Strategic elements of residency training in China: transactional leadership, self-efficacy, and employee-orientation culture
The standardized training of resident physicians in China is significant and robust. During the training, clinical teachers act as leaders. The training taking place in public hospitals requires a transactiona... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Guangwei Deng, Di Zhao, Jonathan Lio, Xinyu Chen, Xiaopeng Ma, Liang Liang and Chenpeng Feng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Acquisition of basic ear surgery skills: a randomized comparison between endoscopic and microscopic techniques
Endoscopic ear surgery is gaining increasing popularity and has an important impact on teaching middle ear anatomy and basic surgical skills among residents and fellows. Due to the wide-angled views offered, t... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lukas Anschuetz, Daniel Stricker, Abraam Yacoub, Wilhelm Wimmer, Marco Caversaccio and S ören Huwendiek Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relationship between students ’ perceptions of the adequacy of M1 and M2 curricula and their performance on USMLE step 1 examination
Performance on United States Medical Licensing Exam ® (USMLE®) Step 1 examination (Step 1) is an important milestone for medical students. It is necessary for their graduation, and selection to interview for th... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mohammed K. Khalil, William S. Wright, Kelsey A. Spearman and Amber C. Gaspard Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An audit of root canal filling quality performed by undergraduate pre-clinical dental students, Yemen
Dental students are future dentists. Continuous assessment and improving of the educational curricula will ensure excellent academic performance of dental students and thus providing the community with the bes... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 13, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mokhtar Saleh Al-Anesi, Mohammed M. AlKhawlani, Abdulaziz A. Alkheraif, Abdulghani Ali Al-Basmi and Mohammed Nasser Alhajj Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Perception, knowledge, and interest of urologic surgery: a medical student survey
Although only a limited number of medical schools require a formal educational rotation in urologic surgery, urology as a medical specialty continues to attract a large number of students into the match each y... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 13, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Bristol B. Whiles, Jeffrey A. Thompson, Tomas L. Griebling and Kerri L. Thurmon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Perceptions of intercultural competence and institutional intercultural inclusiveness among first year medical students: a 4-year study
This study sought to examine the awareness/perception of intercultural competence and institutional intercultural inclusiveness among first year students at an Australian medical school over four consecutive y... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Bunmi S. Malau-Aduli, Simone Ross and Mary D. Adu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patient-centred orientation of students from different healthcare disciplines, their understanding of the concept and factors influencing their development as patient-centred professionals: a mixed methods study
This study aims to unders... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sheeba Rosewilliam, Vivek Indramohan, Richard Breakwell, Bernard Xian Wei Liew and John Skelton Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Long-term retention assessment after simulation-based-training of pediatric procedural skills among adult emergency physicians: a multicenter observational study
One of the primary goals of simulation-based education is to enable long-term retention of training gains. However, medical literature has poorly contributed to understanding the best timing for repetition of ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Raihei Ansquer, Thomas Mesnier, Farnam Farampour, Denis Oriot and Daniel Aiham Ghazali Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Needs, motivations, and identification with teaching: a comparative study of temporary part-time and tenure-track health science faculty in Iceland
About 70% of teachers who instruct healthcare students are considered sessional (adjunct/temporary part-time) faculty and receive limited instruction in pedagogy. Sessional faculty may feel isolated and strugg... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Abigail Grover Snook, Asta B. Schram, Thorarinn Sveinsson and Brett D. Jones Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Quality of Life (QoL) among medical students in Saudi Arabia: a study using the WHOQOL-BREF instrument
This study a... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 9, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Husam Malibary, Mohammad M. Zagzoog, Maysaa A. Banjari, Ryan O. Bamashmous and Anoud R. Omer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Empathy, burnout, life satisfaction, correlations and associated socio-demographic factors among Chinese undergraduate medical students: an exploratory cross-sectional study
Medical education is widely known to be a demanding process that may cause various mental health problems, such as burnout, which can lead to lowered levels of life satisfaction among medical students. Researc... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 6, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Qinghua Wang, Lie Wang, Meng Shi, Xuelian Li, Rong Liu, Jie Liu, Min Zhu and Huazhang Wu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Factors affecting the preference of anesthesia residents regarding subspecialty training
There is scant information about the factors that influence the career decisions of anesthesia residents in Turkey. The aim of this study was to determine the preferences of anesthesia residents in Turkey rega... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 6, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Murat Izgi, Betul Basaran, Aysun Ankay Yilbas, Sennur Uzun, Alm ıla Gulsun Pamuk and Meral Kanbak Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Teachers ’ and students’ perceptions on barriers and facilitators for eHealth education in the curriculum of functional exercise and physical therapy: a focus groups study
Despite the growing importance of eHealth it is not consistently embedded in the curricula of functional exercise and physical therapy education. Insight in barriers and facilitators for embedding eHealth in e... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 6, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: M. M. Wentink, P. C. Siemonsma, L. van Bodegom-Vos, A. J. de Kloet, J. Verhoef, T. P. M. Vliet Vlieland and J. J. L. Meesters Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of post-scenario debriefing versus stop-and-go debriefing in medical simulation training on skill acquisition and learning experience: a randomized controlled trial
Debriefing is a critical component to promote effective learning during simulation-based training. Traditionally, debriefing is provided only after the end of a scenario. A possible alternative is to debrief s... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 5, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Patrick Schober, Kay R. J. Kistemaker, Fereshte Sijani, Lothar A. Schwarte, Dick van Groeningen and Ralf Krage Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development of medication-related counselling skills in senior medical students: a checklist-based approach
Effective communication between healthcare providers and patients has been established as a vital element in medication compliance and patient safety. Medical curricula worldwide include medication-related cou... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 5, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Shalini Gupta and James Shaw Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Determining ‘curriculum viability’ through standards and inhibitors of curriculum quality: a scoping review
A curriculum is dynamic entity and hence, metaphorically, can be considered ‘alive’. Curricular diseases may impair its quality and hence its viability. The quality of a curriculum is typically assessed agains... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 5, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Rehan Ahmed Khan, Annemarie Spruijt, Usman Mahboob and Jeroen J. G. van Merrienboer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Changes of collective orientation through a medical student ’s anaesthesia simulation course – simulation-based training study with non-technical skills debriefing versus medical debriefing
Non-technical skills (NTS) are known to have a positive impact on quality of medical care. The team performance enhancing behaviour, as an example for NTS, is termed “Collective Orientation” (CO). In this stud... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 5, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Hendrik Eismann, Thomas Palmaers, Svetlozar Tsvetanov, Vera Hagemann and Markus Flentje Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exploring taught masters education for healthcare practitioners: a systematic review of literature
Masters-level education is a key pathway of professional development for healthcare practitioners. Whilst there is evidence that Masters-level education leads to career enhancement, it is unclear how the progr... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 5, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mohammad Madi, Hayat Hamzeh, Mark Griffiths, Alison Rushton and Nicola R. Heneghan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Learning from follow-up of student placements in a remote community: a small qualitative study highlights personal and workforce benefits and opportunities
The maldistribution of the Australian health workforce contributes to restricted accessibility and poorer health outcomes for rural and remote populations, especially Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Aust... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Rosalie D. Thackrah and Sandra C. Thompson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Leadership aspirations among residents in obstetrics and gynecology in the United States: a cross-sectional analysis
Most residents and faculty in obstetrics and gynecology (Ob/Gyn) are women. However, only a third of Ob/Gyn academic leadership positions are held by women in the United States. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Brindha Bavan, Jordan Chavez, Briana Saravanabavanandhan, Jie Li and Shannon MacLaughlan David Tags: Research article Source Type: research

“It is through body language and looks, but it is also a feeling” - a qualitative study on medical interns’ experience of empathy
Empathy has long been recognized as a fundamental part of the professionalism of doctors and is considered to be both necessary and beneficial to doctor-patient relationships, although empathy is notoriously d... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Johanna von Knorring, Olof Semb, Martin Fahlstr öm and Arja Lehti Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The role of vertically integrated learning in a rural longitudinal integrated clerkship
Deakin ’s Rural Community Clinical School (RCCS) is a Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship (LIC) program in Western Victoria. Students undertake a year-long placement in a rural General Practice, many of which als... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 3, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jessica Beattie, Marley Binder, Vivienne Ramsbottom and Lara Fuller Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exploring opportunities for embedding graduate attributes in a first-year undergraduate anatomy course for allied health students
There is a growing discontent within the health care industry regarding the state of preparedness of graduates to adequately function in a dynamic work environment. It is therefore required of higher education... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 3, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Julian David Pillay, Fazila Ally and Nalini Govender Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Entrustable professional activity 7: opportunities to collaborate on evidence-based medicine teaching and assessment of medical students
This study was conducted to examine gaps and opportunities for involvement of librarians in medical education and patient care as well as improve the teaching and assessment of Entrustable Professional Activit... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 3, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Joey Nicholson, Judy M. Spak, Iris Kovar-Gough, Elizabeth R. Lorbeer and Nancy E. Adams Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A systematic review of depression and anxiety in medical students in China
Medical students in China face severe depression and anxiety because of their difficult circumstances, such as the long length of schooling, academic pressure, and the stress of clinical practice. Although the... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 2, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ying Mao, Ning Zhang, Jinlin Liu, Bin Zhu, Rongxin He and Xue Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Training to reduce LGBTQ-related bias among medical, nursing, and dental students and providers: a systematic review
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) individuals experience higher rates of health disparities. These disparities may be driven, in part, by biases of medical providers encountered in he... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 30, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Matthew Morris, Robert Lyle Cooper, Aramandla Ramesh, Mohammad Tabatabai, Thomas A. Arcury, Marybeth Shinn, Wansoo Im, Paul Juarez and Patricia Matthews-Juarez Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fostering cultural responsiveness in physiotherapy: curricula survey of Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand physiotherapy programs
Developing cultural responsiveness among physiotherapists is considered essential to promote quality and equity in healthcare provision for our culturally diverse populations. The aim of this study was to eval... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 30, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Maxine Te, Felicity Blackstock and Lucy Chipchase Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Educational efficacy of high-fidelity simulation in neonatal resuscitation training: a systematic review and meta-analysis
This study aimed to identify the educational efficacy of high-fidelity simulation compared with no simulatio... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 29, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jichong Huang, Ying Tang, Jun Tang, Jing Shi, Hua Wang, Tao Xiong, Bin Xia, Li Zhang, Yi Qu and Dezhi Mu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

“Perceptions, expectations and satisfaction levels of occupational therapy students prior to and after practice placement and comparison of practice placement models”
Practice placements in occupational therapy are fundamental components in developing a student ’s professional identity. Various models of placements are available to expose and expand students’ participation i... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 29, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Anat Golos and Esti Tekuzener Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Using simulation to explore medical students ’ understanding of integrated care within geriatrics
Given the increasing evidence and expansion of integrated care (IC) in healthcare, new IC curricula introduced early in undergraduate medical education (UME) are needed. Building on a pilot IC simulation calle... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 28, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Samantha Yang, Zarah Chaudhary, Maria Mylopoulos, Rida Hashmi, Yvonne Kwok, Sarah Colman, Thirumagal Yogaparan and Sanjeev Sockalingam Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The utilization of peer feedback during collaborative learning in undergraduate medical education: a systematic review
The objective of this systematic review was to examine the utilization, effectiveness, an... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 23, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sarah Lerchenfeldt, Misa Mi and Marty Eng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The relation of dental students ’ learning styles to their satisfaction with traditional and inverted classroom models
This study aimed to determine students’ learning styles and investigate the relationship between learning style... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 22, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Rong Wang and Chuanyong Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exploring undergraduate students achievement emotions during ward round simulation: a mixed-method study
Simulation based learning (SBL) has increased in its use to best equip students for clinical practice. Simulations that mirror the complex realities of clinical practice have the potential to induce a range of... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 22, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Claudia C. Behrens, Diana H. Dolmans, Gerard J. Gormley and Erik W. Driessen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is your mind set? – how are intra- and interpersonal competences dealt with in medical education? A multi-professional qualitative study
Professional intrapersonal and interpersonal competences (IICs) form an important part of medical expertise but are given little attention during clinical training. In other professional fields such as psychot... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 22, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lisa Lombardo, Jan Ehlers and Gabriele Lutz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effect of repeated full immersion simulation training in ureterorenoscopy on mental workload of novice operators
This study was aimed to investigate the effect of repeated simulation training in urete... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 22, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Takashige Abe, Faizan Dar, Passakorn Amnattrakul, Abdullatif Aydin, Nicholas Raison, Nobuo Shinohara, Muhammad Shamim Khan, Kamran Ahmed and Prokar Dasgupta Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The journey of thesis supervisors from novice to expert: a grounded theory study
Supervision is a well-defined interpersonal relationship between the thesis supervisors and their students. The purpose of this study was to identify the patterns which can explain the process of expertise att... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 22, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Leila Bazrafkan, Alireza Yousefy, Mitra Amini and Nikoo Yamani Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Stressors and resources related to academic studies and improvements suggested by medical students: a qualitative study
Prior evidence suggests that medical students ’ mental health is poor and deteriorates during the course of academic studies. This qualitative study therefore aims to improve our understanding of medical studen... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 20, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jeannette Weber, Stefanie Skodda, Thomas Muth, Peter Angerer and Adrian Loerbroks Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: How does ‘banter’ influence trainee doctors’ choice of career? A qualitative study
Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported an error in the first paragraph of the ‘Results’ section. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 20, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: David Wainwright, Michael Harris and Elaine Wainwright Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Trust in Group Decisions: a scoping review
Trust is a critical component of competency committees given their high-stakes decisions. Research from outside of medicine on group trust has not focused on trust in group decisions, and “group trust” has not... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jason E. Sapp, Dario M. Torre, Kelsey L. Larsen, Eric S. Holmboe and Steven J. Durning Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Video feedback and e-Learning enhances laboratory skills and engagement in medical laboratory science students
Traditionally, the training of medical laboratory science students has taken place in the laboratory and has been led by academic and pathology experts in a face-to-face context. In recent years, budgetary pre... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Rebecca Donkin, Elizabeth Askew and Hollie Stevenson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Changing prescribing behaviours with educational outreach: an overview of evidence and practice
General practitioners (GPs), or family practitioners, are tasked with prescribing medications that can be harmful to the community if they are inappropriately prescribed or used (e.g. opioids). Educational pro... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Breanne E. Kunstler, Alyse Lennox and Peter Bragge Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Three zones of cultural competency: surface competency, bias twilight, and the confronting midnight zone
Regulatory authorities in healthcare are authorised to develop and assess the cultural competence of their professionals. There remains significant diversity on approaches to cultural competency training and a... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 13, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tanisha Jowsey Tags: Debate Source Type: research

Pain curricula across healthcare professions undergraduate degrees: a cross-sectional study in Catalonia, Spain
Pain management is a challenge and effective treatment requires professionals to collaborate if they are to address the needs of patients with pain. Comprehensive education and training is key to helping skill... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 13, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jordi Mir ó, Elena Castarlenas, Ester Solé, Lorena Martí, Isabel Salvat and Francisco Reinoso-Barbero Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Professional identity measures for student health professionals – a systematic review of psychometric properties
Professional identity is critical to the safe and effective clinical practice of all health professions. University programs play an important role in the formation of professional identity of students, and so... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 13, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jordan Matthews, Andrea Bialocerkowski and Matthew Molineux Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development of an e-learning prototype for assessing occupational stress-related disorders: a qualitative study
Occupational stress-related disorders are complex to diagnose and prevent, due to their multifactorial origin. We developed an e-learning programme aimed at supporting occupational physicians when diagnosing a... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 9, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lieke Omvlee, Henk F. van der Molen, Ellen te Pas and Monique H. W. Frings-Dresen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of Constructing Care Collaboration - nurturing empathy and peer-to-peer learning in medical students who participate in voluntary structured service learning programmes for migrant workers
Experiential learning through service provides opportunities to nurture and practice empathy. Of growing concern, studies showed significantly decreased empathy scores as students progress through medical scho... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 8, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: DYE Sin, TCT Chew, T. K. Chia, J. S. Ser, A. Sayampanathan and GCH Koh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Practice scope and job confidence of two-year trained optometry technicians in Eritrea
A two-year optometry technician (OT) training was started in Eritrea in 2009 to fulfill the immediate human resource needs in providing refractive, dispensing and primary eye care services in vision centers. T... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 7, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Rajendra Gyawali and Bharat Kumar Bhayal Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Influencing nursing students ’ perceptions of community care with curriculum-redesign; a quasi-experimental cohort study
The shift in healthcare to extramural leads to more patients with complex health problems receiving nursing care at home. However, the interest of baccalaureate nursing students for community nursing is modera... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 5, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Margriet van Iersel, Rien de Vos, Marjon van Rijn, Corine H. M. Latour, Paul A. Kirschner and Wilma J. M. Scholte op Reimer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Influencing factors in the implementation of postgraduate medical e-learning: a thematic analysis
Postgraduate medical e-learning (PGMeL) is being progressively used and evaluated. Its impact continues to grow, yet there are barriers to its implementation. Although more attention is now being paid to quali... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 5, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Robert Adrianus de Leeuw, Daniel Nathan Logger, Michiel Westerman, Jochen Bretschneider, Marijn Plomp and Fedde Scheele Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does academic interest play a more important role in medical sciences than in other disciplines? A nationwide cross-sectional study in China
Research examining the effects of academic interest on students learning achievement across various disciplines, especially a comparison of the effects of academic interest between medical sciences and other d... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 5, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Hongbin Wu, Juan Zheng, Shan Li and Jianru Guo Tags: Research article Source Type: research