How is self-regulated learning documented in e-portfolios of trainees? A content analysis
It is assumed that portfolios contribute to self-regulated learning (SRL). Presence of these SRL processes within the documentation kept in portfolios is presupposed in common educational practices, such as th... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 26, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: R. van der Gulden, S. Heeneman, A. W. M. Kramer, R. F. J. M. Laan, N. D. Scherpbier-de Haan and B. P. A. Thoonen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Exam performance of different admission quotas in the first part of the state examination in medicine: a cross-sectional study
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Alex Mommert, Josefin Wagner, Jana J ünger and Jürgen Westermann Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Medical, nursing, and physician assistant student knowledge and attitudes toward climate change, pollution, and resource conservation in health care
This study aimed to assess medical, nursing and physician assistant student knowledge and attitudes re... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Emma C. Ryan, Robert Dubrow and Jodi D. Sherman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An observational study of self-monitoring in ad hoc health care teams
Working in ad hoc teams in a health care environment is frequent but a challenging and complex undertaking. One way for teams to refine their teamwork could be through post-resuscitation reflection and debrief... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Stefanie C. Hautz, Daniel L. Oberholzer, Julia Freytag, Aristomenis Exadaktylos, Juliane E. K ämmer, Thomas C. Sauter and Wolf E. Hautz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Validity, reliability and feasibility of a new observation rating tool and a post encounter rating tool for the assessment of clinical reasoning skills of medical students during their internal medicine clerkship: a pilot study
Systematic assessment of clinical reasoning skills of medical students in clinical practice is very difficult. This is partly caused by the lack of understanding of the fundamental mechanisms underlying the pr... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Catharina M. Haring, Claudia C. R. Klaarwater, Geert A. Bouwmans, Bernadette M. Cools, Petra J. M. van Gurp, Jos W. M. van der Meer and Cornelis T. Postma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development and maintenance of a medical education research registry
Medical Education research suffers from several methodological limitations including too many single institution, small sample-sized studies, limited access to quality data, and insufficient institutional supp... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jeffrey A. Wilhite, Lisa Altshuler, Sondra Zabar, Colleen Gillespie and Adina Kalet Tags: Database Source Type: research

Comparing video-based versions of Halsted ’s ‘see one, do one’ and Peyton’s ‘4-step approach’ for teaching surgical skills: a randomized controlled trial
Teaching complex motor skills at a high level remains a challenge in medical education. Established methods often involve large amounts of teaching time and material. The implementation of standardized videos ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lukas B. Seifert, Benedikt Schnurr, Maria-Christina Stefanescu, Robert Sader, Miriam Ruesseler and Jasmina Sterz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Perception, attitude, practice and barriers towards medical research among undergraduate students
Early exposure to medical research, specifically at the undergraduate level, contributes in building a solid medical education for students. In 2014, the Medical Research Volunteer Program (MRVP) was establish... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Dina El Achi, Lara Al Hakim, Maha Makki, Mona Mokaddem, Pamela Abi Khalil, Bilal R. Kaafarani and Hani Tamim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Medical specialists ’ basic psychological needs, and motivation for work and lifelong learning: a two-step factor score path analysis
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: St éphanie M. E. van der Burgt, Rashmi A. Kusurkar, Janneke A. Wilschut, Sharon L. N. M. Tjin A Tsoi, Gerda Croiset and Saskia M. Peerdeman Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Psychometric properties of a Chinese version of the Fraboni scale of ageism: evidence from medical students sample
The increasing of older adults has led to enormous demand for medical care. However, as a group with unique needs and characteristics, older adults are often discriminated against in the medical field. In this... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jun-Yao Fan, Hui-Min Zhao, Yue-Ting Liu, Ling-Lin Kong, Jing Mao and Jie Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How group coaching contributes to organisational understanding among newly graduated doctors
Practising medicine at an expert level requires skills beyond medical expert knowledge. Research shows that newly appointed consultants feel less prepared to deal with leadership issues compared to issues rega... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Bente Malling, Lydia de Lasson, Eva Just and Nikolaj Stegeager Tags: Research article Source Type: research

What occupational therapists ’ say about their competencies’ enactment, maintenance and development in practice? A two-phase mixed methods study
Understanding how professional competencies are actually enacted in clinical practice can help university programs better prepare their graduates. The study aimed to describe 1) the perceived competency level ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Annie Rochette, Martine Brousseau, Brigitte Vachon, Cynthia Engels, Fatima Amari and Aliki Thomas Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Knowledge, attitudes and practices of faculty on mentorship: an exploratory interpretivist study at a sub-Saharan African medical school
Mentorship has become a routine part of undergraduate training in health professions education. Although many health professions training institutions have successfully incorporated faculty-student mentorship ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Aloysius G. Mubuuke, Scovia N. Mbalinda, Ian G. Munabi, David Kateete, Robert B. Opoka and Sarah Kiguli Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Embedding international medical student electives within a 30-year partnership: the Ghana-Michigan collaboration
Global health experiences are an increasingly popular component of medical student curricula. There is little research on the impact of international medical electives embedded within long-standing, sustainabl... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Emma R. Lawrence, Cheryl Moyer, Carrie Ashton, Bolade A. R. Ibine, Nauzley C. Abedini, Yaera Spraggins, Joseph C. Kolars and Timothy R. B. Johnson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of the effect of items ’ format and type on psychometric properties of sixth year pharmacy students clinical clerkship assessment items
Examinations are the traditional assessment tools. In addition to measurement of learning, exams are used to guide the improvement of academic programs. The current study attempted to evaluate the quality of a... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Hatim S. AlKhatib, Gayle Brazeau, Amal Akour and Suha A. Almuhaissen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medical students on long-term rural clinical placements and their perceptions of urban and rural internships: a qualitative study
There is some anecdotal evidence that anxiety about the responsibility of an intern influences rural future intentions. Additionally, research has shown that urban interns have reported that they are worried a... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jannine Bailey and Sabrina Pit Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pharmacy students ’ perspectives on the initial implementation of a teaching electronic medical record: results from a mixed-methods assessment
Electronic medical records (EMRs) have been used for nearly three decades. Pharmacists use EMRs on a daily basis, but EMRs have only recently been incorporated into pharmacy education. Some pharmacy programs h... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Olga O. Vlashyn, Omolola A. Adeoye-Olatunde, Kimberly S. Illingworth Plake, Jamie L. Woodyard, Zachary A. Weber and Alissa L. Russ-Jara Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Program on high value cost-conscious education in intensive care: Educational program on prediction of outcome and cost awareness on Intensive Care admission
Intensive Care (ICU) involves extended and long lasting support of vital functions and organs. However, current training programs of ICU residents mainly focus on extended support of vital functions and barely... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: L. van Wagenberg, C. J. P. Beurskens, I. Stegeman and M. C. A. M üller Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Gender differences in specialty preference among medical Students at Aleppo University: a cross-sectional study
This study aims to identify gender differences in specialty preference and career choice among Syrian medical students. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Malke Asaad, Obada Zayegh, Joud Badawi, Zina shikh Hmidi, Ahmad Alhamid, Mario Tarzi and Sarab Agha Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ob/Gyn resident self-perceived preparedness for minimally invasive surgery
This study aims to evaluate the self-perceived readiness of senior Ob/Gyn residents to perfor... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jordan S. Klebanoff, Cherie Q. Marfori, Maria V. Vargas, Richard L. Amdur, Catherine Z. Wu and Gaby N. Moawad Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Gender awareness among medical students in a Swiss University
Gender is an important social determinant, that influences healthcare. The lack of awareness on how gender influences health might lead to gender bias and can contribute to substandard patient care. Our object... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 3, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ilire Rrustemi, Isabella Locatelli, Jo ëlle Schwarz, Toine Lagro-Janssen, Aude Fauvel and Carole Clair Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Workplace resources, mentorship, and burnout in early career physician-scientists: a cross sectional study in Japan
Physician-scientists are a vital segment of the healthcare workforce, but they may face significant challenges balancing and integrating clinical responsibilities, scientific research, and domestic responsibil... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 3, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Chithra R. Perumalswami, Shinichi Takenoshita, Ayumi Tanabe, Ranka Kanda, Haruko Hiraike, Hiroko Okinaga, Reshma Jagsi and Kyoko Nomura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Impact of an educational intervention on pharmacovigilance knowledge and attitudes among health professionals in a Nepal cancer hospital
Pharmacovigilance (PV) knowledge and attitudes among health care professionals (HCPs) directly affect the practice of PV and reporting of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) in a hospital. The main aim of the study ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 3, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sunil Shrestha, Sabina Sharma, Ramesh Bhasima, Puskar Kunwor, Baburam Adhikari and Binaya Sapkota Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Stress and its association with academic performance among dental undergraduate students in Fujian, China: a cross-sectional online questionnaire survey
The aim of this study was to investigate the amount and sources of stress in dental undergraduate students in Fujian, China, and the factors associated with stress. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 3, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Xiu-Jiao Lin, Chang-Yuan Zhang, Song Yang, Ming-Lun Hsu, Hui Cheng, Jiang Chen and Hao Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medical students as health coaches: adding value for patients and students
Underlying the global burden of chronic disease are common and modifiable risk factors such as unhealthy diet, physical inactivity and tobacco use. Health coaching is being introduced into healthcare as an eff... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 3, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Arti Maini, Molly Fyfe and Sonia Kumar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

“How can I do more?” Cultural awareness training for hospital-based healthcare providers working with high Aboriginal caseload
Aboriginal cultural awareness training aims to build a culturally responsive workforce, however research has found the training has limited impact on the health professional ’s ability to provide culturally saf... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Vicki Kerrigan, Nicole Lewis, Alan Cass, Marita Hefler and Anna P. Ralph Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Scholarly productivity of faculty in primary care roles related to tenure versus non-tenure tracks
Increasing the number of primary care physicians is critical to overcoming the shortage of healthcare providers. Primary care physicians are increasingly called upon to address not only medical concerns but al... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Michaela M. Braxton, Jhojana L. Infante Linares, Dmitry Tumin and Kendall M. Campbell Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Taking care of our future doctors: a service evaluation of a medical student mental health service
Studies suggest medical students experience high levels of mental distress during training but are less likely, than other students, to access care due to stigma and concerns regarding career progression. In r... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Rebecca Jacob, Tsz-yan Li, Zoe Martin, Amanda Burren, Peter Watson, Rhian Kant, Richard Davies and Diana F. Wood Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Use of web-based game in neonatal resuscitation - is it effective?
Knowledge and skills decline within months post simulation-based training in neonatal resuscitation. To empower ‘Millennial’ learners to take control of their own learning, a single-player, unguided web-based ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 26, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Cheo Lian Yeo, Selina Kah Ying Ho, Vina Canlas Tagamolila, Sridhar Arunachalam, Srabani Samanta Bharadwaj, Woei Bing Poon, Mary Grace Tan, Priyantha Ebenezer Edison, Wai Yan Yip, Abdul Alim Abdul Haium, Pooja Agarwal Jayagobi, Shrenik Jitendrakumar Vora, Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Improving the assessment of communication competencies in a national licensing OSCE: lessons learned from an experts ’ symposium
As the communication competencies of physicians are crucial for providing optimal patient care, their assessment in the context of the high-stakes Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) is of paramou... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 26, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Matteo Monti, Christina Kl öckner-Cronauer, Stephanie C. Hautz, Kai P. Schnabel, Jan Breckwoldt, Noëlle Junod-Perron, Sabine Feller, Raphael Bonvin and Sören Huwendiek Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Standard setting made easy: validating the Equal Z-score (EZ) method for setting cut-score for clinical examinations
This study aims to assess the feasibility, reliability and validity of the panel-based Equal Z-score (EZ) method applied to objective structural clinical examination (OSCE) of Chinese medical students and unde... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Boaz Shulruf, Ying-Ying Yang, Pin-Hsiang Huang, Ling-Yu Yang, Chin-Chou Huang, Chia-Chang Huang, Chih-Wei Liu, Shiau-Shian Huang, Chen-Huan Chen, Fa-Yauh Lee and Shou-Yen Kao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exploring assessor cognition as a source of score variability in a performance assessment of practice-based competencies
A common feature of performance assessments is the use of human assessors to render judgements on student performance. From a measurement perspective, variability among assessors when assessing students may be... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mary Roduta Roberts, Megan Cook and Iris C. I. Chao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exam performance of different admission quotas in the first part of the state examination in medicine: a cross-sectional study
Most medical students in Germany are admitted via selection procedures, which are adjusted to the demands of the universities. At L übeck medical school, scores from interviews that measure non-academic skills ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Alex Mommert, Josefin Wagner, Jana J ünger and Jürgen Westermann Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The state of ethics education at medical schools in Turkey: taking stock and looking forward
Ethics teaching is globally considered an essential part of medical education fostering professionalism. It does not only provide knowledge for good clinical conduct, but also trains medical students as virtuo... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mustafa Volkan Kavas, Yesim Isil Ulman, Figen Demir, Fatih Artvinli, Melike Şahiner, Meral Demirören, Gamze Şenyürek, Işıl Pakiş and Nadi Bakırcı Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identification of capacity development indicators for faculty development programs: A nominal group technique study
Although there have been many research studies of the effectiveness of faculty development in health profession education, the contribution of these programs to organizational development through capacity deve... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mahla Salajegheh, Roghayeh Gandomkar, Azim Mirzazadeh and John Sandars Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hybrid simulation of pediatric gynecologic examination: a mix-methods study of learners ’ attitudes and factors affecting learning
Children and adolescents with reproductive health issues may require immediate or emergency care, however in many countries availability of the pediatric and adolescent gynecology (PAG) service is low. That being... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Anna Torres, Magdalena Horode ńska, Grzegorz Witkowski and Kamil Torres Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Measuring and assessing the competencies of preceptors in health professions: a systematic scoping review
In healthcare, preceptors act as a role model and supervisor, thereby facilitating the socialisation and development of the preceptee into a professional fit to practice. To ensure a consistent approach to eve... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Andrew D. Bartlett, Irene S. Um, Edward J. Luca, Ines Krass and Carl R. Schneider Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medical career expectations of academically talented high school students: a nationwide cross-sectional study in China
Academically talented high school students (ATHSSs), an exceptional cohort, are not well studied for their career expectations, especially for those with medical career expectation (MCE). Nowadays, the public ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Hongbin Wu, Leisi Pei, Shan Li and Cheng Jiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A qualitative analysis of the coping reservoir model of pre-clinical medical student well-being: human connection as making it ‘worth it’
By all indications, well-being among physicians is poor, which manifests in various outcomes, including burnout, depression/anxiety, low life satisfaction, alcohol/substance misuse, suicide ideation, and suici... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Kelly Rhea MacArthur and Jonathon Sikorski Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of integrated modular teaching in Chinese ophthalmology trainee courses
Before attending ophthalmology trainee courses in Zhongshan Ophthalmic Centre, the medical students from Sun Yat-sen University had finished two years of premedical education after the six-year medical courses... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Wei Xin, Yuxian Zou, Yong Ao, Yu Cai, Zheqian Huang, Miaoling Li, Chaochao Xu, Yu Jia, Ying Yang, Yangfan Yang and Haotian Lin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A global health capstone: an innovative educational approach in a competency-based curriculum for medical students
Global health educational programs for medical and public health professionals have grown substantially in recent years. The University of Illinois Chicago College of Medicine (UICOM) began a global medicine (... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Stacey Chamberlain, Nicole Gonzalez, Valerie Dobiesz, Marcia Edison, Janet Lin and Stevan Weine Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medical professionalism in ophthalmology: design and testing of a scenario based survey
We present a survey tool for ophthalmologists that assessed professionalism using case-based scenarios in central Saudi Arabia. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Eman Alkahtani, Abdullah Assiri, Saba Alrashaed, Mosa Alharbi, Saeed Almotowa, Rajiv Khandekar and Deepak P. Edward Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical reasoning for acute dyspnoea: comparison between final-year medical students from discipline- and competency-based undergraduate programmes
Clinical reasoning for acute dyspnoea: Comparison of final-year medical students from discipline- and competency-based undergraduate programmes. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Anja Czeskleba, Ylva Holzhausen and Harm Peters Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Sustained effects of faculty leadership development modules for clinical instructors of core competences education in Taiwan: a four-year explanatory case study
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) core competencies (CC) in general medicine-based primary care are essential for junior medical trainees. In this country, a regular faculty develop... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Fa-Yauh Lee, Ying-Ying Yang, Chia-Chang Huang, Ling-Ju Huang, Ching-Chih Chang, Jen-Feng Liang, Shiau-Shian Huang, Wei-Shin Lee, Dai-Yin Lu, Chiao-Lin Chuang, Ling-Yu Yang, Hui-Chun Huang, Boaz Shulruf, Chen-Huan Chen and Shou-Yen Kao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A framework for distributed health professions training: using participatory action research to build consensus
There is a global trend towards providing training for health professions students outside of tertiary academic complexes. In many countries, this shift places pressure on available sites and the resources at ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Susan C. Van Schalkwyk, Ian D. Couper, Julia Blitz and Marietjie R. De Villiers Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictive validity of the National Benchmark Test and National Senior Certificate for the academic success of first-year medical students at one South African university
South African medical schools use the results of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination for selecting students. Five of the nine medical schools also use the National Benchmark Test (NBT). The Unive... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sfiso Emmanuel Mabizela and Ann Zeta George Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparing empathy in medical students of two Portuguese medicine schools
Empathy is paramount in the doctor-patient relationship being a comprehensive and multidimensional concept. Self-ratings of empathy change across the years of medical education only when the Jefferson Scale of... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Luiz Miguel Santiago, In ês Rosendo, Mona-Lisa Coutinho, Katia Sophie Maurício, Isabel Neto and José Augusto Simões Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of Canadian medical students: a cross-sectional study
While the importance of medical students ’ demographic characteristics in influencing the scope and location of their future practice is recognized, these data are not systematically collected in Canada. This s... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Rishad Khan, Tavis Apramian, Joel Hosung Kang, Jeffrey Gustafson and Shannon Sibbald Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Inter-rater reliability in clinical assessments: do examiner pairings influence candidate ratings?
The reliability of clinical assessments is known to vary considerably with inter-rater reliability a key contributor. Many of the mechanisms that contribute to inter-rater reliability however remain largely un... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Aileen Faherty, Tim Counihan, Thomas Kropmans and Yvonne Finn Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bridging the intergenerational gap: the outcomes of a student-initiated, longitudinal, inter-professional, inter-generational home visit program
Older persons consume disproportionately more healthcare resources than younger persons. Tri-Generational HomeCare (TriGen), a service-learning program, aims to reduce hospital admission rates amongst older pa... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Kennedy Yao Yi Ng, Gloria Yao Chi Leung, Angeline Jie-Yin Tey, Jia Quan Chaung, Si Min Lee, Amrish Soundararajan, Ka Shing Yow, Nerice Heng Wen Ngiam, Tang Ching Lau, Sweet Fun Wong, Chek Hooi Wong and Gerald Choon-Huat Koh Tags: Research article Source Type: research