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  1. The objective of this study was to ascertain the importance rankings of factors affecting the implementation of shared decision-making (SDM) in medical students in China and determine whether these factors wer...

    Authors: Richard Huan XU, Lingming ZHOU, Eliza Lai-Yi WONG, Dong WANG, Guo Chun XIANG and Chao XU

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:486

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Despite being a vital part of medical workforce planning and development, how medical students and graduates choose their career specialty is still not well understood. This study aimed to identify the factors...

    Authors: Frances M. Cronin, Nicholas Clarke, Louise Hendrick, Ronan Conroy and Ruairi Brugha

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:485

    Content type: Research article

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  3. The clinical workplace offers residents many opportunities for learning. Reflection on workplace experiences drives learning and development because experiences potentially make residents reconsider existing k...

    Authors: Serge B. R. Mordang, Eline Vanassche, Frank W. J. M. Smeenk, Laurents P. S. Stassen and Karen D. Könings

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:484

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Taiwan’s colleges and universities are struggling to maintain their student enrollment rates owing to the declining fertility rate. Focusing on students in higher education programs, this study aims to analyze...

    Authors: Szu-Chieh Chen, Thomas Chang-Yao Tsao, Ko-Huang Lue and Yafang Tsai

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:483

    Content type: Research article

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  5. To improve the quality of education, many academic medical institutions are investing in the application of blended education to support new teaching and learning methods. To take necessary measures to implement ...

    Authors: Mohamad Jebraeily, Habibollah Pirnejad, Aram Feizi and Zahra Niazkhani

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:482

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Arts exposure is associated with positive psychological constructs. To date, no randomized, controlled studies have integrated art into clinical medical education or measured its effects on positive psychologi...

    Authors: Garth W. Strohbehn, Stephanie J. K. Hoffman, Molly Tokaz, Nathan Houchens, Ruth Slavin, Suzanne Winter, Martha Quinn, David Ratz, Sanjay Saint, Vineet Chopra and Joel D. Howell

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:481

    Content type: Research article

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  7. In the current wave of educational reforms, understanding teaching styles of medical faculty can help modify instructional strategies for effective teaching. Few studies have probed distinctive teaching styles...

    Authors: Nihar Ranjan Dash, Salman Yousuf Guraya, Mohammad Tahseen Al Bataineh, Mohamed Elhassan Abdalla, Muhamad Saiful Bahri Yusoff, Mona Faisal Al-Qahtani, Walther N. K. A. van Mook, Muhammad Saeed Shafi, Hamdi Hameed Almaramhy and Wail Nuri Osman Mukhtar

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:480

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Alternative assessments engage students in the assessment process to improve both short- and long-term outcomes by developing their judgments and responsibility about their own learning, and that of their peer...

    Authors: Meskuere Capan Melser, Stefan Lettner, Andjela Bäwert, Claudia Puttinger and Anita Holzinger

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:479

    Content type: Research article

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  9. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Mai A. Mahmoud, Sa’ad Laws, Antoun Kamel, Dabia Al Mohanadi, Ahmed Al Mohammed and Ziyad R. Mahfoud

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:478

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2020 20:414

  10. Effective collaboration and communication among health care team members are critical for providing safe medical care. Interprofessional education aims to instruct healthcare students how to learn with, from, ...

    Authors: Jihye Yu, woosuck Lee, Miran Kim, Sangcheon Choi, Sungeun Lee, Soonsun Kim, Yunjung Jung, Dongwook Kwak, Hyunjoo Jung, Sukyung Lee, Yu-Jin Lee, Soo-Jin Hyun, Yun KANG, So Myeong Kim and Janghoon Lee

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:476

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Understanding the origin and evolution of education of pharmacists is important for practice and health system reforms. In Ghana, education of pharmacists started in the 1880s with the training of dispensers i...

    Authors: Augustina Koduah, Irene Kretchy, Reginald Sekyi-Brown, Michelle Asiedu-Danso, Thelma Ohene-Agyei and Mahama Duwiejua

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:475

    Content type: Research article

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  12. English education in professional areas has become more and more important with the increasing internationalization of health profession education in countries around the world. In this study, we aimed to eval...

    Authors: Xi Wang, Yangjingwen Liu, Le Yang, Kai Zhou, Yang Cao, Yun Hong, Shuheng Huang and Zhengmei Lin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:474

    Content type: Research article

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  13. The doctor-patient relationship in China has deteriorated in recent years, and poor doctor-patient communication is one of the main reasons. How to effectively carry out doctor-patient communication training o...

    Authors: Yinan Jiang, Lili Shi, Jinya Cao, Liming Zhu, Yue Sha, Tao Li, Xiaohong Ning, Xia Hong, Xiaoyan Dai and Jing Wei

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:473

    Content type: Research article

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  14. The quality of medical education is a key factor. The fact that mostly physicians teach tomorrow’s physicians without acquiring pedagogical skills before becoming a teacher is a cause of concern. In Hungary, w...

    Authors: Zsuzsanna Varga, Zsuzsanna Pótó, László Czopf and Zsuzsanna Füzesi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:472

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Simulation-based education (SBE) has many benefits for learners, but costs can limit embedding SBE in health professional curricula. Peer simulation involves students portraying patient roles, and may reduce c...

    Authors: Shane A. Pritchard, Jennifer L. Keating, Debra Nestel and Felicity C. Blackstock

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:471

    Content type: Research article

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  16. A community-based medical education (CBME) curriculum may provide opportunities to learn about the social determinants of health (SDH) by encouraging reflection on context, but the categories that students can...

    Authors: Sachiko Ozone, Junji Haruta, Ayumi Takayashiki, Takami Maeno and Tetsuhiro Maeno

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:470

    Content type: Research article

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  17. The tooth morphology course is an important basic dental course. However, it is difficult to fully reflect the three-dimensional (3D) morphological characteristics of tooth structure in two-dimensional picture...

    Authors: Helin Wang, Haokun Xu, Junhua Zhang, Shibin Yu, Meiqing Wang, Jun Qiu and Mian Zhang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:469

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Interprofessional collaboration is increasingly important in healthcare, but interprofessional education (IPE) faces challenges, such as different study programmes with varied schedules and campuses. These cha...

    Authors: Desiree Wiegleb Edström, Niklas Karlsson and Samuel Edelbring

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:467

    Content type: Research article

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  19. The importance of feedback in workplace-based settings cannot be underestimated. Approaches that evaluate feedback reflect either the sender’s or receiver’s viewpoint in isolation of each other. This study inv...

    Authors: Christine Ossenberg, Amanda Henderson and Marion Mitchell

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:466

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Ghana is challenged with shortage of critical human resources for health particularly nurses and midwives in rural hard-to-reach communities. This shortage potentially hinders efforts towards attaining univers...

    Authors: Robert Kaba Alhassan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:465

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Core Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) have been defined to specify the performance expectations for entering residents worldwide. The content of these EPAs was elaborated and validated primarily via ...

    Authors: Ylva Holzhausen, Asja Maaz, Yadira Roa-Romero and Harm Peters

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:452

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Training has been found effective in improving healthcare professionals’ knowledge, confidence, and skills in conducting advance care planning (ACP). However, the association between training and its actual pr...

    Authors: Helen Yue-lai Chan, Annie Oi-ling Kwok, Kwok-keung Yuen, Derrick Kit-sing Au and Jacqueline Kwan-yuk Yuen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:451

    Content type: Research article

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  23. ‘Exam recall’ is a recognised phenomenon whereby students recall and record questions after leaving the examination hall. This poses two main problems. First, as these questions are only available to peers of ...

    Authors: Anjali R Gondhalekar, Eliot L Rees, Daniel Ntuiabane, Osman Janjua, George Choa, Oziegbe Eboreime and Alison Sturrock

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:450

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Electives are perceived by medical students as a valuable, highly regarded experience, allowing them to customize learning experiences and enabling them to early differentiate during medical training. The pres...

    Authors: Ana Rita Ramalho, P. M. Vieira-Marques, C. Magalhães-Alves, M. Severo, M. A. Ferreira and I. Falcão-Pires

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:449

    Content type: Research article

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  25. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Munashe Chigerwe, Karen A. Boudreaux and Jan E. Ilkiw

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:448

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2014 14:255

  26. In undergraduate medical education, patient safety concepts and understanding of medical errors are under-represented. This problem is more evident in low-income settings. The aim of this study was to explore ...

    Authors: Mohammed Alser, Bettina Böttcher, Maha Alfaqawi, Abdallah Jlambo, Walaa Abuzubaida and Nasser Abu-El-Noor

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:447

    Content type: Research article

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  27. The Program of Combined Studies in Medicine (PECEM, by its acronym in Spanish) is a program for simultaneous bachelor and doctorate studies (MD/PhD) that enrolls students who show academic excellence and inter...

    Authors: Gina Martínez-Flisser, Ana Flisser, Mario Alberto Castro-Guerrero and Tanya Plett-Torres

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:446

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Multiple-choice question (MCQ) tests are commonly used to evaluate medical students, but they do not assess self-confidence nor penalize lucky guess or harmful behaviors. Based on a scoring method according to...

    Authors: Nahid Tabibzadeh, Jimmy Mullaert, Lara Zafrani, Pauline Balagny, Justine Frija-Masson, Stéphanie Marin, Agnès Lefort, Emmanuelle Vidal-Petiot and Martin Flamant

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:445

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Recent increases in health professions education (HPE) research in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), though substantial, have predominantly originated from single institutions and remained uncoordinated. A shared rese...

    Authors: Susan C. Van Schalkwyk, Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde, Jehan Z. Budak, Michael J. A. Reid and Marietjie R. de Villiers

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:443

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Vaccination is the most cost-effective medical intervention known to prevent morbidity and mortality. However, data are limited on the effectiveness of residency programs in delivering immunization knowledge a...

    Authors: Rebecca A. Shalansky, Margaret Wu, Shixin Cindy Shen, Colin Furness, Shaun K. Morris, Donna Reynolds, Tom Wong, Barry Pakes and Natasha Crowcroft

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:442

    Content type: Research article

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  31. The goal of this exploratory study is to analyse which psychological characteristics of students are related to the effectiveness of learning clinical interview skills with the use of a virtual patient (VP).

    Authors: Bartosz Zalewski, Maciej Walkiewicz and Mateusz Guziak

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:441

    Content type: Research article

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  32. One of the most important objectives of modern medical education is to empower medical students to become humanistic clinicians. Human anatomy plays a crucial role in this mission by using cadavers to cause re...

    Authors: Kaihua Guo, Tao Luo, Li-Hua Zhou, Dazheng Xu, Guangming Zhong, Huaqiao Wang, Jie Xu and Guoliang Chu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:440

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Educational capacity building in pediatric ophthalmology is necessary to address the burden of childhood blindness in Ethiopia. Residency and fellowship training at Addis Ababa University (AAU) have been enhan...

    Authors: Stephanie N. Kletke, Jibat G. Soboka, Helen Dimaras, Sadik T. Sherief and Asim Ali

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:438

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Medical treatment informed by Precision Medicine is becoming a standard practice for many diseases, and patients are curious about the consequences of genomic variants in their genome. However, most medical st...

    Authors: Ramu Anandakrishnan, Tiffany L. Carpenetti, Peter Samuel, Breezy Wasko, Craig Johnson, Christy Smith, Jessica Kim, Pawel Michalak, Lin Kang, Nick Kinney, Arben Santo, John Anstrom, Harold R. Garner and Robin T. Varghese

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:437

    Content type: Technical advance

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  35. Dementia care requires inter-disciplinary collaboration starting from formal health professional education. Yet, little is known about how undergraduate medical and nursing students perceive dementia care in C...

    Authors: Yao Wang, Lily Dongxia Xiao and Rong Huang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:436

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2020 20:477

  36. The advent of electronic teaching facilities improves tutor-student communication. This study aims to explore the effectiveness of Phone-Based Audience Response System (PB-ARS), as an adjunctive pedagogy tool ...

    Authors: Fahad Alharbi, Khulud F. Alazmi, Bashar R. El Momani, Lubna Al-Muzian, Mark Wertheimer, Anas Almukhtar and Mohammed Almuzian

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:435

    Content type: Research article

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  37. The impact of stress and burnout in students is an emerging topic. When students perceive that they are unable to cope with stressors, there is increased potential for burnout. To maximise students’ higher edu...

    Authors: Tess Brooke, Makaela Brown, Robin Orr and Suzanne Gough

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:433

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Although electrocardiography is considered a core learning outcome for medical students, there is currently little curricular guidance for undergraduate ECG training. Owing to the absence of expert consensus o...

    Authors: Charle André Viljoen, Rob Scott Millar, Kathryn Manning and Vanessa Celeste Burch

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:431

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Acute otitis media (AOM) is the most frequent indication for antibiotic treatment of children in the United States. Its diagnosis relies on visualization of the tympanic membrane, a clinical skill acquired thr...

    Authors: Caroline R. Paul, Alanna D. Higgins Joyce, Gary L. Beck Dallaghan, Meg G. Keeley, Corinne Lehmann, Suzanne M. Schmidt, Kari A. Simonsen and Cynthia Christy

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:429

    Content type: Research article

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  40. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Bonny L. Dickinson, Kristine Gibson, Kristi VanDerKolk, Jeffrey Greene, Claudia A. Rosu, Deborah D. Navedo, Kirsten A. Porter-Stransky and Lisa E. Graves

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:428

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2020 20:356

  41. Peer-led basic life support training in medical school may be an effective and valued way of teaching medical students, yet no research has been conducted to evaluate the effect on the self-efficacy of medical...

    Authors: M. Binkhorst, J M Th Draaisma, Y. Benthem, E. M. R. van de Pol, M. Hogeveen and E. C. T. H. Tan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:427

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Although general medicine (GM) faculty in Japanese medical schools have an important role in educating medical students, the importance of residents’ rotation training in GM in postgraduate education has not b...

    Authors: Yuji Nishizaki, Taro Shimizu, Tomohiro Shinozaki, Tomoya Okubo, Yu Yamamoto, Ryota Konishi and Yasuharu Tokuda

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:426

    Content type: Research article

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