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Word Trees for Visualizing PubMed Search Results
Background : It can be daunting to begin the search process for a complicated question, particularly if a searcher is new to a topic and not yet familiar with the language used to describe it. As many biomedical searches ...
Evaluation of a Gender Gap in Student Academic Performance of an Integrated Hybrid Curriculum
PURPOSE Studies have shown that gender differences exist for performance on both the MCAT and the USMLE Step 1 exam. Data show that men outperform women even when controlling for prematriculation factors. In addition, other ...
Using Improv as a Tool for Fostering Mentorship Among Medical and Pre-medical Students
PURPOSE: Advising for pre-medical students can be reinforced and strengthened by involving current medical students. Medical students can improve their own communication skills and give back to medical community by mentoring ...
"Sieving" Your Search: Semi-Automated Citation Screening for Search Strategy Refinement
Background : Those who develop search hedges and systematic review strategies often use a process where they measure how effective a given search is at retrieving items from a set of “gold standard” articles. While this ...