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  1. Systematic biases in group decision making (i.e., group biases) may result in suboptimal decisions and potentially harm patients. It is not well known how impaired group decision making in patient care may aff...

    Authors: Justin J. Choi, Nada Mhaimeed, Dabia Al-Mohanadi and Mai A. Mahmoud
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:661
  2. Ambiguity tolerance specific to the clinical context – in contrast to ambiguity tolerance as a personality trait – may vary with experience and has received considerable attention. Although this tolerance appe...

    Authors: Hirohisa Fujikawa, Takuya Aoki, Takayuki Ando and Junji Haruta
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:660
  3. The consensus that clinical reasoning should be explicitly addressed throughout medical training is increasing; however, studies on specific teaching methods, particularly, for preclinical students, are lackin...

    Authors: Jihyun Si
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:658
  4. Staff shortages limit access to health services. The bidirectional benefits of allied health clinical placements are understood in the domains of student learning, health service delivery, and future workforce...

    Authors: Mohammad Hamiduzzaman, Sarah Miles, Sarah Crook, Lewis Grove, Jennie Hewitt, Frances Barraclough, Peter Hawkins, Erika Campbell, Nicola Buster, Kate Thomson, Christopher Williams and Vicki Flood
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:657
  5. The COVID-19 pandemic rapidly altered dental practice, training, and education. This study investigates the pandemic’s impacts on the clinical training experiences of dental and dental hygienist trainees at th...

    Authors: Heather Northcraft, Jia Bai, Anne R. Griffin and Aram Dobalian
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:655
  6. This study aimed to assess the impact of the pandemic of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on neonatology residency training in a tertiary children’s hospital in Chongqing, located in southwest China. Sp...

    Authors: Weiqin Liu, Hong Wei, Chunyi Wang and Ziyu Hua
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:654
  7. Sepsis is a life-threatening condition which may arise from infection in any organ system and requires early recognition and management. Healthcare professionals working in any specialty may need to manage pat...

    Authors: Elanor Lian Mary Gomersall, Lowell Ling, Konrad Reinhart, Victoria Bion, Abeselom Ekesh, Christiana Adu-Takyi, Luciano Cesar Pontes Azevedo, Paulin Ruhato Banguti, Jonathan Cohen, Janet Victoria Diaz, Bin Du, David M. Goldfarb, Luis Antonio Gorordo-Delsol, Colin Alexander Graham, Ricardo Iramain, Shevin T. Jacob…
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:653
  8. Patient involvement is crucial to the success of kidney transplants. This study aimed to investigate the knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) toward postoperative self-management among kidney transplant rec...

    Authors: Xiqian Huang, Beihua Xi, Chengjie Xuan, Yi Bao, Lin Wang and Fei Peng
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:652
  9. Currently, there are still some shortcomings in EBM education in China.The study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of the novel evidence-based medicine (EBM) learning model of “autonomy-collaboration.”

    Authors: Xiao-Huan Li, Qing Zhang, Chun Li, Ya-Lei Yin, Zhen Yang, Ying Fu and Xiao-Lin Yuan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:651
  10. Co-creation of education within the context of student inclusion alongside diverse stakeholders merits exploration. We studied the perspectives of students and teachers from different institutions who participate...

    Authors: Shireen Suliman, Margaret Allen, Ayad Al-Moslih, Alison Carr, Richard Koopmans and Karen D. Könings
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:650
  11. The healthcare system is highly complex, and adverse events often result from a combination of human factors and system failures, especially in crisis situations. Crisis resource management skills are crucial ...

    Authors: Sana Saeed, Nagwa Nashat Hegazy, Marib Ghulam Rasool Malik, Qalab Abbas, Huba Atiq, Muhammad Maisam Ali, Aashir Aslam, Yasmin Hashwani and Farzana Bashir Ahmed
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:649
  12. Climate change (CC) is a global public health issue, and the role of health professionals in addressing its impact is crucial. However, to what extent health professionals are prepared to deal with CC-related ...

    Authors: Fabricio Ccami-Bernal, Fernanda Barriga-Chambi, Carlos Quispe-Vicuña, Daniel Fernandez-Guzman, Rodolfo Arredondo-Nontol, Miriam Arredondo-Nontol and David Rojas-Rueda
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:648
  13. Virtual Patients (VPs) have been shown to improve various aspects of medical learning, however, research has scarcely delved into the specific factors that facilitate the knowledge gain and transfer of knowled...

    Authors: Zhien Li, Maryam Asoodar, Nynke de Jong, Tom Keulers, Xian Liu and Diana Dolmans
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:647
  14. Mentoring is vital to career development in academic medicine, and communication underlies all aspects of the mentoring relationship. Although training research mentors has been shown to be effective, few acad...

    Authors: Smita C. Banerjee, Patricia A. Parker, Jessica M. Staley, Ruth Manna, Cassidy Mahoney and Laura Liberman
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:646
  15. Interprofessional education is vital in oral healthcare education and should be integrated into both theoretical and work-based education. Little research addresses interprofessional education in dental hands-...

    Authors: Fanny Mussalo, Terhi Karaharju-Suvanto and Eeva Pyörälä
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:645
  16. The rapid growth of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies has been driven by the latest advances in computing power. Although, there exists a dearth of research on the application of AI in medical education.

    Authors: Meijie Wu, Xuefeng Huang, Baona Jiang, Zhihong Li, Yuanyuan Zhang and Bo Gao
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:644
  17. Clinical observation conducted during the 3rd and 4th years of dental school is an important part of dental students’ clinical education. However, conventional clinical observation is associated with several p...

    Authors: Yiseul Choi, Myoungho Lee, Jaeyeon Kim and Wonse Park
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:643
  18. Authors: Jerry Draper-Rodi, Hilary Abbey, John Hammond, Oliver P. Thomson, Kevin Brownhill, Andrew MacMillan, Yinka Fabusuyi and Steven Vogel
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:642

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  19. While Sub-Saharan Africa contains nearly one third of the global burden of disease, it only contains 3.5% of the healthcare workforce. Furthermore, female medical doctors are underrepresented across the contin...

    Authors: Kara L. Neil, Deborah Umucyo, Agnes Binagwaho and Tsion Yohannes Waka
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:641
  20. This study aimed to (1) evaluate the current status of obesity education at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (CWRU) (2), introduce a comprehensive first-year curriculum on obesity, and (3) as...

    Authors: Amber Olson, Rosanna Watowicz, Eileen Seeholzer, Katherine Lyons, W. Scott Butsch and Colleen Croniger
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:639
  21. A challenge facing many Academic Health Centers (AHCs) attempting to revise health professions education to include the impact of racism as a social and structural determinant of health (SSDoH) is a lack of br...

    Authors: Jason E. Glenn, Kristina M. Bridges, Kakra Boye-Doe, LesLee Taylor, Jill N. Peltzer, Shawn Leigh Alexander, Danielle Binion, Matthew Schuette, Carrie L. Francis and Jerrihlyn L. McGee
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:638
  22. Online education has emerged as a crucial tool for imparting knowledge and skills to students in the twenty-first century, especially in developing nations like India, which previously relied heavily on tradit...

    Authors: Lakshmi Nidhi Rao, Aditya Shetty, Varun Pai, Srikant Natarajan, Manjeshwar Shrinath Baliga, Dian Agustin Wahjuningrum, Heeresh Shetty, Irmaleny Irmaleny and Ajinkya M. Pawar
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:637
  23. General practitioner interns need to acquire the expected clinical, communication, personal and professional competencies. Internship evaluations use qualitative evaluation tables to assess competency acquisit...

    Authors: Brieux Longépé, Audrey Madec, Jérôme Fonseca, Lucas Beurton-Couraud, Marie Barais and Delphine Le Goff
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:636
  24. Curriculum integration is an important educational concept widely implemented by various educational institutions, particularly within the healthcare field. Its significance lies in enhancing the preparation o...

    Authors: Soumaya Allouch, Raja Mahamade Ali, Noor Al-Wattary, Michail Nomikos and Marwan F. Abu-Hijleh
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:635
  25. Despite the numerous advantages of mastering biostatistics, medical students generally perceive biostatistics as a difficult and challenging subject and even experience anxiety during the courses. Evidence for...

    Authors: Chen Li, Yuhai Zhang, Weidong Qin, Jielai Xia, Lei Shang and Ling Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:634
  26. A standardized approach to prepare trainees for the job search has not been described. The objective of this study was to describe and evaluate an educational series on the job search for Neonatal-Perinatal Me...

    Authors: Nicolle F. Dyess, Brianna Liberio, Sarah Bernstein, Sharla Rent, Heather French and Patrick Myers
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:633
  27. This study aims to investigate the benefits of employing a Physical Lifelike Brain (PLB) simulator for training medical students in performing craniotomy for glioblastoma removal and decompressive craniectomy.

    Authors: Pin-Chuan Chen, Hsin-Chueh Chen, Wei-Hsiu Liu and Jang-Chun Lin
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:632
  28. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic catalysed a monumental shift in the field of continuing professional development (CPD). Prior to this, the majority of CPD group-learning activities were offered in-person. H...

    Authors: Sophie Soklaridis, Rowen Shier, Rabia Zaheer, Michelle Scully, Betsy Williams, Sam J. Daniel, Sanjeev Sockalingam, Linda Dang and Martin Tremblay
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:631
  29. Stress significantly affects both the physical and emotional health of individuals, particularly students in health-related fields. Medical students in Brazil face unique challenges due to the demanding nature...

    Authors: Isabela Silva Santiago, Safira de Castro e Castro, Ana Paula Amaral de Brito, Daniel Sanches, Luiz Fernando Quintanilha, Katia de Miranda Avena and Bruno Bezerril Andrade
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:630
  30. Bangladesh has a shortfall of health professionals. The World Health Organization states that improving education will increase recruitment and retention of health workers. Traditional learning approaches, in ...

    Authors: Lucie Byrne-Davis, Natalie Carr, Tapash Roy, Salim Chowdhury, Usmaan Omer, Saher Nawaz, Dolce Advani, Olivia Byrne and Jo Hart
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:629
  31. Low- and middle-income countries face a disproportionate impact of sexual health problems compared to high-income countries. To address this situation proper interpersonal communication skills are essential fo...

    Authors: Gift G. Lukumay, Stella Emmanuel Mushy, Lucy R. Mgopa, Dickson Ally Mkoka, Agnes F. Massae, Dorkasi L. Mwakawanga, B. R. Simon Rosser, Nidhi Kohli, Corissa T. Rohloff, Michael W. Ross and Maria Trent
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:627
  32. Education is urgently needed to equip medical students with knowledge, values and skills to promote planetary health. However, the current literature offers little insight into evidence-based approaches and be...

    Authors: Merel Stevens, Adriana Israel, Anouk Nusselder, Juliette C. Mattijsen, Feng Chen, Vicki Erasmus, Ed van Beeck and Suzie Otto
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:626
  33. Assessment of the clinical learning environment (CLE) is an essential step that teaching hospitals routinely undertake to ensure the environment is conducive, learning-oriented and supportive of junior doctors...

    Authors: Ghaith Alfakhry, Khattab Mustafa, Rawan Khwanda, Mervat Alhaffar, Khaled Alhomsi and Rama Kodmani
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:625
  34. The incidence of mental health problems among medical graduate students is much higher than among students of other disciplines. This can have adverse consequences for the medical students themselves as well a...

    Authors: Yanhao Zhang, Xiaoli Lin, Lina Yu, Xue Bai, Xiangyu Li and Wenfei Long
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:624
  35. Clinical reasoning (CR) is a crucial ability that can prevent errors in patient care. Despite its important role, CR is often not taught explicitly and, even when it is taught, typically not all aspects of thi...

    Authors: F. L Wagner, M. Sudacka, A. A Kononowicz, M. Elvén, S. J Durning, I. Hege and S. Huwendiek
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:622
  36. The long case is used to assess medical students’ proficiency in performing clinical tasks. As a formative assessment, the purpose is to offer feedback on performance, aiming to enhance and expedite clinical l...

    Authors: Jacob Kumakech, Ian Guyton Munabi, Aloysius Gonzaga Mubuuke and Sarah Kiguli
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:621
  37. Radiological imaging is crucial in modern clinical practice and requires thorough and early training. An understanding of cross-sectional imaging is essential for effective interpretation of such imaging. This...

    Authors: Johannes Weimer, Johannes Ruppert, Thomas Vieth, Julia Weinmann-Menke, Holger Buggenhagen, Julian Künzel, Maximilian Rink, Liv Lorenz, Daniel Merkel, Carlotta Ille, Yang Yang, Lukas Müller, Roman Kloeckner and Andreas Weimer
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:619
  38. Medical students frequently face challenges in academic adjustment, necessitating effective support and intervention. This study aimed to investigate the impact of stressful life events on medical students’ ac...

    Authors: Hui-Bing Guo and Chen Qiu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:617
  39. Mastering non-technical skills (NTS) is a fundamental part of the training of new physicians to perform effectively and safely in the medical practice environment. Ideally, they learn these skills during medic...

    Authors: Katrine Prydz, Peter Dieckmann, Hans Fagertun, David Musson and Torben Wisborg
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:616
  40. It has been difficult to demonstrate that interprofessional education (IPE) and interprofessional collaboration (IPC) have positive effects on patient care quality, cost effectiveness of patient care, and heal...

    Authors: Florian B. Neubauer, Felicitas L. Wagner, Andrea Lörwald and Sören Huwendiek
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:615
  41. The cancer burden in Africa is on the rise. A Cancer Training Course on screening, prevention, care, and community education is crucial for addressing a wide range of cancer health issues. When appropriately e...

    Authors: Stella Emmanuel Mushy, Dickson A. Mkoka, Gift G. Lukumay, Agnes F. Massae, Corissa T. Rohloff, Lucy R. Mgopa, Dorkasi L. Mwakawanga, Nidhi Kohli, Michael W. Ross, Ever Mkonyi, Maria Trent, Kibwanda Athumani, Shalini Kulasingam and B. R. Simon Rosser
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:614
  42. Professional behaviour is the first manifestation of professionalism. In teaching hospitals, the residents can be considered vulnerable to lapses in professional behaviour when they fail to meet the set standa...

    Authors: Humera Noreen, Rahila Yasmeen and Shabana Ali Mohammad
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:611

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