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Boud, D. and Molloy, E. (2013) Feedback in Higher and Professional Education: Understanding it and Doing it Well. Routledge.

Cantillon, P., Wood, D. and Yardley, S. (2017) ABC of Learning and Teaching in Medicine. John Wiley & Sons.

Westberg, J. and Jason, H. (2001) Fostering reflection and providing feedback: Helping others learn from experience. Springer Publishing Company.



Anderson, P. A. M. (2012) ‘Giving feedback on clinical skills: are we starving our young?’, Journal of Graduate Medical Education, 4(2), pp. 154–158.

Bing-You, R. G., Paterson, J. and Levine, M. A. (1997) ‘Feedback falling on deaf ears: residents’ receptivity to feedback tempered by sender credibility’, Medical Teacher, 19(1), pp. 40–44.

Branch, W. T. J. and Paranjape, A. (2002) ‘Feedback and Reflection: Teaching Methods for Clinical Settings’, Academic Medicine, 77(12). Available at:

ten Cate, O. T. J. (2013) ‘Why receiving feedback collides with self-determination’, Advances in Health Sciences Education, 18(4), pp. 845–849.

Perera, Jennifer, Lee, N., Win, K., Perera, Joachim, et al. (2008) ‘Formative feedback to students: the mismatch between faculty perceptions and student expectations’, Medical Teacher, 30(4), pp. 395–399.

van de Ridder, J. M. M., McGaghie, W. C., Stokking, K. M. and ten Cate, O. T. J. (2015) ‘Variables that affect the process and outcome of feedback, relevant for medical training: a meta-review’, Medical Education, 49(7), pp. 658–673.

van de Ridder, J. M. M., Stokking, K. M., McGaghie, W. C. and ten Cate, O. T. J. (2008) ‘What is feedback in clinical education?’, Medical Education, 42(2), pp. 189–197.

Sargeant, J., Mann, K., Sinclair, D., Van der Vleuten, C., et al. (2008) ‘Understanding the influence of emotions and reflection upon multi-source feedback acceptance and use’, Advances in Health Sciences Education, 13(3), pp. 275–288.

Telio, S., Ajjawi, R. and Regehr, G. (2015) ‘The “Educational Alliance” as a Framework for Reconceptualizing Feedback in Medical Education’, Academic Medicine, 90(5). Available at:

Watling, C. J. (2014) ‘Unfulfilled promise, untapped potential: Feedback at the crossroads’, Medical Teacher, 36(8), pp. 692–697.

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