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Table 2 Main components of hidden curriculum in medical education

From: Analyzing the interaction of main components of hidden curriculum in medical education using interpretive structural modeling method

CategoryMain Components of HCFrequency (References)
Social Factors(A) Student-Instructor relationships5 (22, 24, 28, 29, 31)
(B) Students’ interpersonal relationships8 (13, 22, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 33)
(C) Role modeling from instructors10 (13, 22, 23, 25, 27–29, 31, 32, 34)
(D) Role modeling from clinical staff4 (23, 25, 29, 34)
Cultural Factors(E) Organizational culture7 (22, 23, 26–28, 31, 34)
(F) Students’ cultural context2 (23, 28)
Structural Factors(G) Organizational rules and structures8 (22, 23, 25, 27–29, 31, 34)
(H) Educational and clinical physical setting4 (13, 25, 30, 31)
Educational Factors(I) Teaching methods2 (26, 27)
(J) Evaluation methods1 (26, 33)