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Core competencies in teaching and training for doctors in Scotland : a review of the literature and stakeholder survey. / Ross, Michael T; Macrae, Claire; Scott, Jayne; Renwick, Lynne; Moffat, Mandy; Needham, Gillian; Scott, Hazel; Shippey, Ben; Jackson, Catherine; Edgar, Simon; Aitken, Debbie; Evans, Phillip; Irvine, Stewart.

In: Medical Teacher, Vol. 36, No. 6, 06.05.2014, p. 527-538.

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Ross, MT, Macrae, C, Scott, J, Renwick, L, Moffat, M, Needham, G, Scott, H, Shippey, B, Jackson, C, Edgar, S, Aitken, D, Evans, P & Irvine, S 2014, 'Core competencies in teaching and training for doctors in Scotland: a review of the literature and stakeholder survey', Medical Teacher, vol. 36, no. 6, pp. 527-538. https://doi.org/10.3109/0142159X.2014.907879

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Ross, M. T., Macrae, C., Scott, J., Renwick, L., Moffat, M., Needham, G., Scott, H., Shippey, B., Jackson, C., Edgar, S., Aitken, D., Evans, P., & Irvine, S. (2014). Core competencies in teaching and training for doctors in Scotland: a review of the literature and stakeholder survey. Medical Teacher, 36(6), 527-538. https://doi.org/10.3109/0142159X.2014.907879

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Ross MT, Macrae C, Scott J, Renwick L, Moffat M, Needham G et al. Core competencies in teaching and training for doctors in Scotland: a review of the literature and stakeholder survey. Medical Teacher. 2014 May 6;36(6):527-538. https://doi.org/10.3109/0142159X.2014.907879

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Ross, Michael T ; Macrae, Claire ; Scott, Jayne ; Renwick, Lynne ; Moffat, Mandy ; Needham, Gillian ; Scott, Hazel ; Shippey, Ben ; Jackson, Catherine ; Edgar, Simon ; Aitken, Debbie ; Evans, Phillip ; Irvine, Stewart. / Core competencies in teaching and training for doctors in Scotland : a review of the literature and stakeholder survey. In: Medical Teacher. 2014 ; Vol. 36, No. 6. pp. 527-538.

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