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  1. Over the last two decades many medical schools have been exploring alternatives to hands-on cadaver dissection in teaching anatomy. This study aimed at reporting medical students’ feedback on using dissection ...

    Authors: Ayman G. Mustafa, Nour R. Taha, Sami Zaqout and Mohammed Seed Ahmed

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:604

    Content type: Research article

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  2. COVID-19 has affected the training programs and the clinical schedules of surgical wards in many countries, including Iran. Also, the continuous involvement with COVID-19 patients has caused stress in health c...

    Authors: Ashraf Moini, Khadije Maajani, Ramesh Omranipour, Mohamad-Reza Zafarghandi, Ashraf Aleyasin, Roya Oskoie and Sadaf Alipour

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:603

    Content type: Research

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  3. Authors: Marjo Kurki, Sonja Gilbert, Kaisa Mishina, Lotta Lempinen, Terhi Luntamo, Susanna Hinkka-Yli- Salomäki, Atte Sinokki, Subina Upadhyaya, Yifeng Wei and Andre Sourander

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:602

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2021 21:563

  4. Social determinants of health (SDoH) play an important role in pediatric health outcomes. Trainees receive little to no training on how to identify, discuss and counsel families in a clinical setting. The aim ...

    Authors: John M Morrison, Sarah M. Marsicek, Akshata M Hopkins, Robert A Dudas and Kimberly R Collins

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:601

    Content type: Research

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  5. We have provided fourth-year medical students with a three-hour cardiac auscultation class using a cardiology patient simulator since 2010. The test results of 2010-2012 revealed that as compared with aortic s...

    Authors: Yutaka Kagaya, Masao Tabata, Yutaro Arata, Junichi Kameoka and Seiichi Ishii

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:600

    Content type: Research

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  6. Although medical students have a duty to seek advice for their health conditions, they tend to avoid disclosure and help-seeking behaviours, therefore potentially posing a risk to themselves and their patients...

    Authors: Bar Shahaf-Oren, Ira Madan and Claire Henderson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:599

    Content type: Research

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  7. The ability to perform a bronchoscopy is a valuable clinical skill for many medical specialities. Learning this skill is demanding for residents, due to the high cognitive load. Lessons learned from cognitive ...

    Authors: Anne Kathrin Eickelmann, Noemi Jelena Waldner and Sören Huwendiek

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:597

    Content type: Research

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  8. The Indiana University Student Outreach Clinic (IUSOC) Eye Clinic is a monthly student-run eye clinic that provides free visual screening to the Near East Side community of Indianapolis, IN, USA. Screening inc...

    Authors: Lucas W. Rowe, Melanie Scheive, Hanna L. Tso, Patrick Wurster, Nicholas E. Kalafatis, David A. Camp, Avrey Thau and Chi Wah Rudy Yung

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:596

    Content type: Research

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  9. Understanding respiratory physiology and mechanical ventilation is a challenge for healthcare workers, particularly, medical residents. A team of French-speaking experts developed an innovative MOOC incorporat...

    Authors: Tài Pham, François Beloncle, Lise Piquilloud, Stephan Ehrmann, Damien Roux, Armand Mekontso Dessap and Guillaume Carteaux

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:595

    Content type: Research

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  10. The PERMA Model, as a positive psychology conceptual framework, has increased our understanding of the role of Positive emotion, Engagement, Relationships, Meaning, and Achievements in enhancing human potentia...

    Authors: Shahrzad Bazargan-Hejazi, Anaheed Shirazi, Andrew Wang, Nathan A. Shlobin, Krystal Karunungan, Joshua Shulman, Robert Marzio, Gul Ebrahim, William Shay and Stuart Slavin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:593

    Content type: Research

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  11. Though the proportion of women in medical schools has increased, gender disparities among those who pursue research careers still exists. In this study, we seek to better understand the main factors contributi...

    Authors: Austin Snyder, David Xiang, Alison Smith, Shannon Esswein, Omar Toubat, John Di Capua, Jennifer M. Kwan and Dania Daye

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:591

    Content type: Research

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  12. Accessing subspecialty care is hard for underserved patients in the U.S. Published curricula in underserved medicine for Internal Medicine residents target future-primary care physicians, with unknown impact o...

    Authors: Jillian S. Catalanotti, David K. Popiel and April Barbour

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:589

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Lack of physicians’ knowledge regarding mental health, including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) could have adverse effects on affected individuals’ health and quality of life. The purpose of this study was to ...

    Authors: Mohammad H. Rahbar, Iuliana Dobrescu, Shezeen Gillani, Manouchehr Hessabi, Sori Kim, Mihaela Stancu and Florina Rad

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:588

    Content type: Research article

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  14. A new corona virus called COVID-19 and its epidemic has affected health care systems in many ways. There have also been significant changes in dental education. The present study summarizes the findings about ...

    Authors: Farid Farrokhi, Simin Zahra Mohebbi, Farzaneh Farrokhi and Mohammad Reza Khami

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:587

    Content type: Research

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  15. Although simulation-based assessment (SBA) is being implemented in numerous medical education systems, it is still rarely used for undergraduate medical students in France. Objective structured clinical examin...

    Authors: Anne-Laure Philippon, Jennifer Truchot, Nathalie De Suremain, Marie-Christine Renaud, Arnaud Petit, Georges-Louis Baron and Yonathan Freund

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:586

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Globally, the need for palliative care will increase as a result of the ageing of populations and the rising burden of cancer, non-communicable diseases as well as some communicable diseases. Physicians and re...

    Authors: Arja Suikkala, Anniina Tohmola, Eeva K. Rahko and Minna Hökkä

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:585

    Content type: Research

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  17. During the early stage of COVID-19 outbreak in China, most medical undergraduate programs have to eventually embrace the maneuver of transferring to nearly 100% online-learning as a new routine for different c...

    Authors: Li Li, Hongbin Wu, A’na Xie, Xiaoyang Ye, Cheng Liu and Weimin Wang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:584

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Pharmacy practice education requires the development of proficiencies and an understanding of clinical microbiology. Learning in this area could be delivered using practical laboratory exercises, or potentiall...

    Authors: L. Baumann-Birkbeck, S. Anoopkumar-Dukie, S. A. Khan, M. J. Cheesman, M. O’Donoghue and G. D. Grant

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:583

    Content type: Research article

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  19. This study aimed to explore the attitudes of registered physiotherapists (PTs) in Israel toward people identifying as lesbian, gay, or bisexual (LGB) and to identify background characteristics associated with ...

    Authors: Roei Klein and Michal Elboim-Gabyzon

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:581

    Content type: Research

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  20. The novel Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) has had a significant impact worldwide that led to changes in healthcare. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on trainee’s ...

    Authors: Sharon C. Enujioke, Kimberly McBrayer, Katherine C. Soe, Teresa M. Imburgia and Cynthia Robbins

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:580

    Content type: Research

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  21. Continuous medical education is essential in Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS). In-situ simulation training makes it possible to train in a familiar environment. The use of a dedicated facilitator i...

    Authors: Per P. Bredmose, Jostein Hagemo, Doris Østergaard and Stephen Sollid

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:579

    Content type: Research

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  22. Surgical logbooks are a commonly used tool for quality assurance of surgical training. Electronic logbooks are increasingly applied in low-resource settings, but there is limited research on their quality. The...

    Authors: Sophia Sung, Hilde Hørthe, Øyvind Veel Svendsen, Alex J. van Duinen, Øyvind Salvesen, Alphonsus Vandi and Håkon A. Bolkan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:578

    Content type: Research

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  23. Previous studies have assessed note quality and the use of electronic medical record (EMR) as a part of medical training. However, a generalized and user-friendly note quality assessment tool is required for q...

    Authors: Hsuan Hung, Ling-Ling Kueh, Chin-Chung Tseng, Han-Wei Huang, Shu-Yen Wang, Yu-Ning Hu, Pao-Yen Lin, Jiun-Ling Wang, Po-Fan Chen, Ching-Chuan Liu and Jun-Neng Roan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:577

    Content type: Research

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  24. There is growing recognition that wellness interventions should occur in context and acknowledge complex contributors to wellbeing, including individual needs, institutional and cultural barriers to wellbeing,...

    Authors: Deanna Chaukos, Jonathan P. Zebrowski, Nicole M. Benson, Alper Celik, Emma Chad-Friedman, Aviva Teitelbaum, Carol Bernstein, Rebecca Cook, Afia Genfi and John W. Denninger

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:576

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Effective clinical reasoning is a core competency of health professionals that is necessary to assure patients’ safety. Unfortunately, adoption of longitudinal clinical reasoning curricula is still infrequent....

    Authors: Małgorzata Sudacka, Martin Adler, Steven J. Durning, Samuel Edelbring, Ada Frankowska, Daniel Hartmann, Inga Hege, Sören Huwendiek, Monika Sobočan, Nils Thiessen, Felicitas L. Wagner and Andrzej A. Kononowicz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:575

    Content type: Research

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  26. Effective social and behavioral sciences teaching in medical education requires integration with clinical experience, as well as collaboration between social and behavioral sciences experts and clinical facult...

    Authors: Junichiro Miyachi, Junko Iida, Yosuke Shimazono and Hiroshi Nishigori

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:574

    Content type: Research

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  27. Resilience is a widely-used catchword in the last couple of years to describe the resistance to psychological strains of life, especially for the healthcare work-force. The promises of resilience to burnout so...

    Authors: J. Kiesewetter and J. Huber

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:573

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Knowledge deficits with regard to epilepsy have been reported among healthcare professionals. This study was conducted to develop consensus-based aims, contents, intended learning outcomes, teaching, and evalu...

    Authors: Ramzi Shawahna

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:572

    Content type: Research

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  29. Online education has been used as an adjunct modality for teaching and it attracts attention in recent years as many medical students can not accomplish their clerkship in the hospital due to COVID-19 pandemic...

    Authors: Shye-Jao Wu, Ya-Fen Fan, Shen Sun, Chen-Yen Chien and Yih-Jer Wu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:571

    Content type: Research

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  30. As the COVID-19 pandemic heightened, infection control and prevention experts recommended clinical training opportunities be modified or discontinued, substantially impacting the function of clinical or medica...

    Authors: Kara K. Tsang, Andrew Latchman, Nishma Singhal, Giuliana Federici, Sandra Russell, Denise Irwin, Robyn Stevens, Andrew G. McArthur and Sarah Khan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:570

    Content type: Research

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  31. Competency-based medical education (CBME) has revolutionized approaches to training by making expectations more concrete, visible, and relevant for trainees. Designing, applying, and updating CBME requirements...

    Authors: Clément Buléon, Reuben Eng, Jenny W. Rudolph and Rebecca D. Minehart

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:569

    Content type: Research

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  32. The articulation of learning goals, processes and outcomes related to health humanities teaching currently lacks comparability of curricula and outcomes, and requires synthesis to provide a basis for developin...

    Authors: Sandra E. Carr, Farah Noya, Brid Phillips, Anna Harris, Karen Scott, Claire Hooker, Nahal Mavaddat, Mary Ani-Amponsah, Daniel M. Vuillermin, Steve Reid and Pamela Brett-MacLean

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:568

    Content type: Research

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  33. Due to the role expansion of radiotherapists in dosimetric aspect, radiotherapists have taken up organs at risk (OARs) contouring work in many clinical settings. However, training of newly qualified radiothera...

    Authors: Adams Hei Long Yuen, Alex Kai Leung Li, Philip Chung Yin Mak and Hin Lap Leung

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:564

    Content type: Research

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  34. Medical students are prone to mental disorders, such as depression and anxiety, and their psychological burden is mainly related to their highly demanding studies. Interventions are needed to improve medical s...

    Authors: Marjo Kurki, Sonja Gilbert, Kaisa Mishina, Lotta Lempinen, Terhi Luntamo, Susanna Hinkka-Yli-Salomäki, Atte Sinokki, Subina Upadhyaya, Yifeng Wei and Andre Sourander

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:563

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2021 21:602

  35. The use of simulated patients (SPs) is considered a significant resource for teaching and assessing clinical and communication skills in health professional education. We conducted this study to explore pharma...

    Authors: Hager ElGeed, Maguy Saffouh El Hajj, Raja Ali and Ahmed Awaisu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:562

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Transgender (trans) women face constrained access to gender-affirming HIV prevention and care. This is fueled in part by the convergence of limited trans knowledge and competency with anti-trans and HIV-relate...

    Authors: Ashley Lacombe-Duncan, Carmen H. Logie, Yasmeen Persad, Gabrielle Leblanc, Kelendria Nation, Hannah Kia, Ayden I. Scheim, Tara Lyons, Chavisa Horemans, Ronke Olawale and Mona Loutfy

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:561

    Content type: Research

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  37. The nature of a new health professional’s transition from student to health professional is a significant determinant of the ease or difficulty of the journey to professional competence. The integrative review...

    Authors: Eric Nkansah Opoku, Lee-Ann Jacobs-Nzuzi Khuabi and Lana Van Niekerk

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:558

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Pakistan has not been a major contributor to medical research, mainly because of the lack of learning opportunities to medical students. With the increase in online learning systems during COVID-19, research r...

    Authors: Ronika Devi Ukrani, Ayesha Niaz Shaikh, Russell Seth Martins, Syeda Sadia Fatima, Hamna Amir Naseem and Mishall Ahmed Baig

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:557

    Content type: Research

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  39. In view of the teaching characteristics of the motion system injury course and the actual clinical teaching. The orthopedic teaching team of the Affiliated Hospital of Inner Mongolia Medical University took th...

    Authors: Bin He, Qiang Li, Jianmin Zhao, Rui Liu, Yizhou Li and Yafei Xu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:553

    Content type: Technical advance

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