Frei, E, Stamm, M, & Buddeberg-Fischer, B. 2010, “Mentoring programs for medical students - a review of the PubMed literature 2000 – 2008”, BMC Medical Education, vol. 10, no. 32. “Within the framework of planning a mentoring program for medical students at Zurich University, an investigation was carried out into what types of programs exist, what the objectives pursued by such programs are, and what effects are reported.”
Sambunjak, D, Straus, SE, & Marušić, A. 2006, “Mentoring in academic medicine”, JAMA, vol. 296, no. 9, pp. 1103-1115.“The objective of the study was to systematically review the evidence about the prevalence of mentorship and its relationship to career development.”
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Building Research Capacity
ESSENCE on Health Research. 2011, “Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for Capacity Strengthening in Health Research: ESSENCE Good practice document series”, TDR/WHO.“ESSENCE members agreed to jointly develop and produce good practice documents that would incorporate current best knowledge and practice on health research and development issues. This Framework is the first in what is hoped to be a series of good practice documents that will be produced by the initiative.”
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Compliance & Ethics
Hébert, PC, Meslin, EM, & Dunn, EV. 1992, “Measuring the Ethical Sensitivity of Medical Students: A Study at the University of Toronto”, Journal of Medical Ethics, vol. 18, pp. 142-147.“An instrument to assess 'ethical sensitivity' has been developed. The instrument presents four clinical vignettes and the respondent is asked to list the ethical issues related to each vignette.”
Miyasaka, M, Akabayashi, A, Kai, I, & Ohi, G. 1999, “An International Survey of Medical Ethics Curricula in Asia”, Journal of Medical Ethics, vol. 25, no. 6, pp. 514-521.“The objective of the study was to characterise the medical ethics curricula at Asian medical schools.”
Savulescu ,J, Crisp, R, Fulford, FW, & Hope, T. 1999, “Evaluating Ethics Competence in Medical Education”, Journal of Medical Ethics, vol. 25, pp. 267-374.“The objective of the study was to characterise the medical ethics curricula at Asian medical schools. DESIGN: Mailed survey of 206 medical schools in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Mongolia, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand.”
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