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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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

  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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

  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. Content type: Research article

    Moving from postgraduate training into independent practice represents a major transition in physicians’ professional life. Little is known about how Swiss primary care graduates experience such a transition. ...

    Authors: N. Junod Perron, M. C. Audetat, S. Mazouri, M. Schindler, D. M. Haller and J. Sommer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:65

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Fairness is a critical component of defensible assessment. Candidates should perform according to ability without influence from background characteristics such as ethnicity or sex. However, performance differ...

    Authors: David Hope, Karen Adamson, I. C. McManus, Liliana Chis and Andrew Elder

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:64

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Investigation of real incidents has been consistently identified by expert reviews and student surveys as a potentially valuable teaching resource for medical students. The aim of this study was to adapt a pub...

    Authors: Vicki Tully, Douglas Murphy, Evridiki Fioratou, Arun Chaudhuri, James Shaw and Peter Davey

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:57

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  24. Content type: Research article

    As part of efforts to implement the human resources capacity building component of the African Regional Strategy on Disaster Risk Management (DRM) for the health sector, the African Regional Office of the Worl...

    Authors: Olushayo Olu, Abdulmumini Usman, Kalula Kalambay, Stella Anyangwe, Kuku Voyi, Christopher Garimoi Orach, Aklilu Azazh, Mala Ali Mapatano, Ngoy Nsenga, Lucien Manga, Solomon Woldetsadik, Francois Nguessan and Angela Benson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:60

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Despite the increasing uptake of information and communication technologies (ICT) within healthcare services across developing countries, community healthcare workers (CHWs) have limited knowledge to fully uti...

    Authors: Nikolaos Mastellos, Tammy Tran, Kanika Dharmayat, Elizabeth Cecil, Hsin-Yi Lee, Cybele C. Peng Wong, Winnie Mkandawire, Emmanuel Ngalande, Joseph Tsung-Shu Wu, Victoria Hardy, Baxter Griphin Chirambo and John Martin O’Donoghue

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:61

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Although the flipped classroom model has been widely adopted in medical education, reports on its use in graduate-level public health programs are limited. This study describes the design, implementation, and ...

    Authors: Stephanie Shiau, Linda G. Kahn, Jonathan Platt, Chihua Li, Jason T. Guzman, Zachary G. Kornhauser, Katherine M. Keyes and Silvia S. Martins

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:63

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Delirium is a common and serious complication of hospitalisation in older adults. It can lead to prolonged hospital stay, institutionalisation, and even death. However, it often remains unrecognised or is not ...

    Authors: Eveline L. van Velthuijsen, Sandra M. G. Zwakhalen, Ron M. J. Warnier, Ton Ambergen, Wubbo J. Mulder, Frans R. J. Verhey and Gertrudis I. J. M. Kempen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:59

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Medical schools globally are encouraged to widen access and participation for students from less privileged backgrounds. Many strategies have been implemented to address this inequality, but much still needs t...

    Authors: Lysa E. Owen, Stephanie Ann Anderson and Johnathan S. Dowell

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:58

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  29. Content type: Research article

    The activities and work demands of medical professionals, including occupational physicians (OPs), fall into three categories: clinical, academic, and administrative. Work demands of an OP consist of these thr...

    Authors: Evangelia Demou, Drushca Lalloo and Ewan B. Macdonald

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:62

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Highly-competent patient care is paramount to medicine. Quality training and patient accessibility to physicians with a wide range of specializations is essential. Yet, poor quality of life for physicians cann...

    Authors: Rie Sakai-Bizmark, Rei Goto, Shusuke Hiragi and Hiroshi Tamura

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:49

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  31. Content type: Research article

    The environment for medical education in Iraq has been difficult for many years. The 2003 invasion of Iraq accelerated a steady emigration of faculty and graduates. Kidnappings and deaths of doctors became com...

    Authors: Riyadh Lafta, Waleed Al-Ani, Saba Dhiaa, Megan Cherewick, Amy Hagopian and Gilbert Burnham

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:53

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  32. Content type: Research article

    It is known that empathic communication is important for physicians to achieve higher patient satisfaction and health outcomes. Emotional intelligence (EI), empathy and personality in medical students predict ...

    Authors: Keiko Abe, Masayuki Niwa, Kazuhiko Fujisaki and Yasuyuki Suzuki

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:47

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Personality influences an individual’s adaptation to a specific job or organization. Little is known about personality trait differences between medical career and specialty choices after graduating from medical ...

    Authors: Sari Mullola, Christian Hakulinen, Justin Presseau, David Gimeno Ruiz de Porras, Markus Jokela, Taina Hintsa and Marko Elovainio

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:52

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Interprofessional education (IPE) interventions are not always successful in achieving learning outcomes. Team-Based Learning (TBL) would appear to be a suitable pedagogical method for IPE, as it focuses on te...

    Authors: Lukas Lochner, Sandra Girardi, Alessandra Pavcovich, Horand Meier, Franco Mantovan and Dietmar Ausserhofer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:48

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Deficiencies in medical student knowledge in musculoskeletal medicine have been well documented. To address these deficiencies, numerous curricular changes at our institution were instituted. The objective of ...

    Authors: Derek Khorsand, Ansab Khwaja and Gregory A. Schmale

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:46

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Although burnout is viewed as a syndrome rooted in the working environment and organizational culture, the role of the learning environment in the development of resident burnout remains unclear. We aimed to e...

    Authors: Stefan N. van Vendeloo, Lode Godderis, Paul L. P. Brand, Kees C. P. M. Verheyen, Suria A. Rowell and Harm Hoekstra

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:54

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Internal grade inflation is a documented practice in secondary schools (mostly in private schools) that jeopardises fairness with regard to access to medical school. However, it is frequently assumed that the ...

    Authors: Cristina Costa-Santos, Pedro Vieira-Marques, Altamiro Costa-Pereira, Maria Amélia Ferreira and Alberto Freitas

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:51

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  38. Content type: Research article

    In Japan, some residents develop mental health problems. In previous studies, it was reported that long working hours might be a cause of stress reaction such as depression. There were some reports that compar...

    Authors: Ryoko Ogawa, Emiko Seo, Takami Maeno, Makoto Ito, Masaru Sanuki and Tetsuhiro Maeno

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:50

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  39. Content type: Correction

    Forllowing publication of the original article [1], the first author reported that there was a typographical error in the name of one of his co-authors. The correct spelling is Alemayehu Bedada, not Alemayhu B...

    Authors: Michael J. Peluso, Rebecca Luckett, Savara Mantzor, Alemayehu G. Bedada, Paul Saleeb, Miriam Haverkamp, Mosepele Mosepele, Cecil Haverkamp, Rosa Maoto, Detlef Prozesky, Neo Tapela, Oathokwa Nkomazana and Tomer Barak

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:56

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2017 17:261

  40. Content type: Research article

    Medical students face many barriers to seeking out professional help for their mental health, including stigma relating to mental illness, and often prefer to seek support and advice from fellow students. Impr...

    Authors: E. Bethan Davies, Emmeline Beever and Cris Glazebrook

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:45

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Interprofessional learning activities are included in many curricula but are difficult to assess. For languages that are not widely spoken such as Swedish, few validated questionnaires exist that relate to int...

    Authors: Samuel Edelbring, Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren and Desiree Wiegleb Edström

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:40

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  42. Content type: Research article

    The Brazilian undergraduate medical course is six years long. As in other countries, a medical residency is not obligatory to practice as a doctor. In this context, this paper aims to clarify what and when com...

    Authors: Camila Ament Giuliani dos Santos Franco, Renato Soleiman Franco, José Mauro Ceratti Lopes, Milton Severo and Maria Amélia Ferreira

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:43

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  43. Content type: Research article

    There is a growing recognition that training is not translated into performance and the ‘transfer problem’ exists in organization training today. Although factors contributing to training transfer have been id...

    Authors: Fang Ma, Yangjing Bai, Yangjuan Bai, Weiguang Ma, Xiangyu Yang and Jiping Li

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:44

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  44. Content type: Research article

    Social isolation in medical students is a subjective experience that may influence medical career decision making. Rural self-efficacy has been shown to influence rural career intentions following a rural clin...

    Authors: Vivian Isaac, Sabrina Winona Pit and Craig S. McLachlan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:42

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  45. Content type: Research article

    Little research addresses how medical students develop their choice of specialty training in crisis and resource-poor settings. The newly graduated medical students determine the future of the healthcare syste...

    Authors: Bisher Sawaf, Fatima Abbas, Amr Idris, Tareq Al Saadi and Nazir Ibrahim

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:39

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