Table 4

Residents’ interdisciplinary participation across years of study, by type of course

YearBasic Sciences (N=21)Clinical Sciences (N=13)Interdisciplinary Treatment Planning Seminar (N=13)Interdisciplinary Treatment Rendered (N=13)
First year21 (100%)13 (100%)12 (92%)9 (69%)
Second year12 (57%)10 (77%)11 (85%)11 (85%)
Third year4 (19%)10 (77%)12 (92%)13 (100%)
Fourth year1 (5%)02 (15%)4 (31%)
  • Note: Since individual residency programs range from one to four years depending on discipline and program curricula, the smaller numbers in years after the first may have been a result of having fewer residents in those years.