- Amy Blue, University of Florida
- Trevor Lambert, Oxford University
- Matthias Siebeck, University of Munich
- Tim Wilkinson, University of Otago
Deputy Section Editors
- Clare Delany, The University of Melbourne
- Fernando Marques, Biomed Central
The inclusion of Team-Based Learning methods in a medical curriculum is a feasible and effective solution to provide high-quality medical education in resource-limited settings.
The use of virtual world settings can accomodate distance learners through virtual world text, visuals, and voice, and allows them to return to the unique environment at a later time to continue learning.
A variety of assessment methods are being used to measure communication skills in medical schools in the UK, and these methods target the different components of clinical communication skills acquisition.
LGBT Health related topics need to be incorporated to health sciences education curricula in order for students to provide competent care to LGBT patients
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