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  1. Recently, Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCE) became an official evaluation modality for 6-year medical students in France. Before, standard examination modalities were: written progressive clini...

    Authors: Souhil Lebdai, Béatrice Bouvard, Ludovic Martin, Cédric Annweiler, Nicolas Lerolle and Emmanuel Rineau
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:69
  2. Career prospects in academic medicine are strongly linked to scientific authorship and this marker has been widely used as an indicator of gender equity in academia. However, direct comparisons of medical disc...

    Authors: Jin Yamamura, Isabel Molwitz, Ann-Kathrin Ozga, Thai-An Nguyen, Ilka Wedekind, Liesa Wolf-Baldauf, Minobu Kamo, Jing Zhao, Elif Can and Sarah Keller
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:68
  3. Empathy for patients is now internationally accepted as one of the competencies of physicians for patient-centered medical practice and an essential component of medical education. Recently, “patient storytell...

    Authors: Yumi Kagawa, Hirono Ishikawa, Daisuke Son, Tsuyoshi Okuhara, Hiroko Okada, Haruka Ueno, Eiko Goto, Aiko Tsunezumi and Takahiro Kiuchi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:67
  4. Quality improvement (QI) is a systematic approach to improving healthcare delivery with applications across all fields of medicine. However, exposure to QI is minimal in early medical education. We evaluated t...

    Authors: Jacqueline V. Aredo, Jack B. Ding, Cara H. Lai, Richard Trimble, Rebecca A. Bromley-Dulfano, Rita A. Popat and Lisa Shieh
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:66
  5. The Recorded Consultation Assessment (RCA) was developed rapidly during the COVID-19 pandemic to replace the Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA) for UK general practice licensing. Our aim was to evaluate examiner...

    Authors: Vanessa Botan, Despina Laparidou, Viet-Hai Phung, Peter Cheung, Adrian Freeman, Richard Wakeford, Meiling Denney, Graham R. Law and Aloysius Niroshan Siriwardena
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:65
  6. Research suggests that simulation-based surgical skills training translates into improved operating room performance. Previous studies have predominantly focused on training methods and design and subsequent a...

    Authors: Sigurd Beier Sloth, Rune Dall Jensen, Mikkel Seyer-Hansen, Gunter De Win and Mette Krogh Christensen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:64
  7. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation skill have a direct impact on its success rate. Choosing the right method to acquire this skill can lead to effective performance. This investigation was conducted to compare the ...

    Authors: Mohammad Sajjad Ghaderi, Javad Malekzadeh, Seyedreza Mazloum and Tayebe Pourghaznein
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:62
  8. As patient populations become more diverse, it is imperative that future physicians receive proper training in order to provide the best quality of care. This study examines medical students' perceptions of ho...

    Authors: Anne-Roos Verbree, Ulviye Isik, Jeroen Janssen and Gönül Dilaver
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:61
  9. International Medical Graduates (IMGs) encounter barriers as they seek to match into fellowship programs in the United States (US). This study’s objective is to determine if there are differences in letters of...

    Authors: Kaitland M. Byrd, Snigdha Jain, Irada Choudhuri, Başak Çoruh, Jakob I. McSparron and Elizabeth M. Viglianti
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:58
  10. Imposter phenomenon is common among medical trainees and may influence learning and professional development. The authors sought to describe imposter phenomenon among internal medicine residents.

    Authors: Alaina Chodoff, Lynae Conyers, Scott Wright and Rachel Levine
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:57
  11. Imperial College Teddy Bear Hospital (ICSM-TBH) is a student-led volunteering group, which uses interactive, play-based teaching to educate school pupils aged 5–7 years about healthy lifestyles and healthcare....

    Authors: Alexandra M. Cardoso Pinto, Sajan B. Patel, Morwenna Stephens, Payal Guha, Ana Baptista and Susan Smith
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:56
  12. Professional burnout is characterized by loss of enthusiasm for work, cynicism, and a low sense of personal efficacy. Burnout may adversely affect medical professionalism. Burnout is common in clinicians and v...

    Authors: Peter Gilbey, Mandy Moffat, Adi Sharabi-Nov, Omri Cohen, Galit Neufeld Kroszynski, Orit Karnieli-Miller, Roni Gillis, Jacob Urkin and Khen Moscovici
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:55
  13. Chronic diseases account for approximately 70% of deaths in the U.S. annually. Though physicians are uniquely positioned to provide behavior change counseling for chronic disease prevention, they often lack th...

    Authors: Mark Stoutenberg, Lauren K. Lewis, Resa M. Jones, Francia Portacio, Denise C. Vidot and Julie Kornfeld
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:54
  14. COVID-19 preventive measures required a drastic shift to online teaching-learning in most of countries. Institutions used different combinations of live online lectures (synchronous) requiring students to atte...

    Authors: Hassan A. Alzahrani, Ayed A. Shati, Mohammed A. Bawahab, Abdulaziz A. Alamri, Bahaeldin Hassan, Ayyub A. Patel, Mohammad Tauheed Ahmad, Walid Abd El Maksoud and Mohammed A. Alsaleem
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:53
  15. Health professionals are known to use various combinations of knowledge and skills, such as critical thinking, clinical reasoning, clinical judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making, in conducting clinica...

    Authors: B. E. Chrismawaty, O. Emilia, G. R. Rahayu and I. D. Ana
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:52
  16. General surgery departments are busy, meaning educational opportunities may be sporadic. Clinical priorities can sometimes supersede teaching and trainees may feel alienated at the periphery of the working com...

    Authors: Madhav Sanatkumar Dave, Shahd Mobarak, Munir Tarazi and Christian Macutkiewicz
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:51
  17. Virtual reality (VR) is a technology that allows us to replace our real environment with one created with digital media. This technology is increasingly used in the training of healthcare professionals, and pr...

    Authors: M Figols Pedrosa, A Barra Perez, J Vidal-Alaball, Q Miro-Catalina and A Forcada Arcarons
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:50
  18. Learning effectiveness may be affected by internal and external factors, including personal attitude, motivations, learning skills, learning environment and peer pressure. This study sought to explore potentia...

    Authors: Ding-Ping Chen, Su-Wei Chang, Annette Burgess, Brian Tang, Kuo-Chien Tsao, Chia-Rui Shen and Pi-Yueh Chang
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:49
  19. Case-based learning (CBL) is an effective teaching–learning strategy that provides a learning environment similar to actual practice. The aim of the present study was to determine the nursing student's satisfa...

    Authors: Masoumeh Shohani, Mohammadreza Bastami, Leili Abedi Gheshlaghi and Abbas Nasrollahi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:48
  20. High levels of vitamin D deficiency are commonly reported even in regions with abundant sunshine. This necessitates a comprehensive understanding of the determinants that influence sun exposure practices. As t...

    Authors: Mahbubul H. Siddiqee, Badhan Bhattacharjee, Mahbub Hasan, Mohammad Shojon, Mehedi Hassan, Rashawan Raziur Rouf, Umme Raihan Siddiqi, Fazlay Rabbi and Umme Ruman Siddiqi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:46
  21. In recent years, flipped classes have emerged and become popular in college medical education. However, due to the huge medical learning system and the limited pre-class study time of students, it is difficult...

    Authors: Yun Hong, Jiaying Wu, Jie Wu, Huaimin Xu, Xiaolan Li, Zhengmei Lin and Juan Xia
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:44
  22. Point-of-care ultrasonography (POCUS) is a portable imaging technology used in clinical settings. There is a need for valid tools to assess clinical competency in POCUS in medical students. The primary aim of ...

    Authors: Gillian Sheppard, Kerry-Lynn Williams, Brian Metcalfe, Marcia Clark, Mark Bromley, Paul Pageau, Michael Woo, Yanqing Yi, Augustine Joshua Devasahayam and Adam Dubrowski
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:43
  23. Undergraduate medical curricula often fail to integrate experiential learning methodologies. Thus, a pilot series of interactive pathology lessons was designed and implemented in an attempt to promote experien...

    Authors: Evgenia Charikleia Lazari, Charalampos C. Mylonas, Georgia Eleni Thomopoulou, Evangelia Manou, Constantinos Nastos, Nikolaos Kavantzas, Emmanouil Pikoulis and Andreas C. Lazaris
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:42
  24. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic brought the virtual interview (VI) format to graduate medical education (GME) and the trainee recruitment process. It is unclear if applicants’ VI experience is cons...

    Authors: Zachary Strumpf, Cailey Miller, Kaniza Zahra Abbas, Daniel Livingston, Ziad Shaman and Maroun Matta
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:41
  25. The benefits of enhancing practitioner empathy include better patient outcomes and improved job satisfaction for practitioners. Evidence suggests empathy can be taught and empathy is listed as an outcome for g...

    Authors: Rachel Winter, Andy Ward, Robert I Norman and Jeremy Howick
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:40
  26. Clinical reasoning is a complex cognitive and metacognitive process paramount to patient care in paramedic practice. While universally recognised as an essential component of practice, clinical reasoning has b...

    Authors: Linda Ross, Eli Semaan, Cameron M. Gosling, Benjamin Fisk and Brendan Shannon
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:39
  27. Narrative medicine has become a solution to cultivate medical students’ ability of empathy and humanistic care. However, the role of narrative medicine is lacking in the study of professionalism. The aim of th...

    Authors: Mengxin Xue, Huiping Sun, Jin Xue, Jingxin Zhou, Junchao Qu, Siqi Ji, Yuan Bu and Yongbing Liu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:38
  28. Universities’ training process intensely relies on face-to-face education. The COVID-19 pandemic interrupted it and forced them to reinvent their process online. But this crisis seems not to be the last we wil...

    Authors: Cristhian Pérez-Villalobos, Juan Ventura-Ventura, Camila Spormann-Romeri, Ximena Paredes-Villarroel, Marcos Rojas-Pino, Catherine Jara-Reyes, Mildred Lopez, Isidora Castillo-Rabanal, Mary Jane Schilling-Norman, Marjorie Baquedano-Rodríguez, Paula Parra-Ponce, Josselinne Toirkens-Niklitschek, Juan Carlos Briede-Westermeyer and Débora Alvarado-Figueroa
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:37
  29. The aim of this study was to analyze the factors that has affected the use and approval of distance education systems during the COVID-19 pandemic in Turkey according to the extended Unified Theory of Acceptan...

    Authors: S. Koza Ciftci, Ramazan Gok and Engin Karadag
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:36
  30. Hundreds of pharmacists graduate from pharmacy colleges in Saudi Arabia, and various factors influence their choice of career pathway. Very few single-institution studies assessed career choices of pharmacy st...

    Authors: Abrar K. Thabit, Doaa I. Alghamdi, Reem O. Alaqi, Muath A. Alsufyani and Alaa A. Bagalagel
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:35
  31. The concept of employability can help educators understand the variability in the career outcome of graduates. Within the health professional education (HPE) literature, various conceptions of employability ar...

    Authors: Delyse Leadbeatter, Shanika Nanayakkara, Xiaoyan Zhou and Jinlong Gao
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:33
  32. This descriptive study aimed to examine whether student past coursework performance, student or research supervisor characteristics, and the type of research project are related to the overall academic perform...

    Authors: Danijela Gnjidic, Narelle da Costa and Nial J. Wheate
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:32
  33. The complementarity between research and teaching is still debated, although several higher education institutions require instructors to do research. In the absence of a consensus on this matter and given the...

    Authors: Hala Sacre, Marwan Akel, Chadia Haddad, Rony M. Zeenny, Aline Hajj and Pascale Salameh
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:31
  34. This paper proposes a novel approach to the development of competence-oriented higher education, a national transformation aimed at harmonising and digitising undergraduate medical and dental education in Finl...

    Authors: Sanna Brauer, Jaana Kettunen, Anna Levy, Jussi Merenmies and Petri Kulmala
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:29
  35. There is increasing evidence that Simulation-based learning (SBL) is an effective teaching method for healthcare professionals. However, SBL requires a large number of faculty to facilitate small group session...

    Authors: Albert Muhumuza, Josephine Nambi Najjuma, Heather MacIntosh, Nishan Sharma, Nalini Singhal, Gwendolyn L Hollaar, Ian Wishart, Francis Bajunirwe and Data Santorino
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:28
  36. The prevalence of COVID-19 highlights the shortage of human medical resources, and improving medical students' professional identity is crucial to improving this situation. The sources of confidence in overcom...

    Authors: Na Zhu, Zhiyuan Zhang, Jun Xie, Yangli Ou, Jia Tan and Hong Gao
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:27
  37. Trainees aiming to specialize in Neonatal Perinatal Medicine (NPM), must be competent in a wide range of procedural skills as per the Royal College of Canada. While common neonatal procedures are frequent in d...

    Authors: Amelie Stritzke, Prashanth Murthy, Elsa Fiedrich, Michael-Andrew Assaad, Alexandra Howlett, Adam Cheng, David Vickers and Harish Amin
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:26
  38. While closed-book examinations (CBEs) have traditionally been implemented in dental education, open-book examinations (OBEs) are being introduced for the purpose of acquiring higher levels of knowledge and pro...

    Authors: Sumin Hong, Bokyung Go, Jaehee Rho, Soyoun An, Cheolil Lim, Deog-Gyu Seo and Jungjoon Ihm
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:25
  39. Incivility in the workplace, school and political system in the United States has permeated mass and social media in recent years and has also been recognized as a detrimental factor in medical education. In t...

    Authors: Laura E. Abate and Larrie Greenberg
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:24
  40. An increasing number of high school students are inflicted by different degrees of mental disorders in learning, such as moodiness, learning difficulties, test anxiety, difficulty coping with frustration, etc....

    Authors: Di Yang, Baiyang Qiu, Jin Jiang, Youkui Xia, Lingxiao Li, Yanting Li, Longli Luo, Xiaocui Liu and Jing Meng
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:23
  41. Clinical decision-making (CDM) is the ability to make clinical choices based on the knowledge and information available to the physician. It often refers to individual cognitive processes that becomes more dep...

    Authors: Maria Louise Gamborg, Mimi Mehlsen, Charlotte Paltved, Sigrid Strunge Vetter and Peter Musaeus
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:22
  42. Good clinical examination skills can both increase the quality of patient care and reduce its cost. A previous study by our group demonstrated that face-to-face training is the gold standard for teaching these...

    Authors: Ellie Flatt, Paul Brewer, Malek Racy, Faisal Mushtaq, Rachael Ashworth, Fazal Ali and James Tomlinson
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:21
  43. With university material doubling over time, medical students need to learn how to become successful life-long learners. Overall a Deep Approach (DA) to learning, and Self-Regulation (SR) skills are among the ...

    Authors: Amaia Urrizola, Raúl Santiago, Alfredo Gea, Sandra Rubio, Anna Vilalta-Lacarra, Javier Rodríguez and Leire Arbea
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:19

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