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  1. Achieving changing needs, advancing knowledge, and innovations in higher education require the constant changes of medical school curricula and successfully applying the new reforms requires some modifications...

    Authors: Morteza Karami, Nooriyah Hashemi and Jeroen van Merrienboer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:446

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Social media permeated everyday life and consequently it brought some changes to behaviour of health professionals. New form of professionalism emerged called e-professionalism depicting professional behaviour...

    Authors: Marko Marelić, Joško Viskić, Lovela Machala Poplašen, Danko Relić, Dražen Jokić and Tea Vukušić Rukavina

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:445

    Content type: Research

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  3. The lecture-based learning (LBL) implemented in most Indonesian nursing/midwifery schools underlies the students’ lack of ability in clinical reasoning. Team-based learning (TBL) was proposed to improve the st...

    Authors: Yunefit Ulfa, Yukari Igarashi, Kaori Takahata, Eri Shishido and Shigeko Horiuchi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:444

    Content type: Research

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  4. Worldwide, most of educational institutions have moved to online electronic learning methods because of the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 8, 2020, the Saudi Ministry of Education announced remote learning for pu...

    Authors: Eidan M. Al Zahrani, Yaser A. Al Naam, Saad M. AlRabeeah, Deemah N. Aldossary, Lamiaa H. Al-Jamea, Alexander Woodman, Mohammad Shawaheen, Osama Altiti, Jenifer V. Quiambao, Zechariah J. Arulanantham and Salah H. Elsafi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:443

    Content type: Research

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  5. To support the development of social medicine curricula that empower medical school graduates to redress health inequities, we conducted a mixed methods student and faculty evaluation of an expanded and innova...

    Authors: Sheridan M. Finnie, Richard J. Brach, Christina A. Dawson, Samuel B. Epstein, Raghav K. Goyal, Karen M. Lounsbury, Shaden T. Eldakar-Hein and Timothy Lahey

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:442

    Content type: Research

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  6. Clinical supervision in general practice is critical for enabling registrars (GP trainees) to provide safe medical care, develop skills and enjoy primary care careers. However, this largely depends on the qual...

    Authors: Belinda O’Sullivan, Helen Hickson, Rebecca Kippen and Glen Wallace

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:441

    Content type: Research

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  7. Due to the complex nature of healthcare professionals’ roles and responsibilities, the education of this workforce is multifaceted and challenging. It relies on various sources of learning from teachers, peers...

    Authors: Arunaz Kumar, Mahbub Sarkar, Elizabeth Davis, Julia Morphet, Stephen Maloney, Dragan Ilic and Claire Palermo

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:439

    Content type: Study protocol

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  8. In recent years, point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has become an essential field of medical education. Bedside ultrasound has become a necessary skill for clinical physicians. Previous studies have already disc...

    Authors: Ting-Cheng Wang, Wei-Ting Chen, Yi-No Kang, Che-Wei Lin, Chung-Yi Cheng, Fat-Moon Suk, Hao-Yu Chen, Chin-Wang Hsu, Tsorng-Harn Fong and Wen-Cheng Huang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:438

    Content type: Research article

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  9. The educational efficacy in neonatal resuscitation relies on the subject and teaching strategies. Therefore, it is imperative to test diverse educational methods if they are more instructive to engage students...

    Authors: Mishal Liaqat, Muhammad Hussain, Muhammad Afzal, Maryam Altaf, Sadia Khan, Syed Amir Gilani and Iram Liaqat

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:436

    Content type: Research

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  10. Women’s health (WH) includes a broad array of concerns and challenges that affect health across the lifespan. Considerable research shows that women continue to experience disparities in access to and quality ...

    Authors: Natalie N. Anderson and Anna R. Gagliardi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:435

    Content type: Research

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  11. The American Association of Medical Colleges has defined peripheral intravenous cannulation as one of the eight practical skills that a medical student should possess upon graduation. Since following a standar...

    Authors: Annika Meyer, Jakob Schreiber, Julian Brinkmann, Andreas R. Klatt, Christoph Stosch and Thomas Streichert

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:434

    Content type: Research

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  12. Communication skills learned in the classroom do not transfer easily into clinical practice because they are not reinforced by teachers in the workplace setting and because lack of faculty training restricts t...

    Authors: Jane Ege Møller, Louise Binow Kjaer, Emma Helledie, Lone Folmer Nielsen and Bente Vigh Malling

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:433

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Clinical practice is increasingly being digitalised. Little is known about how medical students learn and were exposed to telehealth during COVID-19. This is particularly important if we wish to further improv...

    Authors: Sabrina W. Pit, Sue Velovski, Krista Cockrell and Jannine Bailey

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:431

    Content type: Research

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  14. Pharmacists are often the first healthcare professionals that patients contact with their illnesses and requests for medical information, which is enhanced following the recent COVID-19 pandemic. Community pha...

    Authors: Ana Golić Jelić, Ljiljana Tasić, Ranko Škrbić, Valentina Marinković, Svjetlana Stoisavljević Šatara, Nataša Stojaković, Vanda Marković Peković and Brian Godman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:430

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are increasingly used in clinical practice. Although there is robust evidence that AI innovations can improve patient care, reduce clinicians’ workload and increase ef...

    Authors: Maya Banerjee, Daphne Chiew, Keval T. Patel, Ieuan Johns, Digby Chappell, Nick Linton, Graham D. Cole, Darrel P. Francis, Jo Szram, Jack Ross and Sameer Zaman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:429

    Content type: Research

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  16. Training for the fundus examination using traditional teaching is challenging, resulting in low generalist physicians’ confidence in performing the funduscopic examination. There is growing evidence suggesting...

    Authors: Kiyoshi Shikino, Claudia A. Rosu, Daiki Yokokawa, Shingo Suzuki, Yusuke Hirota, Katsumi Nishiya and Masatomi Ikusaka

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:428

    Content type: Research

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  17. Peer review in Team-based learning (TBL) exists for three key reasons: to promote reflection on individual behaviours; provide opportunities to develop professional skills; and prevent ‘free riders’ who fail t...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Chris Roberts, Andrew Stuart Lane, Inam Haq, Tyler Clark, Eszter Kalman, Nicole Pappalardo and Jane Bleasel

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:426

    Content type: Research article

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  18. There is a pressing need for more sustainable healthcare. UK medical graduates are required to apply social, economic, and environmental principles of sustainability to their practice. The Centre for Sustainab...

    Authors: Philippa Clery, Stuart d’Arch Smith, Oliver Marsden and Kathleen Leedham-Green

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:425

    Content type: Research

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  19. Medical students are the future workforce of physicians in primary, secondary, tertiary, and highly specialized care centers. The present study was undertaken to assess familiarity, knowledge, confidence, of m...

    Authors: Ramzi Shawahna, Mohammad Jaber, Nourhan Yahya, Firdaous Jawadeh and Shahd Rawajbeh

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:424

    Content type: Research

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  20. Authors: Carolina Sandoval-Cuellar, Margareth Lorena Alfonso-Mora, Adriana Lucia Castellanos-Garrido, Angélica del Pilar Villarraga-Nieto, Ruth Liliana Goyeneche-Ortegón, Martha Lucia Acosta-Otalora, Rocío del Pilar Castellanos-Vega and Elisa Andrea Cobo-Mejía

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:423

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Education 2021 21:375

  21. The COVID-19 pandemic posed a unique challenge for summer research programs in 2020, particularly for programs aimed at hands-on experience for younger trainees. The Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Co...

    Authors: Timothy W. Corson, Shannon M. Hawkins, Elmer Sanders, Jessica Byram, Leigh-Ann Cruz, Jacob Olson, Emily Speidell, Rose Schnabel, Adhitya Balaji, Osas Ogbeide, Julie Dinh, Amy Hinshaw, Laura Cummings, Vicki Bonds and Harikrishna Nakshatri

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:422

    Content type: Research

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  22. Access to safe surgery has been recognized as an indispensable component of universal health coverage. A competent anesthesia workforce is a prerequisite for safe surgical care. In Ethiopia, non-physician anes...

    Authors: Yohannes Molla Asemu, Tegbar Yigzaw, Firew Ayalew Desta, Fedde Scheele and Thomas van den Akker

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:421

    Content type: Research

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  23. Student engagement can predict successful learning outcomes and academic development. The expansion of simulation-based medical and healthcare education creates challenges for educators, as they must help stud...

    Authors: Yashuang Wang and Yan Ji

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:420

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Medical education has undergone a transformation from conventional to digital learning, enabling learning without any time and place restrictions. Nevertheless, the actual trends of usage and its impact on lea...

    Authors: L. Jun Xin, A. A. Ahmad Hathim, N. Jing Yi, A. Reiko and I. Noor Akmal Shareela

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:418

    Content type: Research

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  25. ECGs are often taught without clinical context. However, in the clinical setting, ECGs are rarely interpreted without knowing the clinical presentation. We aimed to determine whether ECG diagnostic accuracy wa...

    Authors: Charle André Viljoen, Rob Scott Millar, Kathryn Manning, Julian Hoevelmann and Vanessa Celeste Burch

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:417

    Content type: Research

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  26. Primary care providers assume responsibility for patients with increasingly complex problems requiring interprofessional collaboration. Introducing interprofessional education in healthcare curricula prepares ...

    Authors: Lene Lunde, Anne Moen, Rune B. Jakobsen, Elin O. Rosvold and Anja M. Brænd

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:416

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Patient care ownership (PCO) is an essential component in medical professionalism and is crucial for delivering high-quality care. The 15-item PCO Scale (PCOS) is a validated questionnaire for quantifying PCO ...

    Authors: Hirohisa Fujikawa, Daisuke Son, Kayo Kondo, Mia Djulbegovic, Yousuke Takemura and Masato Eto

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:415

    Content type: Research

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  28. Medical students’ propensity to develop mental morbidity has been described for decades but remains unresolved. To assess student mental health person-centred and longitudinally, we have been investigating a c...

    Authors: Ann-Kathrin Schindler, Sabine Polujanski and Thomas Rotthoff

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:413

    Content type: Research

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  29. Empathy is a well-established facet of clinical competency that research suggests is associated with enhanced medical student well-being. Since little is known about empathy and well-being before students enter m...

    Authors: Kelly Rhea MacArthur, Clare L. Stacey, Sarah Harvey and Jonathan Markle

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:412

    Content type: Research

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  30. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic at the beginning of 2020, the crucial role of hygiene in healthcare settings has once again become very clear. For diagnostic and for didactic purposes, standardized and...

    Authors: Susanne Katharina Heininger, Maria Baumgartner, Fabian Zehner, Rainer Burgkart, Nina Söllner, Pascal O. Berberat and Martin Gartmeier

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:410

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2021 21:440

  31. Low health literacy underpins health inequality and leads to poor adherence to medical care and higher risk of adverse events and rehospitalization. Communication in plain language, therefore, is an essential ...

    Authors: Doron Sagi, Sivan Spitzer-Shohat, Michal Schuster, Ligat Daudi and Mary Catharine Joy Rudolf

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:407

    Content type: Research

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  32. Quality human resources constitute an essential pillar of an effective health system. This paper analyzes the outcomes of blended learning for post-Ebola capacity strengthening of health professionals in Guinea.

    Authors: Tamba Mina Millimouno, Alexandre Delamou, Karifa Kourouma, Jean Michel Kolié, Abdoul Habib Béavogui, Sara Roegiers, Marlon Garcia, Carlos Kiyan Tsunami, Stefaan Van Bastelaere, Wim Van Damme and Thérèse Delvaux

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:406

    Content type: Research

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  33. Curriculum viability is determined by the degree to which quality standards have or have not been met, and by the inhibitors that affect attainment of those standards. The literature reports many ways to evalu...

    Authors: Rehan Ahmed Khan, Annemarie Spruijt, Usman Mahboob, Mohamed Al Eraky and Jeroen J. G. van Merrienboer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:405

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Virtual radiography provides students with an opportunity to practise their clinical skills in patient positioning and evaluating radiographic images. The purpose of this pilot study was to introduce Projectio...

    Authors: Madeleine Shanahan, Tom Molyneux and Dein Vindigni

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:404

    Content type: Research article

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  35. The National Dental Undergraduate Clinical Skills Competition known as the Guanghua Cup was held in Guangzhou, China, for three consecutive years from 2017 to 2019 to promote the clinical teaching of undergrad...

    Authors: Xiaolan Li, Yanbo Shan, Yangjingwen Liu, Yingwen Lin, Lin Li, Zhengmei Lin, Shuheng Huang and Yun Hong

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:403

    Content type: Research

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  36. Standardised assessment is key to structured surgical training. Currently, there is no consensus on which surgical assessment tool to use in live gynaecologic surgery. The purpose of this review is to identify...

    Authors: Louise Inkeri Hennings, Jette Led Sørensen, Jane Hybscmann and Jeanett Strandbygaard

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:402

    Content type: Review

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  37. As United States (US) medical students suffer higher rates of depression and anxiety than the general population, the wellness of medical students is particularly salient. One definition describes wellness as ...

    Authors: Louis Nikolis, Andrea Wakim, William Adams and Prempreet Bajaj DO

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:401

    Content type: Research

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  38. Advocacy is a core component of medical professionalism. It is unclear how educators can best prepare trainees for this professional obligation. We sought to assess medical students’ attitudes toward advocacy,...

    Authors: Susan Chimonas, Maha Mamoor, Anna Kaltenboeck and Deborah Korenstein

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:399

    Content type: Research article

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  39. The purpose of this study is to understand the influencing factors of Chinese college students’ satisfaction with online teaching and psychological pressure on learning during the novel coronavirus epidemic.

    Authors: Liang Yu, Long Huang, Hao-ru Tang, Na Li, Ting-ting Rao, Die Hu, Yu-feng Wen and Liu-xia Shi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:397

    Content type: Research article

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