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Medical student researchers in Colombia and associated factors with publication: a cross-sectional study

  • Francisco Javier Bonilla-Escobar1, 2, 3Email author,
  • Juliana Bonilla-Velez4,
  • Daniel Tobón-García5 and
  • Ana María Ángel-Isaza6
BMC Medical EducationBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:254

Received: 24 October 2017

Accepted: 28 November 2017

Published: 15 December 2017

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24 Oct 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
23 Nov 2017 Author responded Author comments - Francisco Javier Bonilla-Escobar
Resubmission - Version 2
23 Nov 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
28 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
15 Dec 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12909-017-1087-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh, UPMC Mercy Hospital - Eye Center, Pittsburgh, USA
Fundación Somos Ciencia al Servicio de la Comunidad, SCISCO, Cali, Colombia
Universidad del Valle, Grupo de Investigación en Rehabilitación de la Universidad del Valle, GIRUV, Cali, Colombia
Resident Physician, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
Andes University, Bogotá, Colombia
Universidad Libre de Cali, Cali, Colombia