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  1. Medical treatment informed by Precision Medicine is becoming a standard practice for many diseases, and patients are curious about the consequences of genomic variants in their genome. However, most medical st...

    Authors: Ramu Anandakrishnan, Tiffany L. Carpenetti, Peter Samuel, Breezy Wasko, Craig Johnson, Christy Smith, Jessica Kim, Pawel Michalak, Lin Kang, Nick Kinney, Arben Santo, John Anstrom, Harold R. Garner and Robin T. Varghese

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:437

    Content type: Technical advance

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  2. Although electrocardiography is considered a core learning outcome for medical students, there is currently little curricular guidance for undergraduate ECG training. Owing to the absence of expert consensus o...

    Authors: Charle André Viljoen, Rob Scott Millar, Kathryn Manning and Vanessa Celeste Burch

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:431

    Content type: Research article

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

    Authors: Bonny L. Dickinson, Kristine Gibson, Kristi VanDerKolk, Jeffrey Greene, Claudia A. Rosu, Deborah D. Navedo, Kirsten A. Porter-Stransky and Lisa E. Graves

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:428

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2020 20:356

  4. Peer-led basic life support training in medical school may be an effective and valued way of teaching medical students, yet no research has been conducted to evaluate the effect on the self-efficacy of medical...

    Authors: M. Binkhorst, J M Th Draaisma, Y. Benthem, E. M. R. van de Pol, M. Hogeveen and E. C. T. H. Tan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:427

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Although general medicine (GM) faculty in Japanese medical schools have an important role in educating medical students, the importance of residents’ rotation training in GM in postgraduate education has not b...

    Authors: Yuji Nishizaki, Taro Shimizu, Tomohiro Shinozaki, Tomoya Okubo, Yu Yamamoto, Ryota Konishi and Yasuharu Tokuda

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:426

    Content type: Research article

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  6. MD-PhD programs confer degrees that empower medical doctors with in-depth scientific skills to contribute to biomedical research and academic medicine, alongside clinical practice. Whilst the career options an...

    Authors: Andre Dos Santos Rocha, Cristophe Combescure and Francesco Negro

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:425

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Kolb’s Cycle of Learning Theory acts as a foundational framework for the evolution of knowledge gained by learners throughout their education. Through Kolb’s cycle of experiential learning, one’s preferred way...

    Authors: Quentin J. Reynolds, Kurt O. Gilliland, Katie Smith, Joshua A. Walker and Gary L. Beck Dallaghan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:423

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Recently, there have been concerted efforts to improve racial and ethnic diversity in the physician-scientist workforce. Identifying factors associated with career choices among those underrepresented in medic...

    Authors: Aisha L. Siebert, Shinnyi Chou, Omar Toubat, Alexander J. Adami, Hajwa Kim, Dania Daye and Jennifer M. Kwan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:422

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Simulation-based education (SBE) with high-fidelity simulation (HFS) offers medical students early exposure to the clinical environment, allowing development of clinical scenarios and management. We hypothesiz...

    Authors: Lori Meyers, Bryan Mahoney, Troy Schaffernocker, David Way, Scott Winfield, Alberto Uribe, Ana Mavarez-Martinez, Marilly Palettas and Jonathan Lipps

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:421

    Content type: Research article

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  10. The development of professional identity is a fundamental element of medical education. There is evidence that in Germany, students’ perceptions of the ideal and real doctor differ, and that of themselves as p...

    Authors: Conor Gilligan, Teresa Loda, Florian Junne, Stephan Zipfel, Brian Kelly, Graeme Horton and Anne Herrmann-Werner

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:420

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Students who fail to pass the National Medical Licensure Examination (NMLE) pose a huge problem from the educational standpoint of healthcare professionals. In the present study, we developed a formula of pred...

    Authors: Koji Tsunekawa, Yasuyuki Suzuki and Toshiki Shioiri

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:419

    Content type: Research article

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  12. A highly skilled workforce is required to deliver high quality evidence-based care. Clinical academic career training programmes have been developed to build capacity and capabilities of nurses, midwives and a...

    Authors: Alison Cowley, Claire Diver, Alison Edgley and Joanne Cooper

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:418

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Medicine is a field that is simultaneously factual and ambiguous. Medical students have their first exposure to full time clinical practice during clerkship. While studies have examined medical trainees’ toler...

    Authors: Silvio Ndoja, Saad Chahine, Donald H. Saklofske and Brent Lanting

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:417

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Croatia has closed all educational institutions after 32 cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection were confirmed and switched to exclusive e-learning. Health sciences university students may have been particularly affect...

    Authors: Livia Puljak, Marta Čivljak, Ana Haramina, Snježana Mališa, Dalibor Čavić, Dinko Klinec, Diana Aranza, Jasna Mesarić, Nataša Skitarelić, Sanja Zoranić, Dijana Majstorović, Marijana Neuberg, Štefica Mikšić and Kata Ivanišević

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:416

    Content type: Research article

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  15. The aims of Evidence-Based medicine (EBM) are to promote critical thinking and produces better patients’ outcome (Profetto-McGrath J, J Prof Nurs Off J Am Assoc Coll Nurs 21:364-371, 2005). Accreditation Counc...

    Authors: Mai A. Mahmoud, Sa’ad Laws, Antoun Kamel, Dabia Al Mohanadi, Ahmed Al Mohammed and Ziyad R. Mahfoud

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:414

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2020 20:478

  16. Previous studies have suggested that Medical students’ empathy declines during medical school, especially during the clinical studies. The aim of this study was to examine. Changes in medical students’ empathy...

    Authors: Michal Lwow, Laura Canetti and Mordechai Muszkat

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:413

    Content type: Research article

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  17. The perceived importance of clinical empathy may decline among students during medical training. Several interventions have been shown to be effective in promoting or preserving medical students’ empathic abil...

    Authors: Cédric Lemogne, Céline Buffel du Vaure, Nicolas Hoertel, Annie Catu-Pinault, Frédéric Limosin, Christian Ghasarossian, Claire Le Jeunne and Philippe Jaury

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:412

    Content type: Research article

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  18. The absence of ability and certainty to design and undertake pharmacy practice-based research (PPBR) was a major issue among pharmacists worldwide as reported in previous literature, despite them having an int...

    Authors: Farah Kais Alhomoud

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:411

    Content type: Research article

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  19. As the number of Asian and African students studying medicine in China increases, it is imperative to evaluate the educational experiences of these international medical students (IMSs). This study was intende...

    Authors: Wen Li, Chang Liu, Shenjun Liu, Xin Zhang, Rong-gen Shi, Hailan Jiang, Yi Ling and Hong Sun

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:410

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Simulators are an extensively utilized teaching tool in clinical settings. Simulation enables learners to practice and improve their skills in a safe and controlled environment before using these skills on pat...

    Authors: Khushboo Qaim Ali, Sajid Bashir Soofi, Ali Shabbir Hussain, Uzair Ansari, Shaun Morris, Mark Oliver Tessaro, Shabina Ariff and Hasan Merali

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:409

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Conflicts of interest (COIs), including those arising from interactions with pharmaceutical companies, may lead to bias in medical data. Although medical students are now requesting more education on COIs and ...

    Authors: Cora Koch and Jochen Brich

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:408

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Despite the growing number of patients with limited English proficiency in the United States, not all medical schools offer medical language courses to train future physicians in practicing language-concordant...

    Authors: Joseph A. Pereira, Kari Hannibal, Jasmine Stecker, Jennifer Kasper, Jeffrey N. Katz and Rose L. Molina

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:407

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Cultural awareness and cultural competence have become important skills in higher education as populations continue to grow in diversity around the world. However, currently, there are few instruments designed...

    Authors: Christine Kumlien, Melanie Bish, Engle A. Chan, Lynn Rew, P. S. Chan, Doris Leung and Elisabeth Carlson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:406

    Content type: Technical advance

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  24. Career intention is closely related to the distribution of university graduates across sectors in pharmacy-related field. The aim of the study was to describe career intention and identify its influencing fact...

    Authors: Tianqi Zhang, Lingui Li and Ying Bian

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:405

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Compassion fatigue, unprofessional behavior, and burnout are prompting educators to examine medical students’ affective reactions to workplace experiences. Attributes of both students and learning environments...

    Authors: Huei-Ming Yeh, Wan-Hsi Chien, Daniel Fu-Chang Tsai, Tim Dornan, Ling-Ping Lai and Chun-Lin Chu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:404

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Continuing medical education (CME) often uses passive educational models including lectures. However, numerous studies have questioned the effectiveness of these less engaging educational strategies. Studies o...

    Authors: Christopher R. Stephenson, Sara L. Bonnes, Adam P. Sawatsky, Lukas W. Richards, Cathy D. Schleck, Jayawant N. Mandrekar, Thomas J. Beckman and Christopher M. Wittich

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:403

    Content type: Research article

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  27. The weight of social inequalities during education is a reality. Students of lower socioeconomic status may have less chance of success in higher education, particularly in medical studies. However, the role o...

    Authors: Hanane Bouchghoul, Jean-Louis Teboul, Marie-Victoire Senat and Solène Vigoureux

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:402

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Physiology is a subject that is considered difficult; it is associated with academic failure and causes high levels of stress and anxiety in students.

    Authors: Julio C. Sánchez, Diego F. López-Zapata, Óscar A. Pinzón, Andrés M. García, Martha D. Morales and Samuel E. Trujillo

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:401

    Content type: Research article

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  29. COVID − 19 pandemic pressured medical schools globally to shift to Distance learning (DL) as an alternative way to ensure that the content delivered is satisfactory for student progression.

    Authors: Samar A. Ahmed, Nagwa N. Hegazy, Hany W. Abdel Malak, W. Cliff Kayser III, Noha M. Elrafie, Mohammed Hassanien, Abdulmonem A. Al-Hayani, Sherif A. El Saadany, Abdulrahman O. AI-Youbi and Mohamed H. Shehata

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:400

    Content type: Research article

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  30. COVID-19 is a global pandemic affecting all aspects of life in all countries. We assessed COVID-19 knowledge and associated factors among dental academics in 26 countries.

    Authors: Nour Ammar, Nourhan M. Aly, Morenike O. Folayan, Simin Z. Mohebbi, Sameh Attia, Hans-Peter Howaldt, Sebastian Boettger, Yousef Khader, Diah A. Maharani, Anton Rahardjo, Imran Khan, Marwa Madi, Anas Shamala, Ola B. Al-Batayneh, Maher Rashwan, Verica Pavlic…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:399

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Interprofessional Education (IPE) is now included in curricula in universities worldwide. It is known that there are differences in attitudes towards IPE among students, but less is known regarding how student...

    Authors: Caroline Olsson, Hanna Lachmann, Susanne Kalén, Sari Ponzer and Cecilia Mellstrand Navarro

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:398

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Infectious and tropical diseases (ID) physicians are needed now more than ever to tackle existing and emerging global threats. However, in many countries, ID is not recognized as a qualifying specialty. The cr...

    Authors: Nathan Peiffer-Smadja, François-Daniel Ardellier, Pauline Thill, Anne-Lise Beaumont, Gaud Catho, Lindsay Osei, Vincent Dubée, Alexandre Bleibtreu, Adrien Lemaignen and Michaël Thy

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:397

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Realistic, portable, and scalable lectures, cadaveric models, 2D atlases and computer simulations are being combined more frequently for teaching anatomy, which result in major increases in user satisfaction. ...

    Authors: Shi Chen, Jiawei Zhu, Cheng Cheng, Zhouxian Pan, Lingshan Liu, Jianhua Du, Xinhua Shen, Zhen Shen, Huijuan Zhu, Jihai Liu, Hua Yang, Chao Ma and Hui Pan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:395

    Content type: Research article

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  34. The current system of clinical training for midwifery students in Poland is in need of considerable revision to adapt it to the global standards and the expectations of healthcare providers, healthcare users a...

    Authors: Małgorzata Stefaniak and Ewa Dmoch-Gajzlerska

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:394

    Content type: Research article

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  35. In self-regulated learning, learning is defined as metacognitively guided, intrinsically motivated and strategic. In the context of medical education, the development of self-regulated learning can be associat...

    Authors: Marina Alves Martins Siqueira, Johnatan Padovez Gonçalves, Vitor Silva Mendonça, Renata Kobayasi, Fernanda Magalhães Arantes-Costa, Patricia Zen Tempski and Mílton de Arruda Martins

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:393

    Content type: Research article

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  36. The COVID-19 pandemic has become a global health issue and has had a major impact on education. Consequently, half way through the second semester of the academic year 2019/2020, learning methods were delivere...

    Authors: Lisa R. Amir, Ira Tanti, Diah Ayu Maharani, Yuniardini Septorini Wimardhani, Vera Julia, Benso Sulijaya and Ria Puspitawati

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:392

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Communication skills (CS) are vital for doctors. Indeed, as the most important element of consultations, are highly valued by patients. CS are core, teachable skills, however, have not been widely taught in So...

    Authors: Amanda Helen Douglas, Samita Pant Acharya and Lynne A. Allery

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:391

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Several studies reported that Inter-professional Education (IPE) plays a major role in creating an effective collaborating environment in healthcare settings to achieve high-quality patient care. This study me...

    Authors: Arwa Alruwaili, Noora Mumenah, Nesrin Alharthy and Fatmah Othman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:390

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP) is increasingly recognised as being crucial for the provision of holistic care and optimising health outcomes among older adults, many with multiple complex heal...

    Authors: Janita Pak Chun Chau, Suzanne Hoi Shan Lo, Vivian Wing Yan Lee, Wai Ming Yiu, Helen Chung Yan Chiang, David R. Thompson and Alexander Yuk Lun Lau

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:388

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Otolaryngology (ENT), plastic surgery, ophthalmology and dermatology are medical specialties which tend to receive less coverage in UK medical school curricula compared to larger, generalist specialties. As a ...

    Authors: Razan Nour, Kerry Jobling, Alasdair Mayer and Salma Babikir

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:387

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Due to disparities in their regional distribution of the surgical specialists, those who have finished “housemanship,” which is the equivalent of an internship, are serving as main surgical care providers in r...

    Authors: Mee Joo Kang and Reuben Kwesi Sakyi Ngissah

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:386

    Content type: Research article

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  42. The COVID-19 pandemic has been an unprecedented and potentially stressful event that inserted itself into the 2019–2020 Canadian medical curriculum. However, its impact on stress and subsequent professional pa...

    Authors: Myriam Abbas, Malek Dhane, Michèle Beniey, Léamarie Meloche-Dumas, Mohamed Eissa, Natasha Guérard-Poirier, Myriam El-Raheb, Florence Lebel-Guay, Adam Dubrowski and Erica Patocskai

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:385

    Content type: Research article

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  43. Medical faculties are currently embracing a modernistic approach to anatomical education that integrates diagnostic imaging largely through post-mortem computed tomography scanning of body donors. Post-mortem ...

    Authors: Kimberly McBain, Brandon Azimov, Jeremy O’Brien, Geoffroy P. J. C. Noël and Nicole M. Ventura

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:384

    Content type: Research article

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  44. The principle of workplace based assessment (WBA) is to assess trainees at work with feedback integrated into the program simultaneously. A student driven WBA model was introduced and perception evaluation of ...

    Authors: Lena Jafri, Imran Siddiqui, Aysha Habib Khan, Muhammed Tariq, Muhammad Umer Naeem Effendi, Azra Naseem, Sibtain Ahmed, Farooq Ghani, Shahnila Alidina, Nadir Shah and Hafsa Majid

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:383

    Content type: Research article

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  45. There is an increasing need for physical therapists to address psychosocial aspects of musculoskeletal pain. Psychologically informed practice is one way to deliver this type of care through the integration of...

    Authors: Lindsay A. Ballengee, J. Kyle Covington and Steven Z. George

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:382

    Content type: Research article

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  46. Nosocomial infection, also called a hospital-acquired infection, is an infection acquired during admitting patients in health care facilities. Nosocomial infection can be prevented and controlled by giving tra...

    Authors: Tigist Engda

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:378

    Content type: Research article

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