Department of Medicine

Characteristics of 2017 Faculty Survey Respondents

Of 764 full time faculty members surveyed, 414 (54%) responded. Respondents and non-respondents were similar in age category, sex, rank, hospital site, division/specialty and academic position description.

The characteristics of survey respondents are shown in Table 1.

Table 1 – Characteristics of 2017 Faculty Survey Respondents (n=414)

    N (%)
Age Category ≤ 30 years
31-40
41-50
51-60
61-70
71-80
Prefer not to answer
Missing
1 (0.2)
77 (18.4)
101 (24.1)
70 (16.7)
46 (11.0)
13 (3.1)
10 (2.4)
96 (23.2)
Gender identity Sex - Female
Woman
Man
Other (e.g. trans-man, gender non-conforming)
Prefer not to answer
Missing
166 (40.1)
119 (28.4)
184 (43.9)
3 (0.6)
12 (2.9)
101 (24.0)
Academic Position Description Administrator
Educator
Investigator
Scientist
Teacher
Quality & Innovation
15 (3.6)
40 (9.7)
92 (22.2)
99 (23.9)
141 (34.1)
25 (6.0)
Hospital Affiliation Baycrest Hospital
Sinai Health System
St. Michael’s Hospital
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
University Health Network
Women’s College Hospital
3 (0.7)
39 (9.4)
92 (22.2)
74 (17.9)
187 (45.2)
18 (4.3)
Division Division Cardiology
Critical Care
Dermatology
Emergency Medicine
Endocrinology
Gastroenterology
Geriatrics
Hematology
Immunology & Allergy
Infectious Diseases
Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology
Nephrology
Neurology
Palliative Medicine
Physical Medicine & Rehab
Respirology
Rheumatology
53 (12.8)
17 (4.1)
4 (1.0)
27 (6.5)
23 (5.6)
19 (4.6)
18 (4.3)
26 (6.3)
1 (0.2)
22 (5.3)
45 (10.9)
25 (6.0)
16 (3.9)
38 (9.2)
5 (1.2)
14 (3.4)
27 (6.5)
28 (6.8)
Person with disability Yes (e.g. hard of hearing, learning disability, mental health disorders) 12 (3.8
Marital Status Married, common law, partner
Prefer not to answer
Missing
277 (66.1)
8 (1.9)
104 (24.8)
Provide care to dependants Yes 178/304 (58.6)
Race/ethnicity (which best describes you?) White / Caucasian
East Asian
South Asian
Middle Eastern
Black
Southeast Asian
West Asian
Other*
Prefer not to answer
193 (60.5)
38 (11.9)
42 (13.2)
6 (1.9)
4 (1.3)
3 (0.9)
2 (0.6)
9 (2.7)
21 (6.6)
Family's socioeconomic status when aged ≤ 16 years Lower
Lower-middle
Middle
Upper-middle
Upper
Prefer not to answer
Missing
11 (2.6)
36 (8.6)
119 (28.4)
111 (26.5)
24 (5.7)
14 (3.3)
104 (24.8)
Religious or spiritual affiliation (n=327) Atheist/Agnostic/None
Christian
Judaism
Buddhism
Hinduism
Islam
Other**
Prefer not to answer
94 (28.7)
97 (29.7)
57 (17.4)
5 (1.5)
14 (4.3)
9 (2.8)
9 (2.7)
41 (12.5)

 

*1 respondent each for: African, Ashkenazi Jewish, Canadian, Hispanic, Indigenous, Latin, Latino, Mixed, and Mixed Black / Caucasian

**4 Spiritual/Panatheist; 3 Unitarian / Humanist; 2 Sikhism; 1 Daoist