Development in Danish medical students ’ empathy: study protocol of a cross-sectional and longitudinal mixed-methods study
Clinical empathy has been associated with positive outcomes for both physicians and patients such as: more accurate diagnosis and treatment, increased patient satisfaction and compliance, and lower levels of b... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: E. Assing Hvidt, J. S øndergaard, N. C. Hvidt, S. Wehberg, A. Büssing and C. M. Andersen Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Simulation-based mastery learning compared to standard education for discussing diagnostic uncertainty with patients in the emergency department: a randomized controlled trial
Diagnostic uncertainty occurs frequently in emergency medical care, with more than one-third of patients leaving the emergency department (ED) without a clear diagnosis. Despite this frequency, ED providers ar... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Danielle M. McCarthy, Rhea E. Powell, Kenzie A. Cameron, David H. Salzman, Dimitrios Papanagnou, Amanda MB. Doty, Benjamin E. Leiby, Katherine Piserchia, Matthew R. Klein, Xiao C. Zhang, William C. McGaghie and Kristin L. Rising Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Comparative value of a simulation by gaming and a traditional teaching method to improve clinical reasoning skills necessary to detect patient deterioration: a randomized study in nursing students
The objective of this randomized controlled trial was to compare the respective educ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Antonia Blani é, Michel-Ange Amorim and Dan Benhamou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Revisiting the trajectory of medical students ’ empathy, and impact of gender, specialty preferences and nationality: a systematic review
Empathy allows a physician to understand the patient ’s situation and feelings and respond appropriately. Consequently, empathy gives rise to better diagnostics and clinical outcomes. This systematic review inv... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Freja Allerelli Andersen, Ann-Sofie Bering Johansen, Jens S øndergaard, Christina Maar Andersen and Elisabeth Assing Hvidt Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Debate: Why should gender-affirming health care be included in health science curricula?
Every person who seeks health care should be affirmed, respected, understood, and not judged. However, trans and gender diverse people have experienced significant marginalization and discrimination in health ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Elma de Vries, Harsha Kathard and Alex M üller Tags: Debate Source Type: research

How perceptions of a successful physician-scientist varies with gender and academic rank: toward defining physician-scientist's success
Physician-scientists (the physician-scientist workforce) are aging, and there are too few physician-scientists in the pipeline to replace those who retire. Moreover, the pipeline is leaky because some trainees... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ruth Gotian and Olaf S. Andersen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

“Evaluation of a best practice approach to assess undergraduate clinical skills in Paediatrics”
The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) has been used in pediatrics since the 1980s. Its main drawback is that large numbers of children are needed to make up for the fatigue factor inherent in pr... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Fabiola Stollar, Bernard Cerutti, Susanne Aujesky, Mathieu Nendaz and Annick Galetto-Lacour Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Raising awareness about microbial antibiotic resistance in undergraduate dental students: a research-based strategy for teaching non-laboratory elements of a microbiology curriculum
Resistance to antimicrobial agents has become a problem in modern society. Antibiotic resistant bacteria undermine the prevention and treatment of infections. Undergraduate dental students in Europe are requir... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Veronica Veses, Maria del Mar Jovani-Sancho, Raquel Gonz ález-Martínez, Isidoro Cortell-Ballester and Chirag C. Sheth Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How do applicants, students and physicians think about the feminisation of medicine? - a questionnaire-survey
The implications of the feminisation of medicine, which is characterised by a growing proportion of female doctors, is a topic currently being debated worldwide. To date, however, there has been no systematic ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: D. Laurence, Y. G örlich and A. Simmenroth Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Finding common ground: meta-synthesis of communication frameworks found in patient communication, supervision and simulation literature
Effective communication between patients-clinicians, supervisors-learners and facilitators-participants within a simulation is a key priority in health profession education. There is a plethora of frameworks a... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Matthew Jon Links, Leonie Watterson, Peter Martin, Stephanie O ’Regan and Elizabeth Molloy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Scales to evaluate developmental stage and professional identity formation in medical students, residents, and experienced doctors
To respond to the growing need to cultivate medical trainees with professional identity, it is necessary to evaluate professional identity formation (PIF) in medical trainees to understand their state of PIF a... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Masami Tagawa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medical students ’ perspectives on earning opportunities of self-employed physicians — realistic and relevant for the process of career choice?
Several studies report a substantial impact of financial considerations on the process of specialty choice and the willingness to establish one ’s own practice. In Germany, reliable information on self-employed... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tobias Deutsch, Alexander Heine, Stefan Lippmann, Anne-Kathrin Geier, Alexander Bauer and Thomas Frese Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pilot study of the influence of self-coding on empathy within an introductory motivational interviewing training
Motivational interviewing (MI) is a framework for addressing behavior change that is often used by healthcare professionals. Expression of empathy during MI is associated with positive client outcomes, while a... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Trevor Simper, Jon Agley, Mallori DeSalle, Jennifer Todd and Tapati Dutta Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A theory-based study of doctors ’ intentions to engage in professional behaviours
The Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) has been proposed as an appropriate model for creating a theory-driven approach to teaching medical professionalism. However, there is a lack of empirical evidence into it... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Antonia Rich, Asta Medisauskaite, Henry W. W. Potts and Ann Griffin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Innovation in early medical education, no bells or whistles required
Despite a paucity of evidence to support a multitude of educational innovations, curricular leaders are pressured to find innovative solutions to better prepare medical students for an evolving twenty-first ce... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Cory J. Rohlfsen, Harlan Sayles, Gerald F. Moore, Ted R. Mikuls, James R. O ’Dell, Sarah McBrien, Tate Johnson, Zachary D. Fowler and Amy C. Cannella Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Communication skills supervisors ’ monitoring of history-taking performance: an observational study on how doctors and non-doctors use cues to prepare feedback
Medical students need feedback to improve their patient-interviewing skills because self-monitoring is often inaccurate. Effective feedback should reveal any discrepancies between desired and observed performa... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Michaela Wagner-Menghin, Anique B. H. de Bruin and Jeroen J. G. van Merri ënboer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development, implementation and evaluation of a management specialization course in oncology using blended learning
Identifying effective methods for safeguarding the efficient functioning of the healthcare system contributes significantly towards establishing a successful healthcare organization. Consequently, quality mana... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Raphaella Amanda Maria Leite Fernandes, Jurema Telles de Oliveira Lima, Bruno Hip ólito da Silva, Mozart Júlio Tabosa Sales and Flávia Augusta de Orange Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Using text mining to analyze reflective essays from Japanese medical students after rural community placement
Following community clinical placements, medical students use reflective writing to discover the story of their journey to becoming medical professionals. However, because of assessor bias analyzing these writ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Adam Lebowitz, Kazuhiko Kotani, Yasushi Matsuyama and Masami Matsumura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness and feasibility of a mindful leadership course for medical specialists: a pilot study
Medical specialists experience high levels of stress. This has an impact on their well-being, but also on quality of their leadership. In the current mixed method study, the feasibility and effectiveness of a ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 4, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Wendy M. Kersemaekers, Kiki Vreeling, Hanne Verweij, Miep van der Drift, Linda Cillessen, Dirk van Dierendonck and Anne E. M. Speckens Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Are we preparing for collaboration, advocacy and leadership? Targeted multi-site analysis of collaborative intrinsic roles implementation in medical undergraduate curricula
The Collaborator, Health Advocate and Leader/Manager roles are highly relevant for safe patient management and optimization of healthcare system in rehabilitation and prevention. They are defined in competency... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 4, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jan Griewatz, Amir Yousef, Miriam Rothdiener and Maria Lammerding-Koeppel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identity matters - perceptions of inter-professional feedback in the context of workplace-based assessment in Diabetology training: a qualitative study
This study expl... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 3, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Katrin Feller and Christoph Berendonk Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Point-of-care ultrasound curriculum for internal medicine residents: what do you desire? A national survey
Point-of-care Ultrasound is a relative new diagnostic tool for internists. Since 2019, it is a mandatory skill for internal medicine residents in the Netherlands but an ultrasound curriculum still has to be de... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tycho J. Olgers and Jan C. ter Maaten Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of a quasi-experimental study of using flipped classroom approach to teach evidence-based medicine to medical technology students
Flipped classroom is known to improve learning efficiency and to develop one ’s ability to apply high-level knowledge. To investigate the effect of flipped classroom approach on teaching evidence-based medicine... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Hsien-Li Huang, Chia-Pei Chou, Steve Leu, Huey-Ling You, Mao-Meng Tiao and Chih-Hung Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Self-reported confidence in patient safety competencies among Chinese nursing students: a multi-site cross-sectional survey
Nursing interns are an important backup force for nursing professionals, so efforts to strengthen their patient safety (PS) competencies are a major priority. To do so requires assessing the strengths and weak... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Fei Fei Huang, Xiao Ying Shen, Xue Lei Chen, Li Ping He, Su Fen Huang and Jin Xiu Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Micro-feedback skills workshop impacts perceptions and practices of doctoral faculty
Doctoral supervision is a distinct form of supervision with clearly defined responsibilities. One of these is the delivery of effective face-to-face feedback to allow supervisees to improve upon their performa... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Najma Baseer, James Degnan, Mandy Moffat and Usman Mahboob Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Addressing the health advocate role in medical education
The health advocate role is an essential and underappreciated component of the CanMEDs competency framework. It is tied to the concept of social accountability and its application to medical schools for prepar... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Suzanne Boroumand, Michael J. Stein, Mohammad Jay, Julia W. Shen, Michael Hirsh and Shafik Dharamsi Tags: Debate Source Type: research

Assessment of medical professionalism: preliminary results of a qualitative study
The importance of medical professionalism has been well documented in the literature. Cultural background affects the constituents of professionalism. However, few studies have explored the domains of medical ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Warren Fong, Yu Heng Kwan, Sungwon Yoon, Jie Kie Phang, Julian Thumboo, Ying Ying Leung and Swee Cheng Ng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Use of gelatin puzzle phantoms to teach medical students isolated ultrasound transducer movements and fundamental concepts
Psychomotor skills related to the use of medical ultrasound are a fundamental, but often overlooked component of this ubiquitous medical imaging technology. Although discussions of image production/orientation... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lauren M. Maloney, Peggy A. Seidman, Kristen M. Zach, Neera K. Tewari, Matthew F. Tito and Christopher R. Page Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Low priority of obesity education leads to lack of medical students ’ preparedness to effectively treat patients with obesity: results from the U.S. medical school obesity education curriculum benchmark study
This study sought to evaluate the current status of obesity educat... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: W. Scott Butsch, Robert F. Kushner, Susan Alford and B. Gabriel Smolarz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A multi-institutional and cross-sectional study on empathy in Chinese medical students: differences by student cadre or not, future career preference, and father ’s education status
The aims of this study were to examine the factor structure of the Chinese version of the Jefferson Scale of Empathy for medical students (JSE-S) and investigate differences in empathy scores among Chinese med... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Kangqi Yi, Mingyi Kang, Dongju Li, Zhipeng Wang, Jinsong Bai, Huiming Xu and Shulan Ma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exploring the views of successful applicants for medical school about gender medicine using a gender-sensitive video assignment
Sex and gender influence health and disease outcomes, therefore, doctors should be able to deliver gender-sensitive care. To train gender-sensitive doctors, relevant sex and gender differences have to be inclu... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Joni K. Scholte, Francisca W. M. van der Meulen, Theodora A. M. Teunissen, Mieke Albers, Roland F. J. M. Laan, Cornelia R. M. G. Fluit and Antoine L. M. Lagro-Janssen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Knowledge regarding antibiotic use among students of three medical schools in Medellin, Colombia: a cross-sectional study
The objective of the present study was to describe the knowledge regarding the antibiotic therapy of students of three medical schools in Medell ín, Colombia. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Luis Felipe Higuita-Guti érrez, Valentina Molina -Garcia, Jenifer Acevedo Guiral, Liceth Gómez Cadena, Gustavo Eduardo Roncancio Villamil and Judy Natalia Jiménez Quiceno Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Assessment of burnout in veterinary medical students using the Maslach burnout inventory-educational survey: a survey during two semesters
Following publication of the original article [1], we ’ve been notified by an author that they have published their manuscript without seeking permission for the survey that was included in one of their tables ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Munashe Chigerwe, Karen A. Boudreaux and Jan E. Ilkiw Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Curricular changes: the impact on medical students knowledge of neuroanatomy
Although neuroanatomy is considered an essential requirement in medical curriculum, its teaching has undergone many changes in recent years, with most medical schools starting to implement an integrated approa... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mavilde Arantes, Jos é Paulo Andrade, Joselina Barbosa and Maria Amélia Ferreira Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evidence-based medicine self-assessment, knowledge, and integration into daily practice: a survey among Romanian physicians and comparison between trainees and specialists
A gap between the attitude towards evidence-based medicine (EBM), knowledge and awareness has been reported among physicians from different parts of the world. However, no investigation on Romanian physicians ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Roxana-Denisa Capra ş, Adriana Elena Bulboacă and Sorana D. Bolboacă Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Peers as OSCE assessors for junior medical students – a review of routine use: a mixed methods study
Peer-assisted learning is well established in medical education; however, peer tutors rarely act as assessors for the OSCE. In the compulsory, near-peer teaching programme covering basic medical skills at the ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Simon Schwill, Johanna Fahrbach-Veeser, Andreas Moeltner, Christiane Eicher, Sonia Kurczyk, David Pfisterer, Joachim Szecsenyi and Svetla Loukanova Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identifying and addressing social determinants of health in outpatient practice: results of a program-wide survey of internal and family medicine residents
The objective of this study was to assess i... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lauren A. Gard, Andrew J. Cooper, Quentin Youmans, Aashish Didwania, Stephen D. Persell, Muriel Jean-Jacques, Paul Ravenna, Mita Sanghavi Goel and Matthew J. O ’Brien Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fostering patient-centredness by following patients outside the clinical setting: an interview study
Patient-centredness is considered a core competency for health professionals. To support faculty in designing courses focused on patient-centredness, an understanding of how educational interventions lead to p... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Christel Grau Can ét-Wittkampf, Charlotte Eijkelboom, Saskia Mol, Dorien Zwart, Iris Hendriks and Esther de Groot Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predicting professional school performance with a unique lens: are there other cognitive predictors?
We investigated the associations between admissions criteria and performance in four cohorts of pre-dental MS in Oral Health Sciences (OHS) program at Boston University Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine.... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Theresa A. Davies, Madeline B. Miller, Vincent A. Moore and Elizabeth A. Kaye Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Simulated patient ’s feedback to improve communication skills of clerkship students
The changing trends of the society and revisions to medical education have changed the way medical students are trained to adroitly care for patients hence, patient centered care has become need of today ’s soc... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ayesha Aleem Qureshi and Tabassum Zehra Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A qualitative analysis of junior doctors ’ journeys to preparedness in acute care
New doctors are expected to assess and manage acutely deteriorating patients from their first days in the hospital. However, current evidence suggests that medical graduates are not prepared for this. We aimed... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Samuel Burridge, Thurkaa Shanmugalingam, Fatima Nawrozzadeh, Kathleen Leedham-Green and Amar Sharif Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A scoping review of medical education research for residents in radiation oncology
Both medical education and radiation oncology have progressed significantly in the past decade, but a generalized overview of educational research for radiation oncology residents has not been produced. This s... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ching-Hsin Lee, Po-Jui Chen, Hung-Yi Lai, Ching-Yi Lee, Kang-Hsing Fan, Ngan-Ming Tsang and Joseph Tung-Chieh Chang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Have medical students ’ attitudes towards clinical communication skills changed over a 12- year period? A comparative long-term study
Attitudes towards learning clinical communication skills at the end of medical school are likely to reflect the students ’ training and motivation for the continued development of their skills as doctors. Stude... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tore Gude, Reidar Tyssen, Tor Anvik, Hilde Grimstad, Are Holen, Anders Baerheim, Per Vaglum and Lise L øvseth Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A non-randomised trial of video and written educational adjuncts in undergraduate ophthalmology
Provision of relevant pre-learning materials has been shown to increase student engagement and improve outcomes in medical education. This non-randomised study attempts to quantify the educational gains, and r... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: H. D. Jeffry Hogg, Michael Pereira, Julian Purdy, Richard J. R. Frearson and Gordon B. Lau Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Students ’ perceptions towards self-directed learning in Ethiopian medical schools with new innovative curriculum: a mixed-method study
Self-directed learning (SDL) is an appropriate and preferred learning process to prepare students for lifelong learning in their professions and make them stay up-to-date. The purpose of this study was to expl... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Haftom Hadush Kidane, Herma Roebertsen and Cees P. M. van der Vleuten Tags: Research article Source Type: research

New doctor-patient communication learning software to help interns succeed in communication skills
Nowadays, the research of doctor-patient communication is becoming increasingly important not only in China but also around the world. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Chao Sun, Junkai Zou, Lanbo Zhao, Qing Wang, Shaozhi Zhang, Qurat Ulain, Qing Song and Qiling Li Tags: Software Source Type: research

Training and evaluating simulation debriefers in low-resource settings: lessons learned from Bihar, India
To develop effective and sustainable simulation training programs in low-resource settings, it is critical that facilitators are thoroughly trained in debriefing, a critical component of simulation learning. H... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Julia H. Raney, Melissa M. Medvedev, Susanna R. Cohen, Hilary Spindler, Rakesh Ghosh, Amelia Christmas, Aritra Das, Aboli Gore, Tanmay Mahapatra and Dilys Walker Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Improving obesity management training in family medicine: multi-methods evaluation of the 5AsT-MD pilot course
Quality, evidence-based obesity management training for family medicine residents is needed to better support patients. To address this gap, we developed a comprehensive course based on the 5As of Obesity Mana... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Thea Luig, Sonja Wicklum, Melanie Heatherington, Albert Vu, Erin Cameron, Doug Klein, Arya M. Sharma and Denise L. Campbell-Scherer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Validation of a competence-based assessment of medical students ’ performance in the physician’s role
Assessing competence of advanced undergraduate medical students based on performance in the clinical context is the ultimate, yet challenging goal for medical educators to provide constructive alignment betwee... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sarah Prediger, Kristina Schick, Fabian Fincke, Sophie F ürstenberg, Viktor Oubaid, Martina Kadmon, Pascal O. Berberat and Sigrid Harendza Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Virtual reality technology for teaching neurosurgery of skull base tumor
Neurosurgery represents one of the most challenging and delicate of any surgical procedure. Skull base tumors in particular oftentimes present as a very technically difficult procedures in the setting of neuro... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 3, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Xuefei Shao, Quan Yuan, Daqing Qian, Zheng Ye, Gao Chen, Kang le Zhuang, Xiaochun Jiang, Yuelong Jin and Di Qiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research