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  1. As COVID-19 has been declared as a pandemic disease by the WHO on March 11th, 2020, the global incidence of COVID-19 disease increased dramatically. In response to the COVID-19 situation, Jordan announced the ...

    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 20:341

    Content type: Research article

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  2. According to the Latin America Association for palliative care, Brazil offers only 0.48 palliative care services per 1 million inhabitants. In 2012, no accredited physicians were working in palliative care, wh...

    Authors: Thais Ioshimoto, Danielle Ioshimoto Shitara, Gilmar Fernades do Prado, Raymon Pizzoni, Rafael Hennemann Sassi and Aécio Flávio Teixeira de Gois

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:339

    Content type: Research article

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  3. The learning environment is one of the most influential factors in training of medical residents. The Dutch Residency Educational Climate Test (D-RECT) is one of the strongest instruments for measuring the lea...

    Authors: Mohamed Anass Majbar, Yassin Majbar, Amine Benkabbou, Laila Amrani, Abdeslam Bougtab, Raouf Mohsine and Amine Souadka

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:338

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Community-based medical education (CBME) has been evolving globally. However, the long-term impacts of CBME programs on career intention are ambiguous. Therefore, this study aimed to reveal the long-term impac...

    Authors: Shinsuke Yahata, Taro Takeshima, Tsuneaki Kenzaka and Masanobu Okayama

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:337

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Communication skill is a core competency in neurology residency training. Specific training in this area at the residency level is often lacking, especially regarding difficult conversations. The aim of this s...

    Authors: Lixin Zhou, Bo Wu, Liyong Wu, Xin Cheng, Bo Hu, Ming Yao, Yicheng Zhu, Bin Peng, Liying Cui and Jun Ni

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:336

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Medical education is characterized by numerous features that are different from other higher education programmes, and evaluations of teaching quality are an integral part of medical education. Although schola...

    Authors: Zemiao Zhang, Qi Wu, Xinping Zhang, Juyang Xiong, Lan Zhang and Hong Le

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:333

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Social accountability in medical education has been defined as an obligation to direct education, research, and service activities toward the most important health concerns of communities, regions, and nations...

    Authors: Ingrid Philibert and Danielle Blouin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 1):309

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 20 Supplement 1

  8. Accreditation systems are based on a number of principles and purposes that vary across jurisdictions. Decision making about accreditation governance suffers from a paucity of evidence. This paper evaluates th...

    Authors: Nesibe Akdemir, Linda N. Peterson, Craig M. Campbell and Fedde Scheele

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 1):308

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 20 Supplement 1

  9. The accreditation of medical educational programs is thought to be important in supporting program improvement, ensuring the quality of the education, and promoting diversity, equity, and population health. It...

    Authors: Glen Bandiera, Jason Frank, Fedde Scheele, Jolanta Karpinski and Ingrid Philibert

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 1):307

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 20 Supplement 1

  10. Accreditation is a key feature of many medical education systems, helping to ensure that programs teach and assess learners according to applicable standards, provide optimal learning environments, and produce...

    Authors: Sarah Taber, Nesibe Akdemir, Lisa Gorman, Marta van Zanten and Jason R. Frank

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 1):306

    Content type: Review

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 20 Supplement 1

  11. Accreditation is considered an essential ingredient for an effective system of health professions education (HPE) globally. While accreditation systems exist in various forms worldwide, there has been little w...

    Authors: Jason R. Frank, Sarah Taber, Marta van Zanten, Fedde Scheele and Danielle Blouin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 1):305

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 20 Supplement 1

  12. The Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) pandemic brought significant disruption to in-hospital medical training. Virtual reality simulating the clinical environment has the potential to overcome this issue and c...

    Authors: Roberto De Ponti, Jacopo Marazzato, Andrea M. Maresca, Francesca Rovera, Giulio Carcano and Marco M. Ferrario

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:332

    Content type: Research article

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  13. The main objective of this study is the development of a short reliable easy-to-use assessment tool in the aim of providing feedback to the reflective writings of medical students and residents.

    Authors: Nisrine N. Makarem, Basem R. Saab, Grace Maalouf, Umayya Musharafieh, Fadila Naji, Diana Rahme and Dayana Brome

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:331

    Content type: Technical advance

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  14. The feedback given to students plays an important role in their efficiency related to learning practical skills. In the present study, diverse feedback modalities have been investigated. Our hypothesis is that...

    Authors: Lukas B. Seifert, Carlos Herrera-Vizcaino, Philipp Herguth, Jasmina Sterz and Robert Sader

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:330

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Effective education about endoscopic surgery (ES) is greatly needed for unskilled surgeons, especially at low-volume institutions, to maintain the safety of patients. We have tried to establish the remote educ...

    Authors: Tatsuya Manabe, Mitsuhiro Takasaki, Takao Ide, Kenji Kitahara, Seiji Sato, Seiji Yunotani, Yoshimi Hirohashi, Akihiro Iyama, Masahiko Taniguchi, Toshiro Ogata, Shuji Shimizu and Hirokazu Noshiro

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:329

    Content type: Research article

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  16. The current COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that personal protective equipment (PPE) is essential, to prevent the acquisition and transmission of infectious diseases, yet its use is often sub-optimal in the...

    Authors: Ruth Barratt, Mary Wyer, Su-yin Hor and Gwendolyn L. Gilbert

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:328

    Content type: Research article

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  17. This research explores the value of an inter-organisational jurisdiction, on the professional development of faculty members in their roles of researcher and educator. Faculty members from a Dutch university o...

    Authors: Margot Barry, Wietske Kuijer-Siebelink, Loek A. F. M. Niewenhuis and Nynke Scherpbier

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:327

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Medical faculty’s teaching performance is often measured using residents’ feedback, collected by questionnaires. Researchers extensively studied the psychometric qualities of resulting ratings. However, these ...

    Authors: Maarten P. M. Debets, Renée A. Scheepers, Benjamin C. M. Boerebach, Onyebuchi A. Arah and Kiki M. J. M. H. Lombarts

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:325

    Content type: Research article

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  19. The Covid-19 pandemic necessitated the delivery of online higher education. Online learning is a novel experience for medical education in Sri Lanka. A novel approach to undergraduate surgical learning was tak...

    Authors: P. C. Chandrasinghe, R. C. Siriwardana, S. K. Kumarage, B.N.L Munasinghe, A. Weerasuriya, S. Tillakaratne, D. Pinto, B. Gunathilake and F. R. Fernando

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:324

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Anxiety and depression have been increasing among Chinese medical students. The psychological well-being of Chinese medical students has become a critical focus of attention for the medical education community...

    Authors: Xiao-Qin Zhang, Bao-Shuai Zhang and Meng-Die Wang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:323

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Patient-led education contributes to the implementation of practical experience of working with patients in health care professional curricula. There are few descriptions of patients’ involvement in pharmacist...

    Authors: Caroline Hache, Stéphane Honoré and Guillaume Hache

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:322

    Content type: Research article

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  22. People with intellectual disability (ID) have multiple and complex health needs, more frequent healthcare episodes, and experience poorer health outcomes. Research conducted two decades ago showed that medical...

    Authors: Julian N. Trollor, Claire Eagleson, Beth Ruffell, Jane Tracy, Jennifer J. Torr, Seeta Durvasula, Teresa Iacono, Rachael C. Cvejic and Nicholas Lennox

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:321

    Content type: Research article

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  23. An elective is part of the curriculum where students have the flexibility to choose both the study topic and location. International medical electives are a well-established part of curricula at most medical s...

    Authors: Katy Daniels, Emma Thomson, Faith Nawagi and Maaike Flinkenflögel

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:319

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Simulation training is widely used in medical education as students rarely perform clinical procedures, and confidence can influence practitioners’ ability to perform procedures. Thus, this study assessed stud...

    Authors: Muhammed Elhadi, Hazem Ahmed, Ala Khaled, Wejdan K. Almahmoudi, Samah S. Atllah, Ahmed Elhadi and Hamida Esahli

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:318

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Around the world, it is very expensive to become a physician. Although public medical schools are less expensive than private medical schools, tuition fees are charged at public medical schools in the majority...

    Authors: Mauricio Braz Zanolli, Derly Silva Streit, Dione Tavares Maciel, Evelin Massae Ogata Muraguchi, Milton Arruda Martins and Iolanda Fátima Lopes Calvo Tibério

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:316

    Content type: Research article

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  26. The widespread use of the internet and other digital resources has contributed to the escalation of plagiarism among medical students and students of other healthcare professions. Concerns were raised by facul...

    Authors: Mai A. Mahmoud, Ziyad R. Mahfoud, Ming-Jung Ho and John Shatzer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:315

    Content type: Research article

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  27. New teaching strategies must be developed not only to enhance nurse’s competence but also to allow nurses to respond to the complex health care needs of today’s society. The purpose of this study was to explor...

    Authors: Jun-Yu Fan, Ying-Jung Tseng, Li-Fen Chao, Shiah-Lian Chen and Sui-Whi Jane

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:317

    Content type: Research article

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  28. To evaluate the performance of China’s new medical licensing examination (MLE) for rural general practice, which determines the number of qualified doctors who can provide primary care for China’s rural reside...

    Authors: Xinxin Han, Xiaotong Li, Liang Cheng, Zhuoqing Wu and Jiming Zhu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:314

    Content type: Research article

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  29. The evaluation process of French medical students will evolve in the next few years in order to improve assessment validity. Script concordance testing (SCT) offers the possibility to assess medical knowledge ...

    Authors: Olivier Peyrony, Alice Hutin, Jennifer Truchot, Raphaël Borie, David Calvet, Adrien Albaladejo, Yousrah Baadj, Pierre-Emmanuel Cailleaux, Martin Flamant, Clémence Martin, Jonathan Messika, Alexandre Meunier, Mariana Mirabel, Victoria Tea, Xavier Treton, Sylvie Chevret…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:313

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Medical students’ perception of traditional assessments have an important impact on their approaches to learning. Even though these assessment formats such as Multiple-Choice Question (MCQ), Short Answer Quest...

    Authors: Anita Holzinger, Stefan Lettner, Verena Steiner-Hofbauer and Meskuere Capan Melser

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:312

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Refugees and migrants face an increased risk of developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Adequate care can be insufficient due to language barriers, cultural differences, and knowledge deficits of heal...

    Authors: Stefan Jobst, Matthias Windeisen, Alexander Wuensch, Michael Meng and Christiane Kugler

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:311

    Content type: Research article

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  32. A teaching concept, that takes individual learning and personal belongings into account, is called the “sandwich principle.” This didactic method is an educational concept that alternates consecutively between...

    Authors: Anna Bock, Bianca Idzko-Siekermann, Martin Lemos, Kristian Kniha, Stephan Christian Möhlhenrich, Florian Peters, Frank Hölzle and Ali Modabber

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:310

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Radiology education is limited in undergraduate Medicine programs. Junior doctors might not have the necessary background to effectively order and interpret diagnostic imaging investigations. Furthermore, juni...

    Authors: Stuart W. T. Wade, Michelle Moscova, Nicodemus Tedla, Daniel A. Moses, Noel Young, Merribel Kyaw and Gary M. Velan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:303

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Evaluation of the competence and practical skills of nursing students, using the objective structured clinical examination (OSCE), is an integral part of the nursing education program. However, their performan...

    Authors: Sadaf Mojarrab, Leila Bazrafkan and Azita Jaberi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:301

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Layering techniques for direct composite resin restorations might be complicated for inexperienced learners, as a number of materials and instruments are required at each step. The present study aimed to compa...

    Authors: Jia-xue Yuan, Ke-yu Yang, Jing Ma, Zhen-zhen Wang, Qing-yu Guo and Fei Liu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:300

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Mentoring is a critical component of career development and job satisfaction leading to a healthier workforce and more productive outputs. However, there are limited data on mentorship models in regional areas...

    Authors: Teresa M. Wozniak, Esther Miller, Kevin J. Williams and Amelia Pickering

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:299

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Aim of this observational study with a three-month follow-up was to evaluate an educational concept for risk-oriented prevention applied by fifth-year undergraduate dental students.

    Authors: Gerhard Schmalz, Felix Krause, Martin Grzelkowski, Cordula Merle, Daisy Rotzoll, Rainer Haak and Dirk Ziebolz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:298

    Content type: Research article

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  38. In China, general practitioners have limited ability to provide care for common chronic non-communicable diseases because they lack postgraduate training. In an attempt to improve general practitioners’ skills...

    Authors: Chunyu Zhang, Fang Fang, Mingqiang Peng, Ying Zhao, Ruixue Liu and Cunbo Jia

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:297

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Excessive stress and anxiety can impair learning. The objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) is a valuable tool to assess and promote the acquisition of clinical skills. However, significant OSCE-rel...

    Authors: Érica de Matos Reis Ferreira, Rafael Zambelli Pinto, Paula Maria Machado Arantes, Érica Leandro Marciano Vieira, Antônio Lúcio Teixeira, Fabiane Ribeiro Ferreira and Daniela Virgínia Vaz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:296

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Burnout in the hospital environment is a problem that affects care and training. Often explored in the high-income medical context, burnout is poorly studied in low and middle-income countries characterized by...

    Authors: Jean-Rodolphe Mackanga, Emeline Gracia Mouendou Mouloungui, Josaphat Iba-ba, Pierre Pottier, Jean-Baptiste Moussavou Kombila and Jean-Bruno Boguikouma

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:295

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Burnout for doctors-in-training is increasingly cause for concern. Our objectives were to assess the feasibility, acceptability and impact of a novel intervention to reduce burnout and improve wellbeing. This ...

    Authors: Antonia Rich, Amira Aly, Marta E. Cecchinato, Laura Lascau, Magdalen Baker, Rowena Viney and Anna L. Cox

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:294

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Active participation in group assignments is an invaluable way to realize collaborative learning; however, there are several challenges attributed to the traditional way of doing group assignments. This study ...

    Authors: Ali Ahmadian Khoynaroud, Amirhossein Akbarzadeh, Morteza Ghojazadeh and Saeideh Ghaffarifar

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:293

    Content type: Research article

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