Jeanette I. Ch. Manoppo, Hesti Lestari, Rocky Wilar
OBJECTIVE: The educational climate is an important measure within medical education. This is because there are still accounts of poor teaching, humiliation, bullying and harassment of doctors in training. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the perception of postgraduate residents about the clinical educational environment and investigate the association of their perception with different years of residency. METHODS: This cross sectional study was conducted in 2019 using PHEEM questionnaire. Samples are all residents of pediatric in Sam Ratulangi University, Manado. ANOVA was use to compare the results among residents. RESULTS: A total of 52 pediatric residents (19 male, 33 female) completed the PHEEM questionnaire. Junior 25 residents (48.1%), middle 15 residents (28.8%), and senior 12 (23.1%). In autonomy, 51 residents (98.1%) experienced excellent perception. On teaching, 51 residents (98.1%) experienced a model teacher. On social support, 49 residents (94.2%) felt a good supportive environment. There was no significant relationship between sex with autonomy, teaching, and social support (p = 0.01, 0.503, 0.835, respectively). There was no significant relationship between academic level with autonomy, teaching, and social support (p = 0.148, 0.421, 0.291, respectively). No participant felt racism, 2 participants felt bullied, and 1 participant felt gender discrimination. CONCLUSION : Based on interpretation of PHEEM questionnaire, the perception of pediatric residents about autonomy, teaching, and social support are mostly positive.