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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Content type: Research article

    There has been much interest in the transitions along the medical education continuum. However, little is known about how students from non-traditional backgrounds experience both the move to, and through Medi...

    Authors: Andrew Mark Bassett, Caragh Brosnan, Erica Southgate and Heidi Lempp

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:102

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Journal clubs (JC) may increase clinicians’ evidence-based practice (EBP) skills and facilitate evidence uptake in clinical practice, however there is a lack of research into their effectiveness in allied heal...

    Authors: Rachel J. Wenke, Rae Thomas, Ian Hughes and Sharon Mickan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:104

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Given the expected increase in those entering retirement, the number of practising physicians is predicted to decrease. Conversely, the number of physicians needed is set to increase, due to higher demands res...

    Authors: Diana Grasreiner, Uta Dahmen and Utz Settmacher

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:103

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  14. Content type: Research article

    The mini clinical evaluation exercise (mini-CEX)—a tool used to assess student-patient encounters—is increasingly being applied as a learning device to foster clinical competencies. Although the importance of ...

    Authors: Christoph Berendonk, Anja Rogausch, Armin Gemperli and Wolfgang Himmel

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:100

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Low-stakes tests are becoming increasingly important in international assessments of educational progress, and the validity of these results is essential especially as these results are often used for benchmar...

    Authors: Katrin Schüttpelz-Brauns, Martina Kadmon, Claudia Kiessling, Yassin Karay, Margarita Gestmann and Juliane E. Kämmer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:101

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  16. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to investigate the acceptance and assessment of work shadowing carried out by students and dentists in dental practices. Furthermore, the extent to which students perceive an improvem...

    Authors: Stefan J. Heitkamp, Stefan Rüttermann and Susanne Gerhardt-Szép

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:99

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Transition into higher education has been identified as one of the most stressful periods for learners. Interventions targeting the transition phase such as near- peer mentoring might help address some of thes...

    Authors: Olawunmi Akinla, Pamela Hagan and William Atiomo

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:98

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2018 18:167

  18. Content type: Research article

    Problem-based learning (PBL) has been adopted by many medical schools as an innovative method to deliver an integrated medical curriculum since its inception at McMaster University (Dornan et al., Med Educ 39(...

    Authors: Diane O Doherty, Helena Mc Keague, Sarah Harney, Gerard Browne and Deirdre McGrath

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:96

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Globally, undergraduate pharmacy education comprises practice programs aimed to address different competencies. This study was intended to investigate pharmacy students’ provision of health promotion (HP) coun...

    Authors: Dessalegn Asmelashe Gelayee and Gashaw Binega Mekonnen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:95

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  20. Content type: Research article

    In addition to the evaluation of educational attainment and intellectual ability there has been interest in the potential to select medical school applicants on non-academic qualities. Consequently, a battery ...

    Authors: Gabrielle M. Finn, Lazaro Mwandigha, Lewis W. Paton and Paul A. Tiffin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:93

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  21. Content type: Research article

    The multiple mini-interview (MMI) is a common assessment strategy used in student selection. The MMI as an assessment strategy within a health professions curriculum, however, has not been previously studied. ...

    Authors: Michael D. Wolcott, Jacqueline M. Zeeman, Wendy C. Cox and Jacqueline E. McLaughlin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:92

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Involvement of clinicians in biomedical research is imperative for the future of healthcare. Several factors influence clinicians’ inclination towards research: the medical school experience, exposure to resea...

    Authors: Tam Cam Ha, Sheryl Ng, Cynthia Chen, Sook Kwin Yong, Gerald C. H. Koh, Say Beng Tan, Rahul Malhotra, Fernando Altermatt, Arnfinn Seim, Aya Biderman, Torres Woolley and Truls Østbye

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:86

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Calls have been made to reassess the curricula of medical schools throughout the world to adopt competence-based programs that address the healthcare needs of society. Zimbabwe is a country characterized by a ...

    Authors: Simbarashe Chimhuya, Bothwell Mbuwayesango, Eva M. Aagaard and Kusum J. Nathoo

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:90

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Attracting and recruiting health workers to work in rural areas is still a great challenge in China. The rural-oriented tuition-waived medical education (RTME) programme has been initiated and implemented in C...

    Authors: Jinlin Liu, Kun Zhang and Ying Mao

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:91

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Fostering personal identity formation and professional development among undergraduate medical students is challenging. Based on situated learning, experiential learning and role-modelling frameworks, a six-we...

    Authors: Ardi Findyartini and Nani Cahyani Sudarsono

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:88

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Minorities are underrepresented in health professions and efforts to recruit minority students into health careers are considered a way to reduce health disparities. There is little research about the effectiv...

    Authors: Emma Fernandez-Repollet, Craig Locatis, Wilfredo E. De Jesus-Monge, Richard Maisiak and Wei-Li Liu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:84

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  27. Content type: Research article

    The future of dental education is at crossroads. This study used the parameter of the 2016 Dental Curriculum Hack-a-Thon to assess intra- and inter-institutional agreement between student and faculty views reg...

    Authors: Shawheen S. Saffari, R. Frederick Lambert, Lucy Dang, Sarah Pagni and Irina F. Dragan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:89

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Evaluation of two different self-educational methods (video assisted learning versus video assisted learning plus a nodal point operation primer) on learning laparoscopic suturing and intracorporal knotting.

    Authors: Steffen Axt, Pirmin Storz, Carolin Ehrenberg, Claudius Falch, Marc Immenroth, Andreas Kirschniak and Sven Muller

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:85

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  29. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that they had had mistakenly put the wrong IRB number in the last paragraph of the Methods section (as IRB NO.: IRB101–80 instead of IRB102–...

    Authors: Shao-Yin Chu, Chi-Wei Lin, Meei-Ju Lin and Chin-Chen Wen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:83

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2018 18:12

  30. Content type: Research article

    There is currently a shortage of qualified GPs in the UK and not all of the training posts available each year are filled. Changing the way in which GP trainees are selected could help increase the training po...

    Authors: Celia Taylor, I. C. McManus and Ian Davison

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:81

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Undergraduate palliative care education (UPCE) was mandatorily incorporated in medical education in Germany in 2009. Implementation of the new cross-sectional examination subject of palliative care (QB13) cont...

    Authors: Christian Schulz-Quach, Ursula Wenzel-Meyburg and Katharina Fetz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:82

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Standard setting of assessment is critical in quality assurance of medical programs. The aims of this study were to identify and compare the impact of methods used to establish the passing standard by the 13 m...

    Authors: Helena Ward, Neville Chiavaroli, James Fraser, Kylie Mansfield, Darren Starmer, Laura Surmon, Martin Veysey and Deborah O’Mara

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:80

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Feedback is essential for workplace learning. Most papers in this field concern individual feedback. In collectivistic cultures, however, group feedback is common educational practice. This study was conducted to...

    Authors: Yoyo Suhoyo, Johanna Schönrock-Adema, Ova Emilia, Jan B. M. Kuks and Janke Cohen-Schotanus

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:79

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Students on international medical electives face complex ethical issues when undertaking clinical work. The variety of elective destinations and the culturally specific nature of clinical ethical issues sugges...

    Authors: Gemma Bowsher, Laura Parry-Billings, Anna Georgeson and Paula Baraitser

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:78

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  35. Content type: Research article

    The Australian and New Zealand chapter of the Alliance for a Cavity Free Future was launched in 2013 and one of its primary aims was to conduct a survey of the local learning and teaching of cariology in denti...

    Authors: Sarah L. Raphael, Lyndie A. Foster Page, Matthew S. Hopcraft, Peter J. Dennison, Richard P. Widmer and R. Wendell Evans

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:75

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Team-based learning (TBL) has been adopted as a new medical pedagogical approach in China. However, there are no studies or reviews summarizing the effectiveness of TBL on medical education. This study aims to...

    Authors: Minjian Chen, Chunhui Ni, Yanhui Hu, Meilin Wang, Lu Liu, Xiaoming Ji, Haiyan Chu, Wei Wu, Chuncheng Lu, Shouyu Wang, Shoulin Wang, Liping Zhao, Zhong Li, Huijuan Zhu, Jianming Wang, Yankai Xia…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:77

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  37. Content type: Research article

    While Problem Based Learning (PBL) has long been established internationally, Team-based learning (TBL) is a relatively new pedagogy in medical curricula. Both PBL and TBL are designed to facilitate a learner-...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Chris Roberts, Tom Ayton and Craig Mellis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:74

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  38. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], one of the authors reported that prior to publication her surname had changed from ‘Kerlen’ to ‘van der Kruk’, but that this change had not been incorporated ...

    Authors: Bunmi S. Malau-Aduli, Teresa O’Connor, Robin A. Ray, Yolanda van der Kruk, Michelle Bellingan and Peta-Ann Teague

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:73

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2017 17:266

  39. Content type: Research article

    There is much discussion about the sex differences that exist in medical education. Research from the United Kingdom (UK) and United States has found female doctors earn less, and are less likely to be senior ...

    Authors: Emily Unwin, Henry W. W. Potts, Jane Dacre, Andrew Elder and Katherine Woolf

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:70

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  40. Content type: Correspondence

    To design and implement an emergency medicine (EM) postgraduate training curriculum to support the establishment of the first EM residency program at Addis Ababa University (AAU).

    Authors: Nazanin Meshkat, Sisay Teklu and Cheryl Hunchak

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:71

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Standardized patients (SP) have been successfully utilized in medical education to train students’ communication skills. At the Medical University of Vienna communication training with SPs in psychiatry is a m...

    Authors: Monika Himmelbauer, Tamara Seitz, Charles Seidman and Henriette Löffler-Stastka

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:72

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  42. Content type: Research article

    The recent UK Government paper ‘Five year forward view’ describes the need to move much patient management from secondary to primary care, and this will require a significant increase in the numbers of General...

    Authors: Robin Lewis and Shona Kelly

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:67

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  43. Content type: Research article

    Misconduct during medical school predicts subsequent fitness to practise (FtP) events in doctors, but relatively little is known about which factors are associated with such issues during undergraduate educati...

    Authors: Lewis W. Paton, Paul A. Tiffin, Daniel Smith, Jon S. Dowell and Lazaro M. Mwandigha

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:68

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  44. Content type: Debate

    The current philosophical debate on empathy entails accounts of theory of mind and simulation as well as a phenomenological opposition. The first focuses on a detached observation of others from a 3rd person p...

    Authors: Florian Schmidsberger and Henriette Löffler-Stastka

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:69

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