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  1. Reflection, the ability to examine critically one’s own learning and functioning, is considered important for ‘the good doctor’. The Groningen Reflection Ability Scale (GRAS) is an instrument measuring student...

    Authors: Nina Bjerre Andersen, Lotte O’Neill, Lise Kirstine Gormsen, Line Hvidberg and Anne Mette Morcke
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:214
  2. Competency-based medical education increasingly recognizes the importance of observation, feedback, and reflection for trainee development. Although bedside rounds provide opportunities for authentic workplace...

    Authors: Jed D Gonzalo, Brian S Heist, Briar L Duffy, Liselotte Dyrbye, Mark J Fagan, Gary Ferenchick, Heather Harrell, Paul A Hemmer, Walter N Kernan, Jennifer R Kogan, Colleen Rafferty, Raymond Wong and Michael D Elnicki
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:212
  3. In a professional learner-centered(ness) educational environment, communication and alignment of expectations about teaching are indispensable. Professional education of residents could benefit from an analysi...

    Authors: Thea ACM van Roermund, Henk G Mokkink, Ben JAM Bottema, Chris van Weel and Albert JJA Scherpbier
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:211
  4. Three reports in 2013 about healthcare and patient safety in the UK, namely Berwick, Francis and Keogh have highlighted the need for junior doctors’ views about their training experience to be heard. In the UK...

    Authors: David Wall, Helen Goodyear, Baldev Singh, Andrew Whitehouse, Elizabeth Hughes and Jonathan Howes
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:210
  5. Health knowledge develops fast and includes a lot of ambiguous or tentative information. In their daily routine, both health care students and professionals continuously have to make judgments about the viabil...

    Authors: Martina Bientzle, Ulrike Cress and Joachim Kimmerle
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:208
  6. This study evaluates the outcomes of cross-cultural mental health training given to professionals in health care and refugee reception in Stockholm, Sweden.

    Authors: Sofie Bäärnhielm, Ann-Sofie Edlund, Michael Ioannou and Marie Dahlin
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:207
  7. At most medical schools the components required to conduct a consultation, medical knowledge, communication, clinical reasoning and physical examination skills, are trained separately. Afterwards, all the know...

    Authors: Leen Aper, Jan Reniers, Anselme Derese and Wemke Veldhuijzen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:206
  8. Faculty productivity is essential for academic medical centers striving to achieve excellence and national recognition. The objective of this study was to evaluate whether and how academic Departments of Medic...

    Authors: Victor F Kairouz, Dany Raad, John Fudyma, Anne B Curtis, Holger J Schünemann and Elie A Akl
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:205
  9. The MRCP(UK) exam, in 2008 and 2010, changed the standard-setting of its Part 1 and Part 2 examinations from a hybrid Angoff/Hofstee method to statistical equating using Item Response Theory, the reference gro...

    Authors: IC McManus, Liliana Chis, Ray Fox, Derek Waller and Peter Tang
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:204
  10. Teachers play an important role in seminars as facilitators and content experts. However, contextual factors like students’ preparation, group size, group interaction, and content appear to influence their per...

    Authors: Annemarie Spruijt, Jimmie Leppink, Ineke Wolfhagen, Albert Scherpbier, Peter van Beukelen and Debbie Jaarsma
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:203
  11. The National Institutes of Health has recognized a compelling need to train highly qualified individuals and promote diversity in the biomedical/clinical sciences research workforce. In response, we have devel...

    Authors: Elahé T Crockett
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:202
  12. In 2010, the Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia (FMOH) has developed standard Basic Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care (BEmONC) in-service training curricula to respond to the high demand for competency...

    Authors: Alemnesh H Mirkuzie, Mitike Molla Sisay and Mulu Muleta Bedane
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:201
  13. Selection committees try to ascertain that motivated students are selected for medical school. Self-determination theory stresses that the type of motivation is more important than the quantity of motivation. ...

    Authors: Anouk Wouters, Anneke H Bakker, Inge J van Wijk, Gerda Croiset and Rashmi A Kusurkar
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:200
  14. Many medical schools state that empathy is important and have curricular learning outcomes covering its teaching. It is thought to be useful in team-working, good bedside manner, patient perspective taking, an...

    Authors: Barry Wright, Jean McKendree, Lewys Morgan, Victoria L Allgar and Andrew Brown
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:199
  15. Little is known about the technical adequacy of portfolios in reporting multiple complex academic and performance-based assessments. We explored, first, the influencing factors on the precision of scoring with...

    Authors: Chris Roberts, Narelle Shadbolt, Tyler Clark and Phillip Simpson
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:197
  16. The development and maintenance of students’ professional behaviour and attitude is of increasing importance in medical education. Unprofessional behaviour in doctors has the potential to jeopardise patient sa...

    Authors: Janet Yates
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:196
  17. Since July 2010, new reporting requirements have applied to registered Australian health practitioners who have a reasonable belief that a practitioner or student (of any registered discipline) is exhibiting “...

    Authors: Pamela Claire Snow, Pamela Jane Harvey and Kylie Lynette Cocking
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:195
  18. Allied health professionals play a critical role in enhancing health outcomes in primary and tertiary settings. Issues affecting the recruitment and retention of allied health workers in rural and remote areas...

    Authors: Wendy H Ducat, Vanessa Burge and Saravana Kumar
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:194
  19. Clinical reasoning (CR) is a core capability for health practitioners. Assessing CR requires a suite of tools to encompass a wide scope of contexts and cognitive abilities. The aim of this project was to devel...

    Authors: Paul Orrock, Sandra Grace, Brett Vaughan and Rosanne Coutts
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:193
  20. Any curriculum change is essentially an environmental change; therefore there is a need to assess the impact of any change in the curriculum on the students’ perception of the Educational Environment (EE) and ...

    Authors: Eiad Abdelmohsen AlFaris, Naghma Naeem, Farhana Irfan, Riaz Qureshi and Cees van der Vleuten
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:192
  21. There is an increasing prevalence of diabetes. Doctors in training, irrespective of specialty, will have patients with diabetes under their care. The aim of this further evaluation of the TOPDOC Diabetes Study...

    Authors: Christopher J Smith, Jyothis T George, David Warriner, David J McGrane, Kavithia S Rozario, Hermione C Price, Emma G Wilmot, Partha Kar, Irene M Stratton, Edward B Jude and Gerard A McKay
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:191
  22. The Pediatric Nutrition Series (PNS) consists of ten online, interactive modules and supplementary educational materials that have utilized web-based multimedia technologies to offer nutrition education for pe...

    Authors: Kadriye O Lewis, Graeme R Frank, Rollin Nagel, Teri L Turner, Cynthia L Ferrell, Shilpa G Sangvai, Rajesh Donthi and John D Mahan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:190
  23. Teaching physiology, a complex and constantly evolving subject, is not a simple task. A considerable body of knowledge about cognitive processes and teaching and learning methods has accumulated over the years...

    Authors: Flávio Moura Rezende-Filho, Lucas José Sá da Fonseca, Valéria Nunes-Souza, Glaucevane da Silva Guedes and Luiza Antas Rabelo
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:189
  24. Art -based interventions are widely used in medical education. However, data on the potential effects of art-based interventions on medical students have been limited to small qualitative studies on students’ ...

    Authors: Mordechai Muszkat, Orly Barak, Gadi Lalazar, Bracha Mazal, Ronen Schneider, Irit Mor-Yosef Levi, Matan J Cohen, Laura Canetti, Arie Ben Yehuda and Yaakov Naparstek
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:188
  25. Clinical training in low-income countries has become increasingly popular among pre-licensure trainees from high-income countries. The Working Group on Ethics Guidelines for Global Health Training (“WEIGHT Gui...

    Authors: Puja Ahluwalia, Debra Cameron, Lynn Cockburn, Lynn Ellwood, Brenda Mori and Stephanie A Nixon
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:187
  26. Clinical guidelines for type 2 diabetes are a resource for providers to manage their patients and may help highlight specific areas in need of further education and training. We sought to determine how often g...

    Authors: Mark D Corriere, Laura B Minang, Stephen D Sisson, Frederick L Brancati and Rita Rastogi Kalyani
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:186
  27. Resuscitation is a life-saving measure usually instructed in simulation sessions. Small-group teaching is effective. However, feasible group sizes for resuscitation classes are unknown. We investigated the imp...

    Authors: Moritz Mahling, Alexander Münch, Sebastian Schenk, Stephan Volkert, Andreas Rein, Uwe Teichner, Pascal Piontek, Leopold Haffner, Daniel Heine, Andreas Manger, Jörg Reutershan, Peter Rosenberger, Anne Herrmann-Werner, Stephan Zipfel and Nora Celebi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:185
  28. Despite significant differences in terms of medical training and health care context, the phenomenon of medical students’ declining interest in family medicine has been well documented in North America and in ...

    Authors: Charo Rodríguez, Teresa Pawlikowska, Francois-Xavier Schweyer, Sofia López-Roig, Emmanuelle Bélanger, Jane Burns, Sandrine Hugé, Maria Ángeles Pastor-Mira, Pierre-Paul Tellier, Sarah Spencer, Laure Fiquet and Inmaculada Pereiró-Berenguer
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:184
  29. The aim of this project was to explore the process of change in a busy community dental clinic following a team development intervention designed to improve the management of student supervision during clinica...

    Authors: Maree O’Keefe, Victoria Wade, Sue McAllister, Ieva Stupans, Jennifer Miller, Teresa Burgess, Amanda LeCouteur and Linda Starr
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:182
  30. In 2013, a cohort of public health students participated in a ‘flipped’ Environmental and Occupational Health course. Content for the course was delivered through and active learning activities we...

    Authors: Lindsay P Galway, Kitty K Corbett, Timothy K Takaro, Kate Tairyan and Erica Frank
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:181
  31. Global medical workforce requirements highlight the need for effective workforce planning, with the overall aims being to alleviate doctor shortages and prevent maldistribution. The Medical Schools Outcomes Da...

    Authors: Baldeep Kaur, Angela Carberry, Nathaniel Hogan, Don Roberton and Justin Beilby
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:180
  32. Many instruments for evaluating clinical teaching have been developed but almost all in Western countries. None of these instruments have been validated for the Asian culture, and a literature search yielded n...

    Authors: Makoto Kikukawa, Renee E Stalmeijer, Sei Emura, Sue Roff and Albert JJA Scherpbier
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:179
  33. Accreditation of education is very important for maintaining and improving education quality. With the development of modern dental education, more and more attention is being paid to accreditation of dental e...

    Authors: Jingyi Yang, Ying Zhang, Xiaolong Ye, Cheng Xie, Xv Ge, Fan Lu, Qing Yu and Hantang Sun
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:178
  34. Growing numbers of non-medical health professionals are attaining prescribing rights through post-registration non-medical prescribing (NMP) courses in the UK. However, not all implement prescribing post-quali...

    Authors: Dianne Bowskill, Oonagh Meade and Joanne S Lymn
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:177
  35. Cultural diversity among patients presents specific challenges to physicians. Therefore, cultural diversity training is needed in medical education. In cases where strategic curriculum documents form the basis...

    Authors: Emma Paternotte, Joanne PI Fokkema, Karsten A van Loon, Sandra van Dulmen and Fedde Scheele
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:176
  36. Perinatal mortality and morbidity in the Netherlands is relatively high compared to other European countries. Our country has a unique system with an independent primary care providing care to low-risk pregnan...

    Authors: Franyke R Banga, Sophie E M Truijens, Annemarie F Fransen, Jeanne P Dieleman, Pieter J van Runnard Heimel and Guid S Oei
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:175
  37. As Family Medicine programs across Canada are transitioning into a competency-based curriculum, medical students and clinical teachers are increasingly incorporating tablet computers in their work and educatio...

    Authors: Douglas Archibald, Colla J Macdonald, Judith Plante, Rebecca J Hogue and Javier Fiallos
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:174
  38. Scholars of nursing practices have claimed practical knowledge is source of knowledge in its own right, nevertheless we know little about this knowledge associated with day-to-day practice. The purpose of this st...

    Authors: María Sagrario Acebedo-Urdiales, José Luis Medina-Noya and Carme Ferré-Grau
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:173
  39. To investigate the relationship between sexual orientation and gender identity in regard to levels of depression; levels of perceived social support; comfort with disclosure of orientation; and the lesbian, ga...

    Authors: Jessica Lapinski and Patricia Sexton
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:171
  40. Little is known about the ways in which nursing and medical students perceive and understand their roles in interprofessional teamwork. A 2010 report by the World Health Organization highlights the importance ...

    Authors: Ingunn Aase, Britt Sæthre Hansen and Karina Aase
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:170
  41. Entry into specialty training was determined by a National Assessment Centre (NAC) approach using a combination of a behavioural Multiple-Mini-Interview (MMI) and a written Situational Judgement Test (SJT). We...

    Authors: Chris Roberts, Tyler Clark, Annette Burgess, Michael Frommer, Marcia Grant and Karyn Mossman
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:169
  42. Medical students often learn the skills necessary to perform a central venous catheterization in the operating room after simulator training. We examined the performance of central venous catheterization by me...

    Authors: Anne Chao, Chia-Hsin Lai, Kuang-Cheng Chan, Chi-Chuan Yeh, Hui-Ming Yeh, Shou-Zen Fan and Wei-Zen Sun
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:168
  43. General Practitioner (GP) Supervisors have a key yet poorly defined role in promoting the cultural competence of GP Registrars who provide healthcare to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people during thei...

    Authors: Penelope Abbott, Jennifer Reath, Elaine Gordon, Darshana Dave, Chris Harnden, Wendy Hu, Emma Kozianski and Cris Carriage
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:167
  44. Countries with expansive rural regions often experience an unequal distribution of physicians between rural and urban communities. A growing body of evidence suggests that the exposure to positive rural learni...

    Authors: Douglas L Myhre, Paul Adamiak, Nathan Turley, Ron Spice and Wayne Woloschuk
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:166
  45. Reflective practice is a desirable trait in physicians, yet there is little information about how it is taught to or learned by medical students. The purpose of this study was to determine whether an online Ev...

    Authors: Linda Orkin Lewin, Nancy J Robert, John Raczek, Carol Carraccio and Patricia J Hicks
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:164

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