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Can simulation foster resilience in medical students?

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  • Collaborators (1) The Harvard Macy programme for educators in the health professions - for peer review of the study design. (2) Christine Sly and Pippa Eaton for their logistical support for delivery of the simulation programme, and student liaison during the study. (3) Schyler Waynforth and David Waynforth for support with results analysis.

  • Contributors NY and VB designed the study and obtained ethical approval. NY, AS and JS recruited and consented participants and conducted pre-intervention analysis. VB, SB and NA conducted the intervention and post-intervention quantitative analysis. EP conducted the post-intervention interviews. NY, VB and EP analysed and interpreted the quantitative participant data. NY, VB, EP, NA and SB analysed and interpreted the qualitative participant data. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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