Satisfaction of students in medicine with teaching performance and academic tutoring

Satisfacción de estudiantes en medicina con desempeño docente y tutorías académicas
Edgar Garcia Rojasa, *, José Francisco Arévalo Camposb, Jesús Daniel Alcaraz Garridoa, María Fernanda Gallegos Cobaxinc, Keyla Jared Alonso Laureanoc, Charli Ricardez Jiménezc, Felipe de Jesús Ocampo Cadenac

aUniversidad del Valle de México, Campus Villahermosa, Tabasco, México.
bCoordinación de Campos Clínicos. Universidad del Valle de México, Campus Villahermosa, Tabasco, México.
cEstudiante de la Licenciatura en Medicina de la Universidad del Valle de México, Campus Villahermosa, Tabasco, México.

Recibido: 6-enero-2018. Aceptado: 2-abril-2018.

* Autor para correspondencia: Edgar Garcia Rojas. Col. Jesús Antonio Sibilla Zurita Manzana 9. C.P. 86260. Villahermosa, Tabasco. Teléfono: 339 2386. Correo electrónico:

Palabras Clave

Satisfacción; Mentor; Medicina.


Satisfaction; Mentor; Medicine.


Introduction: The teaching given by teachers and their way of teaching is associated with school satisfaction. Student opinion plays an important role related to the evaluation of the teacher knowledge.

Objective: Determine the student’s satisfaction level of the Medicine School, with their academic teaching and mentoring from Universidad del Valle de México, Campus Villahermosa.

Method: An observational, analytical, cross-sectional and prospective study was conducted in students of the first and third semester of the Medicine School at the Universidad del Valle de México, Campus Villahermosa in November 2015; A 22-item questionnaire with a Likert scale with Cronbach’s Alpha of 0.817 was applied, the Chi-square test of Pearson and Rho of Sperman were applied, accepting a p <0.05.

Results: A total of 81 students from the Medicine School, 37 male (45.7%), and 44 female (54.3%), with an average age of 19.54 ± 3.47 years were surveyed. The 61.7% referring to 50 students considered satisfied, 60% received academic mentoring where 59% said they were satisfied with this tutorship. 67% of the community is satisfied with the academic attention given by the teachers, found a relationship was found between the level of knowledge and the teacher’s actualization (p <0.05).

Conclusions: The majority of the population was satisfied with the teaching performance, the number of professors and the academic attitude of the teachers, the mentoring process reinforce the academic improvement.