Scalpel or stethoscope: Relationship between personality traits and the potential choice or choice of a medical-surgical residency.

  • Cano, Juan F. (PI)
  • Zamora Rondón, Diana Carolina (CoI)
  • Lopez Patron, Miguel Rafael (CoI)
  • Vélez Vallejo, Daniela (Student)
  • Buitrago Rincón, Maria Camila (Student)
  • Guerrero Alvarez, Gloria Sofia (Student)

Project: Research Project

Project Details


Investigation of personality traits and their relationship between the potential choice or choice of a medical-surgical residency in order to allow an early orientation in the future that promotes the health and well-being of students, preventing work stress and phenomena such as burnout.

Layman's description

Association between personality traits and the choice of medical specialty.


Medicine, Specialization, Personality, Burn-out, Mental Health.

Commitments / Obligations

Presentation in International Congress, Journal article.
Short titleScalpel or Stethoscope.
Effective start/end date10/12/2110/12/22

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Main Funding Source

  • Incubator


  • Bogotá D.C.


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