Table 2

Number of participants by grade and resilience score on CD-RISC (mean, SD)*

Grade†No (%)CD-RISC (mean, SD)
Foundation doctor40 (2.7)61.9 (13.4)
Core trainee91 (6.1)65.7 (11.3)
Specialty trainee466 (31.0)65.8 (11.9)
Associate specialist/SAS83 (5.5)61.3 (13.5)
Consultant771 (51.3)65.2 (12.3)
  • *Range of scores 0–100. Higher scores indicate higher resilience.

  • †51 (3.4%) responded with ‘I’d prefer not to say’.

  • CD-RISC, Conor Davidson Resilience Scale; SAS, Specialty and Associate Specialist.