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Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

Subject guide for all QUB Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences students and staff

QUB Medical Education current awareness bulletins

This bulletin lists some of the latest papers on medical/clinical education. These might help to trigger research ideas in students who are unsure of topics to pursue for their medical/clinical education essays, dissertations etc.

To receive new issues of this bulletin via email, please contact Richard Fallis, Subject Librarian for Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences.

April 2024

Advanced degrees, gender, and professional rank in surgery, disparities in academic medicine 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2023.07.018

A day in the life of a medical student from Ukraine 10.1136/bmj.q425

Blended intensive programme’s implementation in dental education 10.1186/s12909-024-05301-9

Bridging the gap: understanding the barriers and facilitators to performance for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic medical students in the United Kingdom 10.1111/medu.15246

The cross-cutting edge: medical selection and education viewed through the lens of emotional intelligence 10.1111/medu.15244  

*Demystifying AI: current state and future role in medical education assessment 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005598

Educational impact of COVID-19 on foundation doctors and the decision to take a break from structured approved training programmes in the United Kingdom 10.1111/tct.13667         

*Embedding interprofessional education in clinical settings: medical and dental student perceptions of a patient interview-storytelling experience 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005523

Google Scholar is manipulatable (preprint) 10.48550/arXiv.2402.04607

The hidden curriculum of peer teaching in developing a professional identity: Perspectives of medical students and junior doctors 10.1111/tct.13680  

*How a team effectiveness approach to health systems science can illuminate undergraduate medical education outcomes 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005619

How to make the most of your ophthalmology placement 10.1136/bmj.q682

The missing ingredient: medical student insights to inform and enhance learner handover 10.1111/tct.13659

Practice makes perfect: the role of simulation in postgraduate paediatric education 10.1016/j.paed.2023.11.004

*Precision education: the future of lifelong learning in medicine 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005601

*Social network analysis in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005620

*Systems-based practice in graduate medical education 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005612

Understanding the relevance of surgical specialties in undergraduate medical education: Insights of graduates 10.1111/tct.13690  

Using simulation to teach paediatric complex care 10.1111/tct.13678

A view from the top: A qualitative exploration of top-level health care leaders’ perceptions on the implementation of simulation-based education in postgraduate medical education 10.1111/medu.15248

Volunteering as prosocial behaviour by medical students following a flooding disaster and impacts on their mental health: A mixed-methods study 10.1111/medu.15199


*Academic Medicine (Mar-Apr); American Journal of Surgery (Feb); arXiv (Feb); BMC Medical Education (Mar); BMJ, The (Mar); Clinical Teacher (Apr); Medical Education (Apr); Paediatrics and Child Health (Mar)

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March 2024

Are we teaching the health impacts of climate change in a clinically relevant way? A systematic narrative review of biomechanism-focused climate change learning outcomes in medical curricula 10.1080/0142159X.2023.2256963

*Breaking down silos between medical education and health systems: creating an integrated multilevel data model to advance the systems-based practice competency 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005294

Can storytelling of women’s lived experience enhance empathy in medical students? A pilot intervention study 10.1080/0142159X.2023.2243023

Dignity during work-integrated learning: Piloting an online learning resource for placement students and supervisors 10.1080/0142159X.2023.2272775

Educators’ consideration of learner motivation in ophthalmology education in medical school: Influences on teaching practice and course design 10.1080/0142159X.2023.2256956

Evaluating the publication practices of medical students: A mixed-methods study 10.1080/0142159X.2023.2244661

*Improving graduate medical education by aggregating data across the medical education continuum 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005313

Medical students’ experiences of the Senior Citizen Partnership Program: Evaluation of a five-year longitudinal program 10.1080/0142159X.2023.2243028

Medical students’ general and radiology-specific motivation: Correlations, stability and associations with learning strategies and ability beliefs 10.1080/0142159X.2023.2249586

*Predicting medical student performance with a situational judgment test in admissions 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005516

Risks and warning signs for medical student suicide mortality: a systematic review 10.1080/13811118.2024.2310553

Should we be concerned? A qualitative study of educators’ perceptions of medical student wellbeing in domestic violence training 10.1080/0142159X.2023.2244664

The tools of the future are the challenges of today: The use of ChatGPT in problem-based learning medical education 10.1080/0142159X.2023.2290997

Training simulated participants for role portrayal and feedback practices in communication skills training: A BEME scoping review 10.1080/0142159X.2023.2241621

Twelve tips for integrating medical students into specialty clinics 10.1080/0142159X.2023.2274620

‘Yourself in all your forms’: A grounded theory exploration of identity safety in medical students 10.1111/medu.15174  


*Academic Medicine (Feb); Archives of Suicide Research (Feb); Medical Education (Mar); Medical Teacher (issues 2-3)

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February 2024

Analysis of SARS-CoV-2 transmission in a university classroom based on real human close contact behaviors DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2024.170346

Better together: an assessor support roadmap DOI: 10.1111/tct.13640

A brief intervention decreases student distress DOI: 10.1111/tct.13629

A call for spaced repetition in medical education DOI: 10.1111/tct.13669

*ChatGPT and generative artificial intelligence for medical education: potential impact and opportunity DOI: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005439

COVIDAssist: Exploring the perspectives on student assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic DOI: 10.1111/tct.13650

*Exploring competency-based medical education through the lens of the UME-GME transition: a qualitative study DOI: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005449

Good bedside teaching on secondary care placement: the student perspective DOI: 10.1111/tct.13628

Is ChatGPT ‘ready’ to be a learning tool for medical undergraduates and will it perform equally in different subjects? Comparative study of ChatGPT performance in tutorial and case-based learning questions in physiology and biochemistry DOI: 10.1080/0142159X.2024.2308779

*Lean health care internships: a novel systems-based practice education program for undergraduate medical students DOI: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005312

A narrative analysis of clerkship reflections: medical student identity development in a changing world DOI: 10.1111/tct.13652

*Reflecting on progress in and establishing benchmarks for sex and gender health education DOI: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005444

Student-directed learning in a LIC: How do they find it? An exploration into the medical students’ perceptions of the utility of the self-directed component (‘white space’) of the Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship in the ScotGEM curriculum DOI: 10.1080/0142159X.2024.2308775

‘That's someone's grandma’: teaching person-centred care in a frailty context DOI: 10.1111/tct.13627

The time for patient partnership in medical education has arrived: Critical reflection through autoethnography from a physician turned patient DOI: 10.1080/0142159X.2024.2308065

Trans health training objectives: A scoping review DOI: 10.1111/tct.13673

What students say to be ready for acute care: Implications for preceptors DOI: 10.1111/tct.13638          

*Why are there so few women medical school deans? Debunking the myth that shorter tenures drive disparities DOI: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005315

Sources: Academic Medicine (Jan); Clinical Teacher, The (Feb); Medical Teacher (Jan); Science of the Total Environment (Jan)

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