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Institutional factors affecting participation in national faculty development programs: a nation-wide investigation of medical schools

BMC Medical EducationBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:48

Received: 4 October 2016

Accepted: 20 February 2017

Published: 28 February 2017

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Original Submission
4 Oct 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
14 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sandy Cook
27 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Iman Basheti
28 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lara Hazelton
23 Jan 2017 Author responded Author comments - Do-Hwan Kim
Resubmission - Version 2
23 Jan 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Feb 2017 Editorially accepted
28 Feb 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12909-017-0888-1

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Medical Education, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Jongno-gu, Republic of Korea
Department of Educational Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, USA