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Creating a Framework for Medical Professionalism: An Initial Consensus Statement From an Arab Nation.
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It is imperative that definitions of professionalism used in the education of physicians in training and in the assessment of practicing physicians be formulated locally and encompass specific competencies relevant to the local, social, and cultural context for medical practice. Expand
Assessing health literacy in the eastern and middle-eastern cultures
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The Eastern-Middle Eastern Adult Health Literacy (EMAHL13), screening instrument is brief, simple, a useful indicator of whether or not a patient can read that assesses patients’ ability to comprehend by distinguishing between health and non-health related items. Expand
Twelve tips to promote gender equity in international academic medicine
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12 tips for best practices in the broad domains of faculty recruitment, retention and scholarship, promotion and leadership that institutions and individual faculty can adopt to promote gender equity are offered. Expand
Medical students’ perceptions of international accreditation
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UAE trainees have an overwhelmingly positive perception of international accreditation, with an emphasis on improving the quality of training provided and foster trainee “buy-in” of educational reform initiatives. Expand
Angioedema and urticaria in a COVID-19 patient: A case report and review of the literature
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A case of angioedema and urticaria occurring in the setting of COVID-19 infection is presented and cases published in the medical literature are reviewed. Expand
Informed Consent Form Challenges for Genetic Research in a Developing Arab Country with High Risk for Genetic Disease
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The need to improve the readability and information contained in the ICFs for genetic research studies in the Middle East is highlighted, with a focus on the United Arab Emirates. Expand
The transition to competency-based pediatric training in the United Arab Emirates
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An overview of the transition from traditional, time-based residency training to competency-based postgraduate medical education for the Pediatrics residency programs in Abu Dhabi and data on the initial impact of this transition on resident performance and patient outcomes are provided. Expand
Clinical trials in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region: grandstanding or grandeur?
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Challenges in drug importation and site oversight can be overcome with systematic interventions and increasing pharmaceutical sales, population growth, high prevalence of genetic and life-style related diseases and reduced clinical trial development costs offer expanding opportunities for future clinical trials in MENA. Expand
Clinician-educators in emerging graduate medical education systems: description, roles and perceptions
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In the GME systems studied, CEs feel competent and prepared for many aspects of their roles, have positive attitudes towards teaching, and report overall job satisfaction, with most likely to remain in academic medicine. Expand
Perceptions of Leaders and Clinician Educators on the Impact of International Accreditation
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Initial perceptions of the impact of ACGME-I accreditation are positive, and findings may be useful to institutions and countries considering similar GME reform, though long-term outcome data are needed. Expand
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