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  1. English as a Media of Instruction (EMI) teacher development project is based upon the framework for teacher Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and aims to effectively improve both the confidence and ove...

    Authors: Wenlan Zhao, Zixian Liu, Tong Wang, Xiaohan Yin, Yanchun Sun, Xuemei Zhang and Hui Yang
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:271
  2. Healthcare systems often face shortages of certain medical specialists due to lack of interest among medical students. We questioned a common “one solution fits all” approach to this problem which involves mon...

    Authors: Charles Weissman, Alexander Avidan, Howard Tandeter and Rachel Yaffa Zisk Rony
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:268
  3. During the COVID-19 pandemic, face-to-face teaching and learning of physiotherapy practical skills was limited. Asynchronous, remote training has been effective in development of clinical skills in some health...

    Authors: Ignacio Villagrán, Francisca Rammsy, Javiera Del Valle, Sofía Gregorio de las Heras, Liliana Pozo, Patricio García, Gustavo Torres, Julián Varas, Allison Mandrusiak, Marcia Corvetto and Javiera Fuentes-Cimma
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:267
  4. Standard precautions (SPs) including hand hygiene are considered fundamental protective measures to manage health care-associated infections (HCAIs) and to reduce occupational health hazards. The purpose of th...

    Authors: Shamsi Ghorbanmovahhed, Shahla Shahbazi, Neda Gilani, Ali Ostadi, Reza Shabanloei and Leila Gholizadeh
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:265
  5. Ensuring that children and young people (CYP) can obtain mental health support from a broad variety of sources is of upmost importance. This is especially true given the increasing prevalence of mental health ...

    Authors: Emily Banwell, Pamela Qualter and Neil Humphrey
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:264
  6. Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) is becoming a major extension of patient care. From diagnostic efficacy to its widespread accessibility, POCUS has expanded beyond emergency departments to be a tool utilized b...

    Authors: Kimberly M. Rathbun, Arjun N. Patel, Jacob R. Jackowski, Matthew T. Parrish, Ryan M. Hatfield and Tyler E. Powell
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:263
  7. The issue of surgical safety has increased significantly over the last few decades. Several studies have established that it is linked to non-technical performance, rather than clinical competencies. Non-techn...

    Authors: Khalid H. Alzahrani, Raid A. Abutalib, Ahmed M. Elsheikh, Laura K. Alzahrani and Khalid I. Khoshhal
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:262
  8. Gastrointestinal perforation is commonly seen in emergency departments. The perforation of the stomach is an emergency situation that requires immediate surgical treatment. The necessary surgical skills requir...

    Authors: Lukas Warnung, Stefan Sattler, Elmar Haiden, Sophie Schober, Dieter Pahr and Andreas Reisinger
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:261
  9. This study aimed to identify and explain the strategies of faculty development based on their role at Iranian Universities of Medical Sciences.

    Authors: Sima Ghasemi, Leila Bazrafkan, Arash Shojaei, Tayebeh Rakhshani and Nasrin Shokrpour
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:260
  10. Inherent features in virtual simulation could be utilised to deliver collaborative global education that is inclusive, accessible, and valued by students and facilitators. The aim of this study was to evaluate...

    Authors: Amanda K. Edgar, James A. Armitage, Nadeeka Arambewela-Colley, Luke X. Chong and Anuradha Narayanan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:258
  11. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, on-site classroom teaching became limited at most German medical universities. This caused a sudden demand for digital teaching concepts. How the transfer from classroom to digita...

    Authors: Anna-Maria Mielke, Mohamed Ghanem, David Alexander Back, Susanne Fröhlich, Stephanie Herbstreit and Ricarda Johanna Seemann
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:257
  12. Practical skill assessment is an important part of the learning process to confirm competencies in acquired medical knowledge.

    Authors: Aida Mankute, Laima Juozapaviciene, Justinas Stucinskas, Zilvinas Dambrauskas, Paulius Dobozinskas, Elizabeth Sinz, David L. Rodgers, Evelina Pukenyte, Birute Kumpaitiene and Dinas Vaitkaitis
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:256
  13. Safe and beneficial use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) modalities results from integrating CAM education into curricula and increasing CAM knowledge. We sought how much teaching CAM procedures...

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Mahmoodi, Sara Shafian and Manizhe Shaban Alinaghizade
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:253
  14. Education and training about emergency cases are necessary for different medical groups such as midwives. Teaching puerperal sepsis is important for midwives. The teaching method is one of the challenges of th...

    Authors: Azita Yarmohammadi, Farideh Mostafazadeh and Samira Shahbazzadegan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:251
  15. To determine the effectiveness of the Star Family Doctors Training Program, a comprehensive Continuing professional development (CPD) program for general practitioners (GPs) in a compact medical consortium.

    Authors: Ling-Bo Liang, Xu Li, Xiang-Ping Liu, Cai-Zheng Li, Dan Luo, Feng Liu, Ting-Rui Mao and Qiao-Li Su
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:250
  16. The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on societies and health care services worldwide, including the clinical training of psychology interns. Some of the pandemic-related restrictions were in b...

    Authors: Hillevi Bergvall, Cornelia Larsson, Elinor Eskilsson Strålin, Benjamin Bohman and Sven Alfonsson
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:249
  17. The Great East Japan Earthquake and the resulting tsunami and nuclear disaster on March 11, 2011 have had a profound and lasting effect on residents of Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture, particularly among evacuees...

    Authors: Anna Stacy, Marcia Lange, Craig L. Katz, Satoshi Waguri and Robert Yanagisawa
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:248
  18. Formative assessment (assessment for learning) enhances learning (especially deep learning) by using feedback as a central tool. However, implementing it properly faces many challenges. We aimed to describe th...

    Authors: Elaf Abdulla Almahal, Abrar Abdalfattah Ahmed Osman, Mohamed Elnajid Tahir, Hamdan Zaki Hamdan, Arwa Yahya Gaddal, Omer Tagelsir Abdall Alkhidir and Hosam Eldeen Elsadig Gasmalla
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:247
  19. The introduction of the electronic medical record (EMR) has led to new communication skills that need to be taught and assessed. There is scarce literature on validated instruments measuring electronic-specifi...

    Authors: Jumana Antoun, Bassem Saab, Jinan Usta, Maya Romani, Imad Bou Akl, Maha Fathallah El Mofti, Joudy Eter, Natally AlArab and Hala Itani
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:245
  20. The COVID-19 pandemic in parallel with concerns about bias in grading resulted in many medical schools adopting pass/fail clinical grading and relying solely on narrative assessments. However, narratives often...

    Authors: Alison S. Clay, Kathryn M. Andolsek, Kira Niederhoffer, Apoorva Kandakatla, Gloria Zhang, Meghan Price, Priya Alagesan, Sydney Jeffs, Isabel DeLaura, C. Phifer Nicholson, Saumil M. Chudgar, Aditee P. Narayan, Nancy W. Knudsen, Melinda Blazar, Pamela Edwards and Edward G. Buckley
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:244
  21. Currently, 75–80% of the medical workforce worldwide consists of women. Yet, women comprise 21% of full professors and less than 20% of department chairs and medical school deans. Identified causes of gender d...

    Authors: Anna Bona, Rami Ahmed, Lauren Falvo, Julie Welch, Melanie Heniff, Dylan Cooper, Elisa Sarmiento and Cherri Hobgood
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:243
  22. Increasingly junior doctors are taking a year out of the traditional training pathway, and some opt to spend a year in a clinical teaching fellow (CTF) post. The CTF post mainly involves delivering hospital-ba...

    Authors: Isobel Marion Harris, Sheila Greenfield, Derek J Ward, Alice J Sitch and Jayne Parry
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:242
  23. Since learning with high educational quality requires an advanced intervention. This study seeks to answer how many puzzles game-based training can improve knowledge and cognitive function of surgical technolo...

    Authors: Reza Khorammakan, Athar Omid, Mohsen Mirmohammadsadeghi and Ahmad Ghadami
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:241
  24. Health Research Capacity Building (HRCB) is key to improving research production among health workers in LMICs to inform related policies and reduce health disparities in conflict settings. However, few HRCB p...

    Authors: Hady Naal, Tracy Daou, Dayana Brome, Rania Mansour, Ghassan Abu Sittah, Christos Giannou, Enrique Steiger and Shadi Saleh
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:240
  25. Despite knowing that health systems with strong primary care improve overall health outcomes within a population, many countries are facing a global trend of declining interest and shortage of family doctors. ...

    Authors: Olivia Heller, Zhyldyz Ismailova, Damira Mambetalieva, Nurlan Brimkulov, David Beran, Mathieu Nendaz, Nu V. Vu, Louis Loutan and Anne Baroffio
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:239
  26. COVID-19 has challenged health and higher education systems globally. Managing the epidemic in Cape Town, South Africa (SA), required partnerships with universities and setting up of de novo systems for mass c...

    Authors: Virginia Zweigenthal, Gonda Perez, Karen Wolmarans and Lorna Olckers
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:238
  27. Rapid demographic, epidemiological, technological, cultural/behavioural, and educational transitions, as they become more complex, demand new integrated and complementary professional skills and abilities. Int...

    Authors: Jéssica Rodrigues da Silva Noll Gonçalves, Rodrigo Noll Gonçalves, Saulo Vinicius da Rosa, Juliana Schaia Rocha Orsi, Karoline Maria Santos de Paula, Samuel Jorge Moysés and Renata Iani Werneck
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:236
  28. Identifying systems failures and contributing to a safety culture is the Association of American Colleges (AAMC’s) thirteenth Entrustable Professional Activity (EPA). While most curricula teach Patient Safety ...

    Authors: Catherine Chen, Kristen M. Coppola, Paul Weber and Payal Parikh
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:235
  29. Knowledge of diabetes by the graduate physicians had been reported to be deficient in many aspects of diagnosis and management of type 1 diabetes (T1D). This will reflect on patient care and quality of health ...

    Authors: Abeer Alassaf, Lobna Gharaibeh, Lina Abuna’meh and Rasha Odeh
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:234
  30. The flipped classroom approach has gained increasing popularity in medical education. Physiology is a basic medical course that studies the phenomena and laws of human life activities, and is a crucial link co...

    Authors: Chunmei Lu, Jie Xu, Yang Cao, Ying Zhang, Xiaoyu Liu, Haixia Wen, Yan Yan, Jiao Wang, Minghui Cai and Hui Zhu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:233
  31. Medical staff migration is one of the challenges for both developed and developing countries affecting society’s health and welfare, which limits access to equity. Therefore, this study was designed and conduc...

    Authors: Mohammad Taherahmadi, Mahboobeh Khabaz Mafinejad, Azadeh Sayarifard, Ali Akbari Sari and Parisa Farahani
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:232
  32. The assessment of pharmacy students’ readiness to begin the education of an advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) in clinical pharmacy settings continues to gain increasing attention. This study aimed t...

    Authors: Yun-Kyoung Song, Eun Kyoung Chung, Young Sook Lee, Jeong-Hyun Yoon and Hyunah Kim
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:231
  33. Globalization and other relevant phenomena such as healthcare workforce, ageing of the population, brain drain etc. all necessitate medical curricula to transcend national medicine and encompass a more global ...

    Authors: Sawazen Malik, Asi Alkoronky, Mugahid Elmahi, Safaa Alsafi, Fares Shehada, Rawasi Rahma and Daffalla Alam Elhuda
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:230
  34. Mentoring programs are one mechanism used to increase diversity and participation of historically underrepresented groups in academic medicine. However, more knowledge is needed about the mentoring experiences...

    Authors: Sylk Sotto-Santiago, Jacqueline Mac and Inginia Genao
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:229
  35. To determine physician assistant/associate (PA) perceptions of the value of certification and explore how they vary across demographic and practice characteristics.

    Authors: Andrzej Kozikowski, Dawn Morton-Rias, Kasey Puckett, Colette Jeffery, Sheila Mauldin and Joshua Goodman
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:228
  36. Following student feedback, a Curriculum Map (CM) was commissioned in 2018 at UCL Medical School (UCLMS). After exploring key requirements of a CM, the second phase focused on building a prototype before its l...

    Authors: Katie Wardle, Rima Chakrabarti, Tor Wright, Taylor Bennie, Daniel Ntuiabane and Faye Gishen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:227
  37. Mental health services are not sufficient for depression patients in rural areas of China, training in mental health knowledge for primary healthcare providers has been encouraged, but the effect of this encou...

    Authors: Jianfei Xie, Min Liu, Siqing Ding, Zhuqing Zhong, Sainan Zeng, Aizhong Liu, Shiwen He and Jianda Zhou
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:226
  38. Person-centered care is needed to effectively support workers with chronic health conditions. Person-centered care aims to provide care tailored to an individual person’s preferences, needs and values. To achi...

    Authors: Nina Zipfel, M. de Wit, N.C. Snippen, A.R. Bosma, C.T.J. Hulshof, A.G.E.M. de Boer and S.J. van der Burg-Vermeulen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:224
  39. The process of education is mutual. The learning needs of students need to be paid attention to and can affect the learning outcome. In order to make nursing postgraduates’ curriculum better, meet the learning...

    Authors: Suofei Zhang, Huijuan Ma, Xiaoli Zhu, Aifang Niu and Yu Luo
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:223
  40. Dietary patterns and beliefs are influenced by socioeconomic status, cultural influences, as well as medical advice, social media and marketing. Medical doctors are expected to provide correct, updated and non...

    Authors: Ingebjørg Sanne and Anne-Lise Bjørke-Monsen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:220
  41. After the COVID-19 epidemic, the state has paid more attention to the clinical teaching function of affiliated hospitals of colleges and universities. Strengthening the integration of medicine and education an...

    Authors: Xinyang Su, Huaxiu Ning, Fang Zhang, Li Liu, Xiaoling Zhang and Hongmei Xu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:219

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