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  1. Content type: Research article

    Despite the widespread implementation of competency-based education, evidence of ensuing enhanced patient care and cost-benefit remains scarce. This narrative review uses the Kirkpatrick/Phillips model to inve...

    Authors: Claus Hedebo Bisgaard, Sune Leisgaard Mørck Rubak, Svein Aage Rodt, Jens Aage Kølsen Petersen and Peter Musaeus

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:154

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Work based learning underpins the training and CPD of medical practitioners. Medical audit operates on two levels; individual self-assessment and professional/practice development. In Ireland, annual practice ...

    Authors: Marie Claire Van Hout, Des Crowley, Aoife McBride and Ide Delargy

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:153

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Patient-clinician communication training is a core component of the undergraduate medical program. As with all areas of medicine, the best available evidence for teaching these skills should be incorporated in...

    Authors: Rob Sanson-Fisher, Breanne Hobden, Amy Waller, Natalie Dodd and Lucy Boyd

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:151

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Mobile learning (mLearning) devices (such as tablets and smartphones) are increasingly part of the clinical environment but there is a limited and somewhat conflicting literature regarding the impact of such d...

    Authors: Thomas J. G. Chase, Adam Julius, Joht Singh Chandan, Emily Powell, Charles S. Hall, Benedict Lyle Phillips, Ryan Burnett, Deborah Gill and Bimbi Fernando

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:152

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  5. Content type: Research article

    It is unclear whether it is feasible to involve residents in guideline development or adaptation. We designed a multifaceted training program that combines training sessions, a handbook and a documentation too...

    Authors: Nicolas Delvaux, Martine Goossens, Paul Van Royen, Stijn Van de Velde, Robert Vanderstichele, Hanne Cloetens, Jan Vanschoenbeek and Bert Aertgeerts

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:148

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  6. Content type: Research article

    The number of internal diseases, disorders and syndromes (IMDDSs) encountered in dental practice is increasing. Dentists report to feel ill prepared by their undergraduate dental training for the management of...

    Authors: Anja Humbert, Petra Schmage and Sigrid Harendza

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:149

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Over the last two decades medical schools have increased rural practice learning opportunities for students in an effort to improve recruitment to the rural workforce. James Cook University’s (JCU) medical sch...

    Authors: Robin A. Ray, Louise Young and Daniel Lindsay

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:147

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Biostatistics is a key but challenging subject in medical curricula that is usually delivered via a didactic approach in China. However, whether it is the best teaching approach to improve the learner’s compet...

    Authors: Chen Li, Ling Wang, Yuhai Zhang, Chanjuan Li, Yongyong Xu, Lei Shang and Jielai Xia

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:144

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  9. Content type: Research article

    This study identified and investigated the relationship between demographics, mental health problems, positive personality traits and perceived social support and motivation in medical education (MME) among fi...

    Authors: Natchaya Kunanitthaworn, Tinakon Wongpakaran, Nahathai Wongpakaran, Salilthip Paiboonsithiwong, Natchaphon Songtrijuck, Pimolpun Kuntawong and Danny Wedding

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:140

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Peer training has been identified as a useful tool for delivering undergraduate training in basic life support (BLS) which is fundamental as an initial response in cases of emergency.

    Authors: Fatima Abbas, Bisher Sawaf, Ibrahem Hanafi, Mohammad Younis Hajeer, Mhd Ismael Zakaria, Wafaa Abbas, Fadi Alabdeh and Nazir Ibrahim

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:142

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Humanistic care in medicine has shown to improve healthcare outcomes. Language barriers are a significant obstacle to humanistic care, and trained medical interpreters have demonstrated to effectively bridge t...

    Authors: Alvaro F. Vargas Pelaez, Sarah I. Ramirez, Chavely Valdes Sanchez, Shady Piedra Abusharar, Jose C. Romeu, Connor Carmichael, Soraya Bascoy, Rose Baron, Ariana Pichardo-Lowden, Nathalia Albarracin, Claire C. Jones and Patricia Silveyra

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:141

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The purpose of this paper is to systematically review the literature with respect to stakeholder views of selection methods for medical school admissions.

    Authors: M. E. Kelly, F. Patterson, S. O’Flynn, J. Mulligan and A. W. Murphy

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:139

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2018 18:162

  13. Content type: Research article

    There is a compelling need for management training amongst hospital managers in Nigeria mostly because management was never a part of the curricula in medical schools and this has resulted in their deficiencie...

    Authors: Ogbonnia Godfrey Ochonma and Stephen Ikechukwu Nwatu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:138

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  14. Content type: Research article

    The German quality assurance programme for evaluating work capacity is based on peer review that evaluates the quality of medical experts’ reports. Low reliability is thought to be due to systematic difference...

    Authors: André Strahl, Christian Gerlich, Georg W. Alpers, Katja Ehrmann, Jörg Gehrke, Annette Müller-Garnn and Heiner Vogel

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:135

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Medical billing and coding are critical components of residency programs since they determine the revenues and vitality of residencies. It has been suggested that residents are less likely to bill higher evalu...

    Authors: Morhaf Al Achkar, Seema Kengeri-Srikantiah, Biniyam M. Yamane, Jomil Villasmil, Michael E. Busha and Kevin B. Gebke

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:136

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Human trafficking is a serious violation of human rights, with numerous consequences for health and wellbeing. Recent law and policy reforms mean that clinicians now hold a crucial role in national strategies....

    Authors: Poojani Arulrajah and Sarah Steele

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:137

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  17. Content type: Research article

    An unequal distribution of health personnel, leading to unfavourable differences in health status between urban and rural populations, is a serious cause for concern globally. Part of the solution to this prob...

    Authors: Anthony Amalba, Francis A. Abantanga, Albert J. J. A. Scherpbier and W. N. K. A. van Mook

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:133

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Four university medical training institutions in Uganda have trained students at off-site health facilities under community-based education and Research Service (COBERS) programme for over 5 years. One of the ...

    Authors: James Henry Obol, Peter Akera, Pamela Atim Ochola, Wilfred Arubaku, Hussein Oria, Kenneth Luryama Moi, Denis Anywar Arony and Kaducu Felix

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:131

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Self-directed learning (SDL) is defined as learning on one’s own initiative, with the learner having primary responsibility for planning, implementing, and evaluating the effort. Medical education institutions...

    Authors: Kalyani Premkumar, Elizabeth Vinod, Solomon Sathishkumar, Anna B. Pulimood, Valerie Umaefulam, P. Prasanna Samuel and Tara A. John

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:134

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  20. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study is to review the literature on known barriers and solutions that face educators when developing and implementing online learning programs for medical students and postgraduate trainees.

    Authors: Diane O’Doherty, Marie Dromey, Justan Lougheed, Ailish Hannigan, Jason Last and Deirdre McGrath

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:130

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  21. Content type: Research article

    The past decade has witnessed an upsurge in medical curriculum partnerships established across national boundaries to offer students at the foreign institution (host) a learning experience comparable to that o...

    Authors: Dominique Waterval, Janneke M. Frambach, Stephen M. Scott, Erik W. Driessen and Albert J. J. A. Scherpbier

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:129

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  22. Content type: Research article

    The Readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale is among the first scales developed for measurement of attitude towards interprofessional learning (IPL). However, the conceptual framework of the RIPLS still...

    Authors: Cora L. F. Visser, Janneke A. Wilschut, Ulviye Isik, Stéphanie M. E. van der Burgt, Gerda Croiset and Rashmi A. Kusurkar

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:125

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  23. Content type: Research article

    The students’ conceptions of learning in postgraduate health science master studies are poorly understood. The aim of this study was to compare the factors influencing conceptions of learning in health science...

    Authors: Fernando Campos, Miguel Sola, Antonio Santisteban-Espejo, Ariane Ruyffelaert, Antonio Campos-Sánchez, Ingrid Garzón, Víctor Carriel, Juan de Dios Luna-Del-Castillo, Miguel Ángel Martin-Piedra and Miguel Alaminos

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:128

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  24. Content type: Technical advance

    Standard setting is one of the most contentious topics in educational measurement. Commonly-used methods all have well reported limitations. To date, there is not conclusive evidence suggesting which standard ...

    Authors: Boaz Shulruf, Lee Coombes, Arvin Damodaran, Adrian Freeman, Philip Jones, Steve Lieberman, Phillippa Poole, Joel Rhee, Tim Wilkinson and Peter Harris

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:126

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  25. Content type: Research article

    To assess the clinical impact of a regular, multidisciplinary, video debriefed training intervention for trauma team members on real trauma resuscitations. In addition, attending personnel evaluated the traini...

    Authors: Alexander Knobel, Daniel Overheu, Matthias Gruessing, Ingke Juergensen and Johannes Struewer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:127

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Task-specific checklists, holistic rubrics, and analytic rubrics are often used for performance assessments. We examined what factors evaluators consider important in holistic scoring of clinical performance a...

    Authors: So Jung Yune, Sang Yeoup Lee, Sun Ju Im, Bee Sung Kam and Sun Yong Baek

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:124

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  27. Content type: Research article

    We conducted a prospective validation study to develop a physician assistant (PA) clinical rotation evaluation (PACRE) instrument. The specific aims of this study were to 1) develop a tool to evaluate PA clini...

    Authors: Ryan A. Meverden, Jason H. Szostek, Saswati Mahapatra, Cathy D. Schleck, Jayawant N. Mandrekar, Thomas J. Beckman and Christopher M. Wittich

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:123

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Abortion has been decriminalized in Canada since 1988 and is considered an essential medical service. There is concern that decreasing numbers of abortion providers may impair access to abortion. This study ex...

    Authors: Daniel T. Myran, Jillian Bardsley, Tania El Hindi and Kristine Whitehead

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:121

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  29. Content type: Debate

    This position paper discusses on-going academic remediation challenges within the field of medical education. More specifically, we identify three common contemporary problems and propose four recommendations ...

    Authors: Layne D. Bennion, Steven J. Durning, Jeffrey LaRochelle, Michelle Yoon, Deanna Schreiber-Gregory, Brian V. Reamy and Dario Torre

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:120

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  30. Content type: Research article

    In 2012, 12 medical schools were opened in Ethiopia to tackle the significant shortage of doctors. This included Aksum School of Medicine situated in Aksum, a rural town in Northern Ethiopia. The new Innovativ...

    Authors: C. Morgan, M. Teshome, T. Crocker-Buque, R. Bhudia and K. Singh

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:119

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Under-representation of some socio-economic groups in medicine is rooted in under-representation of those groups in applications to medical school. This study aimed to explore what may deter school-age childre...

    Authors: Alexander J. Martin, Benjamin J. Beska, Greta Wood, Nicola Wyatt, Anthony Codd, Gillian Vance and Bryan Burford

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:117

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  32. Content type: Research article

    A higher sense of mastery of doctors’ clinical work could benefit not only their own mental health but also their work performance and patient care. However, we know little about factors associated with percei...

    Authors: Anna Belfrage, Kjersti Støen Grotmol, Reidar Tyssen, Torbjørn Moum and Lars Lien

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:116

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  33. Content type: Research article

    MD-PhDs have been hailed as significant to the advancement of medicine and health care. Yet when it comes to which positions MD-PhDs should be holding in the clinic and the academic world, there seems to be no...

    Authors: Pernille Andreassen and Mette Krogh Christensen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:115

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Public health improvement has long been an important focus for the United Kingdom Department of Health. The Allied Health Professions (AHP) Federation has 84,000 members, such a large number of AHP professiona...

    Authors: Sionnadh McLean, Laura Charlesworth, Stephen May and Nick Pollard

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:114

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Over the past 10 years, three new MD schools have been created in the state of Michigan, while the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine (MSU-CHM) has increased their class size to 850 students. ...

    Authors: Richard Switzer, Luke VandeZande, Alan T. Davis and Tracy J. Koehler

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:113

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  36. Content type: Research article

    In September 2013, two cases of cholera were reported in Mexico; 1 week later, a new outbreak was reported in the Huasteca region of Hidalgo. Upon the determination that the diagnostic and therapeutic interven...

    Authors: Laura Magaña-Valladares, Cynthia Rosas-Magallanes, Alejandra Montoya-Rodríguez, Guillermo Calvillo-Jacobo, Celia Mercedes Alpuche-Arande and Sebastían García-Saisó

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:111

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Multiple mini-interviews (MMI) become increasingly popular for the selection of medical students. In this work, we examine the validity evidence for the Hamburg MMI.

    Authors: Mirjana Knorr, Anja Schwibbe, Maren Ehrhardt, Janina Lackamp, Stefan Zimmermann and Wolfgang Hampe

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:106

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Dedicated Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) courses are often included in health professional education programs. It is important to understand the effectiveness of this training. This study investigated EBP outco...

    Authors: Maureen P. McEvoy, Lucy K. Lewis and Julie Luker

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:109

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Quality of health care needs to be improved in rural China. The Chinese government, based on the 1999 Law on Physicians, started implementing the Rural Doctor Practice Regulation in 2004 to increase the percentag...

    Authors: Xiaohong Li, Jay J. Shen, Fang Yao, Chunxin Jiang, Fengshui Chang, Fengfeng Hao and Jun Lu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:107

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  40. Content type: Research article

    To assess mentorship experiences among the faculty of a large academic department of medicine and to examine how those experiences relate to academic advancement and job satisfaction.

    Authors: Rochelle P. Walensky, Younji Kim, Yuchiao Chang, Bianca C. Porneala, Mirar N. Bristol, Katrina Armstrong and Eric G. Campbell

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:108

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  41. Content type: Research article

    The objective of pain medicine education is to provide medical students with opportunities to develop their knowledge, skills and professional attitudes that will lead to their becoming safe, capable, and comp...

    Authors: Elspeth Erica Shipton, Frank Bate, Raymond Garrick, Carole Steketee and Eric John Visser

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:110

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  42. Content type: Research article

    For the purpose of continuous performance improvement, physicians are expected to reflect on their practice. While many reflection studies are theoretically oriented and often prescriptive in the sense that th...

    Authors: Elisa Bindels, Christel Verberg, Albert Scherpbier, Sylvia Heeneman and Kiki Lombarts

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:105

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