A one-day surgical-skill training course for medical students ’ improved surgical skills and increased interest in surgery as a career
Despite many high-quality programs in basic surgical-skill education, the surgical skill of junior doctors varies widely. This, together with the waning interest in surgery as a career among medical students, ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 28, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ho Seok Seo, Yong Hwa Eom, Min Ki Kim, Young-Min Kim, Byung Joo Song and Kyo Young Song Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk factors associated with academic difficulty in an Australian regionally located medical school
Despite the highly selective admission processes utilised by medical schools, a significant cohort of medical students still face academic difficulties and are at a higher risk of delayed graduation or outrigh... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 28, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Bunmi S. Malau-Aduli, Teresa O ’Connor, Robin A. Ray, Yolanda Kerlen, Michelle Bellingan and Peta-Ann Teague Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implementation of a novel population panel management curriculum among interprofessional health care trainees
Gaps in chronic disease management have led to calls for novel methods of interprofessional, team-based care. Population panel management (PPM), the process of continuous quality improvement across groups of p... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 22, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Catherine P. Kaminetzky, Lauren A. Beste, Anne P. Poppe, Daniel B. Doan, Howard K. Mun, Nancy Fugate Woods and Joyce E. Wipf Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: More than visual literacy: art and the enhancement of tolerance for ambiguity and empathy
Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that the corrections they had requested for Table  3 had not been implemented, and that the title for Table 2 included an unnecessary indi... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 21, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Miriam Ethel Bentwich and Peter Gilbey Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Process-oriented evaluation of an international faculty development program for Asian developing countries: a qualitative study
Non-English-speaking developing countries in Southeast Asia have been provided only limited opportunities for faculty development in the education of health professions. Although there exist a few programs tha... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 21, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Do-Hwan Kim, Jong-Hyuk Lee, Jean Park and Jwa-Seop Shin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Situational awareness within objective structured clinical examination stations in undergraduate medical training - a literature search
Medical students may not be able to identify the essential elements of situational awareness (SA) necessary for clinical reasoning. Recent studies suggest that students have little insight into cognitive proce... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 21, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Markus A. Fischer, Kieran M. Kennedy, Steven Durning, Marlies P. Schijven, Jean Ker, Paul O ’Connor, Eva Doherty and Thomas J. B. Kropmans Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Strengthening medical training programmes by focusing on professional transitions: a national bridging programme to prepare medical school graduates for their role as medical interns in Botswana
The improvement of existing medical training programmes in resource-constrained settings is seen as key to addressing the challenge of retaining medical graduates trained at considerable cost both in-country a... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 21, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Michael J. Peluso, Rebecca Luckett, Savara Mantzor, Alemayhu G. Bedada, Paul Saleeb, Miriam Haverkamp, Mosepele Mosepele, Cecil Haverkamp, Rosa Maoto, Detlef Prozesky, Neo Tapela, Oathokwa Nkomazana and Tomer Barak Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Teaching young GPs to cope with psychosocial consultations without prescribing: a durable impact of an e-module on determinants of benzodiazepines prescribing
Despite guidelines and campaigns to change prescribing behavior, General Practitioners (GPs) continue to overprescribe benzodiazepines (BZDs). New approaches to improve prescribing are needed. Using behavior c... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 19, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Hanne Creupelandt, Sibyl Anthierens, Hilde Habraken, Tom Declercq, Coral Sirdifield, Aloysius Niroshan Siriwardena and Thierry Christiaens Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Perceived Medical School stress of undergraduate medical students predicts academic performance: an observational study
Medical students are exposed to high amounts of stress. Stress and poor academic performance can become part of a vicious circle. In order to counteract this circularity, it seems important to better understan... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 16, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Thomas K ötter, Josefin Wagner, Linda Brüheim and Edgar Voltmer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Palliative care and the arts: vehicles to introduce medical students to patient-centred decision-making and the art of caring
Medical Schools are challenged to improve palliative care education and to find ways to introduce and nurture attitudes and behaviours such as empathy, patient-centred care and wholistic care. This paper descr... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 16, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Carlos Centeno, Carole Robinson, Antonio Noguera-Tejedor, Mar ía Arantzamendi, Fernando Echarri and José Pereira Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Content validation of an interprofessional learning video peer assessment tool
Large scale models of interprofessional learning (IPL) where outcomes are assessed are rare within health professional curricula. To date, there is sparse research describing robust assessment strategies to su... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 16, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Gillian Nisbet, Christine Jorm, Chris Roberts, Christopher J. Gordon and Timothy F. Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The role of emotion in clinical decision making: an integrative literature review
Traditionally, clinical decision making has been perceived as a purely rational and cognitive process. Recently, a number of authors have linked emotional intelligence (EI) to clinical decision making (CDM) an... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 15, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Desir ée Kozlowski, Marie Hutchinson, John Hurley, Joanne Rowley and Joanna Sutherland Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medical student researchers in Colombia and associated factors with publication: a cross-sectional study
Gaps between evidence-based research and clinical-public health practice have been evident for decades. One of the aims of medical student research is to close this gap. Accordingly, evaluating individual and ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 15, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Francisco Javier Bonilla-Escobar, Juliana Bonilla-Velez, Daniel Tob ón-García and Ana María Ángel-Isaza Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Nursing faculty academic incivility: perceptions of nursing students and faculty
Incivility in nursing education can adversely affect the academic environment, the learning outcomes, and safety. Nursing faculty (NF) and nursing students (NS) contribute to the academic incivility. Little is... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 13, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Joshua K. Muliira, Jansi Natarajan and Jacoba van der Colff Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Advances in clinical pharmacy education in Germany: a quasi-experimental single-blinded study to evaluate a patient-centred clinical pharmacy course in psychiatry
The pharmacy profession has shifted towards patient-centred care. To meet the new challenges it is necessary to provide students with clinical competencies. A quasi-experimental single-blinded teaching and lea... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 12, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Monika Dircks, Andreas Mayr, Annette Freidank, Johannes Kornhuber, Frank D örje and Kristina Friedland Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Individual class evaluation and effective teaching characteristics in integrated curricula
In an integrated curriculum, multiple instructors take part in a course in the form of team teaching. Accordingly, medical schools strive to manage each course run by numerous instructors. As part of the curri... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 12, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jung Eun Hwang, Na Jin Kim, Meiying Song, Yinji Cui, Eun Ju Kim, In Ae Park, Hye In Lee, Hye Jin Gong and Su Young Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessing physical therapist students ’ self-efficacy: measurement properties of the Physiotherapist Self-Efficacy (PSE) questionnaire
Apart from skills, and knowledge, self-efficacy is an important factor in the students ’ preparation for clinical work. The Physiotherapist Self-Efficacy (PSE) questionnaire was developed to measure physical th... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 12, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Wim van Lankveld, Anne Jones, Jaap J. Brunnekreef, Joost P. H. Seeger and J. Bart Staal Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A pilot study to assess the utility of a freely downloadable mobile application simulator for undergraduate clinical skills training: a single-blinded, randomised controlled trial
Medical simulators offer an invaluable educational resource for medical trainees. However, owing to cost and portability restrictions, they have traditionally been limited to simulation centres. With the adven... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 11, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Richard D. Bartlett, Dina Radenkovic, Stefan Mitrasinovic, Andrew Cole, Iva Pavkovic, Peyton Cheong Phey Denn, Mahrukh Hussain, Magdalena Kogler, Natalia Koutsopodioti, Wasima Uddin, Ivan Beckley, Hana Abubakar, Deborah Gill and Daron Smith Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Communicating wisely: teaching residents to communicate effectively with patients and caregivers about unnecessary tests
With rising healthcare costs and a focus on quality, there is a growing need to promote resource stewardship in medical education. Physicians need to be able to communicate effectively with patients/caregivers... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 11, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Geetha Mukerji, Adina Weinerman, Sarah Schwartz, Adelle Atkinson, Lynfa Stroud and Brian M. Wong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The influence of early research experience in medical school on the decision to intercalate and future career in clinical academia: a questionnaire study
Currently, only one in three UK medical students undertake an intercalated degree. This has often been implicated as a result of financial obstacles or a lack of interest in research due to inadequate exposure... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 11, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Shona E. Boyle, Seonaidh C. Cotton, Phyo Kyaw Myint and Georgina Louise Hold Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correcting the predictive validity of a selection test for the effect of indirect range restriction
The validity of selection tests is underestimated if it is determined by simply calculating the predictor-outcome correlation found in the admitted group. This correlation is usually attenuated by two factors:... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 11, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Stefan Zimmermann, Dietrich Klusmann and Wolfgang Hampe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Peer feedback for examiner quality assurance on MRCGP International South Asia: a mixed methods study
The International Membership Examination (MRCGP[INT]) of the Royal College of General Practitioners UK is a unique collaboration between four South Asian countries with diverse cultures, epidemiology, clinical... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 8, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: D. P. Perera, Marie Andrades and Val Wass Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Team-based learning (TBL) in the medical curriculum: better than PBL?
Internationally, medical schools have long used a variety of approaches to develop hybrid Problem based learning (PBL) curricula. However, Team-based learning (TBL), has gained recent popularity in medical edu... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 8, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Annette Burgess, Jane Bleasel, Inam Haq, Chris Roberts, Roger Garsia, Tomas Robertson and Craig Mellis Tags: Research article Source Type: research

What will it take? Pathways, time and funding: Australian medical students ’ perspective on clinician-scientist training
Clinician-scientists are in decline worldwide. They represent a unique niche in medicine by bridging the gap between scientific discovery and patient care. A national, integrated approach to training clinician... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 8, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Diann S. Eley, Charmaine Jensen, Ranjeny Thomas and Helen Benham Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Towards healthy learning climates in postgraduate medical education: exploring the role of hospital-wide education committees
Postgraduate medical education prepares residents for delivery of high quality patient care during training as well as for later practice, which makes high quality residency training programs crucial to safegu... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 6, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Milou E. W. M. Silkens, Kiki M. J. M. H. Lombarts, Albert J. J. A. Scherpbier, Maas Jan Heineman and Onyebuchi A. Arah Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Milestones-based direct observation tools in internal medicine resident continuity clinic
This study was designed to compare a Mini-CEX tool to new direct observation tools ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 4, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jonathan P. B. Berz, Teresa Cheng and Lisa M. Quintiliani Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Peer teacher training (PTT) program for health professional students: interprofessional and flipped learning
The need for developing healthcare professional students ’ peer teaching skills is widely acknowledged, and a number of discipline-based peer teacher training programs have been previously reported. However, a ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 4, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Annette Burgess, Chris Roberts, Christie van Diggele and Craig Mellis Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fostering clinical reasoning in physiotherapy: comparing the effects of concept map study and concept map completion after example study in novice and advanced learners
Health profession learners can foster clinical reasoning by studying worked examples presenting fully worked out solutions to a clinical problem. It is possible to improve the learning effect of these worked e... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - December 1, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Katherine Montpetit-Tourangeau, Joseph-Omer Dyer, Anne Hudon, Monica Windsor, Bernard Charlin, S ílvia Mamede and Tamara van Gog Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Investing in the use of a checklist during differential diagnoses consideration: what ’s the trade-off?
A key challenge clinicians face when considering differential diagnoses is whether the patient data have been adequately collected. Insufficient data may inadvertently lead to premature closure of the diagnost... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 29, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Keng Sheng Chew, Jeroen J. G. van Merrienboer and Steven J. Durning Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The learning environment of paediatric interns in South Africa
South African (SA) paediatric interns (recently qualified medical graduates) work in a high disease burdened and resource deficient environment for two years, prior to independent practice. Perceptions of this... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 29, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Kimesh L. Naidoo, Jacqueline M. Van Wyk and Miriam Adhikari Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Work station learning activities: a flexible and scalable instrument for integrating across basic subjects in biomedical education
Establishing innovative teaching programs in biomedical education involves dealing with several national and supra-national (i.e. European) regulations as well as with new pedagogical and demographic demands. ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 29, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Roc ío González-Soltero, Ana Isabel R. Learte, Ana Mª. Sánchez and Beatriz Gal Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Paediatric case mix in a rural clinical school is relevant to future practice
Exposure to a representative case mix is essential for clinical learning, with logbooks established as a way of demonstrating patient contacts. Few studies have reported the paediatric case mix available to ge... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 29, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Helen M. Wright, Moira A. L. Maley, Denese E. Playford, Pam Nicol and Sharon F. Evans Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of poor mental health among medical students in Nepal: a cross-sectional study
Poor mental health among medical students is widely acknowledged. Studies on mental health among medical students of Nepal are lacking. Therefore, we conducted a study to determine the prevalence of mental dis... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 28, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Arjab Adhikari, Aman Dutta, Supriya Sapkota, Abina Chapagain, Anurag Aryal and Amita Pradhan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Motivation and academic performance of medical students from ethnic minorities and majority: a comparative study
Medical students from ethnic minorities underperform in knowledge and skills assessments both in pre-clinical and clinical education compared to the ethnic majority group. Motivation, which influences learning... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 28, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ulviye Isik, Anouk Wouters, Marieke M. ter Wee, Gerda Croiset and Rashmi A. Kusurkar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Valued experiences of graduate students in their role as educators in undergraduate training in Ugandan medical schools
In most medical schools, graduate students, sometimes referred to as graduate teaching assistants, often participate in the training of undergraduate students. In developing countries like Uganda, are typicall... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 25, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Godfrey Zari Rukundo, Jannat Kasozi, Aluonzi Burani, Wycliff Byona, Claude Kirimuhuzya and Sarah Kiguli Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Instruments evaluating the self-directed learning abilities among nursing students and nurses: a systematic review of psychometric properties
Modern healthcare institutions are continuously changing, and Self-Directed Learning (SDL) abilities are considered a prerequisite for both nursing students and nurses in order to be proactive about these dema... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 25, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lucia Cadorin, Valentina Bressan and Alvisa Palese Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Physical examination in undergraduate medical education in the field of general practice – a scoping review
Physical examination (PE) is an essential clinical skill and a central part of a physician ’s daily activity. Teaching of PE has been integrated into medical school by many clinical disciplines with respective ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 25, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Dirk Mo ßhammer, Joachim Graf, Stefanie Joos and Rebekka Hertkorn Tags: Research article Source Type: research

“We have been forced to move away from home”: print news coverage of Canadians studying abroad at Caribbean offshore medical schools
Canadian international medical graduates are Canadian-citizens who have graduated from a medical school outside of Canada or the United States. A growing number of Canadians enroll in medical school abroad, in... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 23, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jeffrey Morgan, Valorie A. Crooks and Jeremy Snyder Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A systematic review and meta-analysis of online versus alternative methods for training licensed health care professionals to deliver clinical interventions
Online training is growing in popularity and yet its effectiveness for training licensed health professionals (HCPs) in clinical interventions is not clear. We aimed to systematically review the literature on ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 23, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Helen Richmond, Bethan Copsey, Amanda M. Hall, David Davies and Sarah E. Lamb Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A national stakeholder consensus study of challenges and priorities for clinical learning environments in postgraduate medical education
High quality clinical learning environments (CLE) are critical to postgraduate medical education (PGME). The understaffed and overcrowded environments in which many residents work present a significant challen... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 22, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Caroline Kilty, Anel Wiese, Colm Bergin, Patrick Flood, Na Fu, Mary Horgan, Agnes Higgins, Bridget Maher, Grainne O ’Kane, Lucia Prihodova, Dubhfeasa Slattery, Slavi Stoyanov and Deirdre Bennett Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessment of motivational interviewing: a qualitative study of response process validity, content validity and feasibility of the motivational interviewing target scheme (MITS) in general practice
The Motivational Interviewing target Scheme (MITS) is an instrument to assess competency in Motivational Interviewing (MI) and can be used to assess MI in long and brief consultations. In this qualitative stud... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 21, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ri ëtta Oberink, Saskia M. Boom, Nynke van Dijk and Mechteld R. M. Visser Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medical student attitudes and educational interventions to prevent neurophobia: a longitudinal study
With an aging American population, the burden of neurologic disease is intensifying and the decline in neurology residents and practicing neurologists is leaving these patients helpless and unable to find care... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 21, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lisa Shiels, Pratish Majmundar, Aleksander Zywot, John Sobotka, Christine S. M. Lau and Tuula O. Jalonen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implementation of an interprofessional team-based learning program involving seven undergraduate health and social care programs from two universities, and students ’ evaluation of their readiness for interprofessional learning
Interprofessional learning is gaining momentum in revolutionizing healthcare education. During the academic year 2015/16, seven undergraduate-entry health and social care programs from two universities in Hong... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 21, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lap Ki Chan, Fraide Ganotice Jr, Frances Kam Yuet Wong, Chak Sing Lau, Susan M. Bridges, Celia Hoi Yan Chan, Namkiu Chan, Phoebe Wing Lam Chan, Hai Yong Chen, Julie Yun Chen, Jody Kwok Pui Chu, Charlene C. Ho, Jacqueline Mei Chi Ho, Tai Pong Lam, Veronica Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does faculty development influence the quality of in-training evaluation reports in pharmacy?
In-training evaluation reports (ITERs) of student workplace-based learning are completed by clinical supervisors across various health disciplines. However, outside of medicine, the quality of submitted workpl... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 21, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Kerry Wilbur Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fellowship training: a qualitative study of scope and purpose across one department of medicine
Fellowship training follows certification in a primary specialty or subspecialty and focusses on distinct and advanced clinical and/or academic skills. This phase of medical education is growing in prevalence,... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 21, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jolanta Karpinski, Rola Ajjawi and Katherine Moreau Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Computer model for the cardiovascular system: development of an e-learning tool for teaching of medical students
This study combined themes in cardiovascular modelling, clinical cardiology and e-learning to create an on-line environment that would assist undergraduate medical students in understanding key physiological a... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 21, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: David Roy Warriner, Martin Bayley, Yubing Shi, Patricia Victoria Lawford, Andrew Narracott and John Fenner Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Italian version of Nursing Students ’ Perception of Instructor Caring (I-NSPIC): assessment of reliability and validity
Clinical experience is an essential component of nursing education since it provides students with the opportunity to construct and develop clinical competencies. Instructor caring is a pivotal facilitator at ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 17, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: C. Arrigoni, M. Puci, A. M. Grugnetti, L. Collivasone, E. Fenizia, P. Borrelli, E. Vellone, R. Alvaro, M. Piredda and M. G. De Marinis Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A cross-sectional examination of psychological distress, positive mental health and their predictors in medical students in their clinical clerkships
Medical students can experience the transition from theory to clinical clerkships as stressful. Scientific literature on the mental health of clinical clerkship students is scarce and mental health is usually ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 17, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Inge van Dijk, Peter L. B. J. Lucassen, Chris van Weel and Anne E. M. Speckens Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Burnout in medical students: a systematic review of experiences in Chinese medical schools
To identify the: extent to which medical students in China experience burnout; factors contributing to this; potential solutions to reduce and prevent burnout in this group; and the extent to which the experie... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 16, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Wang Michael Chunming, Reema Harrison, Raina MacIntyre, Joanna Travaglia and Chinthaka Balasooriya Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Global health education in United States anesthesiology residency programs: a survey of resident opportunities and program director attitudes
Interest in global health during postgraduate residency training is increasing across medical specialties, and multiple disciplines have categorized global health training opportunities in their arena. No such... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 16, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Gunisha Kaur, Sheida Tabaie, Jasmit Brar, Virginia Tangel and Kane O. Pryor Tags: Research article Source Type: research