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  1. Although neuroanatomy is considered an essential requirement in medical curriculum, its teaching has undergone many changes in recent years, with most medical schools starting to implement an integrated approa...

    Authors: Mavilde Arantes, José Paulo Andrade, Joselina Barbosa and Maria Amélia Ferreira

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:20

    Content type: Research article

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  2. A gap between the attitude towards evidence-based medicine (EBM), knowledge and awareness has been reported among physicians from different parts of the world. However, no investigation on Romanian physicians ...

    Authors: Roxana-Denisa Capraş, Adriana Elena Bulboacă and Sorana D. Bolboacă

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:19

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Up to 60% of preventable mortality is attributable to social determinants of health (SDOH), yet training on SDOH competencies is not widely implemented in residency. The objective of this study was to assess i...

    Authors: Lauren A. Gard, Andrew J. Cooper, Quentin Youmans, Aashish Didwania, Stephen D. Persell, Muriel Jean-Jacques, Paul Ravenna, Mita Sanghavi Goel and Matthew J. O’Brien

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:18

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Peer-assisted learning is well established in medical education; however, peer tutors rarely act as assessors for the OSCE. In the compulsory, near-peer teaching programme covering basic medical skills at the ...

    Authors: Simon Schwill, Johanna Fahrbach-Veeser, Andreas Moeltner, Christiane Eicher, Sonia Kurczyk, David Pfisterer, Joachim Szecsenyi and Svetla Loukanova

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:17

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Patient-centredness is considered a core competency for health professionals. To support faculty in designing courses focused on patient-centredness, an understanding of how educational interventions lead to p...

    Authors: Christel Grau Canét-Wittkampf, Charlotte Eijkelboom, Saskia Mol, Dorien Zwart, Iris Hendriks and Esther de Groot

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:16

    Content type: Research article

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  6. We investigated the associations between admissions criteria and performance in four cohorts of pre-dental MS in Oral Health Sciences (OHS) program at Boston University Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine....

    Authors: Theresa A. Davies, Madeline B. Miller, Vincent A. Moore and Elizabeth A. Kaye

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:14

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Both medical education and radiation oncology have progressed significantly in the past decade, but a generalized overview of educational research for radiation oncology residents has not been produced. This s...

    Authors: Ching-Hsin Lee, Po-Jui Chen, Hung-Yi Lai, Ching-Yi Lee, Kang-Hsing Fan, Ngan-Ming Tsang and Joseph Tung-Chieh Chang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:13

    Content type: Research article

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  8. New doctors are expected to assess and manage acutely deteriorating patients from their first days in the hospital. However, current evidence suggests that medical graduates are not prepared for this. We aimed...

    Authors: Samuel Burridge, Thurkaa Shanmugalingam, Fatima Nawrozzadeh, Kathleen Leedham-Green and Amar Sharif

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:12

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Attitudes towards learning clinical communication skills at the end of medical school are likely to reflect the students’ training and motivation for the continued development of their skills as doctors. Stude...

    Authors: Tore Gude, Reidar Tyssen, Tor Anvik, Hilde Grimstad, Are Holen, Anders Baerheim, Per Vaglum and Lise Løvseth

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:11

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Provision of relevant pre-learning materials has been shown to increase student engagement and improve outcomes in medical education. This non-randomised study attempts to quantify the educational gains, and r...

    Authors: H. D. Jeffry Hogg, Michael Pereira, Julian Purdy, Richard J. R. Frearson and Gordon B. Lau

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:10

    Content type: Research article

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  11. To develop effective and sustainable simulation training programs in low-resource settings, it is critical that facilitators are thoroughly trained in debriefing, a critical component of simulation learning. H...

    Authors: Julia H. Raney, Melissa M. Medvedev, Susanna R. Cohen, Hilary Spindler, Rakesh Ghosh, Amelia Christmas, Aritra Das, Aboli Gore, Tanmay Mahapatra and Dilys Walker

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:9

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Self-directed learning (SDL) is an appropriate and preferred learning process to prepare students for lifelong learning in their professions and make them stay up-to-date. The purpose of this study was to expl...

    Authors: Haftom Hadush Kidane, Herma Roebertsen and Cees P. M. van der Vleuten

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:7

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Assessing competence of advanced undergraduate medical students based on performance in the clinical context is the ultimate, yet challenging goal for medical educators to provide constructive alignment betwee...

    Authors: Sarah Prediger, Kristina Schick, Fabian Fincke, Sophie Fürstenberg, Viktor Oubaid, Martina Kadmon, Pascal O. Berberat and Sigrid Harendza

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:6

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Quality, evidence-based obesity management training for family medicine residents is needed to better support patients. To address this gap, we developed a comprehensive course based on the 5As of Obesity Mana...

    Authors: Thea Luig, Sonja Wicklum, Melanie Heatherington, Albert Vu, Erin Cameron, Doug Klein, Arya M. Sharma and Denise L. Campbell-Scherer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:5

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Neurosurgery represents one of the most challenging and delicate of any surgical procedure. Skull base tumors in particular oftentimes present as a very technically difficult procedures in the setting of neuro...

    Authors: Xuefei Shao, Quan Yuan, Daqing Qian, Zheng Ye, Gao Chen, Kang le Zhuang, Xiaochun Jiang, Yuelong Jin and Di Qiang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:3

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Attainment gaps for students with disabilities have been noted in pre-registration physiotherapy courses in the UK. Previous research suggests disclosure, lack of staff knowledge and poor communication between...

    Authors: M. Norris, J. Hammond, A. Williams and S. Walker

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 20:2

    Content type: Research article

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  17. This paper seeks to contribute to a reputable evidence base for required competencies across different topics in statistics and probability (statistical topics) in preparing medical graduates for clinical prac...

    Authors: Margaret MacDougall, Helen S. Cameron and Simon R. J. Maxwell

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 20:1

    Content type: Research article

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  18. The ICAP framework based on cognitive science posits four modes of cognitive engagement: Interactive, Constructive, Active, and Passive. Focusing on the wide applicability of discussion as interactive engageme...

    Authors: Jaeseo Lim, Hyunwoong Ko, Ji Won Yang, Songeui Kim, Seunghee Lee, Myung-Sun Chun, Jungjoon Ihm and Jooyong Park

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:477

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Levels of physical activity and happiness may impact the health and performance of future doctors. The specific relationship between physical activity and happiness among first year medical students is unclear...

    Authors: Joshua J. Fisher, Daphne Kaitelidou and George Samoutis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:475

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Musculoskeletal point of care ultrasound (MSK POCUS) has many uses for orthopaedic surgeons, but orthopaedic trainees are rarely exposed to this modality. The purpose of this project was to assess the usefulne...

    Authors: Samuel Larrivée, Robyn Rodger, Patricia Larouche, Jeff Leiter, Tomislav Jelic and Peter MacDonald

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:474

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Resilience refers to the ability to be flexible and adaptive in response to challenges. Medical students in clerkship who are transitioning from medical studies to clinical practice face a variety of workplace...

    Authors: Yung Kai Lin, Chia-Der Lin, Blossom Yen-Ju Lin and Der-Yuan Chen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:473

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Resistance to change is customary and is expected in any organization. However, most of the downsides of change can be avoided if the organization/individual prepares for the change by acknowledging guided str...

    Authors: Yajnavalka Banerjee, Christopher Tuffnell and Rania Alkhadragy

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:472

    Content type: Debate

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  23. Several studies have warned about the diminishing physician-scientist breed. Limited studies, however, have attempted to assess what factors (if any) enhanced or hindered the experience of trainee physician-sc...

    Authors: Yassar Alamri, Kate Magner and Tim J. Wilkinson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:471

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Following publication of the original article [1], the author notified us about incorrectly formatted of Table 2 and Table 3.

    Authors: Julia Hoffmann, Julia Günther, Kristina Geyer, Lynne Stecher, Kathrin Rauh, Julia Kunath, Dorothy Meyer, Christina Sitzberger, Monika Spies, Eva Rosenfeld, Luzia Kick, Renate Oberhoffer and Hans Hauner

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:470

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:414

  25. The national ranking examination (NRE) marks the end of the second cycle (6th university year) of French medical studies and ranks students allowing them to choose their specialty and city of residency. We stu...

    Authors: Martin Lhuaire, Moustapha Dramé, Mikael Hivelin, Thomas Levasseur, Quentin Maestraggi, Vincent Hunsinger, Peter Abrahams, Laurent Lantieri and Daniele Sommacale

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:469

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Soon after Bhutan’s first medical university was established in 2012, Faculty Development Programmes (FDPs) were adopted for efficient delivery of postgraduate medical curriculum. Medical education was an addi...

    Authors: Karma Tenzin, Thinley Dorji, Tshering Choeda and Krit Pongpirul

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:468

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Although numeracy, defined as understanding and handling numbers, is an important skill for the medical profession, it is not clear whether it changes during graduate medical education and whether it can be im...

    Authors: Ivan Buljan, Ružica Tokalić, Matko Marušić and Ana Marušić

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:467

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Video review processes for evaluation and coaching are often incorporated into medical education as a means to accurately capture physician-patient interactions. Compared to direct observation they offer the a...

    Authors: Kendall Ho, Christopher Yao, Helen Novak Lauscher, Barry E. Koehler, Kamran Shojania, Shahin Jamal, David Collins, Raheem Kherani, Graydon Meneilly and Kevin Eva

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:466

    Content type: Research article

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  29. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education requires each residency program to have a Program Evaluation Committee (PEC) but does not specify how the PEC should be designed. We sought to develop a...

    Authors: Amy R. Schwartz, Mark D. Siegel and Alfred Ian Lee

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:465

    Content type: Research article

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  30. To assess the self-perceived competencies in diagnosing and treating patients with mental health disorders, among recently graduated general practitioners (GPs) from Lima, Peru.

    Authors: Jessica Hanae Zafra-Tanaka, Kevin Pacheco-Barrios, Fiorella Inga-Berrospi and Alvaro Taype-Rondan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:464

    Content type: Research article

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  31. The Australian Physiotherapy Council mandates that physiotherapy clinical education be sufficient to produce graduates who are competent to practice across the lifespan. Due to a lack of opportunities for paed...

    Authors: Judith Hough, Daniel Levan, Michael Steele, Kristine Kelly and Megan Dalton

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:463

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Educational leaders have been pointed out as being important for quality of medical education. However, their actual influence on the education can be limited. At the postgraduate level, educational leadership...

    Authors: Hanna Wijk, Sari Ponzer, Hans Järnbert-Pettersson, Lars Kihlström and Jonas Nordquist

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:462

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Frequent and repeated visits from patients with mental illness or free medical care recipients may elicit physicians’ negative emotions and influence their clinical decision making. This study investigated the...

    Authors: Yosuke Yamauchi, Takashi Shiga, Kiyoshi Shikino, Takahiro Uechi, Yasuaki Koyama, Nobuhiko Shimozawa, Eiji Hiraoka, Hiraku Funakoshi, Michiko Mizobe, Takahiro Imaizumi and Masatomi Ikusaka

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:461

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Medical education must adapt to different health care contexts, including digitalized health care systems and a digital generation of students in a hyper-connected world. The aims of this study are to identify...

    Authors: Eui-Ryoung Han, Sanghee Yeo, Min-Jeong Kim, Young-Hee Lee, Kwi-Hwa Park and Hyerin Roh

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:460

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Physicians-in-training (residents) are typically the primary educators for medical students during clinical clerkships. However, residents are not formally trained to teach or to assess their teaching. The aim...

    Authors: Yacob Habboush, Alexis Stoner, Claribel Torres and Sary Beidas

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:459

    Content type: Research article

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  36. This study investigated employers’ perspectives on the impact of a supervised practice program (SPP), guided by international accreditation standards on the skill development and potential employability of die...

    Authors: Hiba Bawadi, Ghadir Fakhri Al-Jayyousi, Xiangyun Du, Vijay Ganji, Abdelhamid Kerkadi, Joyce Moawad and Taghreed Abunada

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:458

    Content type: Research article

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  37. The Collaboration of Practitioners and Researchers Seminar Series is student-led program comprised of seminars delivered jointly by medical and graduate students on a topic in medicine of mutual interest to an...

    Authors: Charles Yin, Alexander J. Moszcyznski, Jessica N. Blom, Tristan P. E. Johnson and Douglas L. Jones

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:457

    Content type: Correspondence

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  38. Case-based learning (CBL) is a highly interactive instructional format widely used in medical education. One goal of CBL is to integrate basic biomedical knowledge and its application to concrete patient cases...

    Authors: Martin Gartmeier, Theresa Pfurtscheller, Alexander Hapfelmeier, Marc Grünewald, Janina Häusler, Tina Seidel and Pascal O. Berberat

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:455

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Computerized virtual patients (VP) have spread into many areas of healthcare delivery and medical education. They provide various advantages like flexibility in pace and space of learning, a high degree of tea...

    Authors: Lukas B. Seifert, Octavian Socolan, Robert Sader, Miriam Rüsseler and Jasmina Sterz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:454

    Content type: Research article

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  40. A national pre-registration pharmacist training recruitment scheme, which replaces local recruitment models, was introduced in England and Wales in 2017. The national recruitment system allows pharmacy student...

    Authors: Laura McEwen-Smith, Malcolm James Price, Gail Fleming, Tim Swanwick, Christine Hirsch, Asma Yahyouche, Jonathan Ward, Sharon Buckley, Atif Shamim and Vibhu Paudyal

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:453

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Proper basic life support (BLS) is key in improving the survival of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. BLS skills deteriorate in three to 6 months after training. One method to improve skill retention may be usin...

    Authors: Enikő Kovács, Zsigmond Máté Jenei, Katalin Csordás, Gábor Fritúz, Balázs Hauser, V. Anna Gyarmathy, Endre Zima and János Gál

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:452

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Existing studies have explored many aspects of medical students’ experiences of patient death and propose the importance of faculty support for coping. However, UK-based literature on this subject and research...

    Authors: Travuth Trivate, Ashley A Dennis, Sarah Sholl and Tracey Wilkinson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:451

    Content type: Research article

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  43. Even in anonymous evaluations of a postgraduate medical education (PGME) program, residents may be reluctant to provide an honest evaluation of their PGME program, because they fear embarrassment or repercussi...

    Authors: Paul L. P. Brand, H. Jeroen Rosingh, Maarten A. C. Meijssen, Ingrid M. Nijholt, Saskia Dünnwald, Jelle Prins and Johanna Schönrock-Adema

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:450

    Content type: Research article

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  44. Scientometric studies are one of the most important and useful tools to assess the research performance and knowledge impact of researchers. The aim of this study was to map out the scientific performance of t...

    Authors: Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani, Fahimeh Bakhtiary, Mina Golestani, Yasin Sadeghi-Bazargani, Nazila Jalilzadeh and Mohammad Saadati

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:449

    Content type: Research article

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  45. Case-Based Learning (CBL) has seen widespread implementation in undergraduate education since the early 1920s. Ample data has shown CBL to be an enjoyable and motivational didactic tool, and effective in assis...

    Authors: Bela Turk, Sebastian Ertl, Guoruey Wong, Patricia P. Wadowski and Henriette Löffler-Stastka

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:447

    Content type: Research article

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