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A practical approach to mentoring students with repeated performance deficiencies

  • Kevin McLaughlin1Email author,
  • Pamela Veale1,
  • Joann McIlwrick1,
  • Janet de Groot2 and
  • Bruce Wright1
BMC Medical Education201313:56

Received: 13 August 2012

Accepted: 11 April 2013

Published: 19 April 2013

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Original Submission
13 Aug 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
30 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Anne Stephenson
31 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Deborah Murdoch-Eaton
21 Mar 2013 Author responded Author comments - kevin mclaughlin
Resubmission - Version 2
21 Mar 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 Apr 2013 Editorially accepted
19 Apr 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6920-13-56

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Authors’ Affiliations

Office of Undergraduate Medical Education, University of Calgary
Office of Equity and Teacher-Learner Relations, University of Calgary