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  1. Content type: Research article

    Masters-level education is a key pathway of professional development for healthcare practitioners. Whilst there is evidence that Masters-level education leads to career enhancement, it is unclear how the progr...

    Authors: Mohammad Madi, Hayat Hamzeh, Mark Griffiths, Alison Rushton and Nicola R. Heneghan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:340

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    Continuing professional development and lifelong learning are crucial to secure safe and good quality healthcare. Lack of motivation has been found to be among the most important barriers for participation in ...

    Authors: Stéphanie M. E. van der Burgt, Rashmi A. Kusurkar, Janneke A. Wilschut, Sharon L. N. M. Tjin A Tsoi, Gerda Croiset and Saskia M. Peerdeman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:339

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    Effective doctor-patient communication (DPC) is important to improve the quality of care and treatment outcomes. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a modified DPC training programme designed for...

    Authors: Song Bai, Bin Wu, Zichuan Yao, Xianqing Zhu, Yunzhong Jiang, Qing Chang, Xue Bai and Tong Tong

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:338

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    A curriculum is dynamic entity and hence, metaphorically, can be considered ‘alive’. Curricular diseases may impair its quality and hence its viability. The quality of a curriculum is typically assessed agains...

    Authors: Rehan Ahmed Khan, Annemarie Spruijt, Usman Mahboob and Jeroen J. G. van Merrienboer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:336

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    Empathy has long been recognized as a fundamental part of the professionalism of doctors and is considered to be both necessary and beneficial to doctor-patient relationships, although empathy is notoriously d...

    Authors: Johanna von Knorring, Olof Semb, Martin Fahlström and Arja Lehti

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:333

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Most residents and faculty in obstetrics and gynecology (Ob/Gyn) are women. However, only a third of Ob/Gyn academic leadership positions are held by women in the United States.

    Authors: Brindha Bavan, Jordan Chavez, Briana Saravanabavanandhan, Jie Li and Shannon MacLaughlan David

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:332

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The maldistribution of the Australian health workforce contributes to restricted accessibility and poorer health outcomes for rural and remote populations, especially Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Aust...

    Authors: Rosalie D. Thackrah and Sandra C. Thompson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:331

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  8. Content type: Research article

    This study was conducted to examine gaps and opportunities for involvement of librarians in medical education and patient care as well as improve the teaching and assessment of Entrustable Professional Activit...

    Authors: Joey Nicholson, Judy M. Spak, Iris Kovar-Gough, Elizabeth R. Lorbeer and Nancy E. Adams

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:330

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  9. Content type: Research article

    There is a growing discontent within the health care industry regarding the state of preparedness of graduates to adequately function in a dynamic work environment. It is therefore required of higher education...

    Authors: Julian David Pillay, Fazila Ally and Nalini Govender

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:329

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Deakin’s Rural Community Clinical School (RCCS) is a Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship (LIC) program in Western Victoria. Students undertake a year-long placement in a rural General Practice, many of which als...

    Authors: Jessica Beattie, Marley Binder, Vivienne Ramsbottom and Lara Fuller

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:328

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Developing cultural responsiveness among physiotherapists is considered essential to promote quality and equity in healthcare provision for our culturally diverse populations. The aim of this study was to eval...

    Authors: Maxine Te, Felicity Blackstock and Lucy Chipchase

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:326

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) individuals experience higher rates of health disparities. These disparities may be driven, in part, by biases of medical providers encountered in he...

    Authors: Matthew Morris, Robert Lyle Cooper, Aramandla Ramesh, Mohammad Tabatabai, Thomas A. Arcury, Marybeth Shinn, Wansoo Im, Paul Juarez and Patricia Matthews-Juarez

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:325

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Practice placements in occupational therapy are fundamental components in developing a student’s professional identity. Various models of placements are available to expose and expand students’ participation i...

    Authors: Anat Golos and Esti Tekuzener

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:324

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  14. Content type: Research article

    The training of neonatal resuscitation is an important part in the clinical teaching of neonatology. This study aimed to identify the educational efficacy of high-fidelity simulation compared with no simulatio...

    Authors: Jichong Huang, Ying Tang, Jun Tang, Jing Shi, Hua Wang, Tao Xiong, Bin Xia, Li Zhang, Yi Qu and Dezhi Mu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:323

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    Given the increasing evidence and expansion of integrated care (IC) in healthcare, new IC curricula introduced early in undergraduate medical education (UME) are needed. Building on a pilot IC simulation calle...

    Authors: Samantha Yang, Zarah Chaudhary, Maria Mylopoulos, Rida Hashmi, Yvonne Kwok, Sarah Colman, Thirumagal Yogaparan and Sanjeev Sockalingam

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:322

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Peer evaluation can provide valuable feedback to medical students, and increase student confidence and quality of work. The objective of this systematic review was to examine the utilization, effectiveness, an...

    Authors: Sarah Lerchenfeldt, Misa Mi and Marty Eng

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:321

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  17. Content type: Research article

    The concept of EPAs is increasingly applied to assess trainees’ workplace performance by means of entrustment ratings. OSCEs assess performance in a simulated setting, and it is unclear whether entrustment rat...

    Authors: Ylva Holzhausen, Asja Maaz, Maren März, Victoria Sehy and Harm Peters

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:319

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Difficult surgical procedures may result in a higher mental workload, leading to increased fatigue and subsequent errors. This study was aimed to investigate the effect of repeated simulation training in urete...

    Authors: Takashige Abe, Faizan Dar, Passakorn Amnattrakul, Abdullatif Aydin, Nicholas Raison, Nobuo Shinohara, Muhammad Shamim Khan, Kamran Ahmed and Prokar Dasgupta

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:318

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Professional intrapersonal and interpersonal competences (IICs) form an important part of medical expertise but are given little attention during clinical training. In other professional fields such as psychot...

    Authors: Lisa Lombardo, Jan Ehlers and Gabriele Lutz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:317

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Simulation based learning (SBL) has increased in its use to best equip students for clinical practice. Simulations that mirror the complex realities of clinical practice have the potential to induce a range of...

    Authors: Claudia C. Behrens, Diana H. Dolmans, Gerard J. Gormley and Erik W. Driessen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:316

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  21. Content type: Research article

    The authors’ medical school has adopted an inverted classroom model (ICM) for physiology classes. This study aimed to determine students’ learning styles and investigate the relationship between learning style...

    Authors: Rong Wang and Chuanyong Liu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:315

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  22. Content type: Research article

    We sought to develop a low-fidelity simulation-based curriculum for pediatric residents in Rwanda utilizing either rapid cycle deliberate practice (RCDP) or traditional debriefing, and to determine whether RCD...

    Authors: Samantha L. Rosman, Rosine Nyirasafari, Hippolyte Muhire Bwiza, Christian Umuhoza, Elizabeth A. Camp, Debra L. Weiner and Marideth C. Rus

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:314

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Prior evidence suggests that medical students’ mental health is poor and deteriorates during the course of academic studies. This qualitative study therefore aims to improve our understanding of medical studen...

    Authors: Jeannette Weber, Stefanie Skodda, Thomas Muth, Peter Angerer and Adrian Loerbroks

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:312

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Traditionally, the training of medical laboratory science students has taken place in the laboratory and has been led by academic and pathology experts in a face-to-face context. In recent years, budgetary pre...

    Authors: Rebecca Donkin, Elizabeth Askew and Hollie Stevenson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:310

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Trust is a critical component of competency committees given their high-stakes decisions. Research from outside of medicine on group trust has not focused on trust in group decisions, and “group trust” has not...

    Authors: Jason E. Sapp, Dario M. Torre, Kelsey L. Larsen, Eric S. Holmboe and Steven J. Durning

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:309

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Professional identity is critical to the safe and effective clinical practice of all health professions. University programs play an important role in the formation of professional identity of students, and so...

    Authors: Jordan Matthews, Andrea Bialocerkowski and Matthew Molineux

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:308

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Pain management is a challenge and effective treatment requires professionals to collaborate if they are to address the needs of patients with pain. Comprehensive education and training is key to helping skill...

    Authors: Jordi Miró, Elena Castarlenas, Ester Solé, Lorena Martí, Isabel Salvat and Francisco Reinoso-Barbero

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:307

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Occupational stress-related disorders are complex to diagnose and prevent, due to their multifactorial origin. We developed an e-learning programme aimed at supporting occupational physicians when diagnosing a...

    Authors: Lieke Omvlee, Henk F. van der Molen, Ellen te Pas and Monique H. W. Frings-Dresen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:305

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Experiential learning through service provides opportunities to nurture and practice empathy. Of growing concern, studies showed significantly decreased empathy scores as students progress through medical scho...

    Authors: DYE Sin, TCT Chew, T. K. Chia, J. S. Ser, A. Sayampanathan and GCH Koh

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:304

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  30. Content type: Research article

    The UN Refugee Agency has reported that an increasing number of people are being forcibly displaced worldwide. Despite this, global health issues, especially initiatives focusing on physical and psychological ...

    Authors: David Kindermann, Marie P. Jenne, Carolin Schmid, Kayvan Bozorgmehr, Katharina Wahedi, Florian Junne, Joachim Szecsenyi, Wolfgang Herzog and Christoph Nikendei

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:302

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Research examining the effects of academic interest on students learning achievement across various disciplines, especially a comparison of the effects of academic interest between medical sciences and other d...

    Authors: Hongbin Wu, Juan Zheng, Shan Li and Jianru Guo

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:301

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Postgraduate medical e-learning (PGMeL) is being progressively used and evaluated. Its impact continues to grow, yet there are barriers to its implementation. Although more attention is now being paid to quali...

    Authors: Robert Adrianus de Leeuw, Daniel Nathan Logger, Michiel Westerman, Jochen Bretschneider, Marijn Plomp and Fedde Scheele

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:300

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  33. Content type: Research article

    The shift in healthcare to extramural leads to more patients with complex health problems receiving nursing care at home. However, the interest of baccalaureate nursing students for community nursing is modera...

    Authors: Margriet van Iersel, Rien de Vos, Marjon van Rijn, Corine H. M. Latour, Paul A. Kirschner and Wilma J. M. Scholte op Reimer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:299

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  34. Content type: Research article

    As public health becomes increasingly central to the practice of medicine, educational efforts are necessary to prepare medical students to apply public health concepts in their care of patients. There are few...

    Authors: Sarah Godfrey, Katherine Nickerson, Jonathan Amiel and Benjamin Lebwohl

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:298

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Genome cohort studies are used to analyze interactions between genetic and environmental factors, providing valuable information for personalized healthcare. Large-scale and long-term cohort studies require a ...

    Authors: Mika Sakurai-Yageta, Hiroshi Kawame, Shinichi Kuriyama, Atsushi Hozawa, Naoki Nakaya, Fuji Nagami, Naoko Minegishi, Soichi Ogishima, Takako Takai-Igarashi, Inaho Danjoh, Taku Obara, Mami Ishikuro, Tomoko Kobayashi, Yayoi Aizawa, Rino Ishihara, Masayuki Yamamoto…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:297

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  36. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article.

    Authors: Pongtong Puranitee, Fred F. C. J. Stevens, Samart Pakakasama, Adisak Plitponkarnpim, Sakda Arj-Ong Vallibhakara, Jamiu O. Busari, Sylvia Heeneman and Walther N. K. A. van Mook

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:296

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2019 19:245

  37. Content type: Research article

    There is a dearth of published literature that demonstrates the impact of a Guide to Reading Biomedical English Literature course on new Chinese medical postgraduates. Keeping this gap in mind, the objectives ...

    Authors: Zhipeng Xu, Jingfan Qiu, Bingya Yang, Peng Huang, Lei Cai, Lin Chen, Min Hou, Minjun Ji and Guanling Wu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:295

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Emergency Medicine (EM) is a rapidly developing specialty in Africa with several emergency medicine residency-training programs (EMRPs) established across the continent over the past decade. Despite rapid prol...

    Authors: Hendry R. Sawe, Abena Akomeah, Juma A. Mfinanga, Michael S. Runyon and Erin Noste

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:294

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Providing appropriate levels of autonomy to resident physicians is an important facet of graduate medical education, allowing learners to progress toward the ultimate goal of independent practice. While studie...

    Authors: Cameron Crockett, Charuta Joshi, Marcy Rosenbaum and Manish Suneja

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:293

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  40. Content type: Research article

    An essential characteristics of clinical education is the need to learn a large number of practical and communication skills along with theoretical knowledge. It is challenging to design learning opportunities...

    Authors: Tahereh Changiz, Nikoo Yamani and Maria Shaterjalali

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:292

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  41. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of the study was to describe the design, implementation and evaluation of a flipped classroom teaching approach in physiotherapy education. The flipped classroom is a blended learning approach in w...

    Authors: Yngve Røe, Michael Rowe, Nina B. Ødegaard, Hilde Sylliaas and Tone Dahl-Michelsen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:291

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  42. Content type: Research article

    With the development of medicine, new teaching methods, such as flipped classroom and problem-based learning (PBL), have received much attention in medical education. However, the implementation of flipped cla...

    Authors: Xiaolei Hu, Hengyan Zhang, Yuan Song, Chenchen Wu, Qingqing Yang, Zhaoming Shi, Xiaomei Zhang and Weidong Chen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:290

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  43. Content type: Research article

    Blended learning has the potential to stimulate effective learning and to facilitate high quality education. For postgraduate health professionals, blended learning is relatively new. For this group we develop...

    Authors: Mirjam Westerlaken, Ingrid Christiaans-Dingelhoff, Renée M. Filius, Bas de Vries, Martine de Bruijne and Marjel van Dam

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:289

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