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  1. Junior doctors are often the first responders to deteriorating patients in hospital. In the high-stakes and time-pressured context of acute care, the propensity for error is high. This study aimed to identify ...

    Authors: Victoria R Tallentire, Samantha E Smith, Janet Skinner and Helen S Cameron
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2015 15:3
  2. Particularly when undertaken on a large scale, implementing innovation in higher education poses many challenges. Sustaining the innovation requires early adoption of a coherent implementation strategy. Using ...

    Authors: Judith N Hudson, Elizabeth A Farmer, Kathryn M Weston and John A Bushnell
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2015 15:2
  3. MRCGP and MRCP(UK) are the main entry qualifications for UK doctors entering general [family] practice or hospital [internal] medicine. The performance of MRCP(UK) candidates who subsequently take MRCGP allows...

    Authors: Richard Wakeford, MeiLing Denney, Katarzyna Ludka-Stempien, Jane Dacre and I C McManus
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2015 15:1
  4. The reliability of clinical examinations is known to vary considerably. Inter-examiner variability is a key source of this variability. Some examiners consistently give lower scores to some candidates compared...

    Authors: Yvonne Finn, Peter Cantillon and Gerard Flaherty
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:1052
  5. Recent research has evidenced that although investment in Continuing Medical Education (CME), both in terms of participation as well as financial resources allocated to it, has been steadily increasing to catc...

    Authors: Alexander Dionyssopoulos, Thanassis Karalis and Eugenia A Panitsides
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:1051
  6. Clinicians face challenges in delivering care to socioeconomically disadvantaged patients. While both the public and academic sectors recognize the importance of addressing social inequities in healthcare, the...

    Authors: Christine Loignon, Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier, Karoline Truchon, Yanouchka Labrousse and Bruno Fortin
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:1050
  7. Increased attention on collaboration and teamwork competency development in medical education has raised the need for valid and reliable approaches to the assessment of collaboration competencies in post-gradu...

    Authors: Mark F Hayward, Vernon Curran, Bryan Curtis, Henry Schulz and Sean Murphy
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:1049
  8. Academic cheating does not happen as an isolated action of an individual but is most often a collaborative practice. As there are few studies that looked at who are collaborators in cheating, we investigated m...

    Authors: Varja Đogaš, Ana Jerončić, Matko Marušić and Ana Marušić
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:1048
  9. Recent meta-analyses have found small-moderate positive associations between general performance in medical school and postgraduate medical education. In addition, a couple of studies have found an association...

    Authors: Lotte Dyhrberg O’Neill, Karen Norberg, Maria Thomsen, Rune Dall Jensen, Signe Gjedde Brøndt, Peder Charles, Lene Stouby Mortensen and Mette Krogh Christensen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:1047
  10. This project aims to evaluate the effectiveness of an innovative educational intervention in enhancing clinical decision making related to the management of hypertension in general practice. The relatively low...

    Authors: Chinthaka Balasooriya, Joel Rhee, Boaz Shulruf, Rosa Canalese and Nicholas Zwar
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:1046
  11. The emerging field, Lifestyle Medicine (LM), is the evidence-based practice of assisting individuals and families to adopt and sustain behaviors that can improve health. While competencies for LM education hav...

    Authors: Rani Polak, Marie L Dacey, Hillary Keenan and Edward M Phillips
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:1045
  12. Financial abuse of elders is an under acknowledged problem and professionals’ judgements contribute to both the prevalence of abuse and the ability to prevent and intervene. In the absence of a definitive “gol...

    Authors: Priscilla Harries, Huiqin Yang, Miranda Davies, Mary Gilhooly, Kenneth Gilhooly and Carl Thompson
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:1044
  13. Despite evidence that international clinical electives can be educationally and professionally beneficial to both visiting and in-country trainees, these opportunities remain challenging for American residents...

    Authors: Aliza Monroe-Wise, Minnie Kibore, James Kiarie, Ruth Nduati, Joseph Mburu, Frederick Thurston Drake, William Bremner, King Holmes and Carey Farquhar
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:1043
  14. The UK medical graduates of 2008 and 2009 were among the first to experience a fully implemented, new, UK training programme, called the Foundation Training Programme, for junior doctors. We report doctors’ vi...

    Authors: Jenny J Maisonneuve, Trevor W Lambert and Michael J Goldacre
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:270
  15. Research activities for medical students and residents (trainees) are expected to serve as a foundation for the acquisition of basic research skills. Some medical schools therefore recommend research work as p...

    Authors: Joshua Tambe, Jacqueline Ze Minkande, Boniface Moifo, Robinson Mbu, Pierre Ongolo-Zogo and Joseph Gonsu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:269
  16. International medical students, those attending medical school outside of their country of citizenship, account for a growing proportion of medical undergraduates worldwide. This study aimed to establish the f...

    Authors: Maureen E Kelly, Jon Dowell, Adrian Husbands, John Newell, Siun O‘Flynn, Thomas Kropmans, Fidelma P Dunne and Andrew W Murphy
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:267
  17. The acquisition of procedural skills is an essential component of learning for medical trainees. The objective of this study was to assess which teaching method of performing urinary catheterisation is associa...

    Authors: Peadar S Waters, Terri McVeigh, Brian D Kelly, Gerard T Flaherty, Dara Devitt, Kevin Barry and Michael J Kerin
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:264
  18. Internationally, recruiting the best candidates is central to the success of postgraduate training programs and the quality of the medical workforce. So far there has been little theoretically informed researc...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Chris Roberts, Tyler Clark and Karyn Mossman
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:261
  19. India has witnessed rapid growth in its number of medical schools over the last few decades, particularly in recent years. One dominant feature of this growth has been expansion in the private medical educatio...

    Authors: Yogesh Sabde, Vishal Diwan, Ayesha De Costa and Vijay K Mahadik
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:266
  20. Portfolios are increasingly used in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education. Four medical schools have collaborated with an established NHS electronic portfolio provider to develop and implement an au...

    Authors: Rosie Belcher, Anna Jones, Laura-Jane Smith, Tim Vincent, Sindhu Bhaarrati Naidu, Julia Montgomery, Inam Haq and Deborah Gill
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:265
  21. In order to determine whether the CanMEDS roles could be helpful in solidifying knowledge during clinical training, we examined quality of care issues identified during morbidity and mortality (M&M) rounds.

    Authors: Donna L Johnston, Anne Rowan-Legg and Stanley J Hamstra
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:262
  22. A validated and reliable instrument was developed to knowledge, attitudes and behaviours with respect to evidence-based practice (EBB-KABQ) in medical trainees but requires further adaptation and validation to...

    Authors: Qiyun Shi, Bert M Chesworth, Mary Law, R Brian Haynes and Joy C MacDermid
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:263
  23. At Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSU SOM), the Robert R. Frank Student Run Free Clinic (SRFC) is one place preclinical students can gain clinical experience. There have been no published studies t...

    Authors: Mio Nakamura, David Altshuler and Juliann Binienda
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:250

    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2015 15:113

  24. The reduction in the working hours of doctors represents a challenge to the delivery of medical care to acutely sick patients 24 hours a day. Increasing the number of doctors to support multiple specialty rost...

    Authors: Diana Hamilton-Fairley, John Coakley and Fiona Moss
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14(Suppl 1):S17

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 1

  25. As junior doctors work shorter hours in light of concerns about the harmful effects of fatigue on physician performance and health, it is imperative to consider how to ensure that patient safety is not comprom...

    Authors: Vineet M Arora, Darcy A Reed and Kathlyn E Fletcher
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14(Suppl 1):S16

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 1

  26. The widespread implementation of resident work hour restrictions has led to significant alterations in surgical training and the postgraduate educational experience. We evaluated the experience of surgical res...

    Authors: Mohammad H Jamal, Stephanie Wong and Thomas V Whalen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14(Suppl 1):S14

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 1

  27. The working hours of junior doctors have been a focus of discussion in Australia since the mid-1990s. Several national organizations, including the Australian Medical Association (AMA), have been prominent in ...

    Authors: Nicholas J Glasgow, Michael Bonning and Rob Mitchell
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14(Suppl 1):S13

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 1

  28. Since August 2009, the National Health Service of the United Kingdom has faced the challenge of delivering training for junior doctors within a 48-hour working week, as stipulated by the European Working Time ...

    Authors: Shreelatta T Datta and Sally J Davies
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14(Suppl 1):S12

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 1

  29. Duty hour restrictions for residency training were implemented in the United States to improve residents’ educational experience and quality of life, as well as to improve patient care and safety; however, the...

    Authors: John Hanna, Daniel Gutteridge and Venu Kudithipudi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14(Suppl 1):S11

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 1

  30. Since 1 July 2012, as a result of a labour arbitration ruling in the province of Quebec and the subsequent agreement negotiated by the Fédération des médecins résidents du Québec, all 3,400 medical residents t...

    Authors: Charles Dussault, Nathalie Saad and Johanne Carrier
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14(Suppl 1):S10

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 1

  31. Physicians in general, and residents in particular, are adapting to duty schedules in which they have fewer continuous work hours; however, there are no Canadian guidelines on duty hours restrictions. To bette...

    Authors: Mark F Masterson, Pankaj Shrichand and Jerry M Maniate
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14(Suppl 1):S9

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 1

  32. The Swedish resident duty hour limit is regulated by Swedish and European legal frameworks. With a maximum average of 40 working hours per week, the Swedish duty hour regulation is one of the most restrictive ...

    Authors: Kristina Sundberg, Hanna Frydén, Lars Kihlström and Jonas Nordquist
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14(Suppl 1):S6

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 1

  33. The potential impact of resident duty hour restrictions on faculty is likely significant; however, the extent of this impact has still not been well documented. We undertook a narrative review of the literatur...

    Authors: Glen Bandiera, Melissa Kennedy Hynes and Salvatore M Spadafora
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14(Suppl 1):S5

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 1

  34. Changes in resident duty hours in Europe and North America have had a major impact on the internal organizational dynamics of health care organizations. This paper examines, and assesses the impact of, organiz...

    Authors: Madelyn P Law, Elaina Orlando and G Ross Baker
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14(Suppl 1):S4

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 1

  35. The medical establishment is grappling with the complex issue of duty hour regulations – an issue that is a natural consequence of the numerous changes in medical culture and practice that have occurred over t...

    Authors: Derek Puddester
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14(Suppl 1):S3

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 1

  36. Patient safety is a powerful motivating force for change in modern medicine, and is often cited as a rationale for reducing resident duty hours. However, current data suggest that resident duty hours are not s...

    Authors: Roisin Osborne and Christopher S Parshuram
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14(Suppl 1):S2

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 1

  37. A broad case-mix in family physicians’ (general practitioners’, GPs’) vocational trainee experience is deemed essential in producing competent independent practitioners. It is suggested that the patient-mix sh...

    Authors: Parker Magin, Simon Morgan, Kim Henderson, Amanda Tapley, Patrick McElduff, James Pearlman, Susan Goode, Neil Spike, Caroline Laurence, John Scott, Allison Thomson and Mieke van Driel
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:260
  38. Medical education increasingly relies on small-group learning. Small group learning provides more active learning, better retention, higher satisfaction, and facilitates development of problem-solving and team...

    Authors: Miriam Hoffman, Joanne E Wilkinson, Jin Xu and John Wiecha
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:258
  39. In 2006 the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, (RCSI), introduced the first four year Graduate Entry Programme (GEP) in medicine in Ireland in line with national policy to broaden access to medical educatio...

    Authors: Annette T Byrne, Richard Arnett, Tom Farrell and Seamus Sreenan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:248
  40. Effective clinical leadership is associated with better patient care. We implemented and evaluated a pilot clinical leadership course for second year internal medicine residents at a large United States Academ...

    Authors: Daniel M Blumenthal, Ken Bernard, Traci N Fraser, Jordan Bohnen, Jessica Zeidman and Valerie E Stone
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:257
  41. Musculoskeletal disorders and diseases are leading causes of pain, physical disability, and doctor visits throughout the world. Health professionals must be trained to assess, treat through rehabilitation and ...

    Authors: Mark Hecimovich and Simone Volet
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:253
  42. Psychological distress among medical students is commonly observed during medical education and is generally related to poor academic self-perception. We evaluated the role of peer social support at medical sc...

    Authors: Yukari Yamada, Miloslav Klugar, Katerina Ivanova and Ivana Oborna
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:256
  43. Burnout among veterinary students can result from known stressors in the absence of a support system. The objectives of this study were to evaluate use of the Maslach Burnout Inventory-Educator Survey (MBI-ES)...

    Authors: Munashe Chigerwe, Karen A Boudreaux and Jan E Ilkiw
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:255

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2020 20:448

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2020 20:21

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