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  1. Content type: Research article

    When compared to the general US working population, physicians are more likely to experience burnout and dissatisfaction with work-life balance. Our aim was to examine the association of objectively-measured s...

    Authors: Ashley P. Marek, Rachel M. Nygaard, Ellen T. Liang, Nicholas S. Roetker, Mary DeLaquil, Sandy Gregorich, Chad J. Richardson and Joan M. Van Camp

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:158

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Proper hygienic practices are important in preventing nosocomial infection. This study aimed to determine knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) on hand, attire and equipment hygiene during clinical training...

    Authors: U. Jayarajah, A. S. Athapathu, B. A. A. J. Jayawardane, S. Prasanth and S. N. Seneviratne

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:157

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Identification and assessment of professional competencies for medical students is challenging. We have recently developed an instrument for assessing the essential professional competencies for medical studen...

    Authors: Salah Eldin Kassab, Xiangyun Du, Egon Toft, Farhan Cyprian, Ayad Al-Moslih, Henk Schmidt, Hossam Hamdy and Marwan Abu-Hijleh

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:155

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Gauging medical education quality has always remained challenging. Many studies have examined predictors of standardized exam performance; however, data sets do not distinguish by institution or curriculum. Ou...

    Authors: Arash Ghaffari-Rafi, Rachel Elizabeth Lee, Rui Fang and J. Douglas Miles

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:154

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Previous studies indicate that a teacher-centered context could hinder undergraduates from self-regulated learning (SRL), whereas a learner-centered context could promote SRL. However, SRL development between ...

    Authors: Yasushi Matsuyama, Motoyuki Nakaya, Hitoaki Okazaki, Adam Jon Lebowitz, Jimmie Leppink and Cees van der Vleuten

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:152

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Training in the use of cost-conscious strategies for medical students may prepare new physicians to deliver health care in a more sustainable way. Recently, a role-modeling cost-conscious behaviors scale (RMCC...

    Authors: Marta Silva Menezes, Marília Menezes Gusmão, Rui Nei de Araújo Santana, Carolina Villa Nova Aguiar, Dilton Rodrigues Mendonça, Rinaldo Antunes Barros, Mary Gomes Silva and Liliane Lins-Kusterer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:151

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Sharing information about learners during training is seen as an important component supporting learner progression and relevant to patient safety. Shared information may cover topics from accommodation requir...

    Authors: Aliya Kassam, Mariela Ruetalo, Maureen Topps, Margo Mountjoy, Mark Walton, Susan Edwards and Leslie Nickell

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:150

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Various evidence-based and student-centered strategies such as team-based learning (TBL), case-based learning (CBL), and flipped classroom have been recently applied to anatomy education and have shown to impr...

    Authors: Keerti Singh, Ambadasu Bharatha, Bidyadhar Sa, Oswald Peter Adams and Md. Anwarul Azim Majumder

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:149

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  9. Content type: Research article

    There is a need to educate a range of professionals in caring for individuals with long-term mental disability who reside within our communities. Empathy alone is insufficient. The Kognus 4-Step Education Prog...

    Authors: Susanne Bejerot, Ann Lindgren, Jörgen Rosén, Eva Bejerot and Marie Elwin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:148

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Asian educators have struggled to implement problem-based learning (PBL) because students rarely discuss their work actively and are not sufficiently engaged in self-directed learning. Supplementing PBL with a...

    Authors: Ikuo Shimizu, Hideyuki Nakazawa, Yoshihiko Sato, Ineke H. A. P. Wolfhagen and Karen D. Könings

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:147

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Medical schools globally now use objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs) for assessing a student’s clinical performance. In Germany, almost all of the 36 medical schools have incorporated at least o...

    Authors: Stefan Müller, Ines Koch, Utz Settmacher and Uta Dahmen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:146

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  12. Content type: Technical advance

    Ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia (UGRA) is increasingly used by emergency physicians to provide safe and effective pain relief for patients. However, one of the factors limiting its widespread use is the ...

    Authors: Leily Naraghi, Judy Lin, Kay Odashima, Simran Buttar, Lawrence Haines and Eitan Dickman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:145

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  13. Content type: Debate

    High-quality healthcare requires practitioners who have technical competence and communication skills. Medical practitioners need interpersonal skills for gathering and transferring information to their patien...

    Authors: Rob Sanson-Fisher, Breanne Hobden, Mariko Carey, Lisa Mackenzie, Lisa Hyde and Jan Shepherd

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:144

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2019 19:274

  14. Content type: Research article

    Multiple studies have explored the use of active learning strategies among faculty members in different healthcare colleges worldwide, however, very few have described the use of these strategies in the Middle...

    Authors: Yazed AlRuthia, Solaiman Alhawas, Faris Alodaibi, Lama Almutairi, Reem Algasem, Haitham K. Alrabiah, Ibrahim Sales, Hana Alsobayel and Yazeed Ghawaa

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:143

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Feedback is an essential element in performance training. However, little effort has been made to measure the effects of positive and negative feedback on the ability of self-rated assessment, affective respon...

    Authors: Eun Jung Kim and Kyeong Ryong Lee

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:142

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Summer student research programs (SSRPs) serve to generate student interest in research and a clinician-scientist career path. This study sought to understand the composition of existing medically-related Cana...

    Authors: Sagar Patel, Catharine M. Walsh and Jacob A. Udell

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:140

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Compassionate health care is associated with positive patient outcomes. Educational interventions for medical students that develop compassion may also increase wellness, decrease burnout, and improve provider...

    Authors: Laura A. Weingartner, Susan Sawning, M. Ann Shaw and Jon B. Klein

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:139

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Low levels of success in performing lumbar puncture have been observed among paediatric trainees. This study assessed the efficacy of simulation-based education with frequency building and precision teaching f...

    Authors: Sinéad Lydon, Bronwyn Reid McDermott, Ethel Ryan, Paul O’Connor, Sharon Dempsey, Chloe Walsh and Dara Byrne

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:138

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  19. Content type: Research article

    The ward round is a key element in everyday hospital inpatient care irrespective of the medical speciality. The underperformance in conducting ward rounds of junior clinicians has already been described. There...

    Authors: Elisa Vietz, Esther März, Christian Lottspeich, Teresa Wölfel, Martin R. Fischer and Ralf Schmidmaier

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:137

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Lack of providers in surgery, anesthesia, and obstetrics (SAO) is a primary driver of limited surgical capacity worldwide. We aimed to identify predictors of entry into Surgery, Anesthesia, and Obstetrics and ...

    Authors: Aline Gil Alves Guilloux, Jania A. Ramos, Isabelle Citron, Lina Roa, Julia Amundson, Benjamin B. Massenburg, Saurabh Saluja, Bruno Alonso Miotto, Nivaldo Alonso and Mario César Scheffer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:136

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  21. Content type: Commentary

    Preparing a 21st century nursing workforce demands future-oriented curricula that address the population’s evolving health care needs. With their advanced clinical skill sets and broad scope of practice, Advanced...

    Authors: René Schwendimann, Katharina Fierz, Elisabeth Spichiger, Brenda Marcus and Sabina De Geest

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:135

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Biomedicine needs innovative professionals. Inquiry-based learning (IBL) aims to develop higher order thinking skills, such as creativity and research. Stimulatory techniques and interprofessional education, w...

    Authors: Gemma Rodríguez, Nora Pérez, Gemma Núñez, Josep-E. Baños and Mar Carrió

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:134

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  23. Content type: Research article

    In health profession education, learners are often coached by mentors for development of competencies, self-direction of learning and professionalism. It is important that the mentee-mentor relationship is ali...

    Authors: Sylvia Heeneman and Willem de Grave

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:133

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Training programs such as the fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery (FLS) that are based on simulation are being currently used in several western countries. FLS allows skill acquisition and evaluation of compe...

    Authors: Anis Hasnaoui, Haithem Zaafouri, Dhafer Haddad, Ahmed Bouhafa and Anis Ben Maamer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:132

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Healthcare professionals are recommended to use evidence-based practice (EBP) principles to update and improve clinical practice. Well-designed educational initiatives, together with practice and feedback oppo...

    Authors: Sharon Mickan, Joanne Hilder, Rachel Wenke and Rae Thomas

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:131

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  26. Content type: Research article

    The willingness of healthcare workers (HCW) to respond is an important factor in the health system’s response capacity during emergencies. Although much research has been devoted to exploring this issue, the s...

    Authors: Stav Shapira, Michael Friger, Yaron Bar-Dayan and Limor Aharonson-Daniel

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:130

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Verbal feedback plays a critical role in health professions education but it is not clear which components of effective feedback have been successfully translated from the literature into supervisory practice ...

    Authors: Christina E. Johnson, Jennifer L. Keating, Melanie K. Farlie, Fiona Kent, Michelle Leech and Elizabeth K. Molloy

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:129

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Patient-centred communication and empathy are key enablers for patient-centred care. However, several studies suggest a downward trend regarding the empathic communication skills of physicians during medical r...

    Authors: J. Noordman, B. Post, A. A. M. van Dartel, J. M. A. Slits and T. C. olde Hartman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:128

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  29. Content type: Research article

    With Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias affecting approximately 7 million people in the United States, comprehension of the multitude of issues facing individuals with dementia and their families and comp...

    Authors: Jill S. Goldman and Amy E. Trommer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:127

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Objectively structured clinical examinations (OSCEs) are a stressful experience for many health care students and professionals in training. Mock OSCEs have been shown to be beneficial for student OSCE prepara...

    Authors: James Bevan, Benjamin Russell and Ben Marshall

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:126

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  31. Content type: Research article

    In order to provide faculty-wide undergraduate ultrasound training in times of scarce resources, many medical faculties employ trained peer-student tutors to oversee the hands-on training. However, data to gui...

    Authors: Nora Celebi, Jan Griewatz, Nisar Peter Malek, Tatjana Hoffmann, Carina Walter, Reinhold Muller, Reimer Riessen, Jan Pauluschke-Fröhlich, Ines Debove, Stephan Zipfel and Eckhart Fröhlich

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:125

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Promoting research capacity within public health can encourage and engage employees to undertake research, utilising their understanding of the complex needs that exist within the public health system to provi...

    Authors: Michelle McNab, Angela Berry and Tony Skapetis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:124

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Producing a sufficient quantity of quality items for use in medical school examinations is a continuing challenge in medical education. We conducted this scoping review to identify barriers and facilitators to...

    Authors: Sowmiya Karthikeyan, Elizabeth O’Connor and Wendy Hu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:123

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Performing a psychiatric interview and documenting the recorded findings in the form of a brief psychiatric report is one of the main learning goals in the psychiatric curriculum for medical students. However,...

    Authors: Nadine Dreimüller, Stefan Schenkel, Marlene Stoll, Cora Koch, Klaus Lieb and Jana Juenger

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:121

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Although clinical teachers can often identify struggling learners readily and reliably, they can be reluctant to act upon their impressions, resulting in failure to fail. In the absence of a clear process for ...

    Authors: Elisabeth Boileau, Marie-Claude Audétat and Christina St-Onge

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:120

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Since patient-centered communication is directly connected to clinical performance, it should be integrated with medical knowledge and clinical skills. Therefore, clinical communication skills should be traine...

    Authors: M. Brouwers, J. Custers, E. Bazelmans, C. van Weel, R. Laan and E. van Weel-Baumgarten

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:118

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an evidenced based talking therapy designed to affect client Health Behaviour Change. Previous research indicates that Allied Health Professionals (AHP) can effectively use th...

    Authors: Meriel Norris, Gail Eva, Jennifer Fortune, Tai Frater and Jeff Breckon

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:117

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Student bullying in clinical practice persists, and poor outcomes continue: for learning, academic achievement and career goals, for their mental and physical health and potentially affecting all staff and pat...

    Authors: Althea Gamble Blakey, Kelby Smith-Han, Lynley Anderson, Emma Collins, Elizabeth K. Berryman and Tim Wilkinson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:116

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Scholarly Concentrations programs in U.S. medical schools aim to instill passion for critical thinking and promote careers in academic medicine. The rise of these programs has seen variable goals, structure, a...

    Authors: Stephen M. Sozio, Rümeyza Kazancıoğlu, Fatih Küçükdurmaz, Meliha Meriç Koç, Dilek Sema Arici, Rebecca M. DiBiase, Jeremy A. Greene and Mary Catherine Beach

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:115

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Stigmatising attitudes of health care professionals towards mental illness can impede treatment provided for psychiatric patients. Many studies have reported undergraduate training to be a critical period for ...

    Authors: Caro De Witt, Inge Smit, Esmè Jordaan, Liezl Koen, Dana J. H. Niehaus and Ulla Botha

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:114

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Little is known about the social learning of students within community-based clinical placements and ways in which it can be supported. In an allied health service-learning program, we analysed students’ learn...

    Authors: Fabian P. Held, Chris Roberts, Michele Daly and Claire Brunero

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:113

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Broadly accessible curriculum that equips Advanced Practice Nurses (APNs) with knowledge and skills to apply genomics in practice in the era of precision health is needed. Increased accessibility of genomics c...

    Authors: Elena Flowers, Margaret Martin, Hamza Abid, Sasha Binford and Lynda Mackin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:112

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  43. Content type: Research article

    Student motivation to learn has been undervalued to date though has been identified as an area influencing student success and retention at university. The transition into university has been highlighted as a ...

    Authors: Susan Edgar, Sandra E. Carr, Joanne Connaughton and Antonio Celenza

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:111

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  44. Content type: Debate

    The medical education system based on principles advocated by Flexner and Osler has produced generations of scientifically grounded and clinically skilled physicians whose collective experiences and contributi...

    Authors: L. Maximilian Buja

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:110

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  45. Content type: Research article

    Many foreign students have difficulty taking histories from Chinese patients, especially in clinical context of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The efficacy of using standardized patients to prep...

    Authors: Jing Zhang, Meng Cheng, Na Guo, Aiyun Xing and Liangzhi Xu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2019 19:108

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