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Competencies for first year residents – physicians’ views from medical schools with different undergraduate curricula

  • Sophie Fürstenberg1,
  • Kristina Schick2,
  • Jana Deppermann3,
  • Sarah Prediger1,
  • Pascal O. Berberat2,
  • Martina Kadmon3 and
  • Sigrid Harendza1, 4Email author
BMC Medical EducationBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:154

Received: 16 June 2017

Accepted: 4 September 2017

Published: 7 September 2017

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Original Submission
16 Jun 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
11 Jul 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Dianne Delva
17 Jul 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lauren Block
2 Aug 2017 Author responded Author comments - Sophie Fürstenberg
Resubmission - Version 2
2 Aug 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Sep 2017 Editorially accepted
7 Sep 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12909-017-0998-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
TUM Medical Education Center, School of Medicine, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
Department of Medical Education and Education Research, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf, III. Medizinische Klinik, Martinistr, Hamburg, Germany