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  1. Content type: Research article

    We report the implementation of a large-scale simulation-based cardiovascular diagnostics course for undergraduate medical students.

    Authors: Dimitri Arangalage, Jérémie Abtan, Jean Gaschignard, Pierre-François Ceccaldi, Sid-Ahmed Remini, Isabelle Etienne, Philippe Ruszniewski, Patrick Plaisance, Victoire De Lastours, Agnès Lefort and Albert Faye

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:361

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    Training health professional students in teamwork is recognized as an important step to create interprofessional collaboration in the clinical workplace. Interprofessional problem-based learning (PBL) is one l...

    Authors: Endang Lestari, Renée E. Stalmeijer, Doni Widyandana and Albert Scherpbier

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:360

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    Few systematic methods prioritize the image education in medical students (MS). We hope to develop a checklist of brain computerized tomography (CT) reading in patients with suspected acute ischemic stroke (AI...

    Authors: Chi-Hung Liu, Cheng-Ting Hsiao, Ting-Yu Chang, Yeu-Jhy Chang, Sheng-Han Kuo, Chun-Wei Chang, Chi-Jen Chen, Chien-Fu Chen, Po-Liang Cheng, Shy-Chyi Chin, Te-Fa Chiu, Jung-Lung Hsu, Peng-Wei Hsu, Tsong-Hai Lee, Chih-Hsiang Liao, Chun-Jen Lin…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:359

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    Performance on United States Medical Licensing Exam® (USMLE®) Step 1 examination (Step 1) is an important milestone for medical students. It is necessary for their graduation, and selection to interview for th...

    Authors: Mohammed K. Khalil, William S. Wright, Kelsey A. Spearman and Amber C. Gaspard

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:358

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Endoscopic ear surgery is gaining increasing popularity and has an important impact on teaching middle ear anatomy and basic surgical skills among residents and fellows. Due to the wide-angled views offered, t...

    Authors: Lukas Anschuetz, Daniel Stricker, Abraam Yacoub, Wilhelm Wimmer, Marco Caversaccio and Sören Huwendiek

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:357

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Open Online Courses (OOCs) are increasingly presented as a possible solution to the many challenges of higher education. However, there is currently little evidence available to support decisions around the us...

    Authors: Michael Rowe, Christian R. Osadnik, Shane Pritchard and Stephen Maloney

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:356

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The standardized training of resident physicians in China is significant and robust. During the training, clinical teachers act as leaders. The training taking place in public hospitals requires a transactiona...

    Authors: Guangwei Deng, Di Zhao, Jonathan Lio, Xinyu Chen, Xiaopeng Ma, Liang Liang and Chenpeng Feng

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:355

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Peer-assisted learning (PAL) is a common teaching and learning method in medical education worldwide. In the setting of skills laboratories (skills labs), student tutors are often employed as an equivalent alt...

    Authors: T. J. Bugaj, M. Blohm, C. Schmid, N. Koehl, J. Huber, D. Huhn, W. Herzog, M. Krautter and C. Nikendei

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:353

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Immune function and dysfunction are highly complex basic science concepts introduced in the preclinical medical school curriculum. A challenge for early learners is connecting the intricate details and concept...

    Authors: Marie Cavuoto Petrizzo, Maria-Louise Barilla-LaBarca, Youn Seon Lim, Artemio M. Jongco, Michael Cassara, James Anglim and Joel N.H. Stern

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:352

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Although only a limited number of medical schools require a formal educational rotation in urologic surgery, urology as a medical specialty continues to attract a large number of students into the match each y...

    Authors: Bristol B. Whiles, Jeffrey A. Thompson, Tomas L. Griebling and Kerri L. Thurmon

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:351

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Dental students are future dentists. Continuous assessment and improving of the educational curricula will ensure excellent academic performance of dental students and thus providing the community with the bes...

    Authors: Mokhtar Saleh Al-Anesi, Mohammed M. AlKhawlani, Abdulaziz A. Alkheraif, Abdulghani Ali Al-Basmi and Mohammed Nasser Alhajj

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:350

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  12. Content type: Research article

    About 70% of teachers who instruct healthcare students are considered sessional (adjunct/temporary part-time) faculty and receive limited instruction in pedagogy. Sessional faculty may feel isolated and strugg...

    Authors: Abigail Grover Snook, Asta B. Schram, Thorarinn Sveinsson and Brett D. Jones

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:349

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    One of the primary goals of simulation-based education is to enable long-term retention of training gains. However, medical literature has poorly contributed to understanding the best timing for repetition of ...

    Authors: Raihei Ansquer, Thomas Mesnier, Farnam Farampour, Denis Oriot and Daniel Aiham Ghazali

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:348

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  14. Content type: Research article

    A patient-centred approach to care is increasingly the mandate for healthcare delivery. There is a need to explore how health professional students develop patient-centred attributes. This study aims to unders...

    Authors: Sheeba Rosewilliam, Vivek Indramohan, Richard Breakwell, Bernard Xian Wei Liew and John Skelton

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:347

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  15. Content type: Research article

    This study sought to examine the awareness/perception of intercultural competence and institutional intercultural inclusiveness among first year students at an Australian medical school over four consecutive y...

    Authors: Bunmi S. Malau-Aduli, Simone Ross and Mary D. Adu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:346

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Poor Quality of Life (QoL) among medical students is associated with an unhealthy lifestyle, psychological distress, and academic failure, which could affect their care for patients in the future. This study a...

    Authors: Husam Malibary, Mohammad M. Zagzoog, Maysaa A. Banjari, Ryan O. Bamashmous and Anoud R. Omer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:344

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Despite the growing importance of eHealth it is not consistently embedded in the curricula of functional exercise and physical therapy education. Insight in barriers and facilitators for embedding eHealth in e...

    Authors: M. M. Wentink, P. C. Siemonsma, L. van Bodegom-Vos, A. J. de Kloet, J. Verhoef, T. P. M. Vliet Vlieland and J. J. L. Meesters

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:343

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  18. Content type: Research article

    There is scant information about the factors that influence the career decisions of anesthesia residents in Turkey. The aim of this study was to determine the preferences of anesthesia residents in Turkey rega...

    Authors: Murat Izgi, Betul Basaran, Aysun Ankay Yilbas, Sennur Uzun, Almıla Gulsun Pamuk and Meral Kanbak

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:342

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Medical education is widely known to be a demanding process that may cause various mental health problems, such as burnout, which can lead to lowered levels of life satisfaction among medical students. Researc...

    Authors: Qinghua Wang, Lie Wang, Meng Shi, Xuelian Li, Rong Liu, Jie Liu, Min Zhu and Huazhang Wu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:341

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Masters-level education is a key pathway of professional development for healthcare practitioners. Whilst there is evidence that Masters-level education leads to career enhancement, it is unclear how the progr...

    Authors: Mohammad Madi, Hayat Hamzeh, Mark Griffiths, Alison Rushton and Nicola R. Heneghan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:340

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Continuing professional development and lifelong learning are crucial to secure safe and good quality healthcare. Lack of motivation has been found to be among the most important barriers for participation in ...

    Authors: Stéphanie M. E. van der Burgt, Rashmi A. Kusurkar, Janneke A. Wilschut, Sharon L. N. M. Tjin A Tsoi, Gerda Croiset and Saskia M. Peerdeman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:339

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Effective doctor-patient communication (DPC) is important to improve the quality of care and treatment outcomes. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a modified DPC training programme designed for...

    Authors: Song Bai, Bin Wu, Zichuan Yao, Xianqing Zhu, Yunzhong Jiang, Qing Chang, Xue Bai and Tong Tong

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:338

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Non-technical skills (NTS) are known to have a positive impact on quality of medical care. The team performance enhancing behaviour, as an example for NTS, is termed “Collective Orientation” (CO). In this stud...

    Authors: Hendrik Eismann, Thomas Palmaers, Svetlozar Tsvetanov, Vera Hagemann and Markus Flentje

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:337

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  24. Content type: Research article

    A curriculum is dynamic entity and hence, metaphorically, can be considered ‘alive’. Curricular diseases may impair its quality and hence its viability. The quality of a curriculum is typically assessed agains...

    Authors: Rehan Ahmed Khan, Annemarie Spruijt, Usman Mahboob and Jeroen J. G. van Merrienboer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:336

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Debriefing is a critical component to promote effective learning during simulation-based training. Traditionally, debriefing is provided only after the end of a scenario. A possible alternative is to debrief s...

    Authors: Patrick Schober, Kay R. J. Kistemaker, Fereshte Sijani, Lothar A. Schwarte, Dick van Groeningen and Ralf Krage

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:334

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Empathy has long been recognized as a fundamental part of the professionalism of doctors and is considered to be both necessary and beneficial to doctor-patient relationships, although empathy is notoriously d...

    Authors: Johanna von Knorring, Olof Semb, Martin Fahlström and Arja Lehti

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:333

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Most residents and faculty in obstetrics and gynecology (Ob/Gyn) are women. However, only a third of Ob/Gyn academic leadership positions are held by women in the United States.

    Authors: Brindha Bavan, Jordan Chavez, Briana Saravanabavanandhan, Jie Li and Shannon MacLaughlan David

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:332

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  28. Content type: Research article

    The maldistribution of the Australian health workforce contributes to restricted accessibility and poorer health outcomes for rural and remote populations, especially Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Aust...

    Authors: Rosalie D. Thackrah and Sandra C. Thompson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:331

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  29. Content type: Research article

    This study was conducted to examine gaps and opportunities for involvement of librarians in medical education and patient care as well as improve the teaching and assessment of Entrustable Professional Activit...

    Authors: Joey Nicholson, Judy M. Spak, Iris Kovar-Gough, Elizabeth R. Lorbeer and Nancy E. Adams

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:330

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  30. Content type: Research article

    There is a growing discontent within the health care industry regarding the state of preparedness of graduates to adequately function in a dynamic work environment. It is therefore required of higher education...

    Authors: Julian David Pillay, Fazila Ally and Nalini Govender

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:329

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Deakin’s Rural Community Clinical School (RCCS) is a Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship (LIC) program in Western Victoria. Students undertake a year-long placement in a rural General Practice, many of which als...

    Authors: Jessica Beattie, Marley Binder, Vivienne Ramsbottom and Lara Fuller

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:328

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Developing cultural responsiveness among physiotherapists is considered essential to promote quality and equity in healthcare provision for our culturally diverse populations. The aim of this study was to eval...

    Authors: Maxine Te, Felicity Blackstock and Lucy Chipchase

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:326

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) individuals experience higher rates of health disparities. These disparities may be driven, in part, by biases of medical providers encountered in he...

    Authors: Matthew Morris, Robert Lyle Cooper, Aramandla Ramesh, Mohammad Tabatabai, Thomas A. Arcury, Marybeth Shinn, Wansoo Im, Paul Juarez and Patricia Matthews-Juarez

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:325

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Practice placements in occupational therapy are fundamental components in developing a student’s professional identity. Various models of placements are available to expose and expand students’ participation i...

    Authors: Anat Golos and Esti Tekuzener

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:324

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  35. Content type: Research article

    The training of neonatal resuscitation is an important part in the clinical teaching of neonatology. This study aimed to identify the educational efficacy of high-fidelity simulation compared with no simulatio...

    Authors: Jichong Huang, Ying Tang, Jun Tang, Jing Shi, Hua Wang, Tao Xiong, Bin Xia, Li Zhang, Yi Qu and Dezhi Mu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:323

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Given the increasing evidence and expansion of integrated care (IC) in healthcare, new IC curricula introduced early in undergraduate medical education (UME) are needed. Building on a pilot IC simulation calle...

    Authors: Samantha Yang, Zarah Chaudhary, Maria Mylopoulos, Rida Hashmi, Yvonne Kwok, Sarah Colman, Thirumagal Yogaparan and Sanjeev Sockalingam

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:322

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Peer evaluation can provide valuable feedback to medical students, and increase student confidence and quality of work. The objective of this systematic review was to examine the utilization, effectiveness, an...

    Authors: Sarah Lerchenfeldt, Misa Mi and Marty Eng

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:321

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  38. Content type: Research article

    The concept of EPAs is increasingly applied to assess trainees’ workplace performance by means of entrustment ratings. OSCEs assess performance in a simulated setting, and it is unclear whether entrustment rat...

    Authors: Ylva Holzhausen, Asja Maaz, Maren März, Victoria Sehy and Harm Peters

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:319

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Difficult surgical procedures may result in a higher mental workload, leading to increased fatigue and subsequent errors. This study was aimed to investigate the effect of repeated simulation training in urete...

    Authors: Takashige Abe, Faizan Dar, Passakorn Amnattrakul, Abdullatif Aydin, Nicholas Raison, Nobuo Shinohara, Muhammad Shamim Khan, Kamran Ahmed and Prokar Dasgupta

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:318

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Professional intrapersonal and interpersonal competences (IICs) form an important part of medical expertise but are given little attention during clinical training. In other professional fields such as psychot...

    Authors: Lisa Lombardo, Jan Ehlers and Gabriele Lutz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:317

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Simulation based learning (SBL) has increased in its use to best equip students for clinical practice. Simulations that mirror the complex realities of clinical practice have the potential to induce a range of...

    Authors: Claudia C. Behrens, Diana H. Dolmans, Gerard J. Gormley and Erik W. Driessen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:316

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  42. Content type: Research article

    The authors’ medical school has adopted an inverted classroom model (ICM) for physiology classes. This study aimed to determine students’ learning styles and investigate the relationship between learning style...

    Authors: Rong Wang and Chuanyong Liu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:315

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  43. Content type: Research article

    We sought to develop a low-fidelity simulation-based curriculum for pediatric residents in Rwanda utilizing either rapid cycle deliberate practice (RCDP) or traditional debriefing, and to determine whether RCD...

    Authors: Samantha L. Rosman, Rosine Nyirasafari, Hippolyte Muhire Bwiza, Christian Umuhoza, Elizabeth A. Camp, Debra L. Weiner and Marideth C. Rus

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:314

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  44. Content type: Research article

    Prior evidence suggests that medical students’ mental health is poor and deteriorates during the course of academic studies. This qualitative study therefore aims to improve our understanding of medical studen...

    Authors: Jeannette Weber, Stefanie Skodda, Thomas Muth, Peter Angerer and Adrian Loerbroks

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:312

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