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BMC Medical Education is recruiting new Associate Editors
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Aims and scope
- Anne Menard, BioMed Central, UK
- Esther Fagelson, BioMed Central, UK
- Sigrid Harendza, University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf
- Danette McKinley, Foundation for International Medical Education and Research
- Chris Roberts, Sydney Medical School
- Terese Stenfors, Karolinska Institute
- Marjo Wijnen-Meijer, TUM Medical Education Center
- Tim Wilkinson, University of Otago
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.
Data Support Services pilot
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Announcing the launch of In Review
BMC Medical Education, in partnership with Research Square, is now offering In Review. Authors choosing this free optional service will be able to:
- Share their work with fellow researchers to read, comment on, and cite even before publication
- Showcase their work to funders and others with a citable DOI while it is still under review
- Track their manuscript - including seeing when reviewers are invited, and when reports are received
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2018 Journal Metrics
1.870 - 2-year Impact Factor
2.317 - 5-year Impact Factor
1.358 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
0.802 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)
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