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Assessment and evaluation of admissions, knowledge, skills and attitudes

Section edited by Tim Wilkinson and Danette McKinley


This section considers manuscripts that investigate issues in assessment and evaluation with a focus on medical school admissions and the assessment and evaluation of knowledge, skills, and attitudes in medical students.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    This study identified and investigated the relationship between demographics, mental health problems, positive personality traits and perceived social support and motivation in medical education (MME) among fi...

    Authors: Natchaya Kunanitthaworn, Tinakon Wongpakaran, Nahathai Wongpakaran, Salilthip Paiboonsithiwong, Natchaphon Songtrijuck, Pimolpun Kuntawong and Danny Wedding

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:140

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Medical billing and coding are critical components of residency programs since they determine the revenues and vitality of residencies. It has been suggested that residents are less likely to bill higher evalu...

    Authors: Morhaf Al Achkar, Seema Kengeri-Srikantiah, Biniyam M. Yamane, Jomil Villasmil, Michael E. Busha and Kevin B. Gebke

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:136

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  3. Content type: Technical advance

    Standard setting is one of the most contentious topics in educational measurement. Commonly-used methods all have well reported limitations. To date, there is not conclusive evidence suggesting which standard ...

    Authors: Boaz Shulruf, Lee Coombes, Arvin Damodaran, Adrian Freeman, Philip Jones, Steve Lieberman, Phillippa Poole, Joel Rhee, Tim Wilkinson and Peter Harris

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:126

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Task-specific checklists, holistic rubrics, and analytic rubrics are often used for performance assessments. We examined what factors evaluators consider important in holistic scoring of clinical performance a...

    Authors: So Jung Yune, Sang Yeoup Lee, Sun Ju Im, Bee Sung Kam and Sun Yong Baek

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:124

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Under-representation of some socio-economic groups in medicine is rooted in under-representation of those groups in applications to medical school. This study aimed to explore what may deter school-age childre...

    Authors: Alexander J. Martin, Benjamin J. Beska, Greta Wood, Nicola Wyatt, Anthony Codd, Gillian Vance and Bryan Burford

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:117

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Multiple mini-interviews (MMI) become increasingly popular for the selection of medical students. In this work, we examine the validity evidence for the Hamburg MMI.

    Authors: Mirjana Knorr, Anja Schwibbe, Maren Ehrhardt, Janina Lackamp, Stefan Zimmermann and Wolfgang Hampe

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:106

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The mini clinical evaluation exercise (mini-CEX)—a tool used to assess student-patient encounters—is increasingly being applied as a learning device to foster clinical competencies. Although the importance of ...

    Authors: Christoph Berendonk, Anja Rogausch, Armin Gemperli and Wolfgang Himmel

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:100

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Low-stakes tests are becoming increasingly important in international assessments of educational progress, and the validity of these results is essential especially as these results are often used for benchmar...

    Authors: Katrin Schüttpelz-Brauns, Martina Kadmon, Claudia Kiessling, Yassin Karay, Margarita Gestmann and Juliane E. Kämmer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:101

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  9. Content type: Research article

    In addition to the evaluation of educational attainment and intellectual ability there has been interest in the potential to select medical school applicants on non-academic qualities. Consequently, a battery ...

    Authors: Gabrielle M. Finn, Lazaro Mwandigha, Lewis W. Paton and Paul A. Tiffin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:93

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  10. Content type: Research article

    The multiple mini-interview (MMI) is a common assessment strategy used in student selection. The MMI as an assessment strategy within a health professions curriculum, however, has not been previously studied. ...

    Authors: Michael D. Wolcott, Jacqueline M. Zeeman, Wendy C. Cox and Jacqueline E. McLaughlin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:92

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  11. Content type: Research article

    There is currently a shortage of qualified GPs in the UK and not all of the training posts available each year are filled. Changing the way in which GP trainees are selected could help increase the training po...

    Authors: Celia Taylor, I. C. McManus and Ian Davison

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:81

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Standard setting of assessment is critical in quality assurance of medical programs. The aims of this study were to identify and compare the impact of methods used to establish the passing standard by the 13 m...

    Authors: Helena Ward, Neville Chiavaroli, James Fraser, Kylie Mansfield, Darren Starmer, Laura Surmon, Martin Veysey and Deborah O’Mara

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:80

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  13. Content type: Research article

    There is much discussion about the sex differences that exist in medical education. Research from the United Kingdom (UK) and United States has found female doctors earn less, and are less likely to be senior ...

    Authors: Emily Unwin, Henry W. W. Potts, Jane Dacre, Andrew Elder and Katherine Woolf

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:70

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Misconduct during medical school predicts subsequent fitness to practise (FtP) events in doctors, but relatively little is known about which factors are associated with such issues during undergraduate educati...

    Authors: Lewis W. Paton, Paul A. Tiffin, Daniel Smith, Jon S. Dowell and Lazaro M. Mwandigha

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:68

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Fairness is a critical component of defensible assessment. Candidates should perform according to ability without influence from background characteristics such as ethnicity or sex. However, performance differ...

    Authors: David Hope, Karen Adamson, I. C. McManus, Liliana Chis and Andrew Elder

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:64

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Delirium is a common and serious complication of hospitalisation in older adults. It can lead to prolonged hospital stay, institutionalisation, and even death. However, it often remains unrecognised or is not ...

    Authors: Eveline L. van Velthuijsen, Sandra M. G. Zwakhalen, Ron M. J. Warnier, Ton Ambergen, Wubbo J. Mulder, Frans R. J. Verhey and Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:59

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Medical schools globally are encouraged to widen access and participation for students from less privileged backgrounds. Many strategies have been implemented to address this inequality, but much still needs t...

    Authors: Lysa E. Owen, Stephanie Ann Anderson and Johnathan S. Dowell

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:58

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Internal grade inflation is a documented practice in secondary schools (mostly in private schools) that jeopardises fairness with regard to access to medical school. However, it is frequently assumed that the ...

    Authors: Cristina Costa-Santos, Pedro Vieira-Marques, Altamiro Costa-Pereira, Maria Amélia Ferreira and Alberto Freitas

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:51

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2016 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    1.572 - 2-year Impact Factor
    1.929 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.233 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    0.747 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    Usage 
    960,678 downloads
    826.0 Usage Factor

    Social Media Impact
    395 mentions

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