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  1. To provide access to primary care and universal health coverage, Pakistan requires 60,000 trained family physicians by 2030. At present, most primary care is provided by general practitioners (GPs) who do not ...

    Authors: Unab I Khan, Hamida Farazdaq, Azra Naseem, Waseem Suleman, Sania Saleem, Muskaan Abdul Qadir and Komal Fatima
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:218
  2. Emotional and spiritual intelligence are crucial factors in enhancing individuals’ knowledge and academic achievement. This study aims to examine the correlation between spiritual intelligence, emotional intel...

    Authors: Zhenfei Zhou, Hamed Tavan, Forouzan Kavarizadeh, Mandana Sarokhani and Kourosh Sayehmiri
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:217
  3. Expanding new nurse training and education is a priority for nursing educators as well as a critical initiative to stabilize the nursing workforce. Given that there is currently no standardized program for the...

    Authors: Yongli Wang, Yiqian Chen, Ling Wang, Wen Wang, Xiangyan Kong and Xiaodan Li
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:215
  4. Many UK junior doctors are now taking a year out of the traditional training pathway, usually before specialty training, and some choose to work as a clinical teaching fellow (CTF). CTFs primarily have respons...

    Authors: Isobel Marion Harris, Heather McNeilly, Derek J. Ward, Alice J. Sitch, Jayne Parry and Sheila Greenfield
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:213
  5. Components factoring into general surgery clerkship grades vary by institution, and while evaluators attempt to remain unbiased when evaluating medical student performance, subjectivity and implicit bias remai...

    Authors: Rachael Tolsma, Saad Shebrain, Shamsi Daneshvari Berry and Lisa Miller
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:211
  6. Cumulative evidence supports the importance of health literacy in determining the quality of healthcare delivery and outcomes. To enhance health literacy competencies among professionals and alleviate healthca...

    Authors: Han-Yi Tsai, Shoou-Yih D. Lee, Cliff Coleman, Kristine Sørensen and Tzu-I Tsai
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:209
  7. Authors: Mohammad Azmain Iktidar, Md Muid Sakib, Ummi Rukaiya Munni, Fahmida Hoque Rimti, Renessa Yousuf, Koushik Majumder, Tirtha Saha, Farhat Lamisa Golpo, Md Samee U Sayed, Sabrina Monsur, Asadul Al Galib, Md Kamran Hossain, Sigma Alam Shupti, Noshin Nawar, Sudeshna Mazumder and M. Tasdik Hasan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:206

    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2024 24:81

  8. Surgical training curricula have changed little over the past decades. Current advances in surgical techniques, especially in minimally invasive surgery, as well as the rapidly changing socioeconomic environme...

    Authors: Karolina Wczysla, Moritz Sparn, Bruno Schmied, Dieter Hahnloser and Stephan Bischofberger
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:205
  9. Since 2011, five educational and healthcare institutions have implemented a short interprofessional education (IPE) course to bring together undergraduates from five disciplines. To meet the logistical challen...

    Authors: M. Guinat, L. Staffoni, V. Santschi, A. Didier, D. Gachoud and C. Greppin-Bécherraz
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:204
  10. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) instruction is prevalent in medical schools but not in pediatric residency programs, even though the majority of pediatric residents desire POCUS instruction. Virtual ultrasoun...

    Authors: Jason T. Gillon, E. Liang Liu, Valerie Dutreuil, Stephanie G. Cohen and Lekha A. Shah
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:203
  11. Donabedian conceptual and multidimensional framework has been used in several studies in an educational context. In this study, we aimed to adapt the Donabedian three-component model (structure, process, and o...

    Authors: Marjan Ghofrani, Leila Valizadeh, Vahid Zamanzadeh, Akram Ghahramanian, Ali Janati and Fariba Taleghani
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:202
  12. To explore the feasibility and effectiveness of applying CBL teaching method and SEGUE Framework in the doctor-patient communication skills of resident physicians in the department of otolaryngology.

    Authors: Nan Zeng, Hui Lu, Shuo Li, Qiong Yang, Fei Liu, Hongguang Pan and Shang Yan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:201
  13. Depending on the subject area and the ‘case’ used, many methods can be used to describe case-based learning (CBL). The majority of health professional education is patient-centered. As a result, clinical prese...

    Authors: Moataz Salaheldin Gasim, Maram Hamza Ibrahim, Waad Abdelmoniem Abushama, Ikhlas Mohamed Hamed and Ibrahim Abdelrhim Ali
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:200
  14. Although the number of older patients requiring medical care is increasing, caring for older patients is often seen as unattractive by medical trainees (i.e., medical students, residents, interns, and fellows)...

    Authors: Emma J. Draper, Ariadne A. Meiboom, Nynke van Dijk, Johannes C. F. Ket, Rashmi A. Kusurkar and Martin Smalbrugge
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:199
  15. Creating an inclusive interprofessional teaching and learning community can enhance student engagement and ultimately develop essential graduate attributes (GA) (also known as generic, transferable, core, soft...

    Authors: Anke van der Merwe and Corlia Janse van Vuuren
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:198
  16. French medical graduates undertake a national examination at the end of their studies with a subsequent national ranking. Specialty is then chosen by each candidate according to their ranking. This study aims ...

    Authors: Saadé Saadé, Arnaud Delafontaine, Johann Cattan, Doris Celanie and Gabriel Saiydoun
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:197
  17. This longitudinal study using qualitative methodology aims to investigate the perceptions, and implementation, of evidence-based guidelines into practice among new dental graduates (NDGs) during their transiti...

    Authors: Waraf Al-Yaseen, Sucharita Nanjappa, Divya Jindal-Snape and Nicola Innes
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:195
  18. Formal leadership training is typically targeted at senior health professionals. The Healthcare Leadership Academy (HLA) was formed in 2016 to provide a leadership programme for students and early-career healt...

    Authors: Azmaeen Zarif, Soham Bandyopadhyay, George Miller and Johann Malawana
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:194
  19. Attitudes determine behavior, and alterations in attitude may result in behavioral changes. Medical students would benefit from learning communication skills. This study aimed to determine the attitude of medi...

    Authors: Naser Yousefzadeh Kandevani, Ali Labaf, Azim Mirzazadeh and Pegah Salimi Pormehr
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:193
  20. Distributed Medical Education (DME), a decentralized model focused on smaller cities and communities, has been implemented worldwide to bridge the gap in psychiatric education. Faculty engagement in teaching a...

    Authors: Raquel da Luz Dias, Lara Hazelton, Mandy Esliger, Peggy Alexiadis Brown, Philip G. Tibbo, Nachiketa Sinha, Anthony Njoku, Satyanarayana Satyendra, Sanjay Siddhartha, Faisal Rahman, Hugh Maguire, Gerald Gray, Mark Bosma, Deborah Parker, Owen Connolly, Adewale Raji…
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:192
  21. The global outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has led medical universities in China to conduct online teaching. This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of a blended learning approach that combines...

    Authors: Yu Fu, Fengqing Chu, Xiaoqing Lu, Chenxing Wang, Na Xiao, Jiajia Jiang, Jue Zheng and Hongbing Jiang
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:191
  22. Although healthcare providers (HCPs) are the most trusted source of vaccine information, there is a paucity of easily accessible, multidisciplinary educational tools on vaccine communication for them. Virtual ...

    Authors: Emily J. Doucette, Madison M. Fullerton, Margaret Pateman, Alyssa Lip, Sherilyn K. D. Houle, James D. Kellner, Jenine Leal, Shannon E. MacDonald, Deborah McNeil, Jane Tyerman, Marian Luctkar-Flude, Sandra Davidson and Cora Constantinescu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:190
  23. Virtual Patients are computer-based simulations used to teach and evaluate patient interviews, medical diagnoses, and treatment of medical conditions. It helps develop clinical reasoning skills, especially in ...

    Authors: Ipek Gonullu, Alper Bayazit and Sengul Erden
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:189
  24. The learning of Occupational Health and Occupational Medicine in undergraduate college students in China has been hindered by various factors. This study aimed to explore the effects of the application of Massive...

    Authors: Rui Ding and Han Cheng
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:188
  25. Faculty evaluation is essential as a principle in educational organizations because it helps measure the quantity and quality of education in universities and educational institutions. There are various ambigu...

    Authors: Zahra Sooki, Khadijeh Sharifi and Forough Faroughi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:187
  26. Digital health has surged during the Covid health crisis, and the use of social media, already prevalent in medicine, has significantly increased. There are Social Networks groups dedicated to physicians with ...

    Authors: Marion Bendayan, Claire Bonneau, Mai Thi Delespierre, Emine Sais, Fanie Picard, Laura Alter, Florence Boitrelle and Laure Cazabat
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:186
  27. The increasing linguistic and cultural diversity in the United States underscores the necessity of enhancing healthcare professionals' cross-cultural communication skills. This study focuses on incorporating i...

    Authors: Quennie Nguyen, Julia Flora, Preetha Basaviah, Madika Bryant, Poonam Hosamani, Jerri Westphal, John Kugler, Jason Hom, Jeffrey Chi, Johanna Parker and Alicia DiGiammarino
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:185
  28. Morning reports are an essential component of physicians’ daily work. Attending morning reports is prioritized by junior doctors as it provides them with an opportunity to learn diagnostic reasoning through di...

    Authors: Jane Ege Møller, Mads Skipper, Lone Sunde, Anita Sørensen, Thomas Balslev and Bente Vigh Malling
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:184
  29. Authors: María Encarnación Aguilar-Ferrándiz, Sonia Toledano-Moreno, Antonio Casas-Barragán, Manuel Albornoz-Cabello, Rosa María Tapia-Haro and María Correa-Rodríguez
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:183

    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2024 24:76

  30. As physician distress rises, medical schools must provide programs to counter such distress at the earliest stages of training. Mindfulness training (MT) is one intervention that can alleviate stress during me...

    Authors: Chloe Zimmerman Gunsilius, Malena M. Price, Scott L. Rogers, Ellen Flynn and Amishi P. Jha
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:182
  31. Academic procrastination is a common phenomenon among medical science students. This issue can negatively affect the students’ academic performance. The aim of this study was to investigate perfectionism and a...

    Authors: Parvin Rezaei-Gazki, Mehran Ilaghi and Nahid Masoumian
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:181
  32. Simulation is a technique used to create an experience without going through the real event. Competency-based medical education focuses on outcomes and ensures professionals have the necessary knowledge, skill...

    Authors: Uroš Zafošnik, Venija Cerovečki, Nataša Stojnić, Anja Poženel Belec and Zalika Klemenc-Ketiš
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:180
  33. Assessments, such as summative structured examinations, aim to verify whether students have acquired the necessary competencies. It is important to familiarize students with the examination format prior to the...

    Authors: Hannes Neuwirt, Iris E. Eder, Philipp Gauckler, Lena Horvath, Stefan Koeck, Maria Noflatscher, Benedikt Schaefer, Anja Simeon, Verena Petzer, Wolfgang M. Prodinger and Christoph Berendonk
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:179
  34. One of the most common causes of death worldwide is cardiopulmonary arrest. Firefighters are among the first responders at the scenes of accidents and can, therefore, play a key part in performing basic cardio...

    Authors: Amir Faghihi, Zeinab Naderi, Mohammad Mehdi Keshtkar, Leila Nikrouz and Mostafa Bijani
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:178
  35. The effectiveness of flipped classroom (FC) on puncture skills in medical education is still uncertain. This study aimed to assess the role of the FC model in puncture skills and investigate the acceptance and...

    Authors: Weihao Zhang, Miao Jiang, Wei Zhao, Shuai Li, Fan Li, Feifei Feng, Yongjing Wang, Yan Li and Lan Liu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:176
  36. While the importance of interprofessional education in medical training has been well-established, no specific framework has been used uniformly or shown to be most effective in the creation of interprofession...

    Authors: Emily C. Goins, Margaret Coates, Alexander Gordee, Maragatha Kuchibahtla, Kathleen Waite and Erin Leiman
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:175
  37. The aim of our cross-sectional study was to evaluate the current situation and curriculum of nontechnical skills (NTS) training in the undergraduate education of health care professionals in Hungary.

    Authors: Tamás Nagy, Gábor Fritúz, János Gál, Andrea Székely and Enikő Kovács
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:174
  38. The Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) course is a globally recognized interprofessional training program designed to assist healthcare professionals in acquiring and sustaining the necessary knowledge...

    Authors: Esra Abdallah Abdalwahed Mahgoub, Sarah H. M. Osman, Hafeia A. Al-Hussien, Nehal Al-Bushra, Amna Khairy and Yasir Ahmed Mohammed Elhadi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:173
  39. Recently, there has been a concerted effort within medical schools to depart from conventional lecture-based learning approaches to alternative teaching methods such as team-based learning (TBL) and problem-ba...

    Authors: Weilin Zhang, Jinsong Wei, Weixiong Guo, Zhongwei Wang and Siyuan Chen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:172
  40. The evaluation of e-learning systems ensures the provision of quality training. The goal was to identify the perspectives of teachers and students on e-learning in medical education during the COVID-19 pandemi...

    Authors: Nahid Zarifsanaiey, Majid Reza Farrokhi, Zahra karimian, Sara hoseini, farshid chahartangi and Hadi Raeisi Shahraki
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:171
  41. Artificial intelligence (AI) is gradually transforming the practises of healthcare providers. Over the last two decades, the advent of AI into numerous aspects of pathology has opened transformative possibilit...

    Authors: Lena Jafri, Arsala Jameel Farooqui, Janet Grant, Usmaan Omer, Rodney Gale, Sibtain Ahmed, Aysha Habib Khan, Imran Siddiqui, Farooq Ghani and Hafsa Majid
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:170
  42. Selecting the ideal tooth shade is essential to the success of aesthetic dental restorations. Students’ cognitive abilities are involved in the multifaceted and intricate process of shade matching. Hence, the ...

    Authors: Rizwan Jouhar, Muhammad Adeel Ahmed, Artak Heboyan, Muhammad Faheemuddin, Seyed Ali Mosaddad and Naseer Ahmed
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:169

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