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Health systems science in medical education

Guest Editors:
Jed Gonzalo: Virginia Tech, USA
Luan Lawson: Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

Submission Status: Open until 28 June 2024

Promoting health and well-being in lifelong medical education

Guest Editors:
Zhuan Bian: Wuhan University, China
Lin-Lin Bu: Wuhan University, China
Blossom Yen-Ju Lin: Chang Gung University, Taiwan

Submission Status: Open until 24 May 2024

Medical education in India

Guest Editors:
Anne D Souza: Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India
Olwyn Westwood: King’s College London, UK

Submission Status: Open until 13 May 2024

Artificial intelligence in medical and professional health education

Guest Editors:
Samy Azer: King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Anthony P. Guerrero: University of Hawai'i

Submission Status: Open until 16 February 2024

Rural health professions education

Guest Editors:
Ian Couper: Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Davis G. Patterson: University of Washington, USA

Submission Status: Open until 19 January 2024

Advances in Entrustable Professional Activities and entrustment decision making

Guest Editors:
Vanessa Burch: Colleges of Medicine of South Africa
Carrie Chen: Georgetown University School of Medicine, USA
Fremen Chou: China Medical University, Taiwan
Olle ten Cate: University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands

Submission Status: Open until 17 December 2023 

Internationalization of medical education

Guest Editors:
Marjo Wijnen-Meijer: Technical University of Munich, Germany
Anette Wu (Fortgang): Columbia University, USA

Submission Status: Open until 21 February 2024

Gamification and virtual reality in medical education and related healthcare professions

Guest Editors:
Tobias Raupach: University of Bonn, Germany
Thomas C. Sauter: University of Bern, Switzerland
Daniel Tolks: Medical School Hamburg, Germany

Submission Status: Open until 30 January 2024

Advancing healthcare systems with interprofessional education and collaboration

Guest Editors:
Salman Yousuf Guraya: University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Sue Pullon: University of Otago, New Zealand
Kerry Wilbur: University of British Columbia, Canada

Submission Status: Open until 30 November 2023


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