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Career choice, professional education and development

Section edited by 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. During the last decade medical students from most Western countries have shown little interest in family practice. Understanding the factors that influence medical students to choose family medicine is crucial.

    Authors: Anna Selva Olid, Amando Martín Zurro, Josep Jiménez Villa, Antonio Monreal Hijar, Xavier Mundet Tuduri, Ángel Otero Puime, Gemma Mas Dalmau and Pablo Alonso‐ Coello

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2012 12:81

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Training in the five steps of evidence-based practice (EBP) has been recommended for inclusion in entry-level health professional training. The effectiveness of EBP education has been explored predominantly in...

    Authors: Maureen P McEvoy, Marie T Williams, Timothy S Olds, Lucy K Lewis and John Petkov

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:100

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Despite there being considerable literature documenting learner distress and perceptions of mistreatment in medical education settings, these concerns have not been explored in-depth in Canadian family medicin...

    Authors: Rodney A Crutcher, Olga Szafran, Wayne Woloschuk, Fatima Chatur and Chantal Hansen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:88

    Content type: Research article

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  4. A framework for high quality in post graduate training has been defined by the World Federation of Medical Education (WFME). The objective of this paper is to perform a systematic review of reviews to find cur...

    Authors: Annelies Damen, Roy Remmen, Johan Wens and Dominique Paulus

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:80

    Content type: Research article

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  5. The objectives of this study were to characterize the satisfaction of Pediatric Infectious Diseases fellows with their training and to understand how opinions about training have changed over time.

    Authors: Miltiadis Douvoyiannis, Nathan Litman, Peter F Belamarich and David L Goldman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:72

    Content type: Research article

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  6. In Canada, graduating medical students consider many factors, including geographic, social, and academic, when ranking residency programs through the Canadian Residency Matching Service (CaRMS). The relative s...

    Authors: Tao Wang, Benson Wong, Alexander Huang, Prateek Khatri, Carly Ng, Melissa Forgie, Joel H Lanphear and Peter J O'Neill

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:61

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Professionalism topics are usually not covered as a separate lesson within formal curriculum, but in subtler and less officially recognized educational activities, which makes them difficult to teach and asses...

    Authors: Zalika Klemenc-Ketis and Janko Kersnik

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:60

    Content type: Research article

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  8. To develop and evaluate a continuing medical education (CME) course aimed at improving healthcare provider knowledge about breast cancer health disparities and the importance of cross-cultural communication in...

    Authors: Richard C Palmer, Raquel Samson, Maria Triantis and Irene D Mullan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:59

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Retaining health workers in rural areas is challenging for a number of reasons, ranging from personal preferences to difficult work conditions and low remuneration. This paper assesses the influence of intrins...

    Authors: Peter Agyei-Baffour, S Rani Kotha, Jennifer C Johnson, Mawuli Gyakobo, Kwesi Asabir, Janet Kwansah, Emmanuel Nakua, Mawuli Dzodzomenyo, Rachel C Snow and Margaret E Kruk

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:56

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Methods for the dissemination, understanding and implementation of clinical guidelines need to be examined for their effectiveness to help doctors integrate guidelines into practice. The objective of this rand...

    Authors: Sara Schroter, Richard D Jenkins, Rebecca A Playle, Kieran M Walsh, Courtenay Probert, Thomas Kellner, Gerhard Arnhofer and David R Owens

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:35

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Concerns have been raised as to whether the current postgraduate training programme for gynaecological surgery is being detrimentally affected by changes in working practices, in particular the European Workin...

    Authors: Esther L Moss, Foteini E Bredaki, Peter W Jones, James Hollingworth, David M Luesley and Kiong K Chan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:32

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Young scientists rarely have extensive international connections that could facilitate their mobility. They often rely on their doctoral supervisors and other senior academics, who use their networks to genera...

    Authors: Dario Sambunjak and Matko Marušić

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:31

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Community-based education has been introduced in many medical schools around the globe, but evaluation of instructional quality has remained a critical issue. Community-based education is an approach that aims...

    Authors: Masanobu Okayama and Eiji Kajii

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:19

    Content type: Research article

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  • Citation Impact
    1.831 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.235 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.526 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    0.831 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)
     

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