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GMS Journal for Medical Education

Gesellschaft für Medizinische Ausbildung (GMA)

ISSN 2366-5017

GMS Journal for Medical Education Volume 40

Issue 6

editorial editorial

(An) Insight into didactics in the health professions

Walkenhorst U
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(6):Doc73 (20231115)
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article medical students

German first-year medical students’ expectations of their professional life – concerns and hopes: A project report

Schmidt-Bäse K, Huber J, Fischer MR, Wijnen-Meijer M
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(6):Doc72 (20231115)
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article learning analytics

First steps of learning analytics in a blended learning general practice curriculum at Saarland University – a quantitative approach

Junge H, Schuster K, Salzmann A, Volz-Willems S, Jäger J, Dupont F
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(6):Doc71 (20231115)
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article research competence

The role of research competence as an influencing factor for the careers of young academics. Findings and implications from studies on doctorates in medicine and life sciences in Germany

Epstein N, Eberle J, Meuleners J, Lachmann D, Heuser S, Herzig S, Neuhaus B, Fischer MR
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(6):Doc70 (20231115)
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article problem-based learning

Does prior knowledge affect interaction dynamics and learning achievement in digital problem-based learning? A pilot study

Möser M, Hermkes R, Filmann N, Harsch SY, Rüttermann S, Gerhard-Szép S
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(6):Doc69 (20231115)
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article competency based medical education

Evaluation of the National Competence Based Catalogue of Learning Objectives (NKLM 2.0) for undergraduate medical education at the Medical School Hannover

Mikuteit M, Just I, Steffens S
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(6):Doc68 (20231115)
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article student resilience

Resilience status of dental students and derived training needs and interventions to promote resilience

Schwitters MT, Kiesewetter J
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(6):Doc67 (20231115)
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short report discrimination

Extent and types of gender-based discrimination against female medical students and physicians at five university hospitals in Germany – results of an online survey

Tameling JF, Lohöfener M, Bereznai J, Tran TP, Ritter M, Boos M
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(6):Doc66 (20231115)
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Issue 5

editorial learning objectives

Advantages of learning objectives and the National Competence-based Catalogue of Learning Objectives

Wijnen-Meijer M
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(5):Doc65 (20230915)
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article study success

Effects of the alternative medical curriculum at the Hannover Medical School on length of study and academic success

Tsikas SA, Fischer V
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(5):Doc64 (20230915)
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article simulation – communication

Medical students in their first consultation: A comparison between a simulated face-to-face and telehealth consultation to train medical consultation skills

Dahmen L, Linke M, Schneider A, Kühl SJ
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(5):Doc63 (20230915)
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article simulation – surgery

A comparison of commercially available synthetic skin substitutes for surgical simulation training

Awad L, Langridge BJ, Jeon FH, Bollen E, Butler PE
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(5):Doc62 (20230915)
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article clinical reasoning

The association between quality of connections and diagnostic accuracy in student-generated concept maps for clinical reasoning education with virtual patients

Kononowicz AA, Torre D, Górski S, Nowakowski M, Hege I
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(5):Doc61 (20230915)
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article expertise development

Webcam-based eye-tracking to measure visual expertise of medical students during online histology training

Darici D, Reissner C, Missler M
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(5):Doc60 (20230915)
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article radiology

Tablet-based versus presentation-based seminars in radiology: Effects of student digital affinity and teacher charisma on didactic quality

Weigel S, Backhaus J, Grunz JP, Kunz AS, Bley TA, König S
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(5):Doc59 (20230915)
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article gender identity

Community-supported teaching on the topic of transgender identity in undergraduate medical education – a pilot project

Besse M, Signerski-Krieger J, Engelmann H, Fink N, Methfessel I, Belz M
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(5):Doc58 (20230915)
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article health care system

Explaining the health system in a practical way – the use of a simulation game in medical sociology teaching

Götz K
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(5):Doc57 (20230915)
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book review book review

Götz Fabry: Medizindidaktik – Für eine kompetenzorientierte, praxisrelevante und wissenschaftlich fundierte Ausbildung

Homberg A
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(5):Doc56 (20230915)
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book review book review

Jost Steinhäuser: Telemedizin und eHealth. Das Wichtigste für Ärztinnen und Ärzte aller Fachrichtungen

Vajda C
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(5):Doc55 (20230915)
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Issue 4

editorial artificial intelligence

Generative AI (gAI) in medical education: Chat-GPT and co

Moritz S, Romeike B, Stosch C, Tolks D
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(4):Doc54 (20230615)
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article final year

Objective and subjective consequences of pandemic-related study program changes for the perception of the practical year – a comparison of medical students in Germany with and without a second national board examination

Gisi M, Ferrari V, Dubon F, Fischer MR, Angstwurm M, Berndt M
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(4):Doc53 (20230615)
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article rural medicine

Factors promoting willingness to practice medicine in rural regions and awareness of rural regions in the university’s catchment area – cross-sectional survey among medical students in central Germany

Brütting C, Herget S, Bauch F, Nafziger M, Klingenberg A, Deutsch T, Frese T
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(4):Doc52 (20230615)
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article general practice

What motivates GPs to train medical students in their own practice? A questionnaire survey on the motivation of medical practices to train students as an approach to acquire training practices

Daunert L, Schulz S, Lehmann T, Bleidorn J, Petruschke I
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(4):Doc51 (20230615)
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article lectures

Are live lectures a discontinued model? A survey on the influence of synchronous online lecturing on the perception of teaching and assessment outcome

Osten J, Behrens V, Behrens S, Herrler A, Clarner T
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(4):Doc50 (20230615)
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article learning strategies

Which digital learning strategies do undergraduate dentistry students favor? A questionnaire survey at a German university

Kruse AB, Isailov-Schöchlin M, Giesler M, Ratka-Krüger P
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(4):Doc49 (20230615)
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article skills training

Learning surgical knot tying and suturing technique – effects of different forms of training in a controlled randomized trial with dental students

Dasci S, Schrem H, Oldhafer F, Beetz O, Kleine-Döpke D, Vondran F, Beneke J, Sarisin A, Ramackers W
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(4):Doc48 (20230615)
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article simulation

Successful implementation of a rater training program for medical students to evaluate simulated pediatric emergencies

Mand N, Stibane T, Sitter H, Maier RF, Leonhardt A
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(4):Doc47 (20230615)
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article stigmatization

The influence of patient-centered teaching on medical students’ stigmatization of the mentally ill

Hopp A, Dechering S, Wilm S, Pressentin M, Müller T, Richter P, Schäfer R, Franz M, Karger A
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(4):Doc46 (20230615)
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article gender medicine

Gender medicine teaching increases medical students’ gender awareness: results of a quantitative survey

Wortmann L, Haarmann L, Yeboah A, Kalbe E
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(4):Doc45 (20230615)
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article pediatrics

Dog assisted education in children with rheumatic diseases and adolescents with chronic pain in Germany

Kiesewetter J, Herbach N, Landes I, Mayer J, Elgner V, Orle K, Grunow A, Langkau R, Gratzer C, Jansson AF
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(4):Doc44 (20230615)
With Erratum (Jun 16, 2023)
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article anatomy

Development of an interactive elective “altered anatomy” for students as part of the Z-curriculum according to the NKLM 2.0

Koch K, Hirt B, Shiozawa-Bayer T, Königsrainer A, Fusco S, Wichmann D
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(4):Doc43 (20230615)
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article quality management

Competence-based catalog of learning objectives for the subject area of quality management in medical studies – position paper of the working group Quality Management in Education, Training and Continuing Education of the Society for Quality Management in Health Care (GQMG)

Vogeser M, Börchers K, James J, Koch J, Kurscheid-Reich D, Kuske S, Pietsch B, Zillich S
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(4):Doc42 (20230615)
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book review book review

Jan Stöhlmacher: Damit Vertrauen im Sprechzimmer gelingt: Ein persönlicher Wegweiser für Patienten und ihre Angehörigen

Angstwurm MW
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(4):Doc41 (20230615)
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book review book review

Joachim Küchenhoff, Martin Teising: Sich selbst töten mit Hilfe Anderer. Kritische Perspektiven auf den assistierten Suizid

Wagner L
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(4):Doc40 (20230615)
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Issue 3: Planetary Health and Climate Medicine/Planetare Gesundheit und Klimamedizin

editorial planetary health

The climate crisis and planetary health in teaching

Nikendei C, Kühl SJ, Bugaj TJ
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(3):Doc39 (20230515)
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article climate education in Germany

Initiatives promoting planetary health education in Germany: An overview

Schwienhorst-Stich EM, Wabnitz K, Geck E, Gepp S, Jung L, Mumm A, Schmid J, Simmenroth A, Simon J, Eichinger M
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(3):Doc38 (20230515)
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article international climate education

Climate change and health in international medical education – a narrative review

Boekels R, Nikendei C, Roether E, Friederich HC, Bugaj TJ
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(3):Doc37 (20230515)
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article student’s perspective on climate change

Integrating climate change and health topics into the medical curriculum – a quantitative needs assessment of medical students at Heidelberg University in Germany

Rybol L, Nieder J, Amelung D, Hachad H, Sauerborn R, Depoux A, Herrmann A
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(3):Doc36 (20230515)
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article climate and digital education

Planetary health as a main topic for the qualification in digital teaching – a project report

Flägel K, Manke M, Zimmermann K, Wagener S, Pante SV, Lehmann M, Herpertz SC, Fischer MR, Jünger J
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(3):Doc35 (20230515)
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article climate consultation

Elective course “Climate-sensitive health counselling” – prevention as an opportunity for people and planet? An interactive, student-led project focusing on prevention and agency in physician’s climate communication

Fülbert H, Schäfer LN, Gerspacher LM, Bösner S, Schut C, Krolewski R, Knipper M
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(3):Doc34 (20230515)
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article mosaic curriculum climate change

Concept and implementation of the longitudinal mosaic curriculum planetary health at the Faculty of Medicine in Würzburg, Germany

Schmid J, Mumm A, König S, Zirkel J, Schwienhorst-Stich EM
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(3):Doc33 (20230515)
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article elective climate change and health

Climate change and health: Changes in student environmental knowledge and awareness due to the implementation of a mandatory elective at the Medical Faculty of Ulm?

Müller L, Kühl M, Kühl SJ
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(3):Doc32 (20230515)
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article elective climate change and health

From niche topic to inclusion in the curriculum – design and evaluation of the elective course “climate change and health”

Lemke D, Holtz S, Gerber M, Amberger O, Schütze D, Müller B, Wunder A, Fast M
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(3):Doc31 (20230515)
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article ecology

The impact of climate change on the medical profession – a newly implemented course on medical ecology

Gundacker C, Himmelbauer M
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(3):Doc30 (20230515)
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article climate and children’s health

Students experience the effects of climate change on children’s health in role play and develop strategies for medical work – an interactive seminar

Jonas F, Hagen A, Ackermann BW, Knüpfer M
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(3):Doc29 (20230515)
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article comics for climate

Global health – spread it with comics!

Praschinger A, Koblizek R, Kutalek R, Masel EK
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(3):Doc28 (20230515)
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article hidden curriculum natural environment

A hidden curriculum for environmental topics in medical education: Impact on environmental knowledge and awareness of the students

Straßer P, Kühl M, Kühl SJ
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(3):Doc27 (20230515)
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article planetary health Switzerland

Initiative for the implementation of planetary health in postgraduate medical training and continuing medical education in Switzerland

Rieser R, Weil B, Jenni N, Brodmann Maeder M
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(3):Doc26 (20230515)
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book report Heidelberg standards of climate medicine

Christoph Nikendei, Till Johannes Bugaj, Anna Cranz, Alina Herrmann, Julia Tabatabai: Heidelberger Standards der Klimamedizin – Wissen und Handlungsstrategien für den klinischen Alltag und die medizinische Lehre im Klimawandel

Morschek L
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(3):Doc25 (20230515)
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Issue 2

article professional identity formation

“Where my responsibility lies”: Reflecting on medicine during the Holocaust to support personal and professional identity formation in health professions education

Riesen MS, Kiessling C, Tauschel D, Wald HS
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(2):Doc24 (20230417)
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article professional identity formation

Understanding of professionalism among medical students in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic – a qualitative monocentric study

Prade A, Keis O, Sebastian T, Öchsner W
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(2):Doc23 (20230417)
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article racism in medicine

Medical students’ perspectives on racism in medicine and healthcare in Germany: Identified problems and learning needs for medical education

Gerhards SM, Schweda M, Weßel M
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(2):Doc22 (20230417)
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article medical students

The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on mental burden and quality of life in medical students – results of an online survey

Halfmann M, Wetzel L, Castioni N, Kiefer F, König S, Schmieder A, Koopmann A
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(2):Doc21 (20230417)
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article interprofessional education

Interteam PERINAT – interprofessional team collaboration in undergraduate midwifery and medical education in the context of obstetric emergencies: Presentation of simulation scenarios and empirical evaluation results

Tauscher A, Stepan H, Todorow H, Rotzoll D
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(2):Doc20 (20230417)
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article virtual reality

Virtual reality against Zoom fatigue? A field study on the teaching and learning experience in interactive video and VR conferencing

Speidel R, Felder E, Schneider A, Öchsner W
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(2):Doc19 (20230417)
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article virtual reality

Immersive training of clinical decision making with AI driven virtual patients – a new VR platform called medical tr.AI.ning

Mergen M, Junga A, Risse B, Valkov D, Graf N, Marschall B., medical tr.AI.ning consortium
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(2):Doc18 (20230417)
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article telemedicine

“Fit for the finals” – project report on a telemedical training with simulated patients, peers, and assessors for the licensing exam

Harendza S, Bußenius L, Gärtner J, Heuser M, Ahles J, Prediger S
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(2):Doc17 (20230417)
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article virtual reality

Development and evaluation of a virtual reality training for emergency treatment of shortness of breath based on frameworks for serious games

Rickenbacher-Frey S, Adam S, Exadaktylos AK, Müller M, Sauter TC, Birrenbach T
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(2):Doc16 (20230417)
With Erratum (Sep 1, 2023)
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article hackathon

OPEN Hackathon at the TUM School of Medicine, Germany

Mosene K, Kleinesper C, Prokop G, Caroli F, Teufel D, Berberat PO, Wijnen-Meijer M
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(2):Doc15 (20230417)
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book review book review

Norbert Donner-Banzhoff: Die ärztliche Diagnose: Erfahrung – Evidenz – Ritual

Harendza S
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(2):Doc14 (20230417)
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Issue 1

editorial editorial

JME has impact beyond the Impact Factor!

Fischer MR, Fabry G
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc13 (20230215)
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article assessment

A simulation-based OSCE with case presentation and remote rating – development of a prototype

Bußenius L, Harendza S
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc12 (20230215)
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article medical communication

How to: Success factors for the implementation and establishment of the “longitudinal curriculum” on communicative competencies at the Medical Faculty Mannheim

Strohmer R, Linder U, Kaden JJ
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc11 (20230215)
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article medical communication

“And how am I going to ask about this?” – introducing the course “sexual anamnesis” in peer teaching for medical students in Würzburg

Ruck J, Pramberger M, Späth I, Simmenroth A, Zirkel J
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc10 (20230215)
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article medical communication

From summative MAAS Global to formative MAAS 2.0 – a workshop report

Stamer T, Essers G, Steinhäuser J, Flägel K
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc9 (20230215)
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article virtual reality

Immersive medium for early clinical exposure – knowledge acquisition, spatial orientation and the unexpected role of annotation in 360° VR photos

Speidel R, Schneider A, Walter S, Grab-Kroll C, Oechsner W
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc8 (20230215)
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article clinical reasoning

Implicit expression of uncertainty in medical students during different sequences of clinical reasoning in simulated patient handovers

Harendza S, Bacher HJ, Berberat PO, Kadmon M, Gärtner J
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc7 (20230215)
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article final year

Final-year information on didactic and organizational issues for students and supervising physicians – project report on the development and implementation of the cross-site website PJ-input

Homberg A, Narciß E, Thiesbonenkamp-Maag J, Heindl F, Schüttpelz-Brauns K
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc6 (20230215)
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article qualification

Some residents drop out of specialty training. How important is prior clinical experience? A survey among residents in the Netherlands

Querido SJ, de Rond ME, Wigersma L, ten Cate O
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc5 (20230215)
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article medical students

Is COVID-19 perceived as a threat to equal career opportunities amongst Swiss medical students? A cross-sectional survey study from Bern and Geneva

Wohlfarth B, McConnell MM, Huguenin-Dezot M, Nendaz M, Kaderli RM
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc4 (20230215)
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article interprofessional education

Development of a project for interprofessional collaboration between medical and pharmacy students to improve medication safety in polypharmacy (PILLE)

Gehrke-Beck S, Petersen M, Herrmann WJ, Zimmermann N, Daub E, Seeger J, Schulz J, Czimmeck C, Lauterbach N, Peters H, Kloft C, Schulz M, Siebenbrodt I, Behrend R
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc3 (20230215)
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book review book review

Friedrich Edelhäuser: Wahrnehmen und Bewegen – Grundlagen einer allgemeinen Bewegungslehre

Scheffer C
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc2 (20230215)
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thanks acknowledgement

Acknowledgement to the reviewers of GMS Journal for Medical Education

Fischer MR, Fabry G
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc1 (20230215)
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