Medical Science Educator

http://link.springer.com/journal/40670

List of Papers (Total 119)

Using an Extracurricular Honors Program to Engage Future Physicians Into Scientific Research in Early Stages of Medical Training

Physician-scientists are urgently needed to make progress in the dynamic world of medical healthcare. Currently, there is a worldwide shortage in physicians pursuing a scientific career. Actively engaging students in research in early stages of medical training could help to direct students towards a scientific career and contribute to creating the next generation of physician...

Correction to: Professional Identity and Career Calling Across Medical, Pharmacy, and Dental Students

This article was updated to delete extraneous words added to Table 1 during the production process.

Perception of Teaching and Learning Using Medical Simulation Methods Related to Primary Psychological Counseling and Prevention—a Multicultural Focus Group Study

Medical simulation, especially role-playing, allows students to learn how to practice medicine and help patients without the risk of harming them. A subject, which behaviorally helps to prepare medical students for the role of the doctor is Medical Psychology. Psychology deals with behavior—human functioning in different situations and under an influence of various psychological...

Using and Combining Learning Theories in Medical Education

Medical education needs to be well informed by learning theories, and preferably more than one theory. Medical teachers need to be familiar with a range of learning theories and should be able to critique them in ways that allow us to combine good ideas from one theory with good ideas from other theories. This can give our teaching real depth and help us avoid common pitfalls...

A Scoping Review of Ultrasound Teaching in Undergraduate Medical Education

Introduction Increasingly, medical schools are integrating Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) into their curricula. This review investigated the available literature on how best to integrate POCUS in the teaching of medical students and the benefits of doing so. Methods Given the heterogeneous literature that has emerged on POCUS education, a scoping review was conducted. Relevant...

Two Sides to Every Story: Early Specialization in Medical Education

Early specialization has many benefits, including increased training efficiency, early career benefits, and decreased training costs. Additionally, external pressures such as the rising costs of medical education, work hour restrictions during training, and the expanding base of medical knowledge make continuous restructuring of medical training inevitable, and overall...

Using Kantian Ethics in Medical Ethics Education

Contemporary medicine has unique challenges that render principlism inadequate as a sole paradigm for medical ethics education. Shortcomings of this ethical system include the often contradictory nature of the principles, difficulty with integration and internalization of the principles, and the inadequate treatment of moral relativism. Principlism has also contributed to the...

Correction to: Exploring the Utility of Longitudinal Clinical Electives in Training Dual-Degree Students

Part of the text of the Results section labeled “Participants” has been updated to read: Three cohorts with a total of 37 MSTP students had begun PhD research, but had not yet completed the training program while we were interviewing.