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The UK medical education database (UKMED) what is it? Why and how might you use it?

  • Jon Dowell1Email author,
  • Jennifer Cleland2,
  • Siobhan Fitzpatrick3,
  • Chris McManus4,
  • Sandra Nicholson5,
  • Thomas Oppé6,
  • Katie Petty-Saphon3,
  • Olga Sierocinska King3,
  • Daniel Smith6,
  • Steve Thornton7 and
  • Kirsty White6
BMC Medical EducationBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201818:6

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12909-017-1115-9

Received: 15 March 2017

Accepted: 21 December 2017

Published: 5 January 2018

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Open Peer Review reports

Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com.

Original Submission
15 Mar 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
9 Jun 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gary Velan
27 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Morris Gordon
20 Nov 2017 Author responded Author comments - Jonathan Dowell
Resubmission - Version 2
20 Nov 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 Dec 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Morris Gordon
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
Publishing
21 Dec 2017 Editorially accepted
5 Jan 2018 Article published 10.1186/s12909-017-1115-9

How does Open Peer Review work?

Open peer review is a system where authors know who the reviewers are, and the reviewers know who the authors are. If the manuscript is accepted, the named reviewer reports are published alongside the article. Pre-publication versions of the article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com. All previous versions of the manuscript and all author responses to the reviewers are also available.

You can find further information about the peer review system here.

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
School of Medicine Deanery, Ninewells Hospital & Medical School, Dundee, UK
(2)
Institute of Education for Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
(3)
Medical Schools Council, Woburn House, London, UK
(4)
Psychology and Medical Education, University College London, London, UK
(5)
Student Progression & the Centre for Medical Education, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
(6)
General Medical Council, London, UK
(7)
Health & Obstetrics, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, QMUL, London, UK

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