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  1. Entrustable professional activities (EPAs) are increasingly used in undergraduate medical education (UME). We conducted a scoping review to summarize the evidence for the use of EPAs in clinical rotations in UME.

    Authors: Severin Pinilla, Eric Lenouvel, Andrea Cantisani, Stefan Klöppel, Werner Strik, Sören Huwendiek and Christoph Nissen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:172

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The demographic profile of practicing physicians is changing as more female medical students are graduating and practicing in the field. While the education received may not differ by gender, studies have show...

    Authors: Tiffany Champagne-Langabeer and Andrew L. Hedges

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:171

    Content type: Research article

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  3. CPD educators and CME providers would benefit from further insight regarding barriers and supports in obtaining CME, including sources of information about CME. To address this gap, we sought to explore challe...

    Authors: Maureen O’Brien Pott, Anissa S. Blanshan, Kelly M. Huneke, Barbara L. Baasch Thomas and David A. Cook

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:168

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Practical courses in undergraduate medical training often lack a didactic concept. Active participation and learning success largely depend on chance. This study was initiated to evaluate a novel concept of st...

    Authors: Ulf Teichgräber, Maja Ingwersen, Florian Bürckenmeyer, Amer Malouhi, Clemens Arndt, Aimée Herzog, Tobias Franiel, Hans-Joachim Mentzel and René Aschenbach

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:167

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Sustainability of research culture in Sub-Saharan Africa is threatened in part by the lack of a critical mass of young researchers with the requisite skills and interest to undertake research careers. This pap...

    Authors: Emmanuel Balandya, Bruno Sunguya, Daniel W. Gunda, Benson Kidenya, Tumaini Nyamhanga, Irene K. Minja, Michael Mahande, Blandina T. Mmbaga, Stephen E. Mshana, Kien Mteta, John Bartlett and Eligius Lyamuya

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:166

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Current research shows that many UK medical graduates continue to feel underprepared to work as a junior doctor. Most research in this field has focused on new graduates and employed the use of retrospective s...

    Authors: Nichola Hawkins, Helen-Cara Younan, Molly Fyfe, Ravi Parekh and Andrew McKeown

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:165

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Many medical schools and residency programs incorporate research projects into their curriculum, however most remain unpublished. Little is known on the long-term effect of early-career publication, especially...

    Authors: Limor Y. Tabo, Dan Greenberg, Yosef S. Haviv, Klaris Riesenberg and Lior Nesher

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:163

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Though common practice in Europe, few studies have described the efficacy of early clinical exposure (ECE) in the Middle East. The barriers to clinical learning experienced by these novice medical students hav...

    Authors: Tanya Kane, Tawanda Chivese, Ayad Al-Moslih, Noora A. M. Al-Mutawa, Suhad Daher-Nashif, Nehdia Hashemi and Alison Carr

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:162

    Content type: Research article

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  9. The fact that pharmacists are in the front line of patients’ care gives a great responsibility to focus on education and training of pharmacy students to build a ‘patient-centered’ clinicians. Unfortunately, p...

    Authors: Rana Abu Farha, Eman Elayeh, Needa Zalloum, Tareq Mukattash, Eman Alefishat, Maysa Suyagh and Iman Basheti

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:161

    Content type: Research article

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

    Authors: Harrison D. Pravder, Liana Langdon-Embry, Rafael J. Hernandez, Nicholas Berbari, Steven P. Shelov and Wendy L. Kinzler

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:160

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2021 21:118

  11. Tzu Chi University in Taiwan offers a unique mentoring program. This program differs from others as it comprises triple mentorship, namely, faculty mentors, Tzu Cheng/Yi De (TC/YD; senior volunteers), and scho...

    Authors: Ting-Chun Tseng, Tsung-Ying Chen, Shao-Yin Chu, Hung-Che Wang and Ching-Yuan Chang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:159

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Being pharmaceutical care one of the four areas defined by the International Pharmaceutical Federation’s Global Competence Framework, the curriculum redesigned scheme is a priority task to perform a pharmaceut...

    Authors: Alina M. Martínez-Sánchez

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:158

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Near-peer teaching (NPT) is a special way of teaching where the tutor is one or more academic years ahead of the person being tutored. The literature agrees on the benefits of the method, but there are only a ...

    Authors: Zsolt Pintér, Dániel Kardos, Péter Varga, Eszter Kopjár, Anna Kovács, Péter Than, Szilárd Rendeki, László Czopf, Zsuzsanna Füzesi and Ádám Tibor Schlégl

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:156

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Australia possesses a highly multicultural demographic, and thus dental practitioners are likely to regularly encounter culturally and linguistically diverse individuals. It is important for dental practitione...

    Authors: Rodrigo Mariño, Julie Satur, Eren Tuncer, Megan Tran, Elizabeth Milford, Vivien Minh Thien Huong Tran, Phuong Qui Tran and Richard Pei-Hua Tsai

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:155

    Content type: Research article

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

    Authors: Raghav K. Goyal, Christina A. Dawson, Samuel B. Epstein, Richard J. Brach, Sheridan M. Finnie, Karen M. Lounsbury, Timothy Lahey and Shaden T. Eldakar-Hein

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:154

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2021 21:131

  16. Longitudinal integrated clerkships (LICs) are a model of clinical education growing rapidly in Western contexts. LICs use educational continuity to benefits students’ clinical learning and professional identit...

    Authors: Yaw-Wen Chang, David A. Hirsh, Wen-Hui Fang, Honghe Li, Wen-Chii Tzeng and Senyeong Kao

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:153

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Early recognition and the optimal management of anaphylaxis saves lives but studies from different countries have demonstrated gaps in knowledge and practices between healthcare workers. There is a paucity of ...

    Authors: Chandrani Nirmala Wijekoon, Indika Wettasinghe, Dinithi Fernando, Arosha Sampath Dissanayake, Malinda Gunawardana, Gayani Minuwanpitiya and Palinda Thenuwara

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:152

    Content type: Research article

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  18. The quarantine associated with the COVID-19 pandemic forced dental schools to suspend their clinical training and to shift to distant learning methods. The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of qua...

    Authors: Susan Hattar, Abeer AlHadidi, Faleh A. Sawair, Islam Abd Alraheam, Ahmad El-Ma’aita and Fouad Kadim Wahab

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:151

    Content type: Research article

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  19. During the COVID-19 pandemic, despite many widespread calls for social distancing, recommendations have not been followed by some people and the high rate of non-compliance has significantly affected lives all...

    Authors: Danette Waller McKinley and Saeideh Ghaffarifar

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:150

    Content type: Commentary

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  20. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a need for educational materials and methods that can replace clinical clerkships (CCs) for online simulated clinical practice (online-sCP). This study evaluates the impact of...

    Authors: Hajime Kasai, Kiyoshi Shikino, Go Saito, Tomoko Tsukamoto, Yukiko Takahashi, Ayaka Kuriyama, Kazuhisa Tanaka, Misaki Onodera, Hidetaka Yokoh, Koichiro Tatusmi, Ichiro Yoshino, Masatomi Ikusaka, Seiichiro Sakao and Shoichi Ito

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:149

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Asian Americans (AsAm) are a rapidly growing population in the U.S. With this growing population, U.S. healthcare providers must be equipped to provide culturally competent care for AsAm patients. This project...

    Authors: Sharon Pang, Hursuong Vongsachang, Thomas K. Le, George Q. Zhang, Taibo Li, Jason T. C. Lee and Shari M. Lawson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:148

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Learning healthcare systems have invested heavily in training primary care staff to provide care using patient-centered medical home models, but less is known about how to effectively lead such teams to delive...

    Authors: Traci H. Abraham, Greg L. Stewart and Samantha L. Solimeo

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:147

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Stress among students is on the rise during early medical school and has been implicated in poor academic performance. Several methods are being discussed to efficiently reduce stress, among them mindfulness-b...

    Authors: Luisa Charlotte Lampe and Brigitte Müller-Hilke

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:145

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Essential to the professional development of mentors is making explicit and critically challenging the knowledge and beliefs underpinning their mentoring practice. This paper reports on the development of a su...

    Authors: Lianne M. Loosveld, Pascal W. M. Van Gerven, Erik W. Driessen, Eline Vanassche and Anthony R. Artino Jr

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:144

    Content type: Research article

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  25. The excessive sub-divided or concrete pre-determined objectives found in the technological approach in contemporary medical education curricula may hinder the students’ spontaneous learning about diverse needs...

    Authors: Akiteru Takamura and Rintaro Imafuku

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:143

    Content type: Research article

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  26. A broad range of studies show that medical students often have a significantly deteriorated mental health status. Although starting medical school with values comparable to the population average, only a few s...

    Authors: Lena Luibl, Julia Traversari, Friedrich Paulsen, Michael Scholz and Pascal Burger

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:142

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Educational pedagogies were modified during the COVID-19 pandemic to minimise interruption to teaching. One approach has been the distance learning problem-based learning (PBL) tutorial utilising the online pe...

    Authors: Chi-chung Foo, Billy Cheung and Kent-man Chu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:141

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Whereas experience and cognitive maturity drives moral judgement development in most young adults, medical students show slowing, regression, or segmentation in moral development during their clinical years of...

    Authors: Jenny McDonald, Jane Graves, Neeshaan Abrahams, Ryan Thorneycroft and Iman Hegazi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:140

    Content type: Research article

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  29. The first step in improving interprofessional teamwork entails training health professionals (HP) to acknowledge the role and value the contribution of each member of the team. The International Classification...

    Authors: Jean Baptiste Sagahutu, Jeanne Kagwiza, Francois Cilliers and Jennifer Jelsma

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:139

    Content type: Research article

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  30. The question to involve or restrict medical students’ involvement in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic response remains contentious. As their state of preparation and perceptions in volunteering...

    Authors: Gilbert Lazarus, Ardi Findyartini, Azis Muhammad Putera, Nico Gamalliel, David Nugraha, Imam Adli, Jason Phowira, Lyanna Azzahra, Bagas Ariffandi and Indah Suci Widyahening

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:138

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Local anaesthesia plays a key role in many aspects of a dentist’s work. The required skills to perform anaesthesia successfully are acquired at university. To take advantage of the possibilities for new teachi...

    Authors: Anna Bock, Kristian Kniha, Evgeny Goloborodko, Martin Lemos, Anne Barbara Rittich, Stephan Christian Möhlhenrich, Nicole Rafai, Frank Hölzle and Ali Modabber

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:137

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Low- and Middle-income countries (LMIC) face considerable health and nutrition challenges, many of which can be addressed through strong academic leadership and robust research translated into evidence-based p...

    Authors: Mapatano Mala Ali, Lyn Haskins, Vaughn John, Anne Hatløy, Silondile Luthuli, Sphindile Mapumulo, Ingunn M. S. Engebretsen, Thorkild Tylleskär, Paulin Mutombo and Christiane Horwood

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:136

    Content type: Research article

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  33. The Modified Fresno Test has been used to evaluate the use of the Evidence-Based Physiotherapy (EBP). So far, none of the versions of the Fresno Test were subjected to analysis of the factorial structure. The ...

    Authors: Anderson Martins da Silva and Rosimeire Simprini Padula

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:135

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Evidence-based practice is among core competencies of health care professionals (HCPs). However, the levels of evidence-searching capability may differ among various disciplines of HCPs as they receive differe...

    Authors: Szu-Yu Chi, Yu-Shiun Tsai, Tien-Pei Fang, Tao-Hsin Tung and Ching-Chi Chi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:134

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Pain is a devastating sensation and has to be treated immediately. Therefore, we developed a training program to improve the knowledge of medical students in the field of pain medicine. In the present study, t...

    Authors: Sandra Kurz, Jana Lohse, Holger Buggenhagen, Irene Schmidtmann, Rita Laufenberg-Feldmann and Kristin Engelhard

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:133

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Cultural safety, whereby health professionals respect and promote the cultural identity of patients, could reduce intercultural tensions that hinder patient access to effective health services in Colombia. Gam...

    Authors: Juan Pimentel, Anne Cockcroft and Neil Andersson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:132

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Despite an abundant literature advocating that social determinants of health (SDH) be taught during undergraduate medical education, there are few detailed descriptions of how to design and implement longitudi...

    Authors: Raghav K. Goyal, Christina A. Dawson, Samuel B. Epstein, Richard J. Brach, Sheridan M. Finnie, Karen M. Lounsbury, Timothy Lahey and Shaden T. Eldakar-Hein

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:131

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2021 21:154

  38. Sexual violence has globally been recognized as harmful to young people’s health. In medical school, which is a highly competitive environment, the risk is supposedly even bigger. In this study we firstly aime...

    Authors: M. Geldolf, J. Tijtgat, L. Dewulf, M. Haezeleer, N. Degryse, N. Pouliart and I. Keygnaert

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:130

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Experts in the field of medical education emphasized the need for curricula that improve students’ attitudes toward the underserved. However, some studies have shown that medical education tends to worsen thes...

    Authors: Edouard Leaune, Violette Rey-Cadilhac, Safwan Oufker, Stéphanie Grot, Roy Strowd, Gilles Rode and Sonia Crandall

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:129

    Content type: Research article

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  40. As the disease caused by the novel coronavirus has spread globally, there has been significant economic instability in the healthcare systems. This reality was especially accentuated in Ecuador where, the shor...

    Authors: Eddy Lincango-Naranjo, Nataly Espinoza-Suarez, Paola Solis-Pazmino, Paul Vinueza-Moreano, Santiago Rodriguez-Villafuerte, Jose Lincango-Naranjo, Giuseppe Barberis-Barcia, Carlos Ruiz-Sosa, Giovanni Rojas-Velasco, Derek Gravholt, Elizabeth Golembiewski, Percy Soto-Becerra, Maryam Khan and Esteban Ortiz-Prado

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:128

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Physician Assistants (PA) are important members of the medical team, and increasing diversity in healthcare professionals has been consistently associated with improved health outcomes for underrepresented min...

    Authors: Trenton Honda, Trenton D. Henry, Ellen D. Mandel, Alicia Quella, José E. Rodríguez, Shahpar Najmabadi and Virginia L. Valentin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:127

    Content type: Research article

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  42. During their medical training, medical students aim to master communication skills and professionalism competencies to foster the best possible patient-physician relationship. This is especially evident when d...

    Authors: B. Manuel, M. Valcke, I. Keygnaert and K. Roelens

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:126

    Content type: Research article

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  43. Previous studies report a majority of the general public support euthanasia/assisted dying (EAD), while a majority of doctors are opposed. In considering policy decisions about EAD, some may discount the views...

    Authors: Luke Nie, Kelby Smith-Han, Ella Iosua and Simon Walker

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:125

    Content type: Research article

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  44. Occupational and physical therapy academic programs are rigorous. Increased rates of student anxiety and depression may impact learning. Data on student study skills, self-efficacy, and mental health is limite...

    Authors: Elaina DaLomba, Saji Mansur, Tore Bonsaksen and Mary Jan Greer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:124

    Content type: Research article

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  45. Simulation based medical education is efficient for the acquisition of flexible bronchoscopy navigational skills and the knowledge of the tracheobronchial anatomy. However, bronchoscopy simulator training is n...

    Authors: Anke Schertel, Thomas Geiser and Wolf E. Hautz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:123

    Content type: Research article

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  46. Examining the predictors of summative assessment performance is important for improving educational programs and structuring appropriate learning environments for trainees. However, predictors of certification...

    Authors: Osamu Nomura, Hirotaka Onishi, Yoon Soo Park, Nobuaki Michihata, Tohru Kobayashi, Kazunari Kaneko, Tetsushi Yoshikawa and Akira Ishiguro

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:122

    Content type: Research article

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  47. Despite the great development of smart phone programs and applications, and the wide-spread of these devices among students, their use for the educational purposes remains weak. The study aimed to investigate ...

    Authors: Nissreen Nugud Mergany, Alam-Elhuda Dafalla and Elhadi Awooda

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:121

    Content type: Research article

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