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  1. Empathy is important in ensuring the quality of the patient-physician relationship. Several studies have concluded that empathy declines during medical training, especially during the third year. However, ther...

    Authors: Hanne-Lise Eikeland, Knut Ørnes, Arnstein Finset and Reidar Pedersen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:165
  2. A prospective study was conducted to evaluate the impact of an educational reproductive health program on medical student peer educators and the secondary school pupils whom they taught.

    Authors: Florence Bretelle, Raha Shojai, Julie Brunet, Sophie Tardieu, Marie Christine Manca, Joelle Durant, Claire Ricciardi, Leon Boubli and George Leonetti
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:162
  3. To build research capacity among graduating medical students, the teaching of research and critical analysis was integrated into the University of Wollongong (UoW) new, graduate-entry medical curriculum. This ...

    Authors: Judy R Mullan, Kathryn M Weston, Warren C Rich and Peter L McLennan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:161
  4. Approaches to training biomedical scientists have created a talented research community. However, they have failed to create a professional workforce that includes many racial and ethnic minorities and women i...

    Authors: Bhoomi K Thakore, Michelle E Naffziger-Hirsch, Jennifer L Richardson, Simon N Williams and Richard McGee, Jr
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:160
  5. Undertaking a Delphi exercise is recommended during the second stage in the development process for a reporting guideline. To continue the development for the Guideline for Reporting Evidence-based practice Ed...

    Authors: Anna C Phillips, Lucy K Lewis, Maureen P McEvoy, James Galipeau, Paul Glasziou, Marilyn Hammick, David Moher, Julie K Tilson and Marie T Williams
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:159
  6. Master of Public Health programs have been developed across Canada in response to the need for graduate-level trained professionals to work in the public health sector. The University of Guelph recently conduc...

    Authors: Nicole Britten, Lauren E Wallar, Scott A McEwen and Andrew Papadopoulos
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:158
  7. Little recent published evidence explores the relationship between academic performance in medical school and performance as a junior doctor. Although many forms of assessment are used to demonstrate a medical...

    Authors: Sandra E Carr, Antonio Celenza, Ian B Puddey and Fiona Lake
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:157
  8. Point-of-care ultrasound performed by clinicians is a useful supplement in the treatment and assessment of patients. We aimed to investigate whether medical students with minimal training were able to successf...

    Authors: Garrett Newton Andersen, Annja Viset, Ole Christian Mjølstad, Øyvind Salvesen, Håvard Dalen and Bjørn Olav Haugen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:156
  9. Using computer-based simulation systems in medical education is becoming more and more common. Although the benefits of practicing with these systems in medical education have been demonstrated, advantages of ...

    Authors: Akan Karakuş, Latif Duran, Yücel Yavuz, Levent Altintop and Fatih Çalişkan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:155
  10. High-fidelity patient simulation has been praised for its ability to recreate lifelike training conditions. The degree to which high fidelity simulation elicits acute emotional and physiologic stress among par...

    Authors: Samuel Clarke, Timothy Horeczko, Dale Cotton and Aaron Bair
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:153
  11. The aim of this systematic review was to identify which information is included when reporting educational interventions used to facilitate foundational skills and knowledge of evidence-based practice (EBP) tr...

    Authors: Anna C Phillips, Lucy K Lewis, Maureen P McEvoy, James Galipeau, Paul Glasziou, Marilyn Hammick, David Moher, Julie K Tilson and Marie T Williams
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:152
  12. Workforce planning is a central issue for service provision and has consequences for medical education. Much work has been examined the career intentions, career preferences and career destinations of UK medic...

    Authors: Jennifer A Cleland, Peter W Johnston, Micheal Anthony, Nadir Khan and Neil W Scott
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:151
  13. Estimating learning outcome from comparative student self-ratings is a reliable and valid method to identify specific strengths and shortcomings in undergraduate medical curricula. However, requiring students ...

    Authors: Sarah Schiekirka, Sven Anders and Tobias Raupach
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:149
  14. One of the most critical tasks when conducting neurological studies is identifying the different regions of interest in the brain’s white matter. Currently few programs or applications are available that serve...

    Authors: Iskander Sánchez-Rola and Begoña García Zapirain
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:148
  15. This study evaluated the effectiveness of the contextualized EBP training program for Filipino physical therapists in terms of knowledge, skills, attitudes and behavior.

    Authors: Janine Margarita R Dizon, Karen Grimmer-Somers and Saravana Kumar
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:147
  16. Medical professionalism as a set of behaviours that transcends personal values, beliefs and attitudes to incorporate ethical and moral principles is considered a covenant between society and the practice of me...

    Authors: Nontsikelelo Mapukata-Sondzaba, Ames Dhai, Norma Tsotsi and Eleanor Ross
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:146
  17. The implementation of a bachelor degree in “Interprofessional Health Care” at the University of Heidelberg, Germany has fostered the need to evaluate the impact of this innovative programme. The Readiness for ...

    Authors: Cornelia Mahler, Justine Rochon, Sven Karstens, Joachim Szecsenyi and Katja Hermann
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:145
  18. The increasing complexity of medical curricula would benefit from adaptive computer supported collaborative learning systems that support study management using instructional design and learning object princip...

    Authors: Tiago Taveira-Gomes, Areo Saffarzadeh, Milton Severo, M Jorge Guimarães and Maria Amélia Ferreira
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:143
  19. Promoting family planning (FP) is a key strategy for health, economic and population growth. Sub-Saharan Africa, with one of the lowest contraceptive prevalence and highest fertility rates globally, contribute...

    Authors: Projestine S Muganyizi, Joyce Ishengoma, Joseph Kanama, Nassoro Kikumbih, Feddy Mwanga, Richard Killian and Erin McGinn
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:142
  20. In Japan, all trainee physicians must begin clinical practice in a standardized, mandatory junior residency program, which encompasses the first two years of post-graduate medical training (PGY1 – PGY2). Imple...

    Authors: Sachiko Ohde, Gautam A Deshpande, Osamu Takahashi and Tsuguya Fukui
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:141
  21. Doctors, especially doctors-in-training such as residents, make errors. They have to face the consequences even though today’s approach to errors emphasizes systemic factors. Doctors’ individual characteristic...

    Authors: Cindy Ottiger Mankaka, Gérard Waeber and David Gachoud
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:140
  22. Acquiring the values of medical professionalism has become a critical issue in medical education. The purpose of this study was to identify lapses in professionalism witnessed by medical students during their ...

    Authors: Walter Hendelman and Anna Byszewski
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:139
  23. Paramedic education has evolved in recent times from vocational post-employment to tertiary pre-employment supplemented by clinical placement. Simulation is advocated as a means of transferring learned skills ...

    Authors: David Lim, Stephen Bartlett, Peter Horrocks, Courtenay Grant-Wakefield, Jodie Kelly and Vivienne Tippett
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:138
  24. Virtual patient (VP) cases are an effective teaching method, although little is known about how to design and implement them for maximum effectiveness. The aim of this study was to explore the effect of case d...

    Authors: Frederik Jäger, Martin Riemer, Martin Abendroth, Susanne Sehner and Sigrid Harendza
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:137
  25. Research is an essential activity for improving quality and efficiency in healthcare. The objective of this study was to train nurses from the public Basque Health Service (Osakidetza) in critical appraisal, prom...

    Authors: Eva Reviriego, María Ángeles Cidoncha, José Asua, Marie Pierre Gagnon, Maider Mateos, Lucía Gárate, Elena de Lorenzo and Rosa María González
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:136
  26. Role plays and standardized patients are often used in medical education and have proven to be effective tools for enhancing the communication skills of medical students. Most course concepts need additional t...

    Authors: Katharina Luttenberger, Elmar Graessel, Cosima Simon and Carolin Donath
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:135
  27. The negative impact of medical school on students' general and mental health has often been reported. Compared to students of other subjects, or employed peers, medical students face an increased risk of devel...

    Authors: Thomas Kötter, Yannick Tautphäus, Martin Scherer and Edgar Voltmer
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:134
  28. To evaluate the effect of the integration of evidence-based medicine (EBM) into medical curriculum by measuring undergraduate medical students’ EBM knowledge, attitudes, personal application, and anticipated f...

    Authors: Xiangyu Ma, Bin Xu, Qingyun Liu, Yao Zhang, Hongyan Xiong and Yafei Li
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:133
  29. Although program evaluation is a core requirement of Internal Medicine residencies, little is reported in the literature regarding resident satisfaction with training. Most program evaluation consists of numer...

    Authors: Lloyd Rucker, Johanna Shapiro, Cliff Fornwalt, Keenu Hundal, Swapna Reddy, Zarema Singson and Khanh Trieu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:132
  30. It is well known that patients’ involvement in health care students’ learning is essential and gives students opportunities to experience clinical reasoning and practice clinical skills when interacting with p...

    Authors: Katri Manninen, Elisabet Welin Henriksson, Max Scheja and Charlotte Silén
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:131
  31. Students’ motives for studying Dentistry have been a subject of interest for years because of the potential for understanding the psychological makeup and subsequent job satisfaction for the dentist. It is als...

    Authors: Morenike O Folayan, Oyinkan O Sofola, Mohammad R Khami, Ayodeji O Esan, Bamidele O Popoola, Omolola O Orenuga, Nkiru Folaranmi, Taofeek O Ligali and Abimbola S Phillips
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:130
  32. The traditional lecture is used by many residency programs to fulfill the mandate for regular didactic sessions, despite limited evidence to demonstrate its effectiveness. Active teaching strategies have shown...

    Authors: Adam P Sawatsky, Kathryn Berlacher and Rosanne Granieri
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:129
  33. To assess the impact of a change in preclerkship grading system from Honors/Pass/Fail (H/P/F) to Pass/Fail (P/F) on University of California, San Diego (UCSD) medical students’ academic performance.

    Authors: Susan GR McDuff, DeForest McDuff, Jennifer A Farace, Carolyn J Kelly, Maria C Savoia and Jess Mandel
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:127

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  34. Modern radiation oncology demands a thorough understanding of gross and cross-sectional anatomy for diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Complex anatomic sites present challenges for learners and are not w...

    Authors: Leah D’Souza, Jasbir Jaswal, Francis Chan, Marjorie Johnson, Keng Yeow Tay, Kevin Fung and David Palma
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:124
  35. Clinicians need innovative educational programs to enhance their capacity for using research evidence to inform clinical decision-making. This paper and its companion paper introduce the Physical therapist-dri...

    Authors: Julie K Tilson, Sharon Mickan, Jonathan C Sum, Maria Zibell, Jacquelyn M Dylla and Robbin Howard
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:126
  36. There is a need for theoretically grounded and evidence-based interventions that enhance the use of research evidence in physical therapist practice. This paper and its companion paper introduce the Physical t...

    Authors: Julie K Tilson and Sharon Mickan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:125
  37. Problem-based curricula have provoked controversy amongst educators and students regarding outcome in medical graduates, supporting the need for longitudinal evaluation of curriculum change. As part of a longi...

    Authors: Gillian Laven, Dorothy Keefe, Paul Duggan and Anne Tonkin
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:123
  38. Empathy is an outcome-relevant physician characteristic and thus a crucial component of high-quality communication in health care. However, the factors that promote and inhibit the development of empathy durin...

    Authors: Florian Ahrweiler, Melanie Neumann, Hadass Goldblatt, Eckhart G Hahn and Christian Scheffer
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:122
  39. Clinical research and audit in reproductive health is essential to improve reproductive health outcomes and to address the Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5. Research training, mentoring and a supportive pa...

    Authors: Alec J Ekeroma, Tim Kenealy, Boaz Shulruf, Lesley ME McCowan and Andrew Hill
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:121
  40. Cervical Spinal Manipulation (CSM) is considered a high-level skill of the central nervous system because it requires bimanual coordinated rhythmical movements therefore necessitating training to achieve profi...

    Authors: Antonio I Cuesta-Vargas and Jonathan Williams
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:120
  41. The shortage of physicians is an evolving problem throughout the world. In this study we aimed to identify to what extent junior doctors’ training and working conditions determine their intention to leave clin...

    Authors: Christiane Degen, Matthias Weigl, Jürgen Glaser, Jian Li and Peter Angerer
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:119
  42. Massive resources are expended every year on cross-cultural communication training for physicians. Such training is a focus of continuing medical education nationwide and is part of the curriculum of virtually...

    Authors: Minal R Patel, Lara J Thomas, Kausar Hafeez, Matthew Shankin, Margaret Wilkin and Randall W Brown
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:118
  43. Peer Assessment (PA) in health professions education encourages students to develop a critical attitude towards their own and their peers’ performance. We designed a PA task to assess students’ clinical skills...

    Authors: Marjo JM Maas, Dominique MA Sluijsmans, Philip J van der Wees, Yvonne F Heerkens, Maria WG Nijhuis-van der Sanden and Cees PM van der Vleuten
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:117
  44. The UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) and its four subtests are currently used by 24 Medical and Dental Schools in the UK for admissions. This longitudinal study examines the predictive validity of UKCAT for f...

    Authors: Nana Sartania, John D McClure, Helen Sweeting and Allison Browitt
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:116
  45. While Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) has long occurred informally in medical education, in the past ten years, there has been increasing international interest in formally organised PAL, with many benefits for b...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Deborah McGregor and Craig Mellis
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:115
  46. While a variety of instruments have been developed to assess knowledge and skills in evidence based medicine (EBM), few assess all aspects of EBM - including knowledge, skills attitudes and behaviour - or have...

    Authors: Dragan Ilic, Rusli Bin Nordin, Paul Glasziou, Julie K Tilson and Elmer Villanueva
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:114

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