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  1. Educators and medical students share the same objective of achieving success in medical practice. Both groups consider doctors’ successes to include optimum patient care outcomes and positive career progressio...

    Authors: Sinclair Steele, Gabriel Andrade, Nisha Shantakumari and Debadatta Panigrahi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:268
  2. Effective communication is the key to a successful relationship between doctors and their patients. Empathy facilitates effective communication, but physicians vary in their ability to empathize with patients....

    Authors: Amir Beheshti, Farzin Tahmasbi Arashlow, Ladan Fata, Farzaneh Barzkar and Hamid R. Baradaran
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:267
  3. With an aging global population and advancements in medical technology, there is an urgent need for innovative gerontological nursing education programs. This study aimed to develop and evaluate the Innovative...

    Authors: HeeKyung Chang and Young Joo Do
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:266
  4. The Tibetan area is one of China’s minority regions with a shortage of general practice personnel, which requires further training and staffing. This research helps to understand the current condition and dema...

    Authors: Sen Yang, Huaxin Zhao, Hanzhi Zhang, Junpeng Wang, Hua Jin, Kyle Stirling, Xuhua Ge, Le Ma, Zhen Pu, Xiaomin Niu and Dehua Yu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:265
  5. This study aimed to evaluate stomatological students’ learning efficacy and their attitude towards Lecture-Team-Based Learning (LTBL) on topics regarding the design of removable partial dentures via in-class, ...

    Authors: Biyao Wang, Shan Jin, Minghao Huang, Kaige Zhang, Qing Zhou, Xinwen Zhang and Xu Yan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:264
  6. Ukraine’s higher medical education goes deeper and deeper every year in the European integration processes in the field of «Health Care» knowledge. Since 2005, the integrated license integrated exam STEP “Gene...

    Authors: Nataliya V. Obernikhina, Lesya V. Yanitska and Oksana V. Vygovska
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:263
  7. Geopolitical and socioeconomic challenges limit faculty development and clinical teaching in Palestine and many other developing countries. The first, and still only, Family Medicine (FM) residency program is ...

    Authors: Benjamin Colton, Lubna Saudi, Ann Smalldridge, Nicki Spicer and Therese Zink
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:262
  8. To draw implications for training of therapist responsiveness from a sequential mixed-methods study on challenging clinical situations.

    Authors: Signe Hjelen Stige, Marion Hernes Torrissen, Yngvild Sørebø Danielsen, Reidar Jakobsen, Katharina Teresa Enehaug Morken and Ingrid Dundas
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:261
  9. While there have been calls over the last 15 years for the inclusion of training in sex and gender-based medicine in medical school curricula and to sustain such improvements through a more gender responsive h...

    Authors: Zac E. Seidler, Ruben Benakovic, Michael J. Wilson, Jasmine M. Davis, Michelle Sheldrake and Margaret A. McGee
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:260
  10. Teaching professionalism in medical schools is central to medical education and society. We evaluated how medical students view the values of the medical profession on their first day of medical school and the...

    Authors: Sandra Vilagra, Marlon Vilagra, Renata Giaxa, Alice Miguel, Lahis W. Vilagra, Mariana Kehl, Milton A. Martins and Patricia Tempski
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:259
  11. Pain and addiction are one of the most common reasons for adults to seek health care, yet educational programs focused on pain are often underrepresented in medical school curricula. In January 2021, the Assoc...

    Authors: N. Dalgarno, J. Turnnidge, N. Cofie, R. van Wylick, J. Mulder, F. Kirby, A. Hastings-Truelove and L. Graves
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:258
  12. Overdiagnosis is a growing health issue, yet our understanding of medical students’ exposure to this concept within medical education is limited. Our aim was to explore students’ experience of diagnostic learn...

    Authors: Lucinda Colbert, Iman Hegazi, Kath Peters and Natalie Edmiston
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:256
  13. Healthcare services face significant challenges due to the aging population, increasing complexity of health issues, and a global shortage of health professionals. Health professions education needs to adapt a...

    Authors: Catrine Buck Jensen, Anita Iversen, Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren and Bente Norbye
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:255
  14. Currently, problem-based learning (PBL) has been widely used in many disciplines, but no systematic review has explored the advantages and disadvantages of PBL in orthopaedics education.

    Authors: Ting Li, Ruohong Song, Wenjie Zhong, Wenao Liao, Jiang Hu, Xilin Liu and Fei Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:253
  15. In the United States, Obstetrics and Gynecology residency interviews are instrumental in assessing the compatibility between medical student applicants and residency programs during the match process. Applican...

    Authors: Laura H Jacques, Elise S. Cowley, Shanaya M. Hebgen, Ryan J. Spencer and Corinne M. Hale
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:252
  16. Blended learning, which integrates classroom face-to-face teaching with both asynchronous and synchronous online learning elements, has swiftly gained acceptance in educational environments. However, the imple...

    Authors: Sana Shah, Usman Mahboob, Syed Muhammad Junaid, Sana Siddiqui, Brekhna Jamil and Saadia Rehman
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:251
  17. The gold standard of oral cancer (OC) treatment is diagnostic confirmation by biopsy followed by surgical treatment. However, studies have shown that dentists have difficulty performing biopsies, dental studen...

    Authors: Claire Melchior, Peter Isfort, Till Braunschweig, Max Witjes, Vincent Van den Bosch, Ashkan Rashad, Jan Egger, Matías de la Fuente, Rainer Röhrig, Frank Hölzle and Behrus Puladi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:250
  18. We are excited to contribute our thoughts and insights to the discussion initiated by Gandomkar et al. in their article on the accreditation system in Iran (Gandomkar et al., BMC Med Educ 23:379, 2023). As ind...

    Authors: Mahdi Aghabagheri, Babak Sabet, Abtin Heidarzadeh, Ebrahim Kalantar, Ali Norouzi and Maryam Alizadeh
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:249
  19. We have recently published the experience of the accreditation body of undergraduate medical education in Iran on developing and validating standards based on the WFME framework (Gandomkar et al., BMC Med Educ...

    Authors: Roghayeh Gandomkar, Azim Mirzazadeh and Tahereh Changiz
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:248
  20. The introduction of competency-based education models, student centers, and the increased use of formative assessments have led to demands for high-quality test items to be used in assessments. This study aime...

    Authors: Assad Ali Rezigalla
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:247

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  21. Despite the updated guidelines on dental impression disinfection protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic, adherence to such procedures has not been studied among dental health professionals in Saudi Arabia. Und...

    Authors: Abdullah Salman Binassfour, Mohammad Abdul Baseer and Navin Anand Ingle
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:246
  22. Students’ academic motivation is crucial to their academic performance, success, and future career performance. Understanding the experiences of students regarding academic motivation can help address this iss...

    Authors: Katayoun Katebi, Saeideh Ghaffarifar, Gholamali Dehghani and Ahmad Pourabbas
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:245
  23. The systems approach has been used to evaluate higher education and explores inputs, transformation process, and outputs of a system that is also influenced by environmental factors such as COVID-19. The COVID...

    Authors: Kelsey E. Mueller, Sarah G. Bellini and Emily V. Patten
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:244
  24. The use of social media across the globe has risen incrementally. During the COVID-19 pandemic, these sites undeniably provided new avenues for professional networking but also led to a surge in cases of onlin...

    Authors: Shazia Imran, Rahila Yasmeen and Memoona Mansoor
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:243
  25. During the pandemic, all universities had to switch to digital learning and teaching (DLT), the experiences were diverse. The advantages and obstacles of DLT are well reported in research. To ensure a sustaina...

    Authors: Artemisa Gogollari, Sharon Mitchell and Sissel Guttormsen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:242
  26. Naloxone is an effective and safe opioid reversal medication now approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use with or without a prescription. Despite this, naloxone dissemination lags at a t...

    Authors: Shahin A. Saberi, Sydney Moore, Sienna Li, Rory Vu Mather, Mary B. Daniels, Amrita Shahani, Antje Barreveld, Todd Griswold, Patrick McGuire and Hilary S. Connery
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:241
  27. Health, fitness and lifestyle professionals can play important roles in promoting physical activity in groups at risk of developing an inactive lifestyle, such as people with spinal cord injury (SCI). Tailored...

    Authors: Femke Hoekstra, Heather L. Gainforth, Rogier Broeksteeg, Stephanie Corras, Delaney Collins, Electra Eleftheriadou, Sonja Gaudet, Emily E. Giroux, Laura S. Kuipers, Shannon McCallum, Jasmin K. Ma, Erica de Passillé, Diane Rakiecki, Shannon Rockall, Rita van den Berg-Emons, Anniek van Vilsteren…
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:240
  28. In healthcare, inadequate communication among providers and insufficient information transmission represent primary contributors to adverse events, particularly in medical specialties such as obstetrics and gy...

    Authors: Dhekra Toumi, Wafa Dhouib, Ines Zouari, Imen Ghadhab, Mouna Gara and Olfa Zoukar
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:239
  29. This study evaluated the utility of using Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Milestones as a formative assessment tool for the fifth- and sixth-grade medical students’ performance in ...

    Authors: Hsiao-Ju Lin, Jhong-Han Wu, Wei-Hung Lin, Kai-Wen Nien, Huei-Ting Wang, Pei-Jen Tsai and Chiung-Yu Chen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:238
  30. Finding time in the medical curriculum to focus on motivational interviewing (MI) training is a challenge in many medical schools. We developed a software-based training tool, “Real-time Assessment of Dialogue...

    Authors: Paul J. Hershberger, Yong Pei, Dean A. Bricker, Timothy N. Crawford, Ashutosh Shivakumar, Angie Castle, Katharine Conway, Raveendra Medaramitta, Maria Rechtin and Josephine F. Wilson
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:237
  31. Despite the emphasis on the uniqueness and educational importance of clinical clerkships in medical education, there is a lack of deep understanding of their educational process and outcomes. Especially due to...

    Authors: Hyena Cho, Hyeyoon Jeong, Jihye Yu, Janghoon Lee and Hyun Joo Jung
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:236
  32. Social media is widely used by medical students, including for learning purposes since it facilitates their involvement in the communities of inquiry where they can share, express, and engage in the developmen...

    Authors: Ardi Findyartini, Nadia Greviana, Chaina Hanum, Elvan Wiyarta, Justinus Kurniabudhi Novarianto, Yehuda Tri Nugroho Supranoto, Maritza Andreanne Rafa Ayusha, Dwita Oktaria, AASA Santhi Sueningrum, Yuni Susanti Pratiwi, Eti Poncorini Pamungkasari, Gita Sekar Prihanti, Rahma Tsania Zhuhra, Yoanita Widjaja, Diani Puspa Wijaya and Komal Atta
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:235
  33. Integrating innovative, simulation-based training programs into medical curricula frequently encounters familiar challenges, including scepticism, limited faculty time, and financial constraints. Recognized fo...

    Authors: Claudia Ebm, Carolina del Pozo, Andrea Barbarello, Giovani Poli and Stefania Brusa
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:234
  34. COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift toward e-learning, particularly in medical education. Mobile medical applications (apps) have become integral tools for e-learning due to the prevalence of smartphon...

    Authors: Marwa Ahmed Alsharif, Ammar Ayman Bahbah, Mohamed Mabrouk Ghonaim, Janna Ahmed Omran, Maram Mohamed Rihan, Mariam Ahmed Zayed, Mariam Salah Tabour, Mariam Hamed Alwardany and Omar Ali Aboshady
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:233
  35. Early childhood caries (ECC) causes severe, widespread oral health issues in children. Dental undergraduates and residents are expected to have a solid understanding of ECC for children’s oral health promotion...

    Authors: Jingjing Yu, Guangtai Song and Jian Yu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:232
  36. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is one of the most fundamental skills a nursing student should be trained in. Gamification in education involves using game elements to increase motivation, engagement, and ...

    Authors: Ata Khaledi, Raziyeh Ghafouri, Sima Zohari Anboohi, Malihe Nasiri and Mohsen Ta’atizadeh
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:231
  37. While several medical societies endorse race as a social construct, it is still often used as a biological trait in medical education. How medical educators employ race while teaching is likely impacted by the...

    Authors: June Futterman, Catherine Bi, Brendan Crow, Sarah Kureshi and Ebiere Okah
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:230
  38. To characterize the current state of emergency medicine (EM) and the requirements for advancing EM clinical practice, education and research in China.

    Authors: Lanfang du, Yan Li, Zhenjie wang, Guoqiang Zhang, Xiaohui Chen, Yingping Tian, Changju Zhu, Jinsong Zhang, Lidong Wu, Peiwu Li, Yuguo Chen, Bing Ji, Shuming Pan, Jun Zeng, Yanfen Chai, Yesai Mu…
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:229
  39. Medical students experience emotional challenges during their undergraduate education, often related to work-based learning. Consequently, they may experience feelings of uncertainty and self-doubt, which can ...

    Authors: Maria Weurlander, Linda Wänström, Astrid Seeberger, Annalena Lönn, Linda Barman, Håkan Hult, Robert Thornberg and Annika Wernerson
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:228
  40. Virtual reality is emerging as an important component of medical education. Although the benefits of virtual reality are apparent, the optimal strategy to orient to or differentiate learners in the virtual spa...

    Authors: Daniel Katz, Benjamin Hyers, Eric Patten, Darren Sarte, Mariano Loo and Garrett W. Burnett
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:227
  41. During the crucial stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, face-to-face undergraduate medical education was disrupted and replaced with online teaching activities. Based on its emphasized impact on several outcomes, a...

    Authors: Parisa Moll-Khosrawi, Josephine Küllmei, Viorel Chindris, Alexander Ganzhorn, Jan Marcus Haus, Christian Zöllner and Leonie Schulte-Uentrop
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:226
  42. Little is known about what happens when patients and caregivers are involved in an academic setting as co-teachers and how healthcare professionals approach a new model of partnership-based teaching. This stud...

    Authors: Sara Alberti, Valeria Vannini, Luca Ghirotto, Loris Bonetti, Sergio Rovesti and Paola Ferri
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:224
  43. The ongoing need for hematologists is not met in many parts of the world. The hematology rotation during internal medicine residency is an opportunity to attract more physicians to the hematology field. This s...

    Authors: Mamoun Hassan Sharief, Assem A. Elghazaly, Abdullah Mohammad Al Abbas, Raed Saleh Al Basri and Samy A. Alsirafy
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:223
  44. Emotional and spiritual intelligence are crucial factors in enhancing individuals’ knowledge and academic achievement. This study aims to examine the correlation between spiritual intelligence, emotional intel...

    Authors: Zhenfei Zhou, Hamed Tavan, Forouzan Kavarizadeh, Mandana Sarokhani and Kourosh Sayehmiri
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:217
  45. Expanding new nurse training and education is a priority for nursing educators as well as a critical initiative to stabilize the nursing workforce. Given that there is currently no standardized program for the...

    Authors: Yongli Wang, Yiqian Chen, Ling Wang, Wen Wang, Xiangyan Kong and Xiaodan Li
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:215
  46. Many UK junior doctors are now taking a year out of the traditional training pathway, usually before specialty training, and some choose to work as a clinical teaching fellow (CTF). CTFs primarily have respons...

    Authors: Isobel Marion Harris, Heather McNeilly, Derek J. Ward, Alice J. Sitch, Jayne Parry and Sheila Greenfield
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:213
  47. Cumulative evidence supports the importance of health literacy in determining the quality of healthcare delivery and outcomes. To enhance health literacy competencies among professionals and alleviate healthca...

    Authors: Han-Yi Tsai, Shoou-Yih D. Lee, Cliff Coleman, Kristine Sørensen and Tzu-I Tsai
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:209

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