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  1. Neurosurgery represents one of the most challenging and delicate of any surgical procedure. Skull base tumors in particular oftentimes present as a very technically difficult procedures in the setting of neuro...

    Authors: Xuefei Shao, Quan Yuan, Daqing Qian, Zheng Ye, Gao Chen, Kang le Zhuang, Xiaochun Jiang, Yuelong Jin and Di Qiang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:3

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Attainment gaps for students with disabilities have been noted in pre-registration physiotherapy courses in the UK. Previous research suggests disclosure, lack of staff knowledge and poor communication between...

    Authors: M. Norris, J. Hammond, A. Williams and S. Walker

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 20:2

    Content type: Research article

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  3. This paper seeks to contribute to a reputable evidence base for required competencies across different topics in statistics and probability (statistical topics) in preparing medical graduates for clinical prac...

    Authors: Margaret MacDougall, Helen S. Cameron and Simon R. J. Maxwell

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 20:1

    Content type: Research article

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  4. The ICAP framework based on cognitive science posits four modes of cognitive engagement: Interactive, Constructive, Active, and Passive. Focusing on the wide applicability of discussion as interactive engageme...

    Authors: Jaeseo Lim, Hyunwoong Ko, Ji Won Yang, Songeui Kim, Seunghee Lee, Myung-Sun Chun, Jungjoon Ihm and Jooyong Park

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:477

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Levels of physical activity and happiness may impact the health and performance of future doctors. The specific relationship between physical activity and happiness among first year medical students is unclear...

    Authors: Joshua J. Fisher, Daphne Kaitelidou and George Samoutis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:475

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Musculoskeletal point of care ultrasound (MSK POCUS) has many uses for orthopaedic surgeons, but orthopaedic trainees are rarely exposed to this modality. The purpose of this project was to assess the usefulne...

    Authors: Samuel Larrivée, Robyn Rodger, Patricia Larouche, Jeff Leiter, Tomislav Jelic and Peter MacDonald

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:474

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Resilience refers to the ability to be flexible and adaptive in response to challenges. Medical students in clerkship who are transitioning from medical studies to clinical practice face a variety of workplace...

    Authors: Yung Kai Lin, Chia-Der Lin, Blossom Yen-Ju Lin and Der-Yuan Chen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:473

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Resistance to change is customary and is expected in any organization. However, most of the downsides of change can be avoided if the organization/individual prepares for the change by acknowledging guided str...

    Authors: Yajnavalka Banerjee, Christopher Tuffnell and Rania Alkhadragy

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:472

    Content type: Debate

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  9. Several studies have warned about the diminishing physician-scientist breed. Limited studies, however, have attempted to assess what factors (if any) enhanced or hindered the experience of trainee physician-sc...

    Authors: Yassar Alamri, Kate Magner and Tim J. Wilkinson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:471

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Following publication of the original article [1], the author notified us about incorrectly formatted of Table 2 and Table 3.

    Authors: Julia Hoffmann, Julia Günther, Kristina Geyer, Lynne Stecher, Kathrin Rauh, Julia Kunath, Dorothy Meyer, Christina Sitzberger, Monika Spies, Eva Rosenfeld, Luzia Kick, Renate Oberhoffer and Hans Hauner

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:470

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2019 19:414

  11. The national ranking examination (NRE) marks the end of the second cycle (6th university year) of French medical studies and ranks students allowing them to choose their specialty and city of residency. We stu...

    Authors: Martin Lhuaire, Moustapha Dramé, Mikael Hivelin, Thomas Levasseur, Quentin Maestraggi, Vincent Hunsinger, Peter Abrahams, Laurent Lantieri and Daniele Sommacale

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:469

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Soon after Bhutan’s first medical university was established in 2012, Faculty Development Programmes (FDPs) were adopted for efficient delivery of postgraduate medical curriculum. Medical education was an addi...

    Authors: Karma Tenzin, Thinley Dorji, Tshering Choeda and Krit Pongpirul

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:468

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Although numeracy, defined as understanding and handling numbers, is an important skill for the medical profession, it is not clear whether it changes during graduate medical education and whether it can be im...

    Authors: Ivan Buljan, Ružica Tokalić, Matko Marušić and Ana Marušić

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:467

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Video review processes for evaluation and coaching are often incorporated into medical education as a means to accurately capture physician-patient interactions. Compared to direct observation they offer the a...

    Authors: Kendall Ho, Christopher Yao, Helen Novak Lauscher, Barry E. Koehler, Kamran Shojania, Shahin Jamal, David Collins, Raheem Kherani, Graydon Meneilly and Kevin Eva

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:466

    Content type: Research article

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  15. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education requires each residency program to have a Program Evaluation Committee (PEC) but does not specify how the PEC should be designed. We sought to develop a...

    Authors: Amy R. Schwartz, Mark D. Siegel and Alfred Ian Lee

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:465

    Content type: Research article

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  16. To assess the self-perceived competencies in diagnosing and treating patients with mental health disorders, among recently graduated general practitioners (GPs) from Lima, Peru.

    Authors: Jessica Hanae Zafra-Tanaka, Kevin Pacheco-Barrios, Fiorella Inga-Berrospi and Alvaro Taype-Rondan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:464

    Content type: Research article

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  17. The Australian Physiotherapy Council mandates that physiotherapy clinical education be sufficient to produce graduates who are competent to practice across the lifespan. Due to a lack of opportunities for paed...

    Authors: Judith Hough, Daniel Levan, Michael Steele, Kristine Kelly and Megan Dalton

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:463

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Educational leaders have been pointed out as being important for quality of medical education. However, their actual influence on the education can be limited. At the postgraduate level, educational leadership...

    Authors: Hanna Wijk, Sari Ponzer, Hans Järnbert-Pettersson, Lars Kihlström and Jonas Nordquist

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:462

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Frequent and repeated visits from patients with mental illness or free medical care recipients may elicit physicians’ negative emotions and influence their clinical decision making. This study investigated the...

    Authors: Yosuke Yamauchi, Takashi Shiga, Kiyoshi Shikino, Takahiro Uechi, Yasuaki Koyama, Nobuhiko Shimozawa, Eiji Hiraoka, Hiraku Funakoshi, Michiko Mizobe, Takahiro Imaizumi and Masatomi Ikusaka

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:461

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Medical education must adapt to different health care contexts, including digitalized health care systems and a digital generation of students in a hyper-connected world. The aims of this study are to identify...

    Authors: Eui-Ryoung Han, Sanghee Yeo, Min-Jeong Kim, Young-Hee Lee, Kwi-Hwa Park and Hyerin Roh

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:460

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Physicians-in-training (residents) are typically the primary educators for medical students during clinical clerkships. However, residents are not formally trained to teach or to assess their teaching. The aim...

    Authors: Yacob Habboush, Alexis Stoner, Claribel Torres and Sary Beidas

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:459

    Content type: Research article

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  22. This study investigated employers’ perspectives on the impact of a supervised practice program (SPP), guided by international accreditation standards on the skill development and potential employability of die...

    Authors: Hiba Bawadi, Ghadir Fakhri Al-Jayyousi, Xiangyun Du, Vijay Ganji, Abdelhamid Kerkadi, Joyce Moawad and Taghreed Abunada

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:458

    Content type: Research article

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  23. The Collaboration of Practitioners and Researchers Seminar Series is student-led program comprised of seminars delivered jointly by medical and graduate students on a topic in medicine of mutual interest to an...

    Authors: Charles Yin, Alexander J. Moszcyznski, Jessica N. Blom, Tristan P. E. Johnson and Douglas L. Jones

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:457

    Content type: Correspondence

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  24. Case-based learning (CBL) is a highly interactive instructional format widely used in medical education. One goal of CBL is to integrate basic biomedical knowledge and its application to concrete patient cases...

    Authors: Martin Gartmeier, Theresa Pfurtscheller, Alexander Hapfelmeier, Marc Grünewald, Janina Häusler, Tina Seidel and Pascal O. Berberat

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:455

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Computerized virtual patients (VP) have spread into many areas of healthcare delivery and medical education. They provide various advantages like flexibility in pace and space of learning, a high degree of tea...

    Authors: Lukas B. Seifert, Octavian Socolan, Robert Sader, Miriam Rüsseler and Jasmina Sterz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:454

    Content type: Research article

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  26. A national pre-registration pharmacist training recruitment scheme, which replaces local recruitment models, was introduced in England and Wales in 2017. The national recruitment system allows pharmacy student...

    Authors: Laura McEwen-Smith, Malcolm James Price, Gail Fleming, Tim Swanwick, Christine Hirsch, Asma Yahyouche, Jonathan Ward, Sharon Buckley, Atif Shamim and Vibhu Paudyal

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:453

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Proper basic life support (BLS) is key in improving the survival of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. BLS skills deteriorate in three to 6 months after training. One method to improve skill retention may be usin...

    Authors: Enikő Kovács, Zsigmond Máté Jenei, Katalin Csordás, Gábor Fritúz, Balázs Hauser, V. Anna Gyarmathy, Endre Zima and János Gál

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:452

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Existing studies have explored many aspects of medical students’ experiences of patient death and propose the importance of faculty support for coping. However, UK-based literature on this subject and research...

    Authors: Travuth Trivate, Ashley A Dennis, Sarah Sholl and Tracey Wilkinson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:451

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Even in anonymous evaluations of a postgraduate medical education (PGME) program, residents may be reluctant to provide an honest evaluation of their PGME program, because they fear embarrassment or repercussi...

    Authors: Paul L. P. Brand, H. Jeroen Rosingh, Maarten A. C. Meijssen, Ingrid M. Nijholt, Saskia Dünnwald, Jelle Prins and Johanna Schönrock-Adema

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:450

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Scientometric studies are one of the most important and useful tools to assess the research performance and knowledge impact of researchers. The aim of this study was to map out the scientific performance of t...

    Authors: Homayoun Sadeghi-Bazargani, Fahimeh Bakhtiary, Mina Golestani, Yasin Sadeghi-Bazargani, Nazila Jalilzadeh and Mohammad Saadati

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:449

    Content type: Research article

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  31. The demand for General Practice services in the UK, and elsewhere, is rising quickly. In part, the increasing demand is from an aging population that requires management of multiple long-term conditions. The G...

    Authors: Robin Lewis, Rachel Ibbotson and Shona Kelly

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:448

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Case-Based Learning (CBL) has seen widespread implementation in undergraduate education since the early 1920s. Ample data has shown CBL to be an enjoyable and motivational didactic tool, and effective in assis...

    Authors: Bela Turk, Sebastian Ertl, Guoruey Wong, Patricia P. Wadowski and Henriette Löffler-Stastka

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:447

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Resident competence in peri-operative care is a reflection on education and cost-efficiency. Inspecting pre-existing operating room metrics for performance outliers may be a potential solution for assessing co...

    Authors: Christopher Ryan Hoffman, Jay Horrow, Shreyas Ranganna and Michael Stuart Green

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:446

    Content type: Research article

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  34. In South Korea, community pharmacy experiential practice (CPEP) is very important because most pharmacists (71.8%) work in community pharmacies, which also employ the majority of students after graduation. The...

    Authors: Yejee Kim, Kyeong Hye Jeong and EunYoung Kim

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:445

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Worldwide there is an increasing emphasis on the importance of primary care. The ministry of health Sri Lanka issued a directive in 2016 that training of doctors in primary care should be strengthened.

    Authors: D. P. Perera, S. S. Withana, K. Mendis, D. V. T. Kasunjith, W. T. S. Jayathilaka and S. Wickramasuriya

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:444

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Healer’s Art (HA) is a voluntary course offered during medical school. The course aims to address the growing loss of meaning and commitment experienced by doctors through the exploration of compassion, empath...

    Authors: Chanakya Jaiswal, Katrina Anderson and Emily Haesler

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:443

    Content type: Research article

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  37. This paper describes the implementation and evaluation of a clinical pharmacy practice (CPP) course in Northern Cyprus. The course covered a range of subjects, including internal medicine, cardiovascular and r...

    Authors: Abdikarim Mohamed Abdi, Arijana Meštrović, Rumeysa Demirdamar and Bilgen Basgut

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:442

    Content type: Research article

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  38. The concept of medical leadership (ML) can enhance physicians’ inclusion in efforts for higher quality healthcare. Despite ML’s spiking popularity, only a few countries have built a national taxonomy to facili...

    Authors: Wouter A. Keijser, Henricus J. M. Handgraaf, Liz M. Isfordink, Vincent T. Janmaat, Pieter-Paul A. Vergroesen, Julia M. J. S. Verkade, Sietse Wieringa and Celeste P. M. Wilderom

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:441

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Following publication of the original article [1], due to miscommunication during proofing, the author notified us the bellow corrections. In this Correction, correct and incorrect versions are shown.

    Authors: Zaid Imam and Mitchell S. Cappell

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:440

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2019 19:402

  40. Recent studies have gone to great lengths to differentiate mentoring from teaching, tutoring, role modelling, coaching and supervision in efforts to better understand mentoring processes. This review seeks to eva...

    Authors: Lalit Kumar Radha Krishna, Yaazhini Renganathan, Kuang Teck Tay, Benjamin Jia Xing Tan, Jia Yan Chong, Ann Hui Ching, Kishore Prakash, Nicholas Wei Sheng Quek, Rachel Huidi Peh, Annelissa Mien Chew Chin, David C. M. Taylor, Stephen Mason, Ravindran Kanesvaran and Ying Pin Toh

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:439

    Content type: Research article

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  41. The process of learning the professional values is started from the student’s entering to the university and to the workplace. This study compared the importance of professional values from the perspectives of...

    Authors: Batool Poorchangizi, Fariba Borhani, Abbas Abbaszadeh, Moghaddameh Mirzaee and Jamileh Farokhzadian

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:438

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Program directors are often perceived as strong and independent leaders within the academic medical environment. However, they are not as omnipotent as they initially appear. Indeed, PDs are beholden to a vari...

    Authors: Bharat Kumar, Melissa L. Swee and Manish Suneja

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:436

    Content type: Debate

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  43. The cost of depression among residents is staggering as it extends into the quality and safety of patient care. Finding an explanation to resident depression by investigating the associated factors is therefor...

    Authors: Eiad AlFaris, Muhannad AlMughthim, Farhana Irfan, Nassr Al Maflehi, Gominda Ponnamperuma, Huda E. AlFaris, Abdullah M. A. Ahmed and Cees van der Vleuten

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:435

    Content type: Research article

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  44. The aim of this study is to evaluate effectiveness of a new ISUOG (International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology) Outreach Teaching and Training Program delivered in Muscat, Oman.

    Authors: Nikolaos Vrachnis, Aris T. Papageorghiou, Caterina M. Bilardo, Alfred Abuhamad, Ann Tabor, Titia E. Cohen-Overbeek, Eleni Xilakis, Flora Mates, Sarah P. Johnson and Jon Hyett

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:434

    Content type: Research article

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  45. Continuing education aims at assisting physicians to maintain competency and expose them to emerging issues in their field. Over the last decade, approaches to the delivery of educational content have changed ...

    Authors: M. Bonabi, S. Z. Mohebbi, E. A. Martinez-Mier, T. P. Thyvalikakath and M. R. Khami

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:431

    Content type: Research article

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  46. Conventional training in bronchoscopy is performed either on patients (apprenticeship model) or phantoms. While the former is associated with increased rate of patient complications, procedure time, and amount...

    Authors: Andreas Follmann, Carina Barbosa Pereira, Julia Knauel, Rolf Rossaint and Michael Czaplik

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:430

    Content type: Research article

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