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BMC Medical Education is recruiting new Associate Editors

We are recruiting new Associate Editors to join our international editorial board, helping to provide expertise on a wide range of different subject disciplines.

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Featured article: The impact of patient feedback on the medical performance of qualified doctors: a systematic review

Patient feedback is considered integral to quality improvement and professional development. However, while popular across the educational continuum, evidence to support its efficacy in facilitating positive behaviour change in a postgraduate setting remains unclear. This systematic  review explores the evidence that supports or refutes the role of patience feedback on doctor performance.

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  1. Content type: Debate

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    Authors: Martin Dawes, William Summerskill, Paul Glasziou, Antonino Cartabellotta, Janet Martin, Kevork Hopayian, Franz Porzsolt, Amanda Burls and James Osborne

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Aims and scope

BMC Medical Education is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in relation to the training of healthcare professionals, including undergraduate, postgraduate, and continuing education. The journal has a special focus on curriculum development, evaluations of performance, assessment of training needs and evidence-based medicine.

Editor

Liam Messin, BioMed Central

Section Editors

  • Sigrid Harendza, University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf​​​​​​​
  • Danette McKinley, Foundation for International Medical Education and Research
  • Chris Roberts, Sydney Medical School​​​​​​​
  • Terese Stenfors, Karolinksa Institute​​​​​​​
  • Tim Wilkinson, University of Otago


Sigrid Harendza, Section Editor

Sigrid Harendza is professor for internal medicine and educational research at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany. Sigrid joined the BMC Medical Education Editorial Board in 2013.

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2017 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    1.511 - 2-year Impact Factor
    1.938 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.169 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    0.765 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    Usage 
    1,213,791 downloads

    Social Media Impact
    2240 mentions

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