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  1. Program directors are often perceived as strong and independent leaders within the academic medical environment. However, they are not as omnipotent as they initially appear. Indeed, PDs are beholden to a vari...

    Authors: Bharat Kumar, Melissa L. Swee and Manish Suneja

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:436

    Content type: Debate

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  2. The cost of depression among residents is staggering as it extends into the quality and safety of patient care. Finding an explanation to resident depression by investigating the associated factors is therefor...

    Authors: Eiad AlFaris, Muhannad AlMughthim, Farhana Irfan, Nassr Al Maflehi, Gominda Ponnamperuma, Huda E. AlFaris, Abdullah M. A. Ahmed and Cees van der Vleuten

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:435

    Content type: Research article

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  3. The aim of this study is to evaluate effectiveness of a new ISUOG (International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology) Outreach Teaching and Training Program delivered in Muscat, Oman.

    Authors: Nikolaos Vrachnis, Aris T. Papageorghiou, Caterina M. Bilardo, Alfred Abuhamad, Ann Tabor, Titia E. Cohen-Overbeek, Eleni Xilakis, Flora Mates, Sarah P. Johnson and Jon Hyett

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:434

    Content type: Research article

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  4. The massification of higher education is often associated with poor student engagement, poor development of their critical thinking, inadequate feedback and poor student throughput. These factors necessitate t...

    Authors: Andrew Ross, Thembelihle Dlungwane and Jacqueline Van Wyk

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:432

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Continuing education aims at assisting physicians to maintain competency and expose them to emerging issues in their field. Over the last decade, approaches to the delivery of educational content have changed ...

    Authors: M. Bonabi, S. Z. Mohebbi, E. A. Martinez-Mier, T. P. Thyvalikakath and M. R. Khami

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:431

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Conventional training in bronchoscopy is performed either on patients (apprenticeship model) or phantoms. While the former is associated with increased rate of patient complications, procedure time, and amount...

    Authors: Andreas Follmann, Carina Barbosa Pereira, Julia Knauel, Rolf Rossaint and Michael Czaplik

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:430

    Content type: Research article

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  7. There is growing recognition of the importance of educating health professional students to enhance their competence in collaborating with individuals from other health professions in the area of global health...

    Authors: Junghee Kim, Hyeonkyeong Lee, In Sook Kim, Tae Wha Lee, Gwang Suk Kim, Eunhee Cho and Kyung Hee Lee

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:429

    Content type: Research article

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  8. It is common practice for health professionals in China to have international experience. However, the association between such experience and these professionals’ students’ scientific research ability has not...

    Authors: Tingjiao Liu, Liming Zhang, Tingting Zhao and Nan Chen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:428

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Numerous studies have pointed out the need for better training of healthcare professionals in drug-drug interactions management in order to minimize adverse drugs reactions impacts on patients. The aim of this...

    Authors: Roland Lawson, Hélène Géniaux, Serge Bailly, Christelle Pouget, Catherine Fagnère, Marie-Laure Laroche, Jacques Monteil, Jean-Jacques Moreau and Nicolas Picard

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:426

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Clerkship is potentially an effective measure of improving the pharmacy students’ understanding of and attitudes toward pharmaceutical care. This research aimed to validate whether clerkship schemes in China e...

    Authors: Yuankai Huang, Dongning Yao, Weiwei Zhang, Yitao Wang and Wenbing Yao

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:425

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Over-testing of patients is a significant problem in clinical medicine that can be tackled by education. Clinical reasoning learning (CRL) is a potentially relevant method for teaching test ordering and interp...

    Authors: Fares Gouzi, Christophe Hédon, Léo Blervaque, Emilie Passerieux, Nils Kuster, Thierry Pujol, Jacques Mercier and Maurice Hayot

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:424

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Worldwide, problematic test anxiety is a common health problem among medical students. The magnitude of problematic test anxiety ranges from 25 to 40% in undergraduate medical students and has a detrimental ef...

    Authors: Light Tsegay, Shegaye Shumet, Woynabeba Damene, Gebrselassie Gebreegziabhier and Getinet Ayano

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:423

    Content type: Research article

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  13. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the first cohort of graduates from a new undergraduate medical programme in Botswana were adequately prepared for internship.

    Authors: Detlef Richard Prozesky, Mmoloki Cornelius Molwantwa, Oathokwa Nkomazana and Masego Baitseng Kebaetse

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:422

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a major health problem. It is the third most diagnosed common tumour and the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Early screening has been shown to decrease the i...

    Authors: Asma Althobaiti and Hoda Jradi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:421

    Content type: Research article

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  15. The choice of medical specialty is related to multiple factors, students’ values, and specialty perceptions. Research in this area is needed in low- and middle-income countries, where the alignment of specialt...

    Authors: Carlos Gutiérrez-Cirlos, J. Jesús Naveja, Manuel García-Minjares, Adrián Martínez-González and Melchor Sánchez-Mendiola

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:420

    Content type: Research article

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  16. This study aimed to investigate the benefits and challenges of the flipped classroom combined with team-, case-, lecture- and evidence-based learning (FC-TCLEBL) for ophthalmology teaching for eight-year progr...

    Authors: Chun Ding, Shengguo Li and Baihua Chen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:419

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Debates have arisen in various non-English speaking countries over the chosen language of instruction in medical education, whether it has to be the English language or the mother tongue. English-based educati...

    Authors: Tamim Alsuliman, Lugien Alasadi, Angie Mouki and Bayan Alsaid

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:418

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Medical student learning experiences should facilitate progressive development of competencies required for practice. Medical school training opportunities have traditionally focused on acquiring medical knowl...

    Authors: Amy Prunuske, BreAnna Houss and Anna Wirta Kosobuski

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:417

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Virtual Patients (VPs) may improve cognitive and behavioral skills better than traditional methods do. The aim of this paper was to investigate challenges faced by teachers and students in order to effectively...

    Authors: Eleni Dafli, Ioannis Fountoukidis, Chariklia Hatzisevastou-Loukidou and Panagiotis D Bamidis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:416

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Struggling medical students is an under-researched in medical education. It is known, however, that early identification is important for effective remediation. The aim of the study was to determine the predic...

    Authors: James Li, Rachel Thompson and Boaz Shulruf

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:415

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Although various forms of online education are on the rise worldwide, effects of such innovative approach are yet to be validated. This study analyzes whether blended learning cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CP...

    Authors: Hyunjung Moon and Hye Sun Hyun

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:414

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Burnout, a measure of professional distress, is more common among medical professionals. About half of medical students have this problem. However, little is known about the burnout status of medical students ...

    Authors: Yohannes Gebreegziabhere Haile, Amanuel Lemma Senkute, Berhanu Tadesse Alemu, Dawit Mamo Bedane and Kaleab Berhanu Kebede

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:413

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Learning analytics aims to improve learning outcomes through the systematic measurement and analysis of learning-related data. However, which parameters have the highest predictive power for academic performan...

    Authors: Felizian Kühbeck, Pascal O. Berberat, Stefan Engelhardt and Antonio Sarikas

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:412

    Content type: Research article

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  24. The development of technology, novel communication, and social networking can positively or negatively affect the therapeutic alliance between patients and psychiatrists. We conducted this study to identify In...

    Authors: Yeon Jung Lee, Jaeuk Hwang, Soyoung Irene Lee, Sung-Il Woo, Sang Woo Hahn and Steve Koh

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:411

    Content type: Research article

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  25. By learning medical humanities, medical students are expected to shift from handling the diseases only to seeing a whole sick person. Therefore, understanding medical students’ learning process and outcomes of...

    Authors: Yu-Chun Chiu, Jyh-Chong Liang, Hong-Yuan Hsu, Tzong-Shinn Chu, Kuan-Han Lin, Yen-Yuan Chen and Chin-Chung Tsai

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:410

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Clinical Microbiology is a core subject in medical undergraduate curricula. However, students struggle to cover the content and clinically contextualise basic microbiology. Our aim was to evaluate student enga...

    Authors: Niall T. Stevens, Killian Holmes, Rachel J. Grainger, Roisín Connolly, Anna-Rose Prior, Fidelma Fitzpatrick, Eoghan O’Neill, Fiona Boland, Teresa Pawlikowska and Hilary Humphreys

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:408

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Personalised medicine is rapidly changing the clinical environment, especially in regard to the management of cancer. However, for the large part, methods used to educate undergraduate students as future biome...

    Authors: Priska Schoenborn, Richard Osborne, Nick Toms, Karen Johnstone, Chlöe Milsom, Reema Muneer, Michael A. Jarvis and Robert Belshaw

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:407

    Content type: Technical advance

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  28. Most academic medical institutions lack a structured program that provides residents with an in-depth research training. The objectives of this paper are to describe a comprehensive residency research program ...

    Authors: Hani Tamim, Salah Zeineldine, Faysal Tabbara, Samia Khoury, Zeina Akiki, Sara Khansa and Ali Taher

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:406

    Content type: Research article

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  29. There is increasing acknowledgment that medical training is stressful for students and can impact their well-being. An important aspect of this is self-determination and basic psychological need satisfaction. ...

    Authors: Adam Neufeld and Greg Malin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:405

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Finding the best way to facilitate student learning in clinical practice can be challenging for clinical supervisors. While high levels of trust might jeopardize patient safety, low trust might hinder student ...

    Authors: Pernilla Lundh, Per J. Palmgren and Terese Stenfors

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:404

    Content type: Research article

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  31. As far back as 1995, the Cape Town Declaration on training Africa’s future doctor recognized the need for medical schools to adopt active-learning strategies in order to nurture holistic development of the doc...

    Authors: Charles Okot Odongo and Kristina Talbert-Slagle

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:403

    Content type: Debate

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  32. Epistemological beliefs (EBs) and therapeutic health concepts are two important factors of influence that affect how healthcare professionals process treatment-relevant information. A previous investigation co...

    Authors: Martina Bientzle, Ulrike Cress and Joachim Kimmerle

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:401

    Content type: Research article

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  33. During their training, Lebanese medical students develop a high medical expertise but are not focusing on other competencies such as communication, collaboration, erudition, professionalism, leadership and hea...

    Authors: Mabel Aoun, Ghassan Sleilaty, Simon Abou Jaoude, Dania Chelala and Ronald Moussa

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:399

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Medical electives undertaken during sixth year at medical school provide an opportunity for students to work in an overseas or New Zealand health facility to gain exposure to a health system outside their trai...

    Authors: Judith McCool, Elana Curtis, Andrew D. MacCormick, Alana Cavadino, Michelle Smith and Warwick Bagg

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:398

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Students’ perception of the educational setting is an important source for improving and applying changes to the educational environment. In this study, we reassessed undergraduate students’ perception of the ...

    Authors: Hamid Bakhshialiabad, Golnaz Bakhshi, Zahra Hashemi, Amirhosein Bakhshi and Faroukh Abazari

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:397

    Content type: Research article

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  36. The purpose of this study was to characterize implicit gender bias among residents in US Emergency Medicine and OB/GYN residencies.

    Authors: Matt Hansen, Amanda Schoonover, Barbara Skarica, Tabria Harrod, Nathan Bahr and Jeanne-Marie Guise

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:396

    Content type: Research article

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  37. The effect of rapidly increasing student debt on medical students’ ultimate career plans is of particular interest to residency programs desiring to enhance recruitment, including primary care specialties. Pre...

    Authors: Erik M. Fritz, Suzanne van den Hoogenhof and Jonathan P. Braman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:395

    Content type: Research article

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  38. With increasing numbers of people in the UK living with dementia, the provision of good quality person-centred care that meets the often complex needs of this population is required. Given the majority of peop...

    Authors: Cara Sass, Natasha Burnley, Michelle Drury, Jan Oyebode and Claire Surr

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:393

    Content type: Research article

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  39. All US residency programs require applicants to submit personal statements. Prior studies showed gender differences in personal statement writing, which has implications for gender bias in the application proc...

    Authors: Jessica C. Babal, Aubrey D. Gower, John G. Frohna and Megan A. Moreno

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:392

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Studies have shown that sleep deprivation may reduce empathy among medical students. Yet, little is known about the empathy after a night on call or an overnight shift among resident physicians. Hence, we aime...

    Authors: Michiko Mizobe, Hitomi Kataoka, Hiroshi Yamagami, Chikao Ito, Yasuaki Koyama, Erika Yawata and Takashi Shiga

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:391

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Genetic testing rapidly penetrates into all medical specialties and medical students must acquire skills in this area. However, many of them consider it difficult. Furthermore, many find these topics less appe...

    Authors: Kamila Prochazkova, Petr Novotny, Miroslava Hancarova, Darina Prchalova and Zdenek Sedlacek

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:390

    Content type: Technical advance

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  42. Examinees often believe that changing answers will lower their scores; however, empirical studies suggest that allowing examinees to change responses may improve their performance in classroom assessments. To ...

    Authors: Wenli Ouyang, Polina Harik, Brian E. Clauser and Miguel A. Paniagua

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:389

    Content type: Research article

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