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  1. Improving pain education for undergraduate health professionals is hampered by lacking shared education outcomes. This study describes how educators and pain experts operationalize content and competency level...

    Authors: W. van Lankveld, B. Afram, J. B. Staal and R. van der Sande

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:60

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Physician empathy has been associated with improved clinical outcomes and lower physician burnout. We evaluated whether forum theater (FT), a form of applied drama that allows participants to enter the perform...

    Authors: Marion Sevrain-Goideau, Benedicte Gohier, William Bellanger, Cedric Annweiler, Mario Campone and Regis Coutant

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:58

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Data is available on sexual discrimination and subjective perceptions of equal opportunity in medical education for many countries. Surveys focussing on sexual harassment have not yet been conducted at German ...

    Authors: Konstantin Jendretzky, Lukas Boll, Sandra Steffens and Volker Paulmann

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:56

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Clinical empathy has been associated with positive outcomes for both physicians and patients such as: more accurate diagnosis and treatment, increased patient satisfaction and compliance, and lower levels of b...

    Authors: E. Assing Hvidt, J. Søndergaard, N. C. Hvidt, S. Wehberg, A. Büssing and C. M. Andersen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:54

    Content type: Study protocol

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  5. Early detection and response to patient deterioration influence patient prognosis. Nursing education is therefore essential. The objective of this randomized controlled trial was to compare the respective educ...

    Authors: Antonia Blanié, Michel-Ange Amorim and Dan Benhamou

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:53

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Diagnostic uncertainty occurs frequently in emergency medical care, with more than one-third of patients leaving the emergency department (ED) without a clear diagnosis. Despite this frequency, ED providers ar...

    Authors: Danielle M. McCarthy, Rhea E. Powell, Kenzie A. Cameron, David H. Salzman, Dimitrios Papanagnou, Amanda MB. Doty, Benjamin E. Leiby, Katherine Piserchia, Matthew R. Klein, Xiao C. Zhang, William C. McGaghie and Kristin L. Rising

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:49

    Content type: Study protocol

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  7. Empathy allows a physician to understand the patient’s situation and feelings and respond appropriately. Consequently, empathy gives rise to better diagnostics and clinical outcomes. This systematic review inv...

    Authors: Freja Allerelli Andersen, Ann-Sofie Bering Johansen, Jens Søndergaard, Christina Maar Andersen and Elisabeth Assing Hvidt

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:52

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Physician-scientists (the physician-scientist workforce) are aging, and there are too few physician-scientists in the pipeline to replace those who retire. Moreover, the pipeline is leaky because some trainees...

    Authors: Ruth Gotian and Olaf S. Andersen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:50

    Content type: Research article

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  9. The implications of the feminisation of medicine, which is characterised by a growing proportion of female doctors, is a topic currently being debated worldwide. To date, however, there has been no systematic ...

    Authors: D. Laurence, Y. Görlich and A. Simmenroth

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:48

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Resistance to antimicrobial agents has become a problem in modern society. Antibiotic resistant bacteria undermine the prevention and treatment of infections. Undergraduate dental students in Europe are requir...

    Authors: Veronica Veses, Maria del Mar Jovani-Sancho, Raquel González-Martínez, Isidoro Cortell-Ballester and Chirag C. Sheth

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:47

    Content type: Research article

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  11. The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) has been used in pediatrics since the 1980s. Its main drawback is that large numbers of children are needed to make up for the fatigue factor inherent in pr...

    Authors: Fabiola Stollar, Bernard Cerutti, Susanne Aujesky, Mathieu Nendaz and Annick Galetto-Lacour

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:46

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Effective communication between patients-clinicians, supervisors-learners and facilitators-participants within a simulation is a key priority in health profession education. There is a plethora of frameworks a...

    Authors: Matthew Jon Links, Leonie Watterson, Peter Martin, Stephanie O’Regan and Elizabeth Molloy

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:45

    Content type: Research article

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  13. The Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) has been proposed as an appropriate model for creating a theory-driven approach to teaching medical professionalism. However, there is a lack of empirical evidence into it...

    Authors: Antonia Rich, Asta Medisauskaite, Henry W. W. Potts and Ann Griffin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:44

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Motivational interviewing (MI) is a framework for addressing behavior change that is often used by healthcare professionals. Expression of empathy during MI is associated with positive client outcomes, while a...

    Authors: Trevor Simper, Jon Agley, Mallori DeSalle, Jennifer Todd and Tapati Dutta

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:43

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Several studies report a substantial impact of financial considerations on the process of specialty choice and the willingness to establish one’s own practice. In Germany, reliable information on self-employed...

    Authors: Tobias Deutsch, Alexander Heine, Stefan Lippmann, Anne-Kathrin Geier, Alexander Bauer and Thomas Frese

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:42

    Content type: Research article

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  16. In recent years, Spanish medical schools (MSs) have incorporated training in communication skills (CS), but how this training is being carried out has not yet been evaluated.

    Authors: Roger Ruiz Moral, Cristina García de Leonardo, Alvaro Cerro Pérez, Fernando Caballero Martínez and Diana Monge Martín

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:41

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Despite a paucity of evidence to support a multitude of educational innovations, curricular leaders are pressured to find innovative solutions to better prepare medical students for an evolving twenty-first ce...

    Authors: Cory J. Rohlfsen, Harlan Sayles, Gerald F. Moore, Ted R. Mikuls, James R. O’Dell, Sarah McBrien, Tate Johnson, Zachary D. Fowler and Amy C. Cannella

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:39

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Following community clinical placements, medical students use reflective writing to discover the story of their journey to becoming medical professionals. However, because of assessor bias analyzing these writ...

    Authors: Adam Lebowitz, Kazuhiko Kotani, Yasushi Matsuyama and Masami Matsumura

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:38

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Identifying effective methods for safeguarding the efficient functioning of the healthcare system contributes significantly towards establishing a successful healthcare organization. Consequently, quality mana...

    Authors: Raphaella Amanda Maria Leite Fernandes, Jurema Telles de Oliveira Lima, Bruno Hipólito da Silva, Mozart Júlio Tabosa Sales and Flávia Augusta de Orange

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:37

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Medical students need feedback to improve their patient-interviewing skills because self-monitoring is often inaccurate. Effective feedback should reveal any discrepancies between desired and observed performa...

    Authors: Michaela Wagner-Menghin, Anique B. H. de Bruin and Jeroen J. G. van Merriënboer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:36

    Content type: Research article

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  21. The Collaborator, Health Advocate and Leader/Manager roles are highly relevant for safe patient management and optimization of healthcare system in rehabilitation and prevention. They are defined in competency...

    Authors: Jan Griewatz, Amir Yousef, Miriam Rothdiener and Maria Lammerding-Koeppel

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:35

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Medical specialists experience high levels of stress. This has an impact on their well-being, but also on quality of their leadership. In the current mixed method study, the feasibility and effectiveness of a ...

    Authors: Wendy M. Kersemaekers, Kiki Vreeling, Hanne Verweij, Miep van der Drift, Linda Cillessen, Dirk van Dierendonck and Anne E. M. Speckens

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:34

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Inter-professional collaboration is acknowledged as essential for quality patient-care. However, little is known about receptiveness to inter-professional feedback in the postgraduate training. This study expl...

    Authors: Katrin Feller and Christoph Berendonk

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:33

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Nursing interns are an important backup force for nursing professionals, so efforts to strengthen their patient safety (PS) competencies are a major priority. To do so requires assessing the strengths and weak...

    Authors: Fei Fei Huang, Xiao Ying Shen, Xue Lei Chen, Li Ping He, Su Fen Huang and Jin Xiu Li

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:32

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Flipped classroom is known to improve learning efficiency and to develop one’s ability to apply high-level knowledge. To investigate the effect of flipped classroom approach on teaching evidence-based medicine...

    Authors: Hsien-Li Huang, Chia-Pei Chou, Steve Leu, Huey-Ling You, Mao-Meng Tiao and Chih-Hung Chen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:31

    Content type: Research article

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  26. The health advocate role is an essential and underappreciated component of the CanMEDs competency framework. It is tied to the concept of social accountability and its application to medical schools for prepar...

    Authors: Suzanne Boroumand, Michael J. Stein, Mohammad Jay, Julia W. Shen, Michael Hirsh and Shafik Dharamsi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:28

    Content type: Debate

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  27. The importance of medical professionalism has been well documented in the literature. Cultural background affects the constituents of professionalism. However, few studies have explored the domains of medical ...

    Authors: Warren Fong, Yu Heng Kwan, Sungwon Yoon, Jie Kie Phang, Julian Thumboo, Ying Ying Leung and Swee Cheng Ng

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:27

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Psychomotor skills related to the use of medical ultrasound are a fundamental, but often overlooked component of this ubiquitous medical imaging technology. Although discussions of image production/orientation...

    Authors: Lauren M. Maloney, Peggy A. Seidman, Kristen M. Zach, Neera K. Tewari, Matthew F. Tito and Christopher R. Page

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:26

    Content type: Technical advance

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  29. Sex and gender influence health and disease outcomes, therefore, doctors should be able to deliver gender-sensitive care. To train gender-sensitive doctors, relevant sex and gender differences have to be inclu...

    Authors: Joni K. Scholte, Francisca W. M. van der Meulen, Theodora A. M. Teunissen, Mieke Albers, Roland F. J. M. Laan, Cornelia R. M. G. Fluit and Antoine L. M. Lagro-Janssen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:25

    Content type: Research article

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  30. The aims of this study were to examine the factor structure of the Chinese version of the Jefferson Scale of Empathy for medical students (JSE-S) and investigate differences in empathy scores among Chinese med...

    Authors: Kangqi Yi, Mingyi Kang, Dongju Li, Zhipeng Wang, Jinsong Bai, Huiming Xu and Shulan Ma

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:24

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Physicians are currently unprepared to treat patients with obesity, which is of great concern given the obesity epidemic in the United States. This study sought to evaluate the current status of obesity educat...

    Authors: W. Scott Butsch, Robert F. Kushner, Susan Alford and B. Gabriel Smolarz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:23

    Content type: Research article

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  32. The objective of the present study was to describe the knowledge regarding the antibiotic therapy of students of three medical schools in Medellín, Colombia.

    Authors: Luis Felipe Higuita-Gutiérrez, Valentina Molina -Garcia, Jenifer Acevedo Guiral, Liceth Gómez Cadena, Gustavo Eduardo Roncancio Villamil and Judy Natalia Jiménez Quiceno

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:22

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Following publication of the original article [1], we’ve been notified by an author that they have published their manuscript without seeking permission for the survey that was included in one of their tables ...

    Authors: Munashe Chigerwe, Karen A. Boudreaux and Jan E. Ilkiw

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:21

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2014 14:255

  34. Although neuroanatomy is considered an essential requirement in medical curriculum, its teaching has undergone many changes in recent years, with most medical schools starting to implement an integrated approa...

    Authors: Mavilde Arantes, José Paulo Andrade, Joselina Barbosa and Maria Amélia Ferreira

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:20

    Content type: Research article

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  35. A gap between the attitude towards evidence-based medicine (EBM), knowledge and awareness has been reported among physicians from different parts of the world. However, no investigation on Romanian physicians ...

    Authors: Roxana-Denisa Capraş, Adriana Elena Bulboacă and Sorana D. Bolboacă

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:19

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Up to 60% of preventable mortality is attributable to social determinants of health (SDOH), yet training on SDOH competencies is not widely implemented in residency. The objective of this study was to assess i...

    Authors: Lauren A. Gard, Andrew J. Cooper, Quentin Youmans, Aashish Didwania, Stephen D. Persell, Muriel Jean-Jacques, Paul Ravenna, Mita Sanghavi Goel and Matthew J. O’Brien

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:18

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Peer-assisted learning is well established in medical education; however, peer tutors rarely act as assessors for the OSCE. In the compulsory, near-peer teaching programme covering basic medical skills at the ...

    Authors: Simon Schwill, Johanna Fahrbach-Veeser, Andreas Moeltner, Christiane Eicher, Sonia Kurczyk, David Pfisterer, Joachim Szecsenyi and Svetla Loukanova

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:17

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Patient-centredness is considered a core competency for health professionals. To support faculty in designing courses focused on patient-centredness, an understanding of how educational interventions lead to p...

    Authors: Christel Grau Canét-Wittkampf, Charlotte Eijkelboom, Saskia Mol, Dorien Zwart, Iris Hendriks and Esther de Groot

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:16

    Content type: Research article

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  39. We investigated the associations between admissions criteria and performance in four cohorts of pre-dental MS in Oral Health Sciences (OHS) program at Boston University Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine....

    Authors: Theresa A. Davies, Madeline B. Miller, Vincent A. Moore and Elizabeth A. Kaye

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:14

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Both medical education and radiation oncology have progressed significantly in the past decade, but a generalized overview of educational research for radiation oncology residents has not been produced. This s...

    Authors: Ching-Hsin Lee, Po-Jui Chen, Hung-Yi Lai, Ching-Yi Lee, Kang-Hsing Fan, Ngan-Ming Tsang and Joseph Tung-Chieh Chang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:13

    Content type: Research article

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  41. New doctors are expected to assess and manage acutely deteriorating patients from their first days in the hospital. However, current evidence suggests that medical graduates are not prepared for this. We aimed...

    Authors: Samuel Burridge, Thurkaa Shanmugalingam, Fatima Nawrozzadeh, Kathleen Leedham-Green and Amar Sharif

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:12

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Attitudes towards learning clinical communication skills at the end of medical school are likely to reflect the students’ training and motivation for the continued development of their skills as doctors. Stude...

    Authors: Tore Gude, Reidar Tyssen, Tor Anvik, Hilde Grimstad, Are Holen, Anders Baerheim, Per Vaglum and Lise Løvseth

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:11

    Content type: Research article

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