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  1. The increasing prevalence of COVID-19 affected all aspects of life, including education. Communication and interaction are vital in any form of education. This study explained health profession educators’ and ...

    Authors: Shahin Salarvand, Masoumeh-Sadat Mousavi and Majid Rahimi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:201
  2. Research capacity and capability of rural health professionals is essential to the delivery of evidence-based care and for informing strategies to address rural health inequities. Effective implementation of r...

    Authors: Claire Quilliam, Anna Wong Shee, Denise Corboy, Kristen Glenister, Olivia King, Kevin Mc Namara, Laura Alston, Drew Aras, Alison Beauchamp and Carol McKinstry
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:200
  3. One of the many identities a physician comes to form during their career is their identity as an educator. Exploring formation of this identity may enrich our understanding of how physicians make decisions rel...

    Authors: Lulu Alwazzan, Ruaa AlHarithy, Hend M Alotaibi, Thuraya Kattan, Monira Alnasser and Taif AlNojaidi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:199
  4. Students´ assessment should be carried out in an effective and objective manner, which reduces the possibility of different evaluators giving different scores, thus influencing the qualification obtained and t...

    Authors: Nuria Escribano, Virginia Belliard, Bruno Baracco, Dayana Da Silva, Laura Ceballos and M. Victoria Fuentes
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:197
  5. Medical schools are reported to be less accessible to students with non-traditional backgrounds. These students face barriers when applying for and transitioning to medical school, which may be reduced by offe...

    Authors: S. Fikrat-Wevers, W. E. De Leng, W. W. Van Den Broek, A. M. Woltman and K. M. Stegers-Jager
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:196
  6. The global spread of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has led to the use of online teaching methods in universities, but the effect of online education on dermatology teaching remains unclear.

    Authors: Ben Wang, Mi Zhang, Zhixiang Zhao, Yingxue Huang, Ji Li, Xiang Chen, Juan Su and Mei Yi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:195
  7. The Progress Test Medizin (PTM) is a 200-question formative test that is administered to approximately 11,000 students at medical universities (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) each term. Students receive feedba...

    Authors: Miriam Sieg, Iván Roselló Atanet, Mihaela Todorova Tomova, Uwe Schoeneberg, Victoria Sehy, Patrick Mäder and Maren März
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:193
  8. The prevalence of diabetes is increasing rapidly worldwide. Nurses work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams to improve diabetes management. Yet, little is known about nurses’ role in nutritional manag...

    Authors: Mahsa Farzaei, Shahla Shahbazi, Neda Gilani, Alireza Ostadrahimi and Leila Gholizadeh
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:192
  9. Despite patient safety initiatives, medical errors remain common and devastating. Disclosing errors is not only ethical, but also promotes restoration of the doctor-patient relationship. However, studies show ...

    Authors: Dirkie Swinfen, Mathys Labuschagne and Gina Joubert
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:191
  10. Medical school is a challenging time, with many medical students reporting symptoms of burnout, depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, and psychological distress during pre-clinical and clinical years. First-...

    Authors: DeWitt Jones, Monet McCalla and Elizabeth A. Beverly
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:190
  11. Over the last decade, developments in e-Learning and technologies are creating the groundwork for health sciences and medical education. Literature demonstrates that we have yet to reach any form of consensus ...

    Authors: Habib Noorbhai and Tinuade Adekunbi Ojo
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:189
  12. Many students report feeling inadequately prepared for their clinical experiences in pediatrics. There is striking variability on how pediatric clinical skills are taught in pre-clerkship curricula.

    Authors: Adam Weinstein, Peter MacPherson, Suzanne Schmidt, Elizabeth Van Opstal, Erica Chou, Mark Pogemiller, Kathleen Gibbs and Melissa Held
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:188
  13. Our study determined Multiple Mini-Interview (MMI) effectiveness in evaluating specific skill sets based on medical students’ performances during the undergraduate years and compared the academic performances ...

    Authors: Faiza Alam, Ya Chee Lim, Li Ling Chaw, Fazean Idris and Kenneth Yuh Yen Kok
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:187
  14. This study aims to qualitatively examine the readiness of medical students to change to virtual clerkship (VC) during the pandemic, from both the faculty and students’ perspectives.

    Authors: Hiba Bawadi, Ayad Al-Moslih, Rula Shami, Xiangyun Du, Alla El-Awaisi, Hanan Abdul Rahim and Ghadir Fakhri Al-Jayyousi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:186
  15. Faculty development (FD) programs are critical for providing the knowledge and skills necessary to drive positive change in health professions education, but they take many forms to attain the program goals. T...

    Authors: Mary Haas, Justin Triemstra, Marty Tam, Katie Neuendorf, Katherine Reckelhoff, Rachel Gottlieb-Smith, Ryan Pedigo, Suzy McTaggart, John Vasquez, Edward M. Hundert, Daniel D. Federman, Bobbie Berkowitz, Holly J. Humphrey, Ralph W. Gerard and Larry D. Gruppen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:185
  16. Mainstream medical education remains largely focused on national health issues. Therefore, in order to expose medical students to international health issues, it is beneficial to facilitate international medic...

    Authors: Gianluca Quaglio, John Bosco Nsubuga, Donald Maziku, Ademe Tsegaye, Nicoletta Parise, Chiara Cavagna, Peter Lochoro, Maria Grazia Strepparava, Liviana Da Dalt, Sam Okori, Alessandra Gatta, Adrien Mbiya Kamunga and Giovanni Putoto
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:184
  17. Medical educators in academia have faced challenges incorporating leadership training into curricula while minimizing redundancy and assuring value and relevance for all learners. This study aims to assess the...

    Authors: Yousef Alluhaymid, Abdulaziz Alalwan and Abdulmajeed Alruwaitea
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:183
  18. Position transition training for general practitioners in Zhejiang Province started in 2017 and has since been held once a year. By the beginning of 2022, four training sessions were completed. The purpose of ...

    Authors: Hongli Qin, Shuai Li, Juanjuan Liu, Jingjing Ren and Meiyue Yu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:182
  19. The rapid introduction of technical innovations in healthcare requires that professionals are adequately prepared for correct clinical use of medical technology. In response to the technological transformation...

    Authors: Marleen Groenier, Koen Spijkerboer, Lisanne Venix, Lars Bannink, Saskia Yperlaan, Quinten Eyck, Jeannette G. van Manen and Heleen A. Th. Miedema
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:181
  20. Anti-Black racism is prevalent in medicine, and anti-racism training is needed in medical education. One such training is the Presence 5 for Racial Justice (P5RJ) Curriculum which covers evidence-based anti-ra...

    Authors: Baffour Kyerematen, Raquel Garcia, Joy Cox, Donna M. Zulman and Megha Shankar
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:180
  21. Sport and Exercise Medicine (SEM) is a growing speciality in the United Kingdom (UK). This growth has not been replicated in SEM teaching at an undergraduate level and SEM-related topics in schools of medicine...

    Authors: Dane Vishnubala, Adil Iqbal, Katherine Marino, Tej Pandya, David Salman, Andy Pringle, Camilla Nykjaer, Peter Bazira, David Eastwood and Gabrielle Finn
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:179
  22. The simulation is one of the basic methods of medical education, which is often used for procedural skills training. However, the existing simulator lacks internal anatomical landmarks. The study developed a m...

    Authors: Xiaojing Huang, Zhaoxia Yan, Chao Gong, Zheliang Zhou, Hua Xu, Chunhui Qin and Zhenwei Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:178
  23. Ultrasound assessment of the airway recently integrates the point-of-care approach to patient evaluation since ultrasound measurements can predict a difficult laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation. Because ultr...

    Authors: Sara Hora Gomes, Marta Trindade, Cristina Petrisor, Dinis Costa, Jorge Correia-Pinto, Patrício S. Costa and José M. Pêgo
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:177
  24. Academic performance factors, such as school-leaving grades and other academic indicators for selection, play a significant role in student success. The study aimed to determine the best predictors of academic...

    Authors: Judith Bruce, Sfiso Emmanuel Mabizela and Amme Mardulate Tshabalala
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:176
  25. Telementoring seems to be a promising strategy to deliver training and counselling to physicians in remote areas. In Peru, early graduated physicians must work for the Rural and Urban-Edge Health Service Progr...

    Authors: Leonardo Rojas-Mezarina, Stefan Escobar-Agreda, Max Chahuara-Rojas, Javier Silva-Valencia, Daniel Hector Espinoza-Herrera, C. Mahony Reátegui-Rivera, Miguel Moscoso-Porras, Juan Quispe-Gamarra and Gerardo Ronceros
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:175
  26. The Covid-19 crisis sparked service reconfigurations in healthcare systems worldwide. With postgraduate medical education sitting within these systems, service reconfigurations substantially impact trainees an...

    Authors: M. E. W. M. Silkens, K. Alexander, R. Viney, C. O’Keeffe, S. Taylor, L. M. Noble and A. Griffin
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:174
  27. Recent data on the teaching of “spirituality and health” (S/H) in medical schools are needed. In this study, we aimed to investigate the current status of S/H teaching in Brazilian medical schools, the opinion...

    Authors: Giancarlo Lucchetti, Paulo Othavio de Araujo Almeida, Elena Zuliani Martin, Leonardo Garcia Góes, Keylla Cássia Gomes Cotta, Andressa Correia Lima, Oscarina da Silva Ezequiel and Alessandra Lamas Granero Lucchetti
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:172
  28. Successful implementation of preventive measures and level of awareness in particular among university students in Afghanistan could play a crucial role in spreading the information for better control of the o...

    Authors: Rahmatullah Sirat, Mohammad Sediq Sahrai, Bilal Ahmad Rahimi, Abdullah Asady and Abdul Wahed Wasiq
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:171
  29. The Czech Republic has been dealing with a long-term shortage of doctors, which, according to demographic forecasts, will continue to worsen due to the retirement of stronger generations of doctors in contrast...

    Authors: M. Palička, M. Rybář, B. Mechúrová, N. Paličková, T. Sobelová, K. Pokorná and J. Cvek
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:168
  30. Practical and non-cognitive skills are essential to medical professions; yet, success in medical studies is primarily assessed with cognitive criteria. We show that practical exams can benefit students who hav...

    Authors: Stefanos A. Tsikas and Kambiz Afshar
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:167
  31. This study assesses the impact of the Interprofessional Global Health Course (IPGHC) on students’ fundamental global health knowledge and personal viewpoints on global health domains. It explores the evolution...

    Authors: Anne Xuan-Lan Nguyen, Lucille Xiang, Radhika Chhibber, Hailey Blanchard, Svetlana Tikhonova, Hiba Zafran, Catherine-Anne Miller and Yves Bergevin
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:166
  32. Bedside teaching is essential to foster core clinical competences in medical education, especially in Neurology. However, bedside skills are declining and new concepts to enhance the effectiveness of bedside t...

    Authors: Henrik Heitmann, Elisabeth Fischer, Philipp Wagner, Dennis Pötter, Martin Gartmeier and Friederike Schmidt-Graf
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:164
  33. Theories and numerous empirical studies indicate teaching performance and students’ learning progress are affected by teaching self-efficacy. Therefore, the present study examines the psychometric properties o...

    Authors: Ali Asghar Hayat, Karim Shateri, Sepideh Kamalian Fard, Elnaz Sabzi Shahr Babak and Hatam Faraji Dehsorkhi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:163
  34. The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is a compulsory one-year programme for graduates of tertiary schools including doctors. This study was conducted to find out the benefits and challenges of the programme...

    Authors: Chibuike Emmanuel Nwachukwu, Edward Oluwatobi Olufunmilayo, Gideon Bulus Chiroma and Chukwuebuka Francis Okoye
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:162
  35. With increasing pressure on placement capacity for allied health students, a need for novel and creative means through which students can develop foundational skills and prepare for practice-based learning opp...

    Authors: Laura Rossiter, Ruth Turk, Belinda Judd, Jennie Brentnall, Chloe Grimmett, Emma Cowley, Keith McCormick and Deborah Thackray
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:161
  36. Black, indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) remain underrepresented in research occupations. This report discusses a collaboration to train undergraduate BIPOC students in clinical research between a public ...

    Authors: Michelle R. Lent, Denise Gaither-Hardy, Kevin E. Favor, Diana Harris, Travis A. Cos, Conor Millard, Zatio Kone, Ashley Van Riper and Karen L. Dugosh
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:160
  37. The goal of this study was to assess the value and acceptance of Standardized or Simulated Patients (SPs) for training clinically inexperienced undergraduate medical students in psychiatric history taking, psy...

    Authors: Jakob Siemerkus, Ana-Stela Petrescu, Laura Köchli, Klaas Enno Stephan and Helen Schmidt
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:159
  38. This study explored the specialty preferences of China-educated international medical students (IMSs), who are mainly from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and constitute a potential medical workforce ...

    Authors: Wen Li, Robyn M. Gillies, Chang Liu, Changhao Wu, Jiayi Chen, Xiaoning Zhang, Bin Cheng, Jing Dai, Ning Fu, Lin Li, Shenjun Liu and Hong Sun
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:158
  39. An International Health Elective (IHE) can be a unique learning experience for students. However, it has proven difficult to clearly define learning outcomes that capture the complexity of an IHE and are align...

    Authors: M. A. C. Versluis, N. C. Jöbsis, A. D. C. Jaarsma, R. Tuinsma and R. Duvivier
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:157
  40. Clinical education is essential for students’ progress towards becoming registered nurses (RN) in Sweden. Assessment of caring skills in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is complex due to the ever-changing...

    Authors: Tomas Nilsson, I. Masiello, E. Broberger and V. Lindström
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:156
  41. Human resource is one of the health system’s building blocks, which ultimately leads to improved health status, equity, and efficiency. However, human resources in the health sector are characterized by high a...

    Authors: Mamo Engidaw, Melaku Birhanu Alemu, Getasew Amare Muche and Mezgebu Yitayal
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:155
  42. Repeated practice, or spacing, can improve various types of skill acquisition. Similarly, virtual reality (VR) simulators have demonstrated their effectiveness in fostering surgical skill acquisition and provi...

    Authors: Jan Torge Fahl, Robbert Duvivier, Laurens Reinke, Jean-Pierre E. N. Pierie and Johanna Schönrock-Adema
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:154
  43. Academic departments universally communicate information about their programs using static websites. In addition to websites, some programs have even ventured out into social media (SM). These bidirectional fo...

    Authors: Peter K. Yi, Neil D. Ray and Noa Segall
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:152

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