self-Leadership and Self-Efficacy After Leadership Training of First-Year Premedical Students
Yoo, Dong-Mi; Kang, Wha Sun;
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The purpose of this study was to elucidate to what extent the goals of the leadership training program implemented in a medical college were achieved. Study subjects consisted of 74 first-year premedical students at the College of Medicine of The Catholic University of Korea. All participants completed two questionnaires: an 18-item self-leadership questionnaire asking self-expectation, rehearsal, goal setting, self-rewards, self-judgment and constructive thinking, and a 28-item self-efficacy questionnaire asking preference toward difficult work, efficacy of self-control, and confidence before and after the leadership training program. Students also competed a program satisfaction survey after the program. The collected data were analyzed with a paired t-test, descriptive statistics by IBM SPSS ver. 20.0 (IBM Co., Armonk, NY, USA). Students` overall satisfaction with the program scored 4.06 out of 5. The scores of self-leadership and self-efficacy increased after the leadership training program except for `confidence` in self-efficacy. The results indicate that an intensive leadership program in a short period of time could help to enhance social competencies such as communication skills, empathy, self-reflection, and teamwork of premedical students.
Self-leadership;Self efficacy;Leadership training;Premedical curriculum;
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