Exploring medically-related Canadian summer student research programs: a National Cross-sectional Survey Study
This study sought to understand the composition of existing medically-related Cana... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sagar Patel, Catharine M. Walsh and Jacob A. Udell Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reflective and feedback performances on Thai medical students ’ patient history-taking skills
Reflective practice (RP) plays a crucial role in encouraging learners to think critically and consciously about their performances. Providing constructive feedback can further enhance RP. But non-Western learn... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Weeratian Tawanwongsri and Tharin Phenwan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of an examiner ’s positive and negative feedback on self-assessment of skill performance, emotional response, and self-efficacy in Korea: a quasi-experimental study
Feedback is an essential element in performance training. However, little effort has been made to measure the effects of positive and negative feedback on the ability of self-rated assessment, affective respon... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Eun Jung Kim and Kyeong Ryong Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The use of active learning strategies in healthcare colleges in the Middle East
Multiple studies have explored the use of active learning strategies among faculty members in different healthcare colleges worldwide, however, very few have described the use of these strategies in the Middle... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Yazed AlRuthia, Solaiman Alhawas, Faris Alodaibi, Lama Almutairi, Reem Algasem, Haitham K. Alrabiah, Ibrahim Sales, Hana Alsobayel and Yazeed Ghawaa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Can simulation-based education and precision teaching improve paediatric trainees ’ behavioural fluency in performing lumbar puncture? A pilot study
This study assessed the efficacy of simulation-based education with frequency building and precision teaching f... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 10, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sin éad Lydon, Bronwyn Reid McDermott, Ethel Ryan, Paul O’Connor, Sharon Dempsey, Chloe Walsh and Dara Byrne Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Compassion cultivation training promotes medical student wellness and enhanced clinical care
Compassionate health care is associated with positive patient outcomes. Educational interventions for medical students that develop compassion may also increase wellness, decrease burnout, and improve provider... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 10, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Laura A. Weingartner, Susan Sawning, M. Ann Shaw and Jon B. Klein Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development and initial validation of a dual-purpose questionnaire capturing mentors ’ and mentees’ perceptions and expectations of the mentoring process
In health profession education, learners are often coached by mentors for development of competencies, self-direction of learning and professionalism. It is important that the mentee-mentor relationship is ali... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 8, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sylvia Heeneman and Willem de Grave Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Developing creative and research skills through an open and interprofessional inquiry-based learning course
Biomedicine needs innovative professionals. Inquiry-based learning (IBL) aims to develop higher order thinking skills, such as creativity and research. Stimulatory techniques and interprofessional education, w... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 8, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Gemma Rodr íguez, Nora Pérez, Gemma Núñez, Josep-E. Baños and Mar Carrió Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A master of nursing science curriculum revision for the 21st century – a progress report
Preparing a 21st century nursing workforce demands future-oriented curricula that address the population ’s evolving health care needs. With their advanced clinical skill sets and broad scope of practice, Advanced... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 8, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ren é Schwendimann, Katharina Fierz, Elisabeth Spichiger, Brenda Marcus and Sabina De Geest Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Profiling recent medical graduates planning to pursue surgery, anesthesia and obstetrics in Brazil
Lack of providers in surgery, anesthesia, and obstetrics (SAO) is a primary driver of limited surgical capacity worldwide. We aimed to identify predictors of entry into Surgery, Anesthesia, and Obstetrics and ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 8, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Aline Gil Alves Guilloux, Jania A. Ramos, Isabelle Citron, Lina Roa, Julia Amundson, Benjamin B. Massenburg, Saurabh Saluja, Bruno Alonso Miotto, Nivaldo Alonso and Mario C ésar Scheffer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ward round competences in surgery and psychiatry - a comparative multidisciplinary interview study
The ward round is a key element in everyday hospital inpatient care irrespective of the medical speciality. The underperformance in conducting ward rounds of junior clinicians has already been described. There... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 8, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Elisa Vietz, Esther M ärz, Christian Lottspeich, Teresa Wölfel, Martin R. Fischer and Ralf Schmidmaier Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of a small-group educational intervention for allied health professionals to enhance evidence-based practice: mixed methods evaluation
Healthcare professionals are recommended to use evidence-based practice (EBP) principles to update and improve clinical practice. Well-designed educational initiatives, together with practice and feedback oppo... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 6, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sharon Mickan, Joanne Hilder, Rachel Wenke and Rae Thomas Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reliability testing of a modified MISTELS score using a low-cost trainer box
Training programs such as the fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery (FLS) that are based on simulation are being currently used in several western countries. FLS allows skill acquisition and evaluation of compe... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 6, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Anis Hasnaoui, Haithem Zaafouri, Dhafer Haddad, Ahmed Bouhafa and Anis Ben Maamer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Healthcare workers ’ willingness to respond following a disaster: a novel statistical approach toward data analysis
The willingness of healthcare workers (HCW) to respond is an important factor in the health system ’s response capacity during emergencies. Although much research has been devoted to exploring this issue, the s... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 3, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Stav Shapira, Michael Friger, Yaron Bar-Dayan and Limor Aharonson-Daniel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development of competence in volumetric image interpretation in radiology residents
During residency, radiology residents learn to interpret volumetric radiological images. The development of their competence for volumetric image interpretation, as opposed to 2D image reading, is not complete... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 2, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: D. R. Rutgers, F. van Raamt and Th. J. ten Cate Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The potential of a lecture series in changing intent and experience among health professionals to conduct research in a large hospital: a retrospective pre-post design
Promoting research capacity within public health can encourage and engage employees to undertake research, utilising their understanding of the complex needs that exist within the public health system to provi... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 2, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Michelle McNab, Angela Berry and Tony Skapetis Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Outcomes of three different ways to train medical students as ultrasound tutors
In order to provide faculty-wide undergraduate ultrasound training in times of scarce resources, many medical faculties employ trained peer-student tutors to oversee the hands-on training. However, data to gui... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 2, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Nora Celebi, Jan Griewatz, Nisar Peter Malek, Tatjana Hoffmann, Carina Walter, Reinhold Muller, Reimer Riessen, Jan Pauluschke-Fr öhlich, Ines Debove, Stephan Zipfel and Eckhart Fröhlich Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A new approach to OSCE preparation - PrOSCEs
Objectively structured clinical examinations (OSCEs) are a stressful experience for many health care students and professionals in training. Mock OSCEs have been shown to be beneficial for student OSCE prepara... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 2, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: James Bevan, Benjamin Russell and Ben Marshall Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Training residents in patient-centred communication and empathy: evaluation from patients, observers and residents
Patient-centred communication and empathy are key enablers for patient-centred care. However, several studies suggest a downward trend regarding the empathic communication skills of physicians during medical r... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 2, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: J. Noordman, B. Post, A. A. M. van Dartel, J. M. A. Slits and T. C. olde Hartman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Just-in-time faculty development: a mobile application helps clinical teachers verify and describe clinical reasoning difficulties
Although clinical teachers can often identify struggling learners readily and reliably, they can be reluctant to act upon their impressions, resulting in failure to fail. In the absence of a clear process for ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 30, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Elisabeth Boileau, Marie-Claude Aud état and Christina St-Onge Tags: Research article Source Type: research

“They cared about us students:” learning from exemplar clinical teaching environments
In order to foster positive student experiences in the clinical learning environment, we wanted to better understand which teaching practices they regard highly. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 29, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Althea Gamble Blakey, Kelby Smith-Han, Lynley Anderson, Emma Collins, Elizabeth Berryman and Tim Wilkinson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessment of medical students ’ integrated clinical communication skills: development of a tailor-made assessment tool
Since patient-centered communication is directly connected to clinical performance, it should be integrated with medical knowledge and clinical skills. Therefore, clinical communication skills should be traine... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 29, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: M. Brouwers, J. Custers, E. Bazelmans, C. van Weel, R. Laan and E. van Weel-Baumgarten Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Educating undergraduate occupational therapy and physiotherapy students in motivational interviewing: the student perspective
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an evidenced based talking therapy designed to affect client Health Behaviour Change. Previous research indicates that Allied Health Professionals (AHP) can effectively use th... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 27, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Meriel Norris, Gail Eva, Jennifer Fortune, Tai Frater and Jeff Breckon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Learning relationships in community-based service-learning: a social network analysis
Little is known about the social learning of students within community-based clinical placements and ways in which it can be supported. In an allied health service-learning program, we analysed students ’ learn... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 25, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Fabian P. Held, Chris Roberts, Michele Daly and Claire Brunero Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of a psychiatry clinical rotation on the attitude of South African final year medical students towards mental illness
Stigmatising attitudes of health care professionals towards mental illness can impede treatment provided for psychiatric patients. Many studies have reported undergraduate training to be a critical period for ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 25, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Caro De Witt, Inge Smit, Esm è Jordaan, Liezl Koen, Dana J. H. Niehaus and Ulla Botha Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transforming a U.S. scholarly concentrations program internationally: lessons learned
Scholarly Concentrations programs in U.S. medical schools aim to instill passion for critical thinking and promote careers in academic medicine. The rise of these programs has seen variable goals, structure, a... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 25, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Stephen M. Sozio, R ümeyza Kazancıoğlu, Fatih Küçükdurmaz, Meliha Meriç Koç, Dilek Sema Arici, Rebecca M. DiBiase, Jeremy A. Greene and Mary Catherine Beach Tags: Research article Source Type: research

It ’s ‘probably the teacher!’ A strategic framework for clinical staff engagement in clinical student bullying intervention
Student bullying in clinical practice persists, and poor outcomes continue: for learning, academic achievement and career goals, for their mental and physical health and potentially affecting all staff and pat... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 25, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Althea Gamble Blakey, Kelby Smith-Han, Lynley Anderson, Emma Collins, Elizabeth K. Berryman and Tim Wilkinson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pairing pedagogical and genomic advances to prepare advanced practice nurses for the era of precision health
Broadly accessible curriculum that equips Advanced Practice Nurses (APNs) with knowledge and skills to apply genomics in practice in the era of precision health is needed. Increased accessibility of genomics c... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 23, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Elena Flowers, Margaret Martin, Hamza Abid, Sasha Binford and Lynda Mackin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Student motivation to learn: is self-belief the key to transition and first year performance in an undergraduate health professions program?
Student motivation to learn has been undervalued to date though has been identified as an area influencing student success and retention at university. The transition into university has been highlighted as a ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Susan Edgar, Sandra E. Carr, Joanne Connaughton and Antonio Celenza Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Paediatric Physiotherapy curriculum: an audit and survey of Australian entry-level Physiotherapy programs
No documented standard or core competencies exist for paediatric curriculum in entry-level physiotherapy programs in Australia. Consequently, extensive variability is thought to exist amongst Australian entry-... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 16, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Karen Mistry, Emi Yonezawa and Nikki Milne Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medical education today: all that glitters is not gold
The medical education system based on principles advocated by Flexner and Osler has produced generations of scientifically grounded and clinically skilled physicians whose collective experiences and contributi... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 16, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: L. Maximilian Buja Tags: Debate Source Type: research

‘Standardized patients’ in teaching the communication skill of history-taking to four-year foreign medical undergraduates in the department of obstetrics and gynaecology
Many foreign students have difficulty taking histories from Chinese patients, especially in clinical context of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The efficacy of using standardized patients to prep... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 15, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jing Zhang, Meng Cheng, Na Guo, Aiyun Xing and Liangzhi Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Impact of funded global health electives on career development of residents in a U.S. obstetrics and gynecology program: a cross-sectional survey
The aims of this study were to identify factors influencing participation in global health electives during residency and to understand the career impact of global health electives on alumni of an Obstetrics a... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Suha Patel, Khady Diouf, Julianna Schantz-Dunn and Nawal M. Nour Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How does ‘banter’ influence trainee doctors’ choice of career? A qualitative study
Negative comments from senior colleagues about specialties, such as general practice and psychiatry, are known to influence trainees ’ career choice, but little is known about the extent of this influence or th... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: David Wainwright, Michael Harris and Elaine Wainwright Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Using deliberate practice framework to assess the quality of feedback in undergraduate clinical skills training
In this research paper we report on the quality of feedback provided in the logbooks of pre-clinical undergraduate students based on a model of ‘actionable feedback’. Feedback to clinical learners about their ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Reina M. Abraham and Veena S. Singaram Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The association between deep learning approach and case based learning
Being medical students, and having experienced different learning approaches ourselves, here, we discuss and critically analyse the importance of the deep learning approach that Chonkar et al. have presented, ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Meenakshi Jhala and Jai Mathur Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Feedback learning opportunities from medical student logs of paediatric patients
Feedback can alter medical student logging practices, although most learners feel feedback is inadequate. A varied case mix in rural and urban contexts offers diverse clinical encounters. Logs are an indicator... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 11, 2019 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

Prediction of academic achievement based on learning strategies and outcome expectations among medical students
One of the most important indicators of the effectiveness of teaching can be the academic achievement of learners, which can be influenced by different factors such as learning methods and individual motivatio... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 5, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sakineh Nabizadeh, Sepideh Hajian, Zohre Sheikhan and Fatemeh Rafiei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Perfecting practice: a protocol for assessing simulation-based mastery learning and deliberate practice versus self-guided practice for bougie-assisted cricothyroidotomy performance
Simulation-based medical education (SBME) is a cornerstone for procedural skill training in residency education. Multiple studies have concluded that SBME is highly effective, superior to traditional clinical ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 5, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Andrew Petrosoniak, Marissa Lu, Sara Gray, Christopher Hicks, Jonathan Sherbino, Melissa McGowan and Sandra Monteiro Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Acceptance of interprofessional learning between medical and pharmacy students in a prescribing skills training workshop: pre-post intervention study
This study aimed to develop and validate an instrument... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 5, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Siew Siang Chua, Pauline Siew Mei Lai, Si Mui Sim, Choo Hock Tan and Chan Choong Foong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A qualitative review of the design thinking framework in health professions education
This study reviewed the use of design thinking in heal... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jacqueline E. McLaughlin, Michael D. Wolcott, Devin Hubbard, Kelly Umstead and Traci R. Rider Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of feedback during formative testing on study behaviour and performance of (bio)medical students: a randomised controlled study
A potential concern of formative testing using web-based applications ( “apps”) is provision of limited feedback. Adopting a randomised controlled trial in 463 first year (bio) medical students, we explored if ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 3, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: D. H. J. Thijssen, M. T. E. Hopman, M. T. van Wijngaarden, J. G. J. Hoenderop, R. J. M. Bindels and T. M. H. Eijsvogels Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Stress and stressors of medical student near-peer tutors during courses: a psychophysiological mixed methods study
Structured peer-led tutorial courses are widespread and indispensable teaching methods that relieve teaching staff and contribute to the development of students ’ competencies. Nevertheless, despite high genera... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 2, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jan Hundertmark, Simone Alvarez, Svetla Loukanova and Jobst-Hendrik Schultz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The art of note taking with mobile devices in medical education
Students use mobile devices extensively in their everyday life, and the new technology is adopted in study usage. Since 2013, the University of Helsinki has given new medical and dental students iPads for stud... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 2, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Eeva Py örälä, Saana Mäenpää, Leo Heinonen, Daniel Folger, Teemu Masalin and Heikki Hervonen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

What keeps medical students healthy and well? A systematic review of observational studies on protective factors for health and well-being during medical education
Despite the growing evidence of a negative impact of medical school on students ’ health and well-being, little is known about protective factors for staying healthy and well during medical education. Therefore... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 1, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Thomas K ötter, Stephan Fuchs, Marcus Heise, Henna Riemenschneider, Linda Sanftenberg, Christian Vajda and Karen Voigt Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Self –handicapping among nursing students: an interventional study
This study aimed to investigate how training problem solvin... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 1, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ladan Zarshenas, Leila Ashrafean Jahromi, Mohsen Faseleh Jahromi and Marieh Dehghan Manshadi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Social change agent training program tailored to occupational therapists ’ needs: a design-based study protocol
As social change agents (SCAs), occupational therapists (OTs) are expected to defend the rights of their clients, advocate for and with them, and try to influence organizational and political decision-makers. ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 29, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sarah Rahimaly, Micha ël Beaudoin, Denis Bédard, Anne Hudon, Emmanuelle Jasmin, France Verville and Annie Carrier Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Does reality meet expectations? An analysis of medical students ’ expectations and perceived learning during mandatory research projects
Although much has been written about structure and outcomes of medical students ’ curricular research projects, less attention has been paid to the expectations on such projects. In order to foster students’ sc... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 29, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Riitta M öller and Maria Shoshan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Face yourself! - learning progress and shame in different approaches of video feedback: a comparative study
Feedback is a crucial part of medical education and with on-going digitalisation, video feedback has been increasingly in use. Potentially shameful physician-patient-interactions might particularly benefit fro... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 27, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Anne Herrmann-Werner, Teresa Loda, Rebecca Erschens, Priska Schneider, Florian Junne, Conor Gilligan, Martin Teufel, Stephan Zipfel and Katharina E. Keifenheim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A physician-scientist preceptorship in clinical and translational research enhances training and mentorship
Dual degree program MD/PhD candidates typically train extensively in basic science research and in clinical medicine, but often receive little formal experience or mentorship in clinical and translational rese... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 27, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jonathan A. Stefely, Erin Theisen, Chelsea Hanewall, Linda Scholl, Mark E. Burkard, Anna Huttenlocher and John-Paul J. Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research