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Correction to: Strengthening medical training programmes by focusing on professional transitions: a national bridging programme to prepare medical school graduates for their role as medical interns in Botswana

  • Bunmi S. Malau-Aduli1Email author,
  • Teresa O’Connor1,
  • Robin A. Ray1,
  • Yolanda van der Kruk1,
  • Michelle Bellingan1 and
  • Peta-Ann Teague1
BMC Medical EducationBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201818:25

Received: 18 January 2018

Accepted: 18 January 2018

Published: 12 February 2018

The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2017 17:261


Following publication of the original article [1], one of the authors reported that prior to publication her surname had changed from ‘Kerlen’ to ‘van der Kruk’, but that this change had not been incorporated in the final version.

The original article has been updated.



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Authors’ Affiliations

College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia


  1. Bunmi S, Malau-Aduli, O’Connor T, Ray RA, van der Kruk Y, Bellingan M, Teague P-A. Risk factors associated with academic difficulty in an Australian regionally located medical school. BMC Medical Education. 2017;17:266. ArticleGoogle Scholar


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