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Dermatology undergraduate skin cancer training: a disconnect between recommendations, clinical exposure and competence

  • R Benjamin Aldridge1,
  • Susanne S Maxwell1 and
  • Jonathan L Rees1Email author
BMC Medical Education201212:27

Received: 27 October 2011

Accepted: 8 May 2012

Published: 9 July 2012

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Original Submission
27 Oct 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
20 Nov 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Amanda Oakley
12 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Carolyn Charman
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
6 Apr 2012 Author responded Author comments - Roger Benjamin Aldridge
Resubmission - Version 3
6 Apr 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
8 May 2012 Editorially accepted
9 Jul 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6920-12-27

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Dermatology, University of Edinburgh