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  1. While patient-centred care improves patient outcomes, studies have shown that medical students become less patient-centred with time, so it is crucial to devise interventions that prevent this. We sought to de...

    Authors: Michael Harris, Anna-Lea Camenzind, Rita Fankhauser, Sven Streit and Roman Hari

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:217

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Peer-assisted learning is effective due to cognitive and social congruence. Cognitive congruence is created by sharing a similar knowledge base between students and student tutors. Social congruence is defined...

    Authors: Teresa Loda, Rebecca Erschens, Christoph Nikendei, Katrin Giel, Florian Junne, Stephan Zipfel and Anne Herrmann-Werner

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:214

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Interprofessional education (IPE) is deemed essential for interprofessional collaboration (IPC) in healthcare systems. IPC has positive effects for both patients and healthcare professionals. Especially in ped...

    Authors: Christine Straub, Andrea Heinzmann, Marcus Krueger and Sebastian F. N. Bode

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:213

    Content type: Research article

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  4. During interprofessional clinical practice, compared to understanding of one’s own professional role and function, it might be more difficult to clarify the roles and contributions of the other health-care tea...

    Authors: Jun Wang, Jie Guo, Yubin Wang, Dan Yan, Juan Liu, Yinghong Zhang and Xianmin Hu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:212

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Residency training includes positive and negative aspects. Well-trained doctors must be educated, but the process may bring additional risks to patients. Anesthesiologists’ performance when conducting neuraxia...

    Authors: Shih-Hong Chen, Shiou-Sheng Chen, Chao-Lun Lai, Fang-Ying Su, I-Shiang Tzeng and Li-Kuei Chen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:211

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Medication safety and pharmacovigilance (PV) remains as an important discipline worldwide. However, there is a significant lack of knowledge of PV and adverse drug reaction (ADR) reporting among students in th...

    Authors: Monira Alwhaibi, Ghaida Alhindi, Majd Alshamrani, Maryam Bin Essa, Noha A. Al Aloola and Tariq M. Alhawassi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:210

    Content type: Research article

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  7. The socioeconomic status of applicants to Canadian medical schools has been understudied in the past two decades. Institutional efforts have been made to address the lack of socioeconomic diversity across Cana...

    Authors: Tyler Pitre, Alexander Thomas, Kyle Evans, Aaron Jones, Margo Mountjoy and Andrew P. Costa

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:209

    Content type: Research article

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  8. The effect of availability of lecture recordings on academic outcomes is not clear and it is not known whether these recordings change the association between lecture attendance and academic outcomes. Few surv...

    Authors: Sheila Anne Doggrell

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:207

    Content type: Research article

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  9. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) global pandemic has resulted in unprecedented public health measures. This has impacted the UK education sector with many universities halting campus-based teaching and exami...

    Authors: Byung Choi, Lavandan Jegatheeswaran, Amal Minocha, Michel Alhilani, Maria Nakhoul and Ernest Mutengesa

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:206

    Content type: Research article

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  10. It is assumed that portfolios contribute to self-regulated learning (SRL). Presence of these SRL processes within the documentation kept in portfolios is presupposed in common educational practices, such as th...

    Authors: R. van der Gulden, S. Heeneman, A. W. M. Kramer, R. F. J. M. Laan, N. D. Scherpbier-de Haan and B. P. A. Thoonen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:205

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Research is of great value to make advancements within the medical field and, ultimately, offer the best possible patient care. Physician-scientists are key in contributing to the development of medicine, as t...

    Authors: Belinda W. C. Ommering, Marjo Wijnen-Meijer, Diana H. J. M. Dolmans, Friedo W. Dekker and Floris M. van Blankenstein

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:204

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Presently, educational programming is not standardized across radiation oncology (RO) training programs. Specifically, there are limited materials through national organizations or structured practice exams fo...

    Authors: Gabrielle W. Peters, Roy H. Decker, Henry S. Park, James B. Yu and Suzanne B. Evans

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:203

    Content type: Correspondence

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  13. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Alex Mommert, Josefin Wagner, Jana Jünger and Jürgen Westermann

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:202

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2020 20:169

  14. Working in ad hoc teams in a health care environment is frequent but a challenging and complex undertaking. One way for teams to refine their teamwork could be through post-resuscitation reflection and debrief...

    Authors: Stefanie C. Hautz, Daniel L. Oberholzer, Julia Freytag, Aristomenis Exadaktylos, Juliane E. Kämmer, Thomas C. Sauter and Wolf E. Hautz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:201

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Climate change and pollution generated by the health care sector impose significant public health burdens. This study aimed to assess medical, nursing and physician assistant student knowledge and attitudes re...

    Authors: Emma C. Ryan, Robert Dubrow and Jodi D. Sherman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:200

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Medical Education research suffers from several methodological limitations including too many single institution, small sample-sized studies, limited access to quality data, and insufficient institutional supp...

    Authors: Jeffrey A. Wilhite, Lisa Altshuler, Sondra Zabar, Colleen Gillespie and Adina Kalet

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:199

    Content type: Database

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  17. Systematic assessment of clinical reasoning skills of medical students in clinical practice is very difficult. This is partly caused by the lack of understanding of the fundamental mechanisms underlying the pr...

    Authors: Catharina M. Haring, Claudia C. R. Klaarwater, Geert A. Bouwmans, Bernadette M. Cools, Petra J. M. van Gurp, Jos W. M. van der Meer and Cornelis T. Postma

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:198

    Content type: Research article

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  18. The increasing of older adults has led to enormous demand for medical care. However, as a group with unique needs and characteristics, older adults are often discriminated against in the medical field. In this...

    Authors: Jun-Yao Fan, Hui-Min Zhao, Yue-Ting Liu, Ling-Lin Kong, Jing Mao and Jie Li

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:197

    Content type: Research article

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  19. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Stéphanie M. E. van der Burgt, Rashmi A. Kusurkar, Janneke A. Wilschut, Sharon L. N. M. Tjin A Tsoi, Gerda Croiset and Saskia M. Peerdeman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:196

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2019 19:339

  20. Early exposure to medical research, specifically at the undergraduate level, contributes in building a solid medical education for students. In 2014, the Medical Research Volunteer Program (MRVP) was establish...

    Authors: Dina El Achi, Lara Al Hakim, Maha Makki, Mona Mokaddem, Pamela Abi Khalil, Bilal R. Kaafarani and Hani Tamim

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:195

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Teaching complex motor skills at a high level remains a challenge in medical education. Established methods often involve large amounts of teaching time and material. The implementation of standardized videos ...

    Authors: Lukas B. Seifert, Benedikt Schnurr, Maria-Christina Stefanescu, Robert Sader, Miriam Ruesseler and Jasmina Sterz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:194

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Practising medicine at an expert level requires skills beyond medical expert knowledge. Research shows that newly appointed consultants feel less prepared to deal with leadership issues compared to issues rega...

    Authors: Bente Malling, Lydia de Lasson, Eva Just and Nikolaj Stegeager

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:193

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Mentorship has become a routine part of undergraduate training in health professions education. Although many health professions training institutions have successfully incorporated faculty-student mentorship ...

    Authors: Aloysius G. Mubuuke, Scovia N. Mbalinda, Ian G. Munabi, David Kateete, Robert B. Opoka and Sarah Kiguli

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:192

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Understanding how professional competencies are actually enacted in clinical practice can help university programs better prepare their graduates. The study aimed to describe 1) the perceived competency level ...

    Authors: Annie Rochette, Martine Brousseau, Brigitte Vachon, Cynthia Engels, Fatima Amari and Aliki Thomas

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:191

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Examinations are the traditional assessment tools. In addition to measurement of learning, exams are used to guide the improvement of academic programs. The current study attempted to evaluate the quality of a...

    Authors: Hatim S. AlKhatib, Gayle Brazeau, Amal Akour and Suha A. Almuhaissen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:190

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Global health experiences are an increasingly popular component of medical student curricula. There is little research on the impact of international medical electives embedded within long-standing, sustainabl...

    Authors: Emma R. Lawrence, Cheryl Moyer, Carrie Ashton, Bolade A. R. Ibine, Nauzley C. Abedini, Yaera Spraggins, Joseph C. Kolars and Timothy R. B. Johnson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:189

    Content type: Research article

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  27. There is some anecdotal evidence that anxiety about the responsibility of an intern influences rural future intentions. Additionally, research has shown that urban interns have reported that they are worried a...

    Authors: Jannine Bailey and Sabrina Pit

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:188

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Electronic medical records (EMRs) have been used for nearly three decades. Pharmacists use EMRs on a daily basis, but EMRs have only recently been incorporated into pharmacy education. Some pharmacy programs h...

    Authors: Olga O. Vlashyn, Omolola A. Adeoye-Olatunde, Kimberly S. Illingworth Plake, Jamie L. Woodyard, Zachary A. Weber and Alissa L. Russ-Jara

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:187

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Intensive Care (ICU) involves extended and long lasting support of vital functions and organs. However, current training programs of ICU residents mainly focus on extended support of vital functions and barely...

    Authors: L. van Wagenberg, C. J. P. Beurskens, I. Stegeman and M. C. A. Müller

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:186

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Very little is known regarding the readiness of senior U.S. Ob/Gyn residents to perform minimally invasive surgery. This study aims to evaluate the self-perceived readiness of senior Ob/Gyn residents to perfor...

    Authors: Jordan S. Klebanoff, Cherie Q. Marfori, Maria V. Vargas, Richard L. Amdur, Catherine Z. Wu and Gaby N. Moawad

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:185

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Medical School programme workloads challenge the physical and mental health of students particularly in compressed graduate entry programmes. There is evidence that physical activity (PA) can improve holistic ...

    Authors: Aubree Worobetz, Petrus J. Retief, Sinead Loughran, Jane Walsh, Monica Casey, Peter Hayes, Enrique García Bengoechea, Andrew O’Regan, Catherine Woods, Dervla Kelly, Raymond O. Connor, Deirdre Mc Grath and Liam G. Glynn

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:183

    Content type: Research article

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  32. The aim of this study was to investigate the amount and sources of stress in dental undergraduate students in Fujian, China, and the factors associated with stress.

    Authors: Xiu-Jiao Lin, Chang-Yuan Zhang, Song Yang, Ming-Lun Hsu, Hui Cheng, Jiang Chen and Hao Yu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:181

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Lectures with slide presentations are widely used to teach evidence-based medicine to large groups. Take-home messages (THMs) are poorly identified and recollected by students. We investigated whether an instr...

    Authors: Alexandre Lautrette, Alexandre Boyer, Didier Gruson, Laurent Argaud, Carole Schwebel, Bernard Tardy, Philippe Vignon, Bruno Megarbane, Pierre Schoeffler, Pascal Chabrot, Jeannot Schmidt, Yves Boirie, Claude Guerin, Michaël Darmon, Kada Klouche, Bertrand Souweine…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:180

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Pharmacovigilance (PV) knowledge and attitudes among health care professionals (HCPs) directly affect the practice of PV and reporting of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) in a hospital. The main aim of the study ...

    Authors: Sunil Shrestha, Sabina Sharma, Ramesh Bhasima, Puskar Kunwor, Baburam Adhikari and Binaya Sapkota

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:179

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Physician-scientists are a vital segment of the healthcare workforce, but they may face significant challenges balancing and integrating clinical responsibilities, scientific research, and domestic responsibil...

    Authors: Chithra R. Perumalswami, Shinichi Takenoshita, Ayumi Tanabe, Ranka Kanda, Haruko Hiraike, Hiroko Okinaga, Reshma Jagsi and Kyoko Nomura

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:178

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Gender is an important social determinant, that influences healthcare. The lack of awareness on how gender influences health might lead to gender bias and can contribute to substandard patient care. Our object...

    Authors: Ilire Rrustemi, Isabella Locatelli, Joëlle Schwarz, Toine Lagro-Janssen, Aude Fauvel and Carole Clair

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:156

    Content type: Research article

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  37. In health professions education, several collaborative learning approaches have been used. As collaborative learning has a theoretical background of social interdependence theory, a theory informed and valid i...

    Authors: Ikuo Shimizu, Makoto Kikukawa, Tsuyoshi Tada, Teiji Kimura, Robbert Duvivier and Cees van der Vleuten

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:177

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Hidden curriculum (HC) is considered as unintended learning experiences in medical education (ME). This may include values, norms, beliefs, skills, and knowledge which could potentially influence learning outc...

    Authors: Yaser Sarikhani, Payam Shojaei, Mohammad Rafiee and Sajad Delavari

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:176

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Increasing the number of primary care physicians is critical to overcoming the shortage of healthcare providers. Primary care physicians are increasingly called upon to address not only medical concerns but al...

    Authors: Michaela M. Braxton, Jhojana L. Infante Linares, Dmitry Tumin and Kendall M. Campbell

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:174

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Aboriginal cultural awareness training aims to build a culturally responsive workforce, however research has found the training has limited impact on the health professional’s ability to provide culturally saf...

    Authors: Vicki Kerrigan, Nicole Lewis, Alan Cass, Marita Hefler and Anna P. Ralph

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:173

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Studies suggest medical students experience high levels of mental distress during training but are less likely, than other students, to access care due to stigma and concerns regarding career progression. In r...

    Authors: Rebecca Jacob, Tsz-yan Li, Zoe Martin, Amanda Burren, Peter Watson, Rhian Kant, Richard Davies and Diana F. Wood

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:172

    Content type: Research article

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  42. As the communication competencies of physicians are crucial for providing optimal patient care, their assessment in the context of the high-stakes Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) is of paramou...

    Authors: Matteo Monti, Christina Klöckner-Cronauer, Stephanie C. Hautz, Kai P. Schnabel, Jan Breckwoldt, Noëlle Junod-Perron, Sabine Feller, Raphael Bonvin and Sören Huwendiek

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:171

    Content type: Research article

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  43. Knowledge and skills decline within months post simulation-based training in neonatal resuscitation. To empower ‘Millennial’ learners to take control of their own learning, a single-player, unguided web-based ...

    Authors: Cheo Lian Yeo, Selina Kah Ying Ho, Vina Canlas Tagamolila, Sridhar Arunachalam, Srabani Samanta Bharadwaj, Woei Bing Poon, Mary Grace Tan, Priyantha Ebenezer Edison, Wai Yan Yip, Abdul Alim Abdul Haium, Pooja Agarwal Jayagobi, Shrenik Jitendrakumar Vora, Simrita Kaur Khurana, John Carson Allen and Ereno Imelda Lustestica

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:170

    Content type: Research article

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  44. A common feature of performance assessments is the use of human assessors to render judgements on student performance. From a measurement perspective, variability among assessors when assessing students may be...

    Authors: Mary Roduta Roberts, Megan Cook and Iris C. I. Chao

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:168

    Content type: Research article

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  45. This study aims to assess the feasibility, reliability and validity of the panel-based Equal Z-score (EZ) method applied to objective structural clinical examination (OSCE) of Chinese medical students and unde...

    Authors: Boaz Shulruf, Ying-Ying Yang, Pin-Hsiang Huang, Ling-Yu Yang, Chin-Chou Huang, Chia-Chang Huang, Chih-Wei Liu, Shiau-Shian Huang, Chen-Huan Chen, Fa-Yauh Lee and Shou-Yen Kao

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:167

    Content type: Research article

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