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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

    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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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    A Correction has been published.

  11. Content type: Research article

    Due to the declining birth rate and aging of Japanese society, the roles and responsibilities of dental hygienists are continuously expanding. Medical professionalism needs to be pursued continuously throughou...

    Authors: Yukiko Nagatani, Rintaro Imafuku, Toshinobu Takemoto, Tadayuki Waki, Taiji Obayashi and Tetsuji Ogawa

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2017 17:267

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Despite many high-quality programs in basic surgical-skill education, the surgical skill of junior doctors varies widely. This, together with the waning interest in surgery as a career among medical students, ...

    Authors: Ho Seok Seo, Yong Hwa Eom, Min Ki Kim, Young-Min Kim, Byung Joo Song and Kyo Young Song

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2017 17:265

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  13. Content type: Research article

    The improvement of existing medical training programmes in resource-constrained settings is seen as key to addressing the challenge of retaining medical graduates trained at considerable cost both in-country a...

    Authors: Michael J. Peluso, Rebecca Luckett, Savara Mantzor, Alemayhu G. Bedada, Paul Saleeb, Miriam Haverkamp, Mosepele Mosepele, Cecil Haverkamp, Rosa Maoto, Detlef Prozesky, Neo Tapela, Oathokwa Nkomazana and Tomer Barak

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2017 17:261

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2018 18:56

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2018 18:25

  14. Content type: Research article

    Non-English-speaking developing countries in Southeast Asia have been provided only limited opportunities for faculty development in the education of health professions. Although there exist a few programs tha...

    Authors: Do-Hwan Kim, Jong-Hyuk Lee, Jean Park and Jwa-Seop Shin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2017 17:260

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Gaps between evidence-based research and clinical-public health practice have been evident for decades. One of the aims of medical student research is to close this gap. Accordingly, evaluating individual and ...

    Authors: Francisco Javier Bonilla-Escobar, Juliana Bonilla-Velez, Daniel Tobón-García and Ana María Ángel-Isaza

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2017 17:254

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Traditionally, clinical decision making has been perceived as a purely rational and cognitive process. Recently, a number of authors have linked emotional intelligence (EI) to clinical decision making (CDM) an...

    Authors: Desirée Kozlowski, Marie Hutchinson, John Hurley, Joanne Rowley and Joanna Sutherland

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2017 17:255

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  17. Content type: Research article

    With rising healthcare costs and a focus on quality, there is a growing need to promote resource stewardship in medical education. Physicians need to be able to communicate effectively with patients/caregivers...

    Authors: Geetha Mukerji, Adina Weinerman, Sarah Schwartz, Adelle Atkinson, Lynfa Stroud and Brian M. Wong

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2017 17:248

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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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