Associate Professor Annette Burgess

BBusStud, MBT, MEd, MMedEd, MBioethics, PhD
Associate Professor, Medical Education, Education Office, Sydney Medical School

Telephone +61 2 90367692

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Awards and honours

2015 Australian Award for University Teaching: Award for programs that Enhance Learning. peer Assisted Learning Programme.

2014 Australian Award for University Teaching: Citation for Outstanding Contributions, 'For providing a collaborative and dynamic social learning network which enhances the critically important graduate attributes of professionalism and clinical skills required by medical students'.

2013 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Support of the Student Experience. Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) Program in recognition of an outstanding contribution to support of the student experience at the University.

International links

Burma

((UM1,UM2, University of Mandalay, University of Medicine, Taunggyi in Myanmar)) Extended conusltancy as part of AAF awards to develop an integrated curriculum.

Mongolia

(UNFPA) UNFPA Mongolia “Developing the undergraduate curriculum in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Mongolia”

Selected grants

2018

  • Team-teaching and Interprofessional learning: building interdisciplinary engagement and capacity; Burgess A, Haq I, Bleasel J, Keay K, Randal N, Kalman E, Roberts C, Herkes S, Frommer D, Hinton T, Schneider C, River J, Nisbet G, Spallek H; DVC Education/Small Educational Innovation Grant.

2017

  • Healthcare students as educators: linking theory to practice; Burgess A, Mellis C, Bleasel J, Haq I, Roberts C, Nisbet G, Kenny B, Chen T, Schneider C, Gordon C, Bloomfield J; DVC Education/Small Educational Innovation Grant.
  • Student Leadership OLE (Open Learning Environment - Undergraduate); Lewis S, Shirley D, Bell A, Lincoln M, Sakhaee E, Johinke R, Burgess A, Keep M, Zeric M, Choi C, Anderson L, Morr J, Teague M, Rodrigo D; DVC Education/Large Educational Innovation Grant.
  • Clinicians as teachers: a blended learning, inter-professional Clinical Teacher Training (CTT) program; Burgess A, Mellis C, Bleasel J, Haq I, Fox G, Nisbet G, Kenny B, Roberts C, Chen T, Schneider C, Bloomfield J, Gordon C, Black K; DVC Education/Small Educational Innovation Grant.
  • EQ clinic - Communication skills and cultural awareness teaching using teleconferencing; Lim R, Calvo R, Burgess A, Dunn S, Lane A, Glozier N, Liu C, Rothnie I, Whereat S, Boyle F; DVC Education/Large Educational Innovation Grant.

2015

  • The use of team-based learning in the basic science years of medical education at Sydney Medical School; Mellis C, Burgess A, Bleasel J, Garsia R, Haq I, Roberts C; DVC Education/Large Educational Innovation Grant.
  • Healthcare students as educators: an innovative blended learning and teaching program; Burgess A, Mellis C, Roberts C, Black K, Chen T, Nisbet G; DVC Education/Large Educational Innovation Grant.

2011

  • 8th Asia Pacific Medical Education conference (APMEC 2011); Burgess A; Ian Potter Foundation/Travel Support.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Burgess, A., Oates, K., Goulston, K., Ha, P. (2018). Advanced Course in Medical Education and Research: a Leadership Program for Outstanding Graduates. South East Asian Journal of Medical Education, 12(1), 7-12.
  • Burgess, A., Roberts, C., Ayton, T., Mellis, C. (2018). Implementation of modified team-based learning within a problem based learning medical curriculum: a focus group study. BMC Medical Education, 18(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., van Diggele, C., Mellis, C. (2018). Mentorship in the health professions: a review. The Clinical Teacher, 15(3), 197-202. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Roberts, C., Sureshkumar, P., Mossman, K. (2018). Multiple mini interview (MMI) for general practice training selection in Australia: Interviewers' motivation. BMC Medical Education, 18(1). [More Information]
  • McKenzie, S., Burgess, A., Mellis, C. (2017). Interns reflect: the effect of formative assessment with feedback during pre-internship. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 8, 51-56. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Roberts, C., van Diggele, C., Mellis, C. (2017). Peer teacher training (PTT) program for health professional students: interprofessional and flipped learning. BMC Medical Education, 17(1), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Bleasel, J., Haq, I., Roberts, C., Garsia, R., Robertson, T., Mellis, C. (2017). Team-based learning (TBL) in the medical curriculum: better than PBL? BMC Medical Education, 17(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Ramsey-Stewart, G., Mellis, C. (2016). Anatomy by whole body dissection: a new Masters of Surgery course. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 86(9), 665-669. [More Information]
  • Bleasel, J., Burgess, A., Weeks, R., Haq, I. (2016). Feedback using an ePortfolio for medicine long cases: Quality not quantity. BMC Medical Education, 16(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Ayton, T., Mellis, C. (2016). Implementation of team-based learning in year 1 of a PBL based medical program: a pilot study. BMC Medical Education, 16(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Dornan, T., Clarke, A., Menezes, A., Mellis, C. (2016). Peer tutoring in a medical school: perceptions of tutors and tutees. BMC Medical Education, 16(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Menezes, A., Burgess, A., Clarke, A., Mellis, C. (2016). Peer-assisted learning in medical school: tutees' perspective. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 7, 31-38. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Oates, K., Goulston, K. (2016). Role modelling in medical education: the importance of teaching skills. The Clinical Teacher, 13(2), 134-137. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., van Diggele, C., Mellis, C. (2016). Student teacher training: participant motivation. The Clinical Teacher, 13(4), 267-270. [More Information]
  • Chapman-Konarska, R., Burgess, A., McKenzie, S., Mellis, C. (2016). What motivates junior doctors to teach medical students? MedEdPublish, , 1-10. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Ramsey-Stewart, G. (2015). Anatomy by whole body dissection: a focus group study of students' learning experience. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 6, 533-537. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Mellis, C. (2015). Engaging Medical Students in the Basic Science Years with Clinical Teaching. Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development, 2015 (2), 49-51. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Mellis, C. (2015). Feedback and assessment for clinical placements: achieving the right balance. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 6, 373-381. [More Information]
  • McKenzie, S., Burgess, A., Chapman-Konarska, R., Mellis, C. (2015). Pre-interns: ready to perform? The Clinical Teacher, 12(2), 109-114. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Mellis, C. (2015). Receiving feedback from peers: medical students' perceptions. The Clinical Teacher, 12(3), 203-207. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Goulston, K., Oates, K. (2015). Role modelling of clinical tutors: a focus group study among medical students. BMC Medical Education, 15(17), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Clarke, A., Burgess, A., Menezes, A., Mellis, C. (2015). Senior students' experience as�tutors of�their junior peers in�the hospital setting. BMC Research Notes, 8(Article number 743), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Roberts, C., Black, K., Mellis, C. (2015). Student ability and learning experience in assessing peers alongside supervisors in the long case. Focus on Health Professional Education: A multi-disciplinary journal, 16(2), 27-41. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., van Diggele, C., Mellis, C. (2015). Students as facilitators in a teacher training program: motivation for leadership roles. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 6, 615-620. [More Information]
  • van Diggele, C., Burgess, A., Mellis, C. (2015). Teacher training program for medical students: Improvements needed. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 6, 265-270. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Ramsey-Stewart, G. (2015). The importance of surgeons teaching anatomy, especially by whole-body dissection. Medical Journal of Australia, 202(1), 18-19. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Ramsey-Stewart, G. (2015). What motivates surgeons to teach dissection anatomy to medical students and surgical trainees? Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 6, 11-16. [More Information]
  • Walton, M., Harrison, R., Burgess, A., Foster, K. (2015). Workplace training for senior trainees: A systematic review and narrative synthesis of current approaches to promote patient safety. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 91(1080), 579-587. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A. (2014). Anatomy by whole body dissection: What motivates surgeons to teach? ANZ Journal of Surgery, 84, 803-804. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., McGregor, D., Mellis, C. (2014). Applying Established Guidelines to Team-Based Learning Programs in Medical Schools: A Systematic Review. Academic Medicine, 89(4), 678-688. [More Information]
  • Chapman-Konarska, R., Wynter, L., Burgess, A., Mellis, C. (2014). Can we improve the delivery of bedside teaching? The Clinical Teacher, 11(6), 467-471. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Ramsey-Stewart, G. (2014). Elective anatomy by whole body dissection course: what motivates students? BMC Medical Education, 14, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Nestel, D. (2014). Facilitating the development of professional identity through peer assisted learning in medical education. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 5, 403-406. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Oates, K., Goulston, K., Mellis, C. (2014). First year clinical tutorials: students' learning experience. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 5, 451-456. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Mellis, C. (2014). In Reply to Badgett et al. Academic Medicine, 89(12), 1578-1579. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., McGregor, D., Mellis, C. (2014). Medical students as peer tutors: A systematic review. BMC Medical Education, 14(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Roberts, C., Black, K., Mellis, C. (2014). Student ability to assess peers in long case clinical examination. International Journal of Clinical Skills, 8(1), 14-19.
  • Nestel, D., Burgess, A. (2014). Surgical education and the theoretical concept of communities of practice. Journal of Health Specialties, 2(2), 49-53. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Wright, C., Qasabian, R., O'Mara, D., Mellis, C. (2014). Surgical teaching program for our senior medical students: room for improvement. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 5, 369-375. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Roberts, C., Clark, T., Mossman, K. (2014). The social validity of a national assessment centre for selection into general practice training. BMC Medical Education, 14(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Clark, T., Burgess, A., Frommer, M., Grant, M., Mossman, K. (2014). The validity of a behavioural multiple-mini-interview within an assessment centre for selection into specialty training. BMC Medical Education, 14(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Clark, T., Chapman-Konarska, R., Mellis, C. (2013). Medical student experience as simulated patients in the OSCE. The Clinical Teacher, 10(4), 246-250. [More Information]
  • Gaitsgory, O., Burgess, A., Mellis, C. (2013). Opinion piece: 'Medical students - learning from textbooks or electronic media?'. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(9), E370-E372. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Roberts, C., Black, K., Mellis, C. (2013). Senior medical student perceived ability and experience in giving peer feedback in formative long case examinations. BMC Medical Education, 13(1), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Clark, T., Chapman-Konarska, R., Mellis, C. (2013). Senior medical students as peer examiners in an OSCE. Medical Teacher, 35(1), 58-62. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Ramsey-Stewart, G., May, J., Mellis, C. (2013). Teaching anatomy by whole body dissection: a community of practice. International Journal of Clinical Skills, 7(6), 101-106.
  • Chapman-Konarska, R., Mellis, C., Burgess, A., Black, K. (2012). Teaching professionalism in the medical program. International Journal of Clinical Skills, 6(1), 6-9.
  • Burgess, A., Black, K., Chapman-Konarska, R., Clark, T., Roberts, C., Mellis, C. (2012). Teaching skills for students: our future educators. The Clinical Teacher, 9(5), 312-316. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Ramsey-Stewart, G., May, J., Mellis, C. (2012). Team-based learning methods in teaching topographical anatomy by dissection. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 82(6), 457-460. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Black, K. (2011). Factors motivating Clinical Training Associates (CTAs) to work with medical students. International Journal of Clinical Skills, 5(1), 39-41.
  • Ramsey-Stewart, G., Burgess, A., Hill, D. (2010). Back to the future: teaching anatomy by whole-body dissection. Medical Journal of Australia, 193(11/12), 668-671. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A. (2010). Evaluation of the paediatric clinical teaching component of a new medical program. International Journal of Clinical Skills, 4(1), 62-64.
  • Farrar, M., Connolly, A., Lawson, J., Burgess, A., Lonergan, A., Bye, A. (2008). Teaching doctors how to diagnose paroxysmal events: a comparison of two educational methods. Medical Education, 42(9), 909-914. [More Information]
  • Bye, A., Connolly, A., NETHERTON, C., LOOKER, P., Burgess, A., Lonergan, A. (2007). A triangulated approach to the assessment of teaching in childhood epilepsy. Medical Teacher, 29(2), 255-257. [More Information]

2018

  • Burgess, A., Oates, K., Goulston, K., Ha, P. (2018). Advanced Course in Medical Education and Research: a Leadership Program for Outstanding Graduates. South East Asian Journal of Medical Education, 12(1), 7-12.
  • Burgess, A., Roberts, C., Ayton, T., Mellis, C. (2018). Implementation of modified team-based learning within a problem based learning medical curriculum: a focus group study. BMC Medical Education, 18(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., van Diggele, C., Mellis, C. (2018). Mentorship in the health professions: a review. The Clinical Teacher, 15(3), 197-202. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Roberts, C., Sureshkumar, P., Mossman, K. (2018). Multiple mini interview (MMI) for general practice training selection in Australia: Interviewers' motivation. BMC Medical Education, 18(1). [More Information]

2017

  • McKenzie, S., Burgess, A., Mellis, C. (2017). Interns reflect: the effect of formative assessment with feedback during pre-internship. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 8, 51-56. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Roberts, C., van Diggele, C., Mellis, C. (2017). Peer teacher training (PTT) program for health professional students: interprofessional and flipped learning. BMC Medical Education, 17(1), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Bleasel, J., Haq, I., Roberts, C., Garsia, R., Robertson, T., Mellis, C. (2017). Team-based learning (TBL) in the medical curriculum: better than PBL? BMC Medical Education, 17(1), 1-11. [More Information]

2016

  • Burgess, A., Ramsey-Stewart, G., Mellis, C. (2016). Anatomy by whole body dissection: a new Masters of Surgery course. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 86(9), 665-669. [More Information]
  • Bleasel, J., Burgess, A., Weeks, R., Haq, I. (2016). Feedback using an ePortfolio for medicine long cases: Quality not quantity. BMC Medical Education, 16(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Ayton, T., Mellis, C. (2016). Implementation of team-based learning in year 1 of a PBL based medical program: a pilot study. BMC Medical Education, 16(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Dornan, T., Clarke, A., Menezes, A., Mellis, C. (2016). Peer tutoring in a medical school: perceptions of tutors and tutees. BMC Medical Education, 16(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Menezes, A., Burgess, A., Clarke, A., Mellis, C. (2016). Peer-assisted learning in medical school: tutees' perspective. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 7, 31-38. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Oates, K., Goulston, K. (2016). Role modelling in medical education: the importance of teaching skills. The Clinical Teacher, 13(2), 134-137. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., van Diggele, C., Mellis, C. (2016). Student teacher training: participant motivation. The Clinical Teacher, 13(4), 267-270. [More Information]
  • Chapman-Konarska, R., Burgess, A., McKenzie, S., Mellis, C. (2016). What motivates junior doctors to teach medical students? MedEdPublish, , 1-10. [More Information]

2015

  • Burgess, A., Ramsey-Stewart, G. (2015). Anatomy by whole body dissection: a focus group study of students' learning experience. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 6, 533-537. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Mellis, C. (2015). Engaging Medical Students in the Basic Science Years with Clinical Teaching. Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development, 2015 (2), 49-51. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Mellis, C. (2015). Feedback and assessment for clinical placements: achieving the right balance. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 6, 373-381. [More Information]
  • McKenzie, S., Burgess, A., Chapman-Konarska, R., Mellis, C. (2015). Pre-interns: ready to perform? The Clinical Teacher, 12(2), 109-114. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Mellis, C. (2015). Receiving feedback from peers: medical students' perceptions. The Clinical Teacher, 12(3), 203-207. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Goulston, K., Oates, K. (2015). Role modelling of clinical tutors: a focus group study among medical students. BMC Medical Education, 15(17), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Clarke, A., Burgess, A., Menezes, A., Mellis, C. (2015). Senior students' experience as�tutors of�their junior peers in�the hospital setting. BMC Research Notes, 8(Article number 743), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Roberts, C., Black, K., Mellis, C. (2015). Student ability and learning experience in assessing peers alongside supervisors in the long case. Focus on Health Professional Education: A multi-disciplinary journal, 16(2), 27-41. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., van Diggele, C., Mellis, C. (2015). Students as facilitators in a teacher training program: motivation for leadership roles. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 6, 615-620. [More Information]
  • van Diggele, C., Burgess, A., Mellis, C. (2015). Teacher training program for medical students: Improvements needed. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 6, 265-270. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Ramsey-Stewart, G. (2015). The importance of surgeons teaching anatomy, especially by whole-body dissection. Medical Journal of Australia, 202(1), 18-19. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Ramsey-Stewart, G. (2015). What motivates surgeons to teach dissection anatomy to medical students and surgical trainees? Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 6, 11-16. [More Information]
  • Walton, M., Harrison, R., Burgess, A., Foster, K. (2015). Workplace training for senior trainees: A systematic review and narrative synthesis of current approaches to promote patient safety. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 91(1080), 579-587. [More Information]

2014

  • Burgess, A. (2014). Anatomy by whole body dissection: What motivates surgeons to teach? ANZ Journal of Surgery, 84, 803-804. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., McGregor, D., Mellis, C. (2014). Applying Established Guidelines to Team-Based Learning Programs in Medical Schools: A Systematic Review. Academic Medicine, 89(4), 678-688. [More Information]
  • Chapman-Konarska, R., Wynter, L., Burgess, A., Mellis, C. (2014). Can we improve the delivery of bedside teaching? The Clinical Teacher, 11(6), 467-471. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Ramsey-Stewart, G. (2014). Elective anatomy by whole body dissection course: what motivates students? BMC Medical Education, 14, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Nestel, D. (2014). Facilitating the development of professional identity through peer assisted learning in medical education. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 5, 403-406. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Oates, K., Goulston, K., Mellis, C. (2014). First year clinical tutorials: students' learning experience. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 5, 451-456. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Mellis, C. (2014). In Reply to Badgett et al. Academic Medicine, 89(12), 1578-1579. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., McGregor, D., Mellis, C. (2014). Medical students as peer tutors: A systematic review. BMC Medical Education, 14(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Roberts, C., Black, K., Mellis, C. (2014). Student ability to assess peers in long case clinical examination. International Journal of Clinical Skills, 8(1), 14-19.
  • Nestel, D., Burgess, A. (2014). Surgical education and the theoretical concept of communities of practice. Journal of Health Specialties, 2(2), 49-53. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Wright, C., Qasabian, R., O'Mara, D., Mellis, C. (2014). Surgical teaching program for our senior medical students: room for improvement. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 5, 369-375. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Roberts, C., Clark, T., Mossman, K. (2014). The social validity of a national assessment centre for selection into general practice training. BMC Medical Education, 14(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Roberts, C., Clark, T., Burgess, A., Frommer, M., Grant, M., Mossman, K. (2014). The validity of a behavioural multiple-mini-interview within an assessment centre for selection into specialty training. BMC Medical Education, 14(1), 1-11. [More Information]

2013

  • Burgess, A., Clark, T., Chapman-Konarska, R., Mellis, C. (2013). Medical student experience as simulated patients in the OSCE. The Clinical Teacher, 10(4), 246-250. [More Information]
  • Gaitsgory, O., Burgess, A., Mellis, C. (2013). Opinion piece: 'Medical students - learning from textbooks or electronic media?'. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(9), E370-E372. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Roberts, C., Black, K., Mellis, C. (2013). Senior medical student perceived ability and experience in giving peer feedback in formative long case examinations. BMC Medical Education, 13(1), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Clark, T., Chapman-Konarska, R., Mellis, C. (2013). Senior medical students as peer examiners in an OSCE. Medical Teacher, 35(1), 58-62. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Ramsey-Stewart, G., May, J., Mellis, C. (2013). Teaching anatomy by whole body dissection: a community of practice. International Journal of Clinical Skills, 7(6), 101-106.

2012

  • Chapman-Konarska, R., Mellis, C., Burgess, A., Black, K. (2012). Teaching professionalism in the medical program. International Journal of Clinical Skills, 6(1), 6-9.
  • Burgess, A., Black, K., Chapman-Konarska, R., Clark, T., Roberts, C., Mellis, C. (2012). Teaching skills for students: our future educators. The Clinical Teacher, 9(5), 312-316. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A., Ramsey-Stewart, G., May, J., Mellis, C. (2012). Team-based learning methods in teaching topographical anatomy by dissection. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 82(6), 457-460. [More Information]

2011

  • Burgess, A., Black, K. (2011). Factors motivating Clinical Training Associates (CTAs) to work with medical students. International Journal of Clinical Skills, 5(1), 39-41.

2010

  • Ramsey-Stewart, G., Burgess, A., Hill, D. (2010). Back to the future: teaching anatomy by whole-body dissection. Medical Journal of Australia, 193(11/12), 668-671. [More Information]
  • Burgess, A. (2010). Evaluation of the paediatric clinical teaching component of a new medical program. International Journal of Clinical Skills, 4(1), 62-64.

2008

  • Farrar, M., Connolly, A., Lawson, J., Burgess, A., Lonergan, A., Bye, A. (2008). Teaching doctors how to diagnose paroxysmal events: a comparison of two educational methods. Medical Education, 42(9), 909-914. [More Information]

2007

  • Bye, A., Connolly, A., NETHERTON, C., LOOKER, P., Burgess, A., Lonergan, A. (2007). A triangulated approach to the assessment of teaching in childhood epilepsy. Medical Teacher, 29(2), 255-257. [More Information]

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