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Practitioners, researchers, physicians, nurses, and other leaders from across the health professions present their innovative ideas for how to enhance the distribution and quality of patient care and care outcomes in a global context. There is transformative potential on these pages, unrestricted by individual country borders.

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Cameos of Compassion: Exploring compassionate...

Patient stories have been identified as a powerful...

The Power of an Iterative Approach to Clinical...

Many residency programs struggle with effective and efficient methods for their program to synthesize and analyze data to create robust milestones-based assessment of residents.  Residents and faculty in the Pediatric...

Clinical international experiences during...

Migration and cultural interconnection has been one of the major contributors to globalization of disease. This is often a challenge physicians face as they encounter illnesses that they have not seen before while working...

Cardiac rehabilitation programs: an...

Despite the many benefits of cardiac rehabilitation programs, participation of eligible patients in these programs can be low. Understanding the factors that prevent cardiac patients from attending these programs can...

Embracing Wikipedia as a teaching and learning...

To paraphrase Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia co-founder, “Imagine a world where all people have access to high quality health information clearly written in their own language.” I believe that most health professional...

The role of global bioethics in medical pedagogy

The study of global biomedical ethics warrants the attention, scholarship, and commitment afforded to the study of general medical ethics. While it is difficult to precisely define the field, it basically comprises the...

Neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia

Neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) are very common in people with dementia-related disorders, and are responsible for a large share of the suffering of patients and caregivers. Current evidence suggests that...

First Middle Eastern Conference on...

A collection of keynotes, oral presentations, and workshops from the 2015 Middle Eastern Conference on Interprofessional Education, in Doha, Qatar.

First Middle Eastern Conference on...

A collection of poster abstracts from the 2015 Middle Eastern Conference on Interprofessional Education, in Doha, Qatar.

Editorial: A Global Platform for Innovations in...

Strengthening health systems and building capacity through effective workforce development and health professional education are the cornerstones for improving global health. Since the Lancet Commission’s...

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Open Osmosis: Library of Open Educational...

Many resources currently available for graduate and undergraduate medical education are fragmented, difficult to access, and costly. Osmosis, a web- and mobile-based platform, was developed to create a shared and easily...

Innovations in Global Medical and Health...

A collection of poster and oral abstracts from the January 18, 2015 Conference.

Implementing Residency Programs and its Challenges

The exponential growth of Singapore’s population from the influx of migrants over recent years, coupled with an aging population, has resulted in a need to increase the number of doctors and, in addition, raise their...

Implementation of Pediatrics Residency...

In 2009, Singapore began replacing the British-based specialist training that constituted its postgraduate medical education with a United States-based Residency program, which is more structured. Singapore is the first...