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Career choice, professional education and development

Section edited by Trevor Lambert and Christopher Roberts

This section considers manuscripts with a focus on the career paths chosen by medical students as well as manuscripts that focus on continuing medical education and professional development.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    The recent UK Government paper ‘Five year forward view’ describes the need to move much patient management from secondary to primary care, and this will require a significant increase in the numbers of General...

    Authors: Robin Lewis and Shona Kelly

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:67

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Moving from postgraduate training into independent practice represents a major transition in physicians’ professional life. Little is known about how Swiss primary care graduates experience such a transition. ...

    Authors: N. Junod Perron, M. C. Audetat, S. Mazouri, M. Schindler, D. M. Haller and J. Sommer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:65

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Highly-competent patient care is paramount to medicine. Quality training and patient accessibility to physicians with a wide range of specializations is essential. Yet, poor quality of life for physicians cann...

    Authors: Rie Sakai-Bizmark, Rei Goto, Shusuke Hiragi and Hiroshi Tamura

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:49

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  4. Content type: Research article

    The environment for medical education in Iraq has been difficult for many years. The 2003 invasion of Iraq accelerated a steady emigration of faculty and graduates. Kidnappings and deaths of doctors became com...

    Authors: Riyadh Lafta, Waleed Al-Ani, Saba Dhiaa, Megan Cherewick, Amy Hagopian and Gilbert Burnham

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:53

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Personality influences an individual’s adaptation to a specific job or organization. Little is known about personality trait differences between medical career and specialty choices after graduating from medical ...

    Authors: Sari Mullola, Christian Hakulinen, Justin Presseau, David Gimeno Ruiz de Porras, Markus Jokela, Taina Hintsa and Marko Elovainio

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:52

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  6. Content type: Research article

    In Japan, some residents develop mental health problems. In previous studies, it was reported that long working hours might be a cause of stress reaction such as depression. There were some reports that compar...

    Authors: Ryoko Ogawa, Emiko Seo, Takami Maeno, Makoto Ito, Masaru Sanuki and Tetsuhiro Maeno

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:50

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  7. Content type: Research article

    There is a growing recognition that training is not translated into performance and the ‘transfer problem’ exists in organization training today. Although factors contributing to training transfer have been id...

    Authors: Fang Ma, Yangjing Bai, Yangjuan Bai, Weiguang Ma, Xiangyu Yang and Jiping Li

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:44

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Social isolation in medical students is a subjective experience that may influence medical career decision making. Rural self-efficacy has been shown to influence rural career intentions following a rural clin...

    Authors: Vivian Isaac, Sabrina Winona Pit and Craig S. McLachlan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:42

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Little research addresses how medical students develop their choice of specialty training in crisis and resource-poor settings. The newly graduated medical students determine the future of the healthcare syste...

    Authors: Bisher Sawaf, Fatima Abbas, Amr Idris, Tareq Al Saadi and Nazir Ibrahim

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:39

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Although medical school programs oriented toward postgraduate specialty training have the potential to reduce the duration and cost of medical school for US medical students, success depends on the ability of ...

    Authors: M. Douglas Jones Jr, Traci Yamashita, Randal G. Ross and Jennifer Gong

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:33

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Globally more registered nurses need to be recruited to meet the needs of aging populations and increased co-morbidity. Nursing recruitment remains challenging when compared to other healthcare programs. Despi...

    Authors: Ling Ting Wu, Wenru Wang, Eleanor Holroyd, Violeta Lopez and Sok Ying Liaw

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:23

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  12. Content type: Research article

    There is a significant shortage of health workers across and within countries. It is of utmost importance to determine the factors that motivate students to opt for medical studies. The objective of this study...

    Authors: Sonu Goel, Federica Angeli, Nonita Dhirar, Neetu Singla and Dirk Ruwaard

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:16

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Research training programmes are a knowledge translation (KT) intervention which aim to improve research evidence uptake by clinicians. Whilst KT training programmes have been reported to significantly improve...

    Authors: Jessica Stander, Karen Grimmer and Yolandi Brink

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:14

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  14. Content type: Research article

    University nursing students experience higher levels of academic stress than those of other disciplines. Academic stress leads to psychological distress and has detrimental effects on well-being. The ability t...

    Authors: Ka Ming CHOW, Wing Ki Fiona TANG, Wing Han Carmen CHAN, Wing Hung Janet SIT, Kai Chow CHOI and Sally CHAN

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:13

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  15. Content type: Correspondence

    Educating doctors is expensive and poor performance by future graduates can literally cost lives. Whilst the practice of medicine is highly evidence based, medical education is much less so. Research on medica...

    Authors: Jon Dowell, Jennifer Cleland, Siobhan Fitzpatrick, Chris McManus, Sandra Nicholson, Thomas Oppé, Katie Petty-Saphon, Olga Sierocinska King, Daniel Smith, Steve Thornton and Kirsty White

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:6

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  16. Content type: Research article

    As highlighted in recent reports published by the Physician-Scientist Workforce Working Group at the National Institutes of Health, the percentage of physicians conducting research has declined over the past d...

    Authors: Abigail M. Brown, Teresa M. Chipps, Tebeb Gebretsadik, Lorraine B. Ware, Jessica Y. Islam, Luke R. Finck, Joey Barnett and Tina V. Hartert

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:5

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  17. Content type: Research article

    One of the purposes of undergraduate medical education is to assist students to consider their future career paths in medicine, alongside the needs of the societies in which they will serve. Amongst the most m...

    Authors: Ron Brooker, Wendy Hu, Jennifer Reath and Penelope Abbott

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:3

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  18. Content type: Research article

    There are concerns regarding early years’ training for junior doctors in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery (T&O) in the United Kingdom. Our primary objective was to audit the clinical activities undertaken by junio...

    Authors: Mustafa S. Rashid

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:1

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2018 18:28

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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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