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Enhancing medical students' communication skills: development and evaluation of an undergraduate training program

  • Maria C Hausberg1Email author,
  • Anika Hergert1,
  • Corinna Kröger1,
  • Monika Bullinger1,
  • Matthias Rose2 and
  • Sylke Andreas1
BMC Medical Education201212:16

Received: 14 October 2011

Accepted: 24 March 2012

Published: 24 March 2012

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Original Submission
14 Oct 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
30 Nov 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Andrew Beveridge
8 Dec 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gerardus Daniël Majoor
14 Dec 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Myriam Deveugele
20 Feb 2012 Author responded Author comments - Maria Christina Hausberg
Resubmission - Version 2
20 Feb 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
24 Mar 2012 Editorially accepted
24 Mar 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6920-12-16

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Medical Psychology, University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf
Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf