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GMS Journal for Medical Education

Gesellschaft für Medizinische Ausbildung (GMA)

ISSN 2366-5017

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GMS Journal for Medical Education (GMS J Med Educ) – formerly GMS Zeitschrift für Medizinische Ausbildung – publishes scientific articles on all aspects of undergraduate and graduate education in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy and other health professions. Research and review articles, project reports, short communications as well as discussion papers and comments may be submitted. Manuscripts may be submitted in English or German. Each Articles will be translated into the other language respectively. GMS Journal for Medical Education is published regularly as an unrestricted open access journal with at least four issues per year. In addition, special issues on current topics in medical education research are also published.

The journal is the organ of the German Association for Medical Education (GMA) (http://www.gma-dach.org). Until 2015 the journal was published under its German name GMS Zeitschrift für Medizinische Ausbildung.

Published articles are available worldwide to anyone who is interested: Without any delay, permanently, searchable and without costs. We cordially invite you to use our journal as a reader or as an author for the benefit of medical education.


Recent Publications
GMS Journal for Medical Education Volume 34

Issue 5: Postgraduate education/Weiterbildung

editorial Postgraduate Medical Education

Postgraduate Medical Education – an increasingly important focus of study and innovation

Kadmon M, Ten Cate O, Harendza S, Berberat PO
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc70 (20171115)
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article Competences

Competency-Based Postgraduate Medical Education: Past, Present and Future

ten Cate O
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc69 (20171115)
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article Competences

Self-Assessment of competence during post-graduate training in general medicine: A preliminary study to develop a portfolio for further education

Huenges B, Woestmann B, Ruff-Dietrich S, Rusche H
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc68 (20171115)
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article Competences

Entrustable professional activities in post-licensure training in primary care pediatrics: Necessity, development and implementation of a competency-based post-graduate curriculum

Fehr F, Weiß-Becker C, Becker H, Opladen T
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc67 (20171115)
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article Transition

Implementation of a Clinical Reasoning Course in the Internal Medicine trimester of the final year of undergraduate medical training and its effect on students' case presentation and differential diagnostic skills

Harendza S, Krenz I, Klinge A, Wendt U, Janneck M
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc66 (20171115)
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article Transition

Medical students' preparation for the transition to postgraduate training through final year elective rotations

van den Broek WES, Wijnen-Meijer M, Ten Cate O, van Dijk M
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc65 (20171115)
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article Transition

Connecting undergraduate and postgraduate medical education through an elective EPA-based transitional year in acute care: an early project report

Jonker G, Hoff RG, Max S, Kalkman CJ, ten Cate O
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc64 (20171115)
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article Models of postgraduate training

The postgraduate medical education pathway: an international comparison

Weggemans MM, van Dijk B, van Dooijeweert B, Veenendaal AG, ten Cate O
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc63 (20171115)
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article Models of postgraduate training

New paths in post-graduate medical training in general practice – 8 years of experience with the pilot project Verbundweiterbildungplus Baden-Württemberg

Schwill S, Magez J, Joos S, Steinhäuser J, Ledig T, Rubik A, Niebling W, Szecsenyi J, Flum E
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc62 (20171115)
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article Models of postgraduate training

Subspecialisation in Emergency Radiology: Proposal for a harmonised European curriculum

Wagner MG, Fischer MR, Scaglione M, Linsenmaier U, Schueller G, Berger FH, Dick E, Basilico R, Stajgis M, Calli C, Vaidya S, Wirth S.
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc61 (20171115)
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article Teaching formats

Seminar program for postgraduate specialty training in general practice: proposal for a 5-year thematic catalogue

Sommer S, Baum E, Magez J, Chenot JF, Weckmann G, Steinhäuser J, Heim S, Schneider D, Fuchs S
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc60 (20171115)
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article

Online Platform as a Tool to Support Postgraduate Training in General Practice – A Case Report

Dini L, Galanski C, Döpfmer S, Gehrke-Beck S, Bayer G, Boeckle M, Micheel I, Novak J, Heintze C
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc59 (20171115)
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article Assessment

Work-based Assessment and Co-production in Postgraduate Medical Training

Holmboe ES
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc58 (20171115)
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article

The use of a portfolio in postgraduate medical education – reflect, assess and account, one for each or all in one?

Heeneman S, Driessen EW
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc57 (20171115)
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article Assessment

An application of programmatic assessment for learning (PAL) system for general practice training

Schuwirth L, Valentine N, Dilena P
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc56 (20171115)
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article Assessment

Three years of experience with a workshop for medical specialty examiners in South Baden: A project report and initial evaluation results

Streitlein-Böhme I, Niebling W, Fabry G, Böhme K
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc55 (20171115)
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article Career paths

Learning processes and learning problems in German postgraduate medical education

van den Bussche H, Krause-Solberg L, Scherer M, Ziegler S
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc54 (20171115)
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article Career paths

Male and female residents in postgraduate medical education – A gender comparative analysis of differences in career perspectives and their conditions in Germany

Ziegler S, Zimmermann T, Krause-Solberg L, Scherer M, van den Bussche H
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc53 (20171115)
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article Leadership

Initial Results of the Master's Degree Programme in "Leadership in Medicine" – Impact on hospital-based follow-on training of doctors

Wulfert CH, Hoitz J, Senger U
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc52 (20171115)
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book review Book review

Annegret F. Hannawa, Günther Jonitz: New Horizons in Patient Safety: Understanding Communication: Case Studies for Physicians

Schnabel KP
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(5):Doc51 (20171115)
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Issue 4: Faculty development in medical and health professions education/Personal- und Organisationsentwicklung für die Lehre in der Medizin und den Gesundheitsberufen

editorial Faculty Development

Faculty Development – Full Steam Ahead!

Fabry G, Härtl A
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(4):Doc50 (20171016)
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commentary Faculty Development

Faculty Development: From Program Design and Implementation to Scholarship

Steinert Y
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(4):Doc49 (20171016)
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article Teaching Competencies

The importance of academic teaching competence for the career development of university teachers: A comment from higher education pedagogy

Merkt M
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(4):Doc48 (20171016)
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article Teaching Competencies

Why is it necessary to validate models of pedagogical competency?

Schaper N
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(4):Doc47 (20171016)
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article Quality of Teaching and Learning

Conditions for excellence in teaching in medical education: The Frankfurt Model to ensure quality in teaching and learning

Giesler M, Karsten G, Ochsendorf F, Breckwoldt J
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(4):Doc46 (20171016)
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article Teacher Training

Adherence to Trained Standards After a Faculty Development Workshop on “Teaching With Simulated Patients”

Freytag J, Hölzer H, Sonntag U
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(4):Doc45 (20171016)
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article Competency-based Education

Competency-based teacher training: A systematic revision of a proven programme in medical didactics

Griewatz J, Simon M, Lammerding-Koeppel M
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(4):Doc44 (20171016)
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article Physician Competencies

Medical doctors' job specification analysis: A qualitative inquiry

Hertel-Waszak A, Brouwer B, Schönefeld E, Ahrens H, Hertel G, Marschall B
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(4):Doc43 (20171016)
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article Teacher Training

Faculty Development for Small-Group-Teaching with Simulated Patients (SP) – Design and Evaluation of a Competency-based Workshop

Hölzer H, Freytag J, Sonntag U
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(4):Doc42 (20171016)
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article Developing Competenices

Competency-based Education and Training of medical staff. A Programm of the Medical Academy Waldbreitbach: Concept – Implementation – Materials

Hasske E, Beil M, Keller K
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(4):Doc41 (20171016)
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article Institutions for Medical Education

From single course to comprehensive programme: Experiences developing and establishing an Office for Medical Education

Kollewe T, Sennekamp M, Ochsendorf F
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(4):Doc40 (20171016)
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article Teacher Training

10 years of didactic training for novices in medical education at Charité

Sonntag U, Peters H, Schnabel KP, Breckwoldt J
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(4):Doc39 (20171016)
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article Teacher Training

Refinement of a training concept for tutors in problem-based learning

Vogt K, Pelz J, Stroux A
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(4):Doc38 (20171016)
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Issue 3

article Conflicts of Interest – Systematic Review

Conflicts of Interest in Medicine. A Systematic Review of Published and Scientifically evaluated Curricula

Weißkircher J, Koch C, Dreimüller N, Lieb K
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(3):Doc37 (20170815)
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article Interprofessional Education

Analysis of Six Reviews on the Quality of Instruments for the Evaluation of Interprofessional Education in German-Speaking Countries

Ehlers JP, Kaap-Fröhlich S, Mahler C, Scherer T, Huber M
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(3):Doc36 (20170815)
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article Psychosocial Competencies

Peer-Assisted History-Taking Groups: A Subjective Assessment of their Impact Upon Medical Students' Interview Skills

Keifenheim KE, Petzold ER, Junne F, Erschens RS, Speiser N, Herrmann-Werner A, Zipfel S, Teufel M
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(3):Doc35 (20170815)
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article Competencies for Leadership

On the road to becoming a responsible leader: A simulation-based training approach for final year medical students

Schmidt-Huber M, Netzel J, Kiesewetter J
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(3):Doc34 (20170815)
With Erratum (Sep 13, 2017)
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article Interprofessional Education

Measuring attitudes towards interprofessional learning. Testing two German versions of the tool "Readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale" on interprofessional students of health and nursing sciences and of human medicine

Luderer C, Donat M, Baum U, Kirsten A, Jahn P, Stoevesandt D
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(3):Doc33 (20170815)
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article Medical Education Research

Publication activity in medical education research: A descriptive analysis of submissions to the GMS Zeitschrift für Medizinische Ausbildung in 2007-2015

Matthes J, Giesler M, Wagner-Menghin M, Himmelbauer M, Preusche I, Schüttpelz-Brauns K
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(3):Doc32 (20170815)
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article Inverted Classroom

Concept and benefits of the Inverted Classroom method for a competency-based biochemistry course in the pre-clinical stage of a human medicine course of studies

Kühl SJ, Toberer M, Keis O, Tolks D, Fischer MR, Kühl M
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(3):Doc31 (20170815)
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article Medical Theses

The Doktabörse – an innovative online platform for research projects at the medical faculty of the LMU Munich

Nicolai L, Gradel M, Antón S, Pander T, Kalb A, Köhler L, Fischer MR, Dimitriadis K, von der Borch P
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(3):Doc30 (20170815)
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book report Life Sciences

Dieter Brockmann, Michael Kühl: Mit Erfolg promovieren in den Life Sciences

Gommel M
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(3):Doc29 (20170815)
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book report Life Sciences

Wolfgang Öchsner, Cornelia Estner, Susanne Kühl: Prüfungen erfolgreich bestehen in den Life Sciences

Schaper E
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(3):Doc28 (20170815)
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Issue 2

Editorial Alternative Metrics

Beyond the Impact Factor – What do alternative metrics have to offer?

Fabry G, Fischer MR
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(2):Doc27 (20170515)
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article Educational Research

Cluster-randomized Studies in Educational Research: Principles and Methodological Aspects

Dreyhaupt J, Mayer B, Keis O, Öchsner W, Muche R
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(2):Doc26 (20170515)
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article Competency-based Assessment

Visions and reality: the idea of competence-oriented assessment for German medical students is not yet realised in licensing examinations

Huber-Lang M, Palmer A, Grab C, Boeckers A, Boeckers TM, Oechsner W
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(2):Doc25 (20170515)
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article Curricular Development

A multi-centre student survey on weighing disciplines in medical curricula – a pilot study

Dafsari HS, Herzig S, Matthes J
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(2):Doc24 (20170515)
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article Medical History, Theory and Ethics

“History, Theory and Ethics of Medicine”: The Last Ten Years. A Survey of Course Content, Methods and Structural Preconditions at Twenty-nine German Medical Faculties

Schildmann J, Bruns F, Hess V, Vollmann J
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(2):Doc23 (20170515)
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article Science in Medical Education

The inventory as a core element in the further development of the science curriculum in the Mannheim Reformed Curriculum of Medicine

Eckel J, Schüttpelz-Brauns K, Miethke T, Rolletschek A, Fritz HM
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(2):Doc22 (20170515)
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article Competency-based Curricula

Development of the competency-based medical curriculum for the new Augsburg University Medical School

Härtl A, Berberat P, Fischer MR, Forst H, Grützner S, Händl T, Joachimski F, Linné R, Märkl B, Naumann M, Putz R, Schneider W, Schöler C, Wehler M, Hoffmann R
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(2):Doc21 (20170515)
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article Clinical Rotations

FAMULATUR PLUS – A successful model for improving students' physical examination skills?

Jerg A, Öchsner W, Traue H, Jerg-Bretzke L
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(2):Doc20 (20170515)
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article Virtual Patients in Veterinary Medicine

Utilization and acceptance of virtual patients in veterinary basic sciences – the vetVIP-project

Kleinsorgen C, Kankofer M, Gradzki Z, Mandoki M, Bartha T, von Köckritz-Blickwede M, Naim HY, Beyerbach M, Tipold A, Ehlers JP
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(2):Doc19 (20170515)
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article Physician Patient Communication

The prescription talk – an approach to teach patient-physician conversation about drug prescription to medical students

Hauser K, Koerfer A, Niehaus M, Albus C, Herzig S, Matthes J
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(2):Doc18 (20170515)
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article Gender Medicine

The Gender Lens: Development of a learning aid to introduce gender medicine

Weyers S, Vervoorts A, Dragano N, Engels M
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(2):Doc17 (20170515)
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letter to the editor Student Selection

Student selection cannot resolve the lack of general practitioners and country doctors

Hissbach J, Zimmermann S, Hampe W
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(2):Doc16 (20170515)
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letter to the editor Student Selection

Reply to the letter to the editor by J. Hissbach, S. Zimmermann & W. Hampe

Kesternich I, Schumacher H, Winter J, Fischer MR, Holzer M
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(2):Doc15 (20170515)
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book report General Practice

Jost Steinhäuser: PraxisSkills Allgemeinmedizin

Angstwurm M
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(2):Doc14 (20170515)
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book report Admission to Medical Education

Patrick Ruthven-Murray: Erfolgreich zum Medizinstudium – Wie ich mir einen Studienplatz in Deutschland oder im Ausland sichere. 2. überarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage

Zupanic M, Hofmann M
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(2):Doc13 (20170515)
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Issue 1

article Research Paper Presentation

Accepted standards on how to give a Medical Research Presentation: a systematic review of expert opinion papers

Blome C, Sondermann H, Augustin M
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(1):Doc11 (20170215)
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article Assessment

The reliability and predictive validity of a sixth-semester OSPE in conservative dentistry regarding performance on the state examination

Petko P, Knuth-Herzig K, Hoefer S, Stehle S, Scherer S, Steffen B, Scherzer S, Ochsendorf F, Horz H, Sader R, Gerhardt-Szép S
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(1):Doc10 (20170215)
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article Learning Objectives

How much GK is in the NKLM? A comparison between the catalogues of exam-relevant topics (GK) and the German National Competence-based Learning Objectives Catalogue for Undergraduate Medical Education (NKLM)

Fritze O, Griewatz J, Narciß E, Shiozawa T, Wosnik A, Zipfel S, Lammerding-Koeppel M
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(1):Doc9 (20170215)
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article Patient Safety

Validation of a German short version of the Attitudes towards Patient Safety Questionnaire (G-APSQshort) for the measurement of undergraduate medical students' attitudes to and needs for patient safety

Kiesewetter J, Kager M, Fischer MR, Kiesewetter I
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(1):Doc8 (20170215)
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article Change Management

Monitoring and analysis of the change process in curriculum mapping compared to the National Competency-based Learning Objective Catalogue for Undergraduate Medical Education (NKLM) at four medical faculties. Part I: Conducive resources and structures

Lammerding-Koeppel M, Giesler M, Gornostayeva M, Narciss E, Wosnik A, Zipfel S, Griewatz J, Fritze O
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(1):Doc7 (20170215)
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article Change Management

Monitoring and analysis of the change process in curriculum mapping compared to the National Competency-based Learning Objective Catalogue for Undergraduate Medical Education (NKLM) at four medical faculties. Part II: Key factors for motivating the faculty during the process

Lammerding-Koeppel M, Giesler M, Gornostayeva M, Narciss E, Wosnik A, Zipfel S, Griewatz J, Fritze O
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(1):Doc6 (20170215)
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article Student Selection

Student characteristics, professional preferences, and admission to medical school

Kesternich I, Schumacher H, Winter J, Fischer MR, Holzer M
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(1):Doc5 (20170215)
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article General Practice

Pilot phase evaluation of the elective general practice class: results of student surveys of the first two years

Samos FA, Heise M, Fuchs S, Mittmann S, Bauer A, Klement A
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(1):Doc4 (20170215)
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article Curriculum Reform

Evaluation of the current status of Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Naturopathy education 10 years after the reform of the Medical Licensure Act – a nationwide survey of German Medical Universities

Stock-Schröer B, Huber R, Joos S, Klose P
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(1):Doc3 (20170215)
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article Conference Report

GMA Annual Conference 2016 in Bern – Conference Report

Guttormsen S, Bauer D, Breckwoldt J, Huwendiek S, Schnabel K, Schirlo C
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(1):Doc2 (20170215)
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thanks Acknowledgement

Acknowledgement to the Reviewers of GMS Journal for Medical Education

Fischer MR, Fabry G
GMS J Med Educ 2017; 34(1):Doc1 (20170215)
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