Funding for this research was provided by:
Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Germany (01PL12033)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-05-14
Received: 8 June 2017
Accepted: 20 April 2018
First Online: 14 May 2018
: Dipl.-Psych. Mirjana Knorr is a psychologist with a special interest in work and organizational psychology. She is a researcher and PhD student at the University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf. Her PhD thesis focuses on reliability and validity aspects of the Hamburg multiple mini-interview for the selection of medical students.Dipl.-Psych. Anja Schwibbe is a psychologist with experiences in different personnel selection areas. She is a researcher at the University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf. Her research interests are mainly in the domains of development and validation of selection tests, with a special focus on situational judgment tests.Dr. med. Maren Ehrhardt is a general practitioner and works at the Institute of General Practice/primary care at the University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf. She is involved in the improvement and accomplishment of the old and new (iMED) undergraduate curriculum and the teaching program in primary care.Dipl.-Psych. Janina Lackamp is a psychologist and PhD student at the University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf. Her research interests center mainly on undergraduate student selection with a focus on empathy and its measurement. She is doing her clinical training in psychodynamic psychotherapy.Stefan Zimmermann, MSc, works on the application of statistical methods in educational psychology. He is a researcher at the University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf and a PhD student at the University of Bamberg. Recent research focused on validity of a reading test and the test security in a science test.Wolfgang Hampe, PhD, is professor for biochemistry at the University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf. He has completed a Master’s degree in Medical Education and is responsible for the development and implementation of the student admission tests.
: The local ethics commission board (Ethik-Kommission der Ärztekammer Hamburg, PV4983) approved this research as not constituting research with human subjects (“kein Forschungsvorhaben am Menschen”) in a clinical sense. All students who were included in the analysis gave their written informed consent to collect, match and analyse their admission and study data.
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