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Announcing New Collection in BMC Medical Education - Medical Education in China: Trends and Future Directions
We are pleased to announce an upcoming Collection for BMC Medical Education focused on new developments and research in medical education in China. Submissions will be invited on topics such as:
- Student and Trainee Selection
- Curriculum Innovation
- Assessment, Online and Workplace Based
- Technology Enabled Learning
- Teaching and Assessment of Professionalism
- Interprofessional and Service Learning
We welcome all article types, the submission guidelines can be found here.
Edited by: Professor Dianne Manning, Professor Bo Qu, Professor Wendy Hu, assisted by Dr Yaxin Zhu
Medical students benefit from timely specialist mental health input, showing improvements in mental well-being and improved functioning.
Empowering patients in real-world settings can help develop students’ professional identity, mindset and skills, facilitating health behaviour changes.
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Aims and scope
- Kelda Manser-Smith, 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
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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
Authors submitting to this journal can opt to use a new service that will make it easier to share research data.
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
Annual Journal Metrics
92 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
62 days to first decision for all manuscripts
201 days from submission to acceptance
15 days from acceptance to publication
1.831 - 2-year Impact Factor
2.235 - 5-year Impact Factor
1.526 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
0.831 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)
1,966 Altmetric mentions