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Medical education in low- and middle-income countries

Guest Edited by Zachary J. Eisner, Anwarul Azim Majumder, Curtise K.C. Ng, and Hongbin Wu

Artificial intelligence in clinical reasoning education

Guest Edited by Yew Kong Lee, Alexandre Sampaio Moura,  and Andrew S. Parsons

Accreditation and program evaluation models in medical education

Guest Edited by Roghayeh Gandomkar and Marta van Zanten


Aims and scope

BMC Medical Education is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in relation to the education and training of healthcare professionals. The journal welcomes studies on students and professionals across all levels of education; education delivery aspects; and other education-related topics.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact 2023
    Journal Impact Factor: 2.7
    5-year Journal Impact Factor: 3.4
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.603
    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.935

    Speed 2023
    Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 29
    Submission to acceptance (median days): 191

    Usage 2023
    Downloads: 6,205,310
    Altmetric mentions: 3,103

Peer-review Terminology

  • The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

    Identity transparency: Single anonymized

    Reviewer interacts with: Editor

    Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

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