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  1. A well-qualified workforce is critical to effective functioning of health systems and populations; however, skill gaps present a challenge in low-resource settings. While an emerging body of evidence suggests ...

    Authors: Shehnaz Alidina, Meaghan M. Sydlowski, Olivia Ahearn, Bizuayehu G. Andualem, David Barash, Sehrish Bari, Erin Barringer, Abebe Bekele, Andualem D. Beyene, Daniel G. Burssa, Miliard Derbew, Laura Drown, Dereje Gulilat, Teruwork K. Gultie, Tuna C. Hayirli, John G. Meara…
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:653
  2. Rural placements are an important component of rural medical education programs seeking to develop rural practice pathways for medical students. These placements are usually domestic, but James Cook University...

    Authors: Bunmi S. Malau-Aduli, Karina Jones, Amy M. Smith, Tarun Sen Gupta and Richard B. Hays
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:652
  3. Interprofessional collaborative practice is essential for meeting patients’ needs and improving their health outcomes; thus, the effectiveness of interprofessional education (IPE) should be clearly identified....

    Authors: Hui-Wen Chen, John M. O’Donnell, Yu-Jui Chiu, Yi-Chun Chen, Yi-No Kang, Yueh-Ting Tuan, Shu-Yu Kuo and Jen-Chieh Wu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:651
  4. Personality traits often have an impact on the way individuals relate to each other as colleagues and the patients we treat. It is often perceived that distinct personality exist between different specialties ...

    Authors: Lin Kyaw, Kep Yong Loh, Yi Quan Tan, Fiona Mei Wen Wu, Ho Yee Tiong and Ziting Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:650
  5. Effective teamwork in interdisciplinary healthcare teams is necessary for patient safety. Psychological safety is a key component of effective teamwork. The baseline psychological safety on pediatric inpatient...

    Authors: Courtney Haviland, Janet Green, Kristina Dzara, Wendy O. Hardiman, Emil R. Petrusa, Yoon Soo Park and Ariel S. Frey-Vogel
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:649
  6. A comprehensive medical history is needed to establish and ensure a high standard in dental care; however, it is challenging to draw clinical consequences on the variety of potential diseases and medications, ...

    Authors: Gerhard Schmalz, Jacqueline Lange, Felix Krause, Rainer Haak, Bernd Lethaus, Rüdiger Zimmerer and Dirk Ziebolz
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:648
  7. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has become an essential tool for anaesthesia and critical care physicians and dedicated training is mandatory. This survey describes the current state of Italian residency trai...

    Authors: Silvia Mongodi, Francesca Bonomi, Rosanna Vaschetto, Chiara Robba, Giulia Salve, Carlo Alberto Volta, Elena Bignami, Luigi Vetrugno, Francesco Corradi, Salvatore Maurizio Maggiore, Paolo Pelosi and Francesco Mojoli
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:647
  8. Psychiatry rotation has been mandatory in the Japanese postgraduate residency system since 2020. Some psychiatry-related competency items are stipulated as mandatory for residents. The current study aimed to c...

    Authors: Yusuke Matsuzaka, Koichi Taniho, Kengo Maeda, Shintaro Sakai, Toru Michitsuji, Eriko Ozono, Yoshiro Morimoto, Hirohisa Kinoshita, Kayoko Matsushima, Hisayuki Hamada, Akira Imamura, Hirokazu Kumazaki and Hiroki Ozawa
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:646
  9. To compare validity evidence for dichotomous and trichotomous versions of a neonatal intubation (NI) procedural skills checklist.

    Authors: Lindsay Johnston, Taylor Sawyer, Akira Nishisaki, Travis Whitfill, Anne Ades, Heather French, Kristen Glass, Rita Dadiz, Christie Bruno, Orly Levit and Marc Auerbach
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:645
  10. Simulation technology has an established role in teaching technical skills to cardiology fellows, but its impact on teaching trainees to interpret coronary angiographic (CA) images has not been systematically ...

    Authors: Kwan S. Lee, Balaji Natarajan, Wei X. Wong, Wina Yousman, Stefan Koester, Iwan Nyotowidjojo, Justin Z. Lee, Karl B. Kern, Deepak Acharya, David Fortuin, Olivia Hung, Wolfram Voelker and Julia H. Indik
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:644
  11. Physicians must increasingly lead change for improvement in the value of health care for individuals and populations. Leadership, stewardship, and population health competencies are not explicitly part of the ...

    Authors: Elizabeth Harcher, Adeola Fakolade, Dana Gordon and Susan Nedorost
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:643
  12. Through the provision of advice and counselling, general practitioners (GPs) play an important part in promoting physical activity (PA). Lack of knowledge is a key barrier to engaging in such practice. Little ...

    Authors: Shannon Sahlqvist, Brenton Rees, Samantha Hoffmann, Scott McCoombe, Giuseppe Santoro and Peter Kremer
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:642
  13. Although there are many tools to assess medical professionalism, they rarely address patients’ perspectives. The instrument for patient assessment of medical professionalism (IPAMP) comprises 11 items and has ...

    Authors: Hirohisa Fujikawa, Daisuke Son, Takuya Aoki, Kayo Kondo, Yousuke Takemura, Minoru Saito, Naoko Den and Masato Eto
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:641
  14. We investigated whether question format and access to the correct answers affect the pass mark set by standard-setters on written examinations.

    Authors: Amir H. Sam, Kate R. Millar, Rachel Westacott, Colin R. Melville and Celia A. Brown
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:640
  15. Mixed Reality technology may provide many advantages over traditional teaching methods. Despite its potential, the technology has yet to be used for the formal assessment of clinical competency. This study sou...

    Authors: Iona Minty, Jason Lawson, Payal Guha, Xun Luo, Rukhnoor Malik, Raminta Cerneviciute, James Kinross and Guy Martin
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:639
  16. An important strategy to support the professional development of mentors in health professions education is to encourage critical reflection on what they do, why they do it, and how they do it. Not only the ‘h...

    Authors: Lianne M. Loosveld, Erik W. Driessen, Eline Vanassche, Anthony R. Artino Jr and Pascal W. M. Van Gerven
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:638
  17. Training to enhance healthcare practitioners’ capabilities in engaging people in sensitive and end-of life-related conversations is in demand. However, evaluations have either not measured, or found very limit...

    Authors: Ruth Parry, Becky Whittaker, Marco Pino, Laura Jenkins, Esme Worthington and Christina Faull
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:637
  18. Various rating tools aim to assess simulation debriefing quality, but their use may be limited by complexity and subjectivity. The Debriefing Assessment in Real Time (DART) tool represents an alternative debri...

    Authors: Kaushik Baliga, Andrew Coggins, Sandra Warburton, Divya Mathias, Nicole K. Yamada, Janene H. Fuerch and Louis P. Halamek
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:636
  19. Assessment of cognitive competence is a major element of the internship qualification exam in undergraduate medical education in Ethiopia. Assessing the quality of exam items can help to improve the validity o...

    Authors: Lalem Menber Belay, Tegbar Yigzaw Sendekie and Fantu Abebe Eyowas
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:635
  20. Clinical competency is defined as one’s capabilities in terms of knowledge, attitude and practice, and is a necessity for nursing practice. Evaluation is the inseparable part of the education process, without ...

    Authors: Sanaz Motefakker, Azam Shirinabadi Farahani, Manijeh Nourian, Maliheh Nasiri and Fatemeh Heydari
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:634
  21. COVID-19 has presented a substantial burden on students and healthcare staff. This mixed-method, descriptive and correlational study aimed to: 1) describe academic; and 2) professional burnout levels; 3) their...

    Authors: Issrae El Mouedden, Catherine Hellemans, Sibyl Anthierens, Nele Roos Michels and Ann DeSmet
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:631
  22. Obesity is a major public health problem, yet residents undergo little formal training and assessment in obesity-related care. Given the recent growth of telehealth, physicians must further learn to apply thes...

    Authors: Natalie A. Cameron and Robert F. Kushner
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:630
  23. Clinical empathy has been associated with a range of positive patient- and clinician outcomes. Educating medical students to become empathic physicians has in recent years become a clearly pronounced learning ...

    Authors: Elisabeth Assing Hvidt, Anne Ulsø, Cecilie Valentin Thorngreen, Jens Søndergaard and Christina Maar Andersen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:628
  24. The prevalence of depression symptoms among medical students is particularly high, and it has increased during the COVID-19 epidemic. Sleep quality and state-trait anxiety are risk factors for depression, but ...

    Authors: Jiangyun Chen, Yusupujiang Tuersun, Jiao Yang, Man Xiong, Yueying Wang, Xinyi Rao and Shuai Jiang
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:627
  25. The current study explored the perspectives of preparedness for dental practice from a range of relevant stakeholders (i.e., educators, employers, final-year students, graduates, practitioners, and professiona...

    Authors: Rodrigo Mariño, Clare Delany, David J. Manton, Katharine Reid, Julie Satur, Felicity Crombie, Rebecca Wong, Clare McNally, Geoffrey G. Adams, Diego Lopez, Antonio Celentano, Mathew Lim and Mike Morgan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:625
  26. Physical activity is a major determinant of physical and mental health. International recommendations identify health professionals as pivotal agents to tackle physical inactivity. This study sought to charact...

    Authors: Catarina Santos Silva, Romeu Mendes, Cristina Godinho, Ana Monteiro-Pereira, Jaime Pimenta-Ribeiro, Helena Silva Martins, João Brito, José Luís Themudo-Barata, Carlos Fontes-Ribeiro, Pedro J. Teixeira, Graça Freitas and Marlene Nunes Silva
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:624
  27. In recent years, formative assessment has gained importance in health care education to facilitate and enhance learning throughout the training period. Within the frame of active methodologies, rubrics have be...

    Authors: Silvia Pérez-Guillén, Andoni Carrasco-Uribarren, Carlos López-de Celis, Vanessa González-Rueda, Pere R. Rodríguez-Rubio and Sara Cabanillas-Barea
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:623
  28. In many countries, not enough students are interested to work as general practitioners in rural areas. To solve this problem, several, sometimes partly extracurricular, programs have been developed. Most of th...

    Authors: Nikolaos Sapoutzis, Antonius Schneider, Tom Brandhuber, Pascal O. Berberat and Marjo Wijnen-Meijer
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:622
  29. Intercostal chest drain (ICD) insertion is a skill that medical trainees lack confidence in performing. This study explores the impact of a national programme of Simulation-Based Mastery Learning (SBML) on pro...

    Authors: Joanne Kerins, Elisabeth McCully, Suzanne Anderson Stirling, Samantha Eve Smith, James Tiernan and Victoria Ruth Tallentire
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:621
  30. Nationwide restrictions and recommendations from the Association of American Medical Colleges mandated program directors to conduct all graduate medical education interviews virtually in the Spring of 2020 in ...

    Authors: Ann Do Tran, Christine A. Heisler, Sylvia Botros-Brey, Hanzhang Wang, Bertille Gaigbe-Togbe, Ava Leegant and Anne Hardart
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:620
  31. Calling within the medical context receives growing academic attention and empirical research has started to demonstrate its beneficial effects. The purpose of this study is to investigate what motivates stude...

    Authors: S. Bonvin, F. Stiefel, M. Gholam and C. Bourquin
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:619
  32. Nursing is a profession that has had many ethical aspects and understanding professional belonging and ethics as a deep and complex process is one of the basic concepts in this field. This study aimed to compa...

    Authors: Reza Baghbani, Mahnaz Rakhshan, Nahid Zarifsanaiey, Reza Nemati and Safieh Daneshi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:618
  33. Most health professions in the United States have adopted clinical or practice doctorates, sparking an ongoing debate on whether physician assistants/associates (PAs) should transition from a master’s to a doc...

    Authors: Hyun-Jin Jun, Karen  L. Gordes, Shani Fleming, Violet Kulo, James F. Cawley and Gerald Kayingo
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:617
  34. Multiple mini-interviews (MMI) are used to assess non-academic attributes for selection in medicine and other healthcare professions. It remains unclear if different MMI station formats (discussions, role-play...

    Authors: Jean-Michel Leduc, Sébastien Béland, Jean-Sébastien Renaud, Philippe Bégin, Robert Gagnon, Annie Ouellet, Christian Bourdy and Nathalie Loye
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:616
  35. The Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) is an instrument commonly used to evaluate burnout syndrome. The goal of the present study was to assess the internal reliability and the performance of the items and the su...

    Authors: Carles Forné and Oriol Yuguero
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:615
  36. 3D printed models are becoming increasingly popular in healthcare as visual and tactile tools to enhance understanding of anatomy and pathology in medical trainee education, provide procedural simulation train...

    Authors: Lauren Schlegel, Michelle Ho, J. Matthew Fields, Erik Backlund, Robert Pugliese and Kristy M. Shine
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:614
  37. The non-curative setting makes communication and shared decision-making in palliative care extremely demanding. This is even more so for patients with limited health literacy. So far, research in palliative ca...

    Authors: Janneke Noordman, Ruud Roodbeen, Leonie Gach, Lotte Schulze, Jany Rademakers, Maria van den Muijsenbergh, Gudule Boland and Sandra van Dulmen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:613
  38. Medical schools have increasingly integrated social justice, anti-racism, and health equity training into their curricula. Yet, no research examines whether medical students understand the complex history of r...

    Authors: Charles Sanky, Halbert Bai, Celestine He and Jacob M. Appel
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:612
  39. Interprofessional education (IPE) at university level is an essential component of undergraduate healthcare curricula, as well as being a requirement of many associated regulatory bodies. In this study, the pe...

    Authors: Hend E. Abdelhakim, Louise Brown, Lizzie Mills, Anika Ahmad, James Hammell, Douglas G. J. McKechnie, Tin Wai Terry Ng, Rebecca Lever, Cate Whittlesea, Joe Rosenthal and Mine Orlu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:611
  40. Complete denture, as an important restoration method for edentulism, is difficult to study for beginners, especially in linking the theory with clinical practice.

    Authors: Xueling Li, Yanshan Li, Xiaolan Li, Xiaodan Chen, Guihong Yang and Ling Yang
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:610
  41. There remains a paucity of evidence for curricula for the transition to practice (TTP) stage of Competence by Design internal medicine (IM) training programs. Current entrustable professional activities are ba...

    Authors: Benjamin Thomson, Heather O’Halloran, Luke Wu, Stephen Gauthier and David Taylor
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:609
  42. Basic medical laboratory courses (BMLCs) play an essential role in medical education and offer several benefits to students. Although various student-centered and active learning strategies have been increasin...

    Authors: Jing Shen, Hongyan Qi, Yingying Chen, Ruhuan Mei, Cencen Sun and Zhengyang Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:608
  43. Shock causes significant morbidity and mortality in children living in resource-limited settings. Simulation has been successfully used as an educational tool for medical professionals internationally. We soug...

    Authors: Sarah E. Gardner Yelton, Lorelie Cañete Ramos, Carolyn J. Reuland, Paula Pilar G. Evangelista and Nicole A. Shilkofski
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:606
  44. The process of determining the best strategy for increasing the uptake of evidence-based practice might be improved through an understanding of relevant clinician-level factors. The Pathways to Comorbidity Car...

    Authors: Eva Louie, Vicki Giannopoulos, Andrew Baillie, Gabriela Uribe, Katie Wood, Maree Teesson, Paul S. Haber and Kirsten C. Morley
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:605
  45. Newly graduated doctors find their first months of practice challenging and overwhelming. As the newly graduated doctors need help to survive this period, collaborators such as peers, senior doctors, registere...

    Authors: Tine Lass Klitgaard, Diana Stentoft, Nicolaj Johansson, Mette Grønkjær and Susanne Backman Nøhr
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:604
  46. To outline how the training program and work situation of residents in Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) was affected by the pandemic and to illuminate how residents experienced these changes.

    Authors: Matilda Wådell, Anne K. Örtqvist, Karolina Linden, Magnus Akerstrom, Ola Andersson, Ylva Carlsson, Sofie Graner, Maria Jonsson, Elin Naurin, Verena Sengpiel, Malin Veje, Anna Wessberg and Mehreen Zaigham
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:602

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