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Correction to: Increased average number of medical publications per interviewee from 2009 to 2018: a study of 100 interviewees to an academic gastroenterology fellowship program

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The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2019 19:402

Correction to: BMC Med Educ (2019) 19:402

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12909-019-1841-2

Following publication of the original article [1], due to miscommunication during proofing, the author notified us the bellow corrections. In this Correction, correct and incorrect versions are shown.

Page 1 Correspondence.

Incorrect: * Correspondence: Zaid.Imam@beaumont.org; Mitchell.Cappell@beaumont.edu

Correct:*Correspondence: Mitchell.Cappell@beaumont.edu

Page 2 Methods (paragraph 1).

Incorrect: for endoscopy retrograde.

Correct: for endoscopic retrograde.

Page 3 Statistical analysis (paragraph 1).

Incorrect: years of (instead.

Correct: years (instead.

Incorrect: year) interviews.

Correct: year) of interviewees.

Page 3 Results (Significantly varying parameters with time).

Incorrect: SimplePara>Fig. 1a illustrates.

Correct: Fig. 1a illustrates.

Page 4 Table 1.

Incorrect: Is missing a row in the middle of the table which should be in the table as a second header.

Correct: The corrected Table 1 is presented below.

Table 1 Comparison of distribution of parameters for interviewees for GI fellowship: 2009–2011 vs. 2016–2018 using parametric statistical analysis

Page 5 Bottom, right column

Incorrect: 2009 and 2011 vs.2016–2018.

Correct: 2009–2011 vs. 2016–2018.

Page 6 Table 3.

Incorrect: It should have 3 columns and not 1 column.

Correct: The corrected Table 3 is presented below

Table 3 Correlation coefficient (and p-value) between various interviewee parameters and total number of publications for GI fellowship per interviewee for 2009–2011 & 2016–2018

Page 6 Under Table 3 (paragraph 4)

Incorrect: are.

Correct: were.

Incorrect: ten-year-study.

Correct: ten-year-study-period.

Page 7 Author’s contributions.

Incorrect: as mentor for Dr. ZI. Both authors read and approved the final manuscript.

Correct: as mentor for Dr. ZI. Both authors are equal and primary authors. Both authors read and approved the final manuscript.

Page 7 Competing interests.

Incorrect: Gastroenterology.

Correct: Gastrointestinal.

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Correspondence to Mitchell S. Cappell.

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Imam, Z., Cappell, M.S. Correction to: Increased average number of medical publications per interviewee from 2009 to 2018: a study of 100 interviewees to an academic gastroenterology fellowship program. BMC Med Educ 19, 440 (2019) doi:10.1186/s12909-019-1873-7

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