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  1. Knowledge, once acquired, degrades over time. Exams that contain questions related to previously acquired knowledge (‘retrieval practice questions’) may promote retrieval practice and spaced learning, and subs...

    Authors: Stijn C. M. Donker, Marc A. T. M. Vorstenbosch, Martin J. T. Gerhardus and Dick H. J. Thijssen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:65

    Content type: Research

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  2. Medical school faculty are hard pressed to provide clerkship students with sufficient opportunity to develop and practice their capacity to perform a competent clinical examination, including the palpatory exa...

    Authors: Robert M. Hamm, David M. Kelley, Jose A. Medina, Noreen S. Syed, Geraint A. Harris and Frank J. Papa

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:63

    Content type: Research

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  3. Lack of oncologists is a growing global concern. With the rise in cancer burden across the world, the supply–demand mismatch of the oncology workforce is projected to increase. Furthermore, oncology is a low-r...

    Authors: Muhammad Aemaz Ur Rehman, Hareem Farooq, Muhammad Ebaad Ur Rehman, Muhammad Mohsin Ali, Amjad Zafar and Muhammad Abbas Khokhar

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:61

    Content type: Research

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  4. The COVID-19 pandemic brought a new challenge to medical education—health-care students had fewer opportunities to interact with and treat real patients in clinical settings. Interpersonal communication skills...

    Authors: Faith Liao, David Murphy, Jeng-Cheng Wu, Chien-Yu Chen, Chun-Chao Chang and Po-Fang Tsai

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:60

    Content type: Research

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  5. The number of students enrolled in health courses at Australian universities is rising, increasing demand for clinical placements. Optometry students have historically undertaken clinical training in short-blo...

    Authors: Jacqueline M. Kirkman, Sharon A. Bentley, James A. Armitage, Ryan J. Wood-Bradley and Craig A. Woods

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:59

    Content type: Research

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  6. Authors: Tai Pham, Francois Beloncle, Lise Piquilloud, Stephan Ehrmann, Damien Roux, Armand Mekontso-Dessap and Guillaume Carteaux

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:56

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2021 21:595

  7. Increasing the number of specialized human resources for health is paramount to attainment of the United Nations sustainable development goals. Higher learning institutions in low-and middle-income countries m...

    Authors: Emmanuel Balandya, Gimbo Hyuha, Matilda Mtaya, Joseph Otieno, Bruno Sunguya, Gasto Frumence, Projestine Muganyizi, Eligius Lyamuya, David Urassa, Appolinary Kamuhabwa and Andrea Pembe

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:55

    Content type: Research

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  8. All clinicians require statistical interpretation skills to keep up to date with evidence-based recommendations in their field. However, statistical illiteracy among clinicians is a highly prevalent problem wi...

    Authors: Adrian Soto-Mota, Eduardo Carrillo Maravilla, Jose Luis Cárdenas Fragoso, Óscar Arturo Lozano Cruz, Alfonso Gulías Herrero and Sergio Ponce De Leon Rosales

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:54

    Content type: Research

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  9. Prevention and treatment of stroke are extremely important to reduce the incidence of stroke-related disability and the associated death. This study aimed to investigate the current ability of community doctor...

    Authors: Xue-min Zhong, Yao Huang, Lanying He and Jian Wang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:53

    Content type: Research

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  10. Management decisions in health influence patient care outcomes; however, health management development courses in China are rare. This study aims to document and evaluate a transnational Master of Health Admin...

    Authors: Chaojie Liu, Qunhong Wu, Zhanming Liang, Leila Karimi, J. Adamm Ferrier, Jane Sheats and Hanan Khalil

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:52

    Content type: Research

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  11. Point-of-care ultrasound (US) is used in clinical practice across many specialties. Ultrasound (US) curricula for medical students are increasingly common. Optimal timing, structure, and effect of ultrasound e...

    Authors: David A Haidar, Ross Kessler, Neil K Khanna, Michael T Cover, John C Burkhardt, Nik Theyyunni, Ryan V Tucker, Rob D Huang, Elizabeth Holman, Patrick D Bridge, Katherine A Klein and Christopher M Fung

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:50

    Content type: Research

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  12. Internal Medicine (IM) programs offer elective subspecialty rotations in which residents may enroll to supplement the experience and knowledge obtained during general inpatient and outpatient rotations. Object...

    Authors: Yeng M. Miller-Chang, Jacqueline L. Gauer, Logan Butler, Andrew P.J. Olson, Rupendra T. Shrestha and J. Bruce Redmon

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:49

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Entrustable professional activities (EPAs) are widely used in medical education, and they might be an important incentive to stimulate professional identity formation (PIF) of medical students, by actively enc...

    Authors: Anne E. Bremer, Marjolein H. J. van de Pol, Roland F. J. M. Laan and Cornelia R. M. G. Fluit

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:48

    Content type: Research

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  14. Pelvic movement training has become compulsory for part of medical students. An increasing amount of research has focused on the influence of virtual reality (VR) on learning effectiveness. However, its applic...

    Authors: Hui-Ting Lin, Hsin-Jen Tsai, Yen-I Li and Wen-Pin Hu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:47

    Content type: Research

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  15. The ‘OPTIMAL’ (Optimizing Performance Through Intrinsic Motivation and Attention for Learning) theory of motor learning suggests that autonomy, external focus of attention, and perceived competence can improve...

    Authors: Franziska Pollok, David A. Cook, Nizamuddin Shaikh, V. Shane Pankratz, Mark E. Morrey and Torrey A. Laack

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:46

    Content type: Research article

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  16. It is unclear how often frontline clinical teachers are using this literature and its evidence base in teaching and assessment. Our study purpose was to examine postgraduate program director perspectives on th...

    Authors: Asif Doja, Carolina Lavin Venegas, Lindsay Cowley, Lorne Wiesenfeld, Hilary Writer and Chantalle Clarkin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:45

    Content type: Research

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  17. The involvement of the undergraduates in the research field requires a better view of their potential and the anticipated barriers facing them. This study aims to assess the undergraduates' knowledge, attitude...

    Authors: Ahmed Assar, Sajeda Ghassan Matar, Elfatih A. Hasabo, Sarah Makram Elsayed, Mohamed Sayed Zaazouee, Aboalmagd Hamdallah, Alaa Ahmed Elshanbary, Asmaa Khaled, Helmy Badr, Hanan Abukmail, Khaled Mohamed Ragab and Shaimaa Sherif Soliman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:44

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  18. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented disruption in medical education. Students and lecturers had to adapt to online education. The current study aimed to investigate the level of satisfaction and ...

    Authors: Shusuke Yagi, Daiju Fukuda, Takayuki Ise, Koji Yamaguchi, Kenya Kusunose, Muneyuki Kadota, Yutaka Kawabata, Tomomi Matsuura, Tomohiro Soga, Hirotsugu Yamada, Takeshi Soeki, Tetsuzo Wakatsuki, Shinji Kawahito and Masataka Sata

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:43

    Content type: Research

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  19. Postgraduate entrance examination (the Unified National Graduate Entrance Examination) is the major way for Chinese medical undergraduate student to apply for postgraduate studies. It consists of two stages: t...

    Authors: Shixian Gu, Wenqing Yuan, Aijing Zhang, Gang Huo, Mengyun Jiang, Jiangli Han and Ning Shen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:42

    Content type: Research

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  20. Ensuring equivalence of examiners’ judgements across different groups of examiners is a priority for large scale performance assessments in clinical education, both to enhance fairness and reassure the public....

    Authors: Peter Yeates, Gareth McCray, Alice Moult, Natalie Cope, Richard Fuller and Robert McKinley

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:41

    Content type: Research

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  21. The French government has set up a community-based learning programme on health promotion for undergraduate health students to involve them in key public health objectives. At the University of Lyon, students ...

    Authors: Pierre Leblanc, Pauline Occelli, Jerome Etienne, Gilles Rode and Cyrille Colin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:40

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Midwives are the key skilled birth attendants in Afghanistan. Rapid assessment of public and private midwifery education schools was conducted in 2017 to examine compliance with national educational standards....

    Authors: Partamin Manalai, Sheena Currie, Massoma Jafari, Nasratullah Ansari, Hannah Tappis, Faridullah Atiqzai, Young Mi Kim, Jos van Roosmalen and Jelle Stekelenburg

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:39

    Content type: Research

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  23. The support of students' academic well-being is one of the main agendas of medical education. For medical students, well-being can help prevent burnout and provides students with grounds for their future healt...

    Authors: Majid Yousefi Afrashteh and Shamsi Rezaei

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:38

    Content type: Research

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  24. High-quality orientation of trainees entering a new clinical workplace is essential to support education and patient safety. However, few consultants receive extensive formal training to support new trainees a...

    Authors: Anél Wiese and Deirdre Bennett

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:37

    Content type: Research

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  25. The use of Open Educational Resources (OER) and Social Media (SM) for academic information seeking is common among undergraduates nowadays. There is limited data on OER and SM use for education in Sri Lanka. T...

    Authors: Samankumara Hettige, Eshani Dasanayaka and Dileepa Senajith Ediriweera

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:35

    Content type: Research

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  26. In a flipped classroom, students acquire knowledge before class and deepen and apply this knowledge during class. This way, lower-order learning goals are achieved before class and higher-order skills are reac...

    Authors: Janique Oudbier, Gerard Spaai, Karline Timmermans and Tobias Boerboom

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:34

    Content type: Research

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  27. The execution of undergraduate thesis is a period in which students have an opportunity to develop their scientific knowledge. However, many barriers could prevent the learning process. This cross-sectional st...

    Authors: Guilherme S. Nunes, Samantha L. Adami, Maitê M. Pellenz, Daniela Rigo, Rafael A. Estivalet, Ane Priscila Diel, Inaihá Laureano Benincá and Alessandro Haupenthal

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:32

    Content type: Research

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  28. A new generation of medical students, Generation Z (Gen Z), is becoming the predominant population in medical schools and will join the workforce in a few years’ time. Medicine has undergone serious changes in...

    Authors: Barbara M Holzer, Oriane Ramuz, Christoph E Minder and Lukas Zimmerli

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:31

    Content type: Research

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  29. Medical schools can contribute to the insufficient primary care physician workforce by influencing students’ career preferences. Primary care career choice evolves between matriculation and graduation and is i...

    Authors: Eva Pfarrwaller, Lionel Voirol, Giovanni Piumatti, Mucyo Karemera, Johanna Sommer, Margaret W. Gerbase, Stéphane Guerrier and Anne Baroffio

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:30

    Content type: Research

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  30. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental range of conditions that involves difficulties with social interaction and restricted/repetitive behaviors. Unfortunately, health care providers often ...

    Authors: Y. O. Mukhamedshina, R. A. Fayzullina, I. A. Nigmatullina, C. S. Rutland and V. V. Vasina

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:29

    Content type: Research

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  31. Funded grant proposals provide biomedical researchers with the resources needed to build their research programs, support trainees, and advance public health. Studies using National Institutes of Health (NIH) ...

    Authors: Anne Marie Weber-Main, Jeffrey Engler, Richard McGee, Marlene J. Egger, Harlan P. Jones, Christine V. Wood, Kristin Boman, Jiqiang Wu, Andrew K. Langi and Kolawole S. Okuyemi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:28

    Content type: Study protocol

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  32. Over 41 million people in the United States speak Spanish as their primary language, of which 16 million have limited English proficiency (LEP). It is well-established that language barriers contribute to heal...

    Authors: Erik S Carlson, Tatiana M Barriga, Dale Lobo, Guadalupe Garcia, Dayana Sanchez and Matthew Fitz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:27

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Near-peer tutoring appears to be an efficient approach for teaching clinical skills. However, the clinical experience gained in the form of student medical internships may offset any interest in such tutoring ...

    Authors: Benjamin Gripay, Thomas André, Marie De Laval, Brice Peneau, Alexandre Secourgeon, Nicolas Lerolle, Cédric Annweiler, Grégoire Justeau, Laurent Connan, Ludovic Martin and Loïc Bière

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:26

    Content type: Research

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  34. As part of an elective course, the Interdisciplinary Centre for Palliative Medicine at Duesseldorf University Hospital offers medical students the opportunity to personally meet and talk to a seriously ill pat...

    Authors: T. Thyson, M. Schallenburger, A. Scherg, A. Leister, J. Schwartz and M. Neukirchen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:25

    Content type: Research

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  35. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented changes to medical education. However, no data are available regarding the impact the pandemic may have on medical training in Mexico. The aim of our study was t...

    Authors: Maximiliano Servin-Rojas, Antonio Olivas-Martinez, Michelle Dithurbide-Hernandez, Julio Chavez-Vela, Vera L. Petricevich, Ignacio García-Juárez, Alice Gallo de Moraes and Benjamin Zendejas

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:24

    Content type: Research

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  36. Nurses perception and attitude towards an older patient can positively or negatively influence the quality rendered. As students under training, the views of this population needs to be sought and shaped to im...

    Authors: Priscilla Yeye Adumoah Attafuah, Ninon Amertil, Jacob Owusu Sarfo, David Atsu Deegbe, Delight Nyonator, Caleb Amponsah-Boama and Aaron A. Abuosi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:23

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2022 22:62

  37. Medical and pathology education has gone through an immense transformation from traditional face-to-face teaching mode to virtual mode during the COVID-19 pandemic. This study evaluated the effectiveness of on...

    Authors: Samantha Waugh, James Devin, Alfred King-Yin Lam and Vinod Gopalan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:22

    Content type: Research

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  38. In order to improve work participation of workers with a chronic disease, it is important for occupational health professionals (OHPs) to focus on those factors that can influence work participation. Cognition...

    Authors: Mariska de Wit, Nina Zipfel, Bedra Horreh, Carel T. J. Hulshof, Haije Wind and Angela G. E. M. de Boer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:20

    Content type: Research

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  39. Clinical reasoning is a core competency for every physician, as well as one of the most complex skills to learn. This study aims to provide insight into the perspective of learners by asking students about the...

    Authors: Larissa IA Ruczynski, Marjolein HJ van de Pol, Bas JJW Schouwenberg, Roland FJM Laan and Cornelia RMG Fluit

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:19

    Content type: Research

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  40. The United States opioid epidemic is a devastating public health crisis fueled in part by physician prescribing. While the next generation of prescribers is crucial to the trajectory of the epidemic, medical s...

    Authors: Jenna R. Adalbert and Asif M. Ilyas

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:18

    Content type: Research

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  41. Despite considerable efforts there continues to be a degree awarding gap within the United Kingdom (UK) between the proportion of White British students receiving higher classifications, compared to ethnic min...

    Authors: Julie Nightingale, Jackie Parkin, Pete Nelson, Shirley Masterson-Ng, Jacqui Brewster, Temitope Labinjo, Deborah Amoakoh, David Lomas, Ifrah Salih and Deborah Harrop

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:17

    Content type: Research

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  42. The year 2013 marks a watershed in the history of medical education in Taiwan. Following Taiwan’s Taskforce of Medical School Curriculum Reform recommendations, the medical school curriculum was reduced from 7...

    Authors: Jr-Wei Wu, Hao-Min Cheng, Shiau-Shian Huang, Jen-Feng Liang, Chia-Chang Huang, Ling-Yu Yang, Boaz Shulruf, Ying-Ying Yang, Chen-Huan Chen, Ming-Chih Hou and Wayne Huey-Herng Sheu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:15

    Content type: Research

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