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  1. Recruitment and retention of competent faculty members are important in maintaining and improving the quality of education and research performance of universities. The aim of the present study was to find out...

    Authors: Maria Shaterjalali, Yousef Gholampoor, Ali Khani Jeihooni, Yaser Mansoori, Reza Homayounfar, Elham Ehrampoush and Shahnaz Karimi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:24

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The study aims to evaluate the perceptions of pediatric residents under the night float (NF) on-call system and its impact on well-being, education, and patient safety compared with the traditional 24-h on-cal...

    Authors: Fahad Alsohime, Hamad Alkhalaf, Hissah Almuzini, Malak Alyahya, Reema Allhidan, Ghadeer Assiry, Munirah AlSalman, Walaa Alshuaibi, Mohamad-Hani Temsah, Abdullah Alakeel and Ayman Aleyadhy

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:23

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Assessing competencies or program learning outcomes in educational programs is often a leadership challenge. This case study reports medical education program’s efforts to document undergraduate competency att...

    Authors: Lawrence Fulton, Cristian Lieneck, Zo Ramamonjiarivelo, Clemens Scott Kruse and Matthew S. Brooks

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:21

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) faces a severe shortage of Obstetrician Gynaecologists (OBGYNs). While the Lancet Commission for Global Surgery recommends 20 OBGYNs per 100,000 population, Botswana has only 40 OBGYNs...

    Authors: R. Luckett, M. Nassali, T. Melese, B. Moreri-Ntshabele, T. Moloi, G. J. Hofmeyr, K. Chobanga, J. Masunge, J. Makhema, M. Pollard, H. A. Ricciotti, D. Ramogola-Masire and L. Bazzett-Matabele

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:19

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Tooth decay and periodontitis are among the most prevalent dental diseases globally with adverse effects on an individual’s general health. Recently the prevalence of dental caries has decreased significantly,...

    Authors: Bahram Armoon, Mohsen Yazdanian, Peter Higgs and Hormoz Sanaei Nasab

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:17

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has necessitated a sudden transition to remote learning in medical schools. We aimed to assess perceptions of remote learning among pre-clinical medical student...

    Authors: Bita Shahrvini, Sally L. Baxter, Charles S. Coffey, Bridget V. MacDonald and Lina Lander

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:13

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Credentialing assessment for overseas-educated optometrists seeking registration in Australia and New Zealand is administered by the Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand. The aim was to review the va...

    Authors: S. Backhouse, N. G. Chiavaroli, K. L. Schmid, T. McKenzie, A. L. Cochrane, G. Phillips and I. Jalbert

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:11

    Content type: Research article

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  8. To be in alignment with the increasing diversity in the patient population, ethnic minorities should have appropriate representation in health care professions. Medical students from ethnic minorities therefor...

    Authors: Ulviye Isik, Anouk Wouters, Gerda Croiset and Rashmi A. Kusurkar

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:6

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Makerere University implemented a One Health Institute (OHI) in 2016 involving undergraduate students selected from different disciplines. The students were first taken through theoretical principles of One He...

    Authors: Esther Buregyeya, Edwinah Atusingwize, Peninah Nsamba, Christine Nalwadda, Jimmy Osuret, Patrick Kalibala, Ronald Nuwamanya, Samuel Okech, Tonny Ssekamatte, Sarah Nitumusiima, Timothy Wakabi, Winnie Bikaako, Agnes Yawe, Irene Naigaga, Juvenal Kagarama, John David Kabasa…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:5

    Content type: Research article

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  10. One in three women in the United Kingdom (UK) will have an abortion before age 45, making abortion provision an essential aspect of reproductive healthcare. Despite this, abortion remains ethically contested a...

    Authors: Pollyanna Cohen, Jonathan Mayhew, Faye Gishen, Henry W. W. Potts, Patricia A. Lohr and Jayne Kavanagh

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:4

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Interdisciplinary research teams can increase productivity among academic researchers, yet many junior investigators do not have the training or financial resources to build productive teams. We developed and ...

    Authors: Marie Bragg, Joshua Arshonsky, Yrvane Pageot, Margaret Eby, Carolyn M. Tucker, Shonna Yin, Emily Goldmann and Melanie Jay

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:3

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Providing medical students with opportunities for research experience is challenging for medical schools in developing countries. The Research Training Program (RTP), which is carried out in Ege University Fac...

    Authors: Zeliha Öcek, Hilal Batı, Ebru Demirel Sezer, Özge Altun Köroğlu, Özlem Yılmaz, Nilüfer Demiral Yılmaz and Aliye Mandıracıoğlu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:2

    Content type: Research article

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  13. The re-introduction of medical students into healthcare systems struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic raises concerns as to whether they will be supported when confronted with death and dying patients in resou...

    Authors: Chong Yao Ho, Cheryl Shumin Kow, Chin Howe Joshua Chia, Jia Ying Low, Yong Hao Melvin Lai, Sarah-Kei Lauw, Ashley Ern Hui How, Lorraine Hui En Tan, Xin Ling Lisa Ngiam, Natalie Pei Xin Chan, Tze Yin Joshua Kuek, Nur Haidah Ahmad Kamal, Jeng Long Chia, Ahmad Bin Hanifah Marican Abdurrahman, Min Chiam, Yun Ting Ong…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:516

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Non-technical skills such as leadership, communication, or situation awareness should lead to effective teamwork in a crisis. This study aimed to analyse the role of these skills in the emotional response of h...

    Authors: Anna Beneria, Mireia Arnedo, Sofia Contreras, Marco Pérez-Carrasco, Itziar Garcia-Ruiz, Mónica Rodríguez-Carballeira, Joaquim Raduà and Jordi Bañeras Rius

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:515

    Content type: Research article

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  15. The COVID-19 pandemic lockdown precluded face-to-face final Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCE) in the UK.

    Authors: J. G. Boyle, I. Colquhoun, Z. Noonan, S. McDowall, M. R. Walters and JP. Leach

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:514

    Content type: Correspondence

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  16. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Mahmoud Al-Balas, Hasan Ibrahim Al-Balas, Hatim M. Jaber, Khaled Obeidat, Hamzeh Al-Balas, Emad A. Aborajooh, Raed Al-Taher and Bayan Al-Balas

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:513

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2020 20:341

  17. Ultrasound education is propagated already during medical school due to its diagnostic importance. Courses are usually supervised by experienced faculty staff (FS) with patient bedside examinations or students...

    Authors: Christine Eimer, Max Duschek, Andreas Emanuel Jung, Günther Zick, Amke Caliebe, Matthias Lindner, Norbert Weiler and Gunnar Elke

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:512

    Content type: Research article

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  18. The transition from upper secondary to higher education and from higher education to professional practice requires that students adapt to new literacy practices, academic and professional. However, there is a...

    Authors: Viveca Lindberg, Sofia Louca Jounger, Maria Christidis and Nikolaos Christidis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:511

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Cost-effective methods to facilitate practical medical education are in high demand and the “mixed-reality” (MR) technology seems suitable to provide students with instructions when learning a new practical ta...

    Authors: D. S. Schoeb, J. Schwarz, S. Hein, D. Schlager, P. F. Pohlmann, A. Frankenschmidt, C. Gratzke and A. Miernik

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:510

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Curricular integration represents collaborations between disciplines to establish a coherent curriculum and has become the dominant recommendation for medical education in the second half of the twentieth cent...

    Authors: Marjo Wijnen-Meijer, Sjoukje van den Broek, Franciska Koens and Olle ten Cate

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:509

    Content type: Review

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  21. The reaction time (RT) is “the time taken for the appearance of rapid voluntary reaction by an individual following a stimulus, either auditory or visual” and the Critical Flickering Fusion Frequency (CFFF) is “t...

    Authors: Archana Prabu Kumar, Abirami Omprakash, Maheshkumar Kuppusamy, Maruthy K.N., Sathiyasekaran B.W.C., Vijayaraghavan P.V. and Padmavathi Ramaswamy

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:507

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Situational judgment tests (SJTs) are used in health sciences education to measure examinee knowledge using case-based scenarios. Despite their popularity, there is a significant gap in the validity research o...

    Authors: Michael D. Wolcott, Nikki G. Lobczowski, Jacqueline M. Zeeman and Jacqueline E. McLaughlin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:506

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Extant literature reveals that medical students suffer from various mental health problems in the process of learning medicine. However, there are few studies evaluating the implementation of a mental health e...

    Authors: Qinghua Wang and Tianjiao Du

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:505

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Fostering professional behaviour has become increasingly important in medical education and non-traditional approaches to assessment of professionalism may offer a more holistic representation of students’ pro...

    Authors: Vernon R. Curran, Nicholas A. Fairbridge and Diana Deacon

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:504

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Gender discrimination (GD) and sexual harassment (SH) occur at all academic institutions worldwide. Medical students report high prevalence of GD and SH, which may negatively affect their education and health....

    Authors: Marta A. Kisiel, Sofia Kühner, Karin Stolare, Erik Lampa, Martin Wohlin, Nina Johnston and Anna Rask-Andersen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:503

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Continuing professional development (CPD) continues to gain acceptance as a model for health care professionals to engage in lifelong learning (LLL). Many pharmacy schools have not adopted yet specific program...

    Authors: Sarah Khamis, Abdikarim Mohamed Abdi and Bilgen Basgut

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:502

    Content type: Research article

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  27. An increase in the number of medical disputes and violence against doctors indicates a lack of trust in the medical profession by society in Chinese public hospitals. Empirical evidence confirms that one cause...

    Authors: Zhanming Liang, Min Xu, Guowei Liu, Yongli Zhou and Peter F Howard

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:501

    Content type: Research article

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  28. With funding from the United States Health Resources Service Administration (HRSA), a consortium of health professional training institutions from Africa developed HIV-specific, interprofessional, team-based e...

    Authors: E. Kiguli-Malwadde, J. Z. Budak, E. Chilemba, F. Semitala, D. Von Zinkernagel, M. Mosepele, H. Conradie, J. Khanyola, C. Haruruvizhe, S. Martin, A. Kazembe, M. De Villiers and M. J. A. Reid

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:499

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Faculty development is important for advancing teaching practice in health professions education. However, little is known regarding how faculty development outcomes are achieved and how change in practice may...

    Authors: Agnes Elmberger, Erik Björck, Juha Nieminen, Matilda Liljedahl and Klara Bolander Laksov

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:497

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Emotional intelligence (EI) is thought to play a significant role in professional and academic success. EI is important for medical personnel to cope with highly stressful circumstances during clinical and aca...

    Authors: Priyanga Ranasinghe, Vidarsha Senadeera, Nishadi Gamage, Miyuru Ferrari Weerarathna and Gominda Ponnamperuma

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:496

    Content type: Research article

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  31. The objective of this study was to determine the advising and emergency medicine (EM) residency selection practices for special population applicant groups for whom traditional advice may not apply.

    Authors: Alexis E. Pelletier-Bui, Caitlin Schrepel, Liza Smith, Xiao Chi Zhang, Adam Kellogg, Mary Ann Edens, Christopher W. Jones and Emily Hillman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:495

    Content type: Research article

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  32. PASS is a peer-led structured academic mentoring program designed to provide academic assistance for new students in their transition from college to university studies and also for students struggling in cert...

    Authors: Mohd Syameer Firdaus Mohd Shafiaai, Amudha Kadirvelu and Narendra Pamidi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:494

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Consistent formative feedback is cornerstone to competency-by-design programs and evidence-based approaches to teaching and learning processes. There has been no published research investigating feedback from ...

    Authors: Krista C. Ritchie, Ana Sjaus, Allana Munro and Ronald B. George

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:493

    Content type: Research article

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  34. With increased student numbers in the Sydney Medical Program, and concerns regarding standardisation across cohorts, student satisfaction of the problem-based learning (PBL) model had decreased in recent years...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Jane Bleasel, John Hickson, Ceren Guler, Eszter Kalman and Inam Haq

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:492

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Verbal and non-verbal communication, as well as empathy are central to patient-doctor interactions and have been associated with patients’ satisfaction. Non-verbal communication tends to override verbal messag...

    Authors: Cristina Bagacean, Ianis Cousin, Anne-Helene Ubertini, Mohamed El Yacoubi El Idrissi, Anne Bordron, Lolita Mercadie, Leonor Canales Garcia, Jean-Christophe Ianotto, Philine De Vries and Christian Berthou

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:491

    Content type: Research article

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  36. A structured approach is critical to the success of any small group teaching session; preparation and planning are key elements in ensuring the session is systematic and effective. Learning activities guide an...

    Authors: Christie van Diggele, Annette Burgess and Craig Mellis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):462

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 20 Supplement 2

  37. Team-based learning (TBL) provides an active, structured form of small group learning, that can be applied to large classes. Student accountability is achieved through the specific steps of TBL, including pre-...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Christie van Diggele, Chris Roberts and Craig Mellis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):461

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 20 Supplement 2

  38. Provision of feedback forms an integral part of the learning process. Receipt of feedback enriches the learning experience, and helps to narrow the gap between actual and desired performance. Effective feedbac...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Christie van Diggele, Chris Roberts and Craig Mellis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):460

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 20 Supplement 2

  39. Clinical handover is one of the most critical steps in a patient’s journey and is a core skill that needs to be taught to health professional students and junior clinicians. Performed well, clinical handover s...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Christie van Diggele, Chris Roberts and Craig Mellis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):459

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 20 Supplement 2

  40. The teaching of procedural skills required for clinical practice remains an ongoing challenge in healthcare education. Health professionals must be competent to perform a wide range of clinical skills, and are...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Christie van Diggele, Chris Roberts and Craig Mellis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):458

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 20 Supplement 2

  41. There is now good evidence that small group teaching provides a fruitful academic environment, which optimises learning, particularly in the healthcare setting, and especially when compared to lectures. An ind...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Christie van Diggele, Chris Roberts and Craig Mellis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):457

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 20 Supplement 2

  42. Interprofessional education (IPE) is a critical approach for preparing students to enter the health workforce, where teamwork and collaboration are important competencies. IPE has been promoted by a number of ...

    Authors: Christie van Diggele, Chris Roberts, Annette Burgess and Craig Mellis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):455

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 20 Supplement 2

  43. Skills in supervision, teaching, facilitation, assessment and feedback, leadership and interprofessional teamwork are required graduate attributes for health professionals. Despite this, the opportunity for le...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Christie van Diggele, Chris Roberts and Craig Mellis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):454

    Content type: Introduction

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 20 Supplement 2

  44. Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) is well accepted as an educational method within health professional education, involving a process of socialisation among students. PAL activities provide a framework whereby stud...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Christie van Diggele, Chris Roberts and Craig Mellis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):453

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 20 Supplement 2

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