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  1. 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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  2. 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

  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Undergraduate medical education was severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As traditional clinical rotations were suspended, medical students quickly began alternative, novel educational experiences. Thir...

    Authors: Adam R. Kopp, Sharon Rikin, Todd Cassese, Matthew A. Berger, Amanda C. Raff and Inessa Gendlina

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:120

    Content type: Research article

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  14. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic presented the world with a sudden need for additional medical professionals. Senior medical students were identified as potential workers and many worldwide gra...

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

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:118

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2021 21:160

  15. Time out of clinical training can impact medical trainees’ skills, competence and confidence. Periods of Out of Programme for Research (OOPR) are often much longer than other approved mechanisms for time of ou...

    Authors: C. L. Downey, J. Bentley and H. Pandit

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:117

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Health outcomes of Indigenous patients are impacted by culturally unsafe specialty care environments. The ‘Educating for Equity (E4E)’ program is a continuing professional development (CPD) intervention which ...

    Authors: Cheryl Barnabe, Raheem B. Kherani, Tom Appleton, Valerie Umaefulam, Rita Henderson and Lynden Crowshoe

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:116

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Postgraduate training is a period in which residents develop both their medical competency and their professional identity in an environment of apprenticeship. As situated learning suggests, a critical dimensi...

    Authors: Douglas Archibald, Alison Eyre, Dorota Szczepanik, Joseph K. Burns and Lionel Laroche

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:115

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Empathy and self-reflection have been studied among medical students, but fewer studies have examined the presence of these attributes among dental students and investigated the correlation between empathy and...

    Authors: Elina Paloniemi, Ilona Mikkola, Ritva Vatjus, Jari Jokelainen, Markku Timonen and Maria Hagnäs

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:114

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Resilience is an essential aspect of wellbeing that plays a major role in undergraduate medical education. Various personal and social factors are known to affect resilience. Empirical evidence remains limited...

    Authors: Ardi Findyartini, Nadia Greviana, Azis Muhammad Putera, Reynardi Larope Sutanto, Vernonia Yora Saki and Estivana Felaza

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:113

    Content type: Research article

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  20. It is unlikely that applications of artificial intelligence (AI) will completely replace physicians. However, it is very likely that AI applications will acquire many of their roles and generate new tasks in m...

    Authors: Ozan Karaca, S. Ayhan Çalışkan and Kadir Demir

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:112

    Content type: Research article

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  21. It has been previously shown that a high percentage of medical students have sleep problems that interfere with academic performance and mental health.

    Authors: Bruno Perotta, Fernanda M. Arantes-Costa, Sylvia C. Enns, Ernesto A. Figueiro-Filho, Helena Paro, Itamar S. Santos, Geraldo Lorenzi-Filho, Milton A. Martins and Patricia Z. Tempski

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:111

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Although medical ethics is an indispensable part of dental education, it has not played a relevant role in the dental curriculum thus far. This study is aimed at developing and validating a questionnaire that ...

    Authors: Katja Goetz, Ann-Christine Gutermuth, Hans-Jürgen Wenz, Dominik Groß and Katrin Hertrampf

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:109

    Content type: Research article

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  23. The need for subspecialty-trained neurologists is growing in parallel with increasing disease burden. However, despite the immense burden of neurological diseases, like headache and neurodegenerative disorders...

    Authors: Harini Sarva, Gustavo A. Patino, Mehmood Rashid, James W. M. Owens, Matthew S. Robbins and Stefano Sandrone

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:108

    Content type: Review

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  24. Interpersonal and communication skills (ICS) are important core competencies in medical education and certification. In this study, we identified self- and simulated patient (SP)-reported ratings of US first-y...

    Authors: Joshua A. Roshal, Dalya Chefitz, Carol A. Terregino and Anna Petrova

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:107

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Physicians’ communication skills (CS) are known to significantly affect the quality of health care. Communication skills training programs are part of most undergraduate medical curricula and are usually asses...

    Authors: Giovanni Piumatti, Bernard Cerutti and Noëlle Junod Perron

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:106

    Content type: Technical advance

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  26. Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) are being implemented worldwide as a means to promote competency-based medical education. In Switzerland, the new EPA-based curriculum for undergraduate medical educa...

    Authors: Adrian Marty, Sonia Frick, Heidi Bruderer Enzler and Sabine Zundel

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:105

    Content type: Research article

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  27. The increasing prevalence of mental health difficulties among children and young people (CYP) suggests that early intervention is vital. A comprehensive system of care and support requires the involvement of m...

    Authors: Emily Banwell, Neil Humphrey and Pamela Qualter

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:103

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Professional education cannot keep pace with the rapid advancements of knowledge in today’s society. But it can develop professionals who can. ‘Preparation for future learning’ (PFL) has been conceptualized as...

    Authors: Julian C. Manzone, Maria Mylopoulos, Charlotte Ringsted and Ryan Brydges

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:102

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Continuing health professions education (CHPE) is an important policy intervention for the opioid epidemic. Besides effectiveness or impact, health policy implementation should be studied to understand how an ...

    Authors: Abhimanyu Sud, Kathleen Doukas, Katherine Hodgson, Justin Hsu, Amber Miatello, Rahim Moineddin and Morag Paton

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:101

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) individuals are more likely to have negative healthcare experiences and worse health outcomes when compared with their heterosexual and cisgender counterparts. A ...

    Authors: Nicholas Tollemache, Duncan Shrewsbury and Carrie Llewellyn

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:100

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Medical specialty selection is a complex phenomenon that can affect the performance of health systems, community health, and physicians’ lives. It is essential to identify the key factors influencing the choic...

    Authors: Yaser Sarikhani, Sulmaz Ghahramani, Mohsen Bayati, Farhad Lotfi and Peivand Bastani

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:99

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Research engagement contributes to the improvement of patient care. A systematic review is a suitable first scholarly activity because it entails summarization of publicly available data and usually requires n...

    Authors: Hiraku Tsujimoto, Yuki Kataoka, Yukihito Sato, Masahiro Banno, Emi Tsujino-Tsujimoto, Yukiyoshi Sumi, Ryuichi Sada, Takashi Fujiwara, Yoichi Ohtake, Junji Kumasawa, Haruki Imura, Yoshinobu Matsuda, Ryuhei So, Tomoko Kagawa, Takashi Yoshioka, Yu Uneno…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:98

    Content type: Research article

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

    Authors: Abebaw Fekadu, Claire Oppenheim, Tsegahun Manyazewal, Corey Nislow, Yimtubezinash Woldeamanuel, Asrat Hailu, Anteneh Belete, Dawit Wondimagegn, Charlotte Hanlon, Tsige Gebremariam, Asha Collins, Christopher J. Larson, Wondwossen Gebreyes, Eleni Aklilu, Adamson S. Muula, Sabina Mugus…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:97

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2021 21:36

  34. Diabetes associations claim to have a patient-centered approach in diabetes care including shared decision-making (SDM). Diabetes educators are important healthcare professionals for implementing the concept o...

    Authors: Lars Hecht, Gabriele Meyer and Anke Steckelberg

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:96

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Social context guides care; stories sustain meaning; neither is routinely prioritized in residency training. Healing Through History (HTH) is a social medicine consultation curriculum integrating social determ...

    Authors: Joel Bradley, David Styren, Abigail LaPlante, John Howe, Sienna R. Craig and Emily Cohen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:95

    Content type: Research article

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  36. At King Abdulaziz University, medical and health science schools depend on admission exams (aptitude and achievement) and preparatory year scores in their students’ selection. However, with the growing number ...

    Authors: Aliaa Amr Alamoudi, Hind Ibrahim Fallatah, Basmah Medhat Eldakhakhny, Fatemah Omar Kamel, Lana Adey AlShawwa and Ayman Zaky Elsamanoudy

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:94

    Content type: Research article

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  37. The admissions criteria for colleges of medicine and allied health professions include several cognitive predictors. Little is known of the admissions criteria for the allied health professions and their corre...

    Authors: Sultana A. Alhurishi, Ghadeer S. Aljuraiban, Fahdah A. Alshaikh, Mona M. Almutairi and Khalid M. Almutairi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:93

    Content type: Research article

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  38. The Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) has been proposed as a useful framework to investigate professional behaviour, however, was not yet applied to the evaluation of an educational intervention. This study wi...

    Authors: Asta Medisauskaite, Ann Griffin, Rowena Viney, Ahmed Rashid and Antonia Rich

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:92

    Content type: Research article

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  39. With their demanding schedules, surgical residents have limited time to practice techniques. The aim is to evaluate the pedagogic model of self-directed learning using video in surgery residents.

    Authors: Geneviève Chartrand, Mikael Soucisse, Pierre Dubé, Jean-Sébastien Trépanier, Pierre Drolet and Lucas Sideris

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:91

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Ongoing developments in medical education recognize the move to curricula that support self-regulated learning processes, skills of thinking, and the ability to adapt and navigate uncertain situations as much ...

    Authors: Douglas McHugh, Andrew J. Yanik and Michael R. Mancini

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:90

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Standardized training allows more physicians to master otoendoscopic surgery. However, the lecture-based learning (LBL) applied in otoendoscopy teaching may not be conducive to training students in clinical th...

    Authors: Fanqin Wei, Qiyang Sun, Zili Qin, Huiwen Zhuang, Guangli Jiang and Xuan Wu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:89

    Content type: Research article

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  42. The illness script method employs a theoretical outline (e.g., epidemiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, interventions) to clarify how clinicians organized medical knowledge for clin...

    Authors: Mana Moghadami, Mitra Amini, Mohsen Moghadami, Bhavin Dalal and Bernard Charlin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:87

    Content type: Research article

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  43. The use of remote online delivery of summative assessments has been underexplored in medical education. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all end of year applied knowledge multiple choice question (MCQ) tests at o...

    Authors: Alan Jaap, Avril Dewar, Colin Duncan, Karen Fairhurst, David Hope and David Kluth

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:86

    Content type: Research article

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  44. The Japan Residency Matching Program (JRMP) launched in 2003 and is now a significant event for graduating medical students and postgraduate residency hospitals. The environment surrounding JRMP changed due to...

    Authors: Shoko Horita, Yoon-Soo Park, Daisuke Son and Masato Eto

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:85

    Content type: Research article

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  45. Family Medicine residencies are navigating recruitment in a changing environment. The consolidation of accreditation for allopathic and osteopathic programs, the high volume of applicants, and the forthcoming ...

    Authors: Michael E. Busha, Brock McMillen, Jeffrey Greene, Kristine Gibson, Charlotte Milnes and Peter Ziemkowski

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:84

    Content type: Research article

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  46. One in 2 people born in the UK after 1960 are expected to require oncology input in their lifetime. However, only 36% of UK medical schools provide dedicated oncology placements and teaching indicating a disco...

    Authors: Kathrine S. Rallis, Anna Maria Wozniak, Sara Hui, Marios Nicolaides, Neha Shah, Beena Subba, Apostolos Papalois and Michail Sideris

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:82

    Content type: Research article

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