Finny Fitry Yani, Laila Isrona, Rusdi
OBJECTIVE : The aim of this study was to assess the correlation between level of training and perception of learning environment in pediatric residency program METHOD : An analytic cross-sectional study was performed in M. Djamil Hospital, the teaching hospital of Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Andalas, to assess the perception of learning environment among ongoing residents in Pediatric Residency Program and its correlation with the level of training. This study employed the English version of Postgraduate Hospital Educational Environment Measure (PHEEM) inventory. Demographic data included sex, age, years of residency, and level of training was recorded in this study. Bivariate analysis was conducted by using chi square test. RESULTS : The respondents mostly consist of female 31/44 (70.5%) with the highest distribution of age group were 31-<35 (75%) years old. The longest period of residency was fifth year (18.2%), while mostly respondents in their first year (34.1%). The overall score was 92.7+ 18.2 with the subscale perception of role autonomy & teaching (32.2 + 5.8 & 37.5 + 7.8) more higher than social support (23.0 + 4.6). The mean differences of PHEEM score in junior, intermediate, and senior grade were 40.9 (95% CI 38.3 - 43.4), 40.8 (95% CI 38.2 - 43.4), and 20.4 (95% CI 18.9 - 21.8), respectively. The bivariate analysis showed no correlation between level of training and perception of learning environment (p>0.05). CONCLUSION: There was no correlation between level of training and perception of learning environment in pediatric residency program in dr. M. Djamil Hospital.