Medical Education

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Edited By: Kevin W. Eva

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 3/41 (Education Scientific Disciplines); 12/90 (Health Care Sciences & Services)

Online ISSN: 1365-2923

Associated Title(s): The Clinical Teacher

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Research Medical Education

Presented by the Association for the Study of Medical Education and the Association for Medical Education in Europe, this authoritative guide to excellence in educational research in the health professions provides readers with the basic building blocks of research, introduces a range of theories and how to use them, illustrates a diversity of methods and their use, and gives guidance on practical researcher development. More details.

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Understanding Medical Education, Second Edition

In this extensively updated second edition, the Association for the Study of Medical Education presents a complete and authoritative guide to medical education. Written by leading experts in the field, Understanding Medical Education provides a comprehensive resource of the theoretical and academic bases to modern medical education practice. More details.

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Medical Education Travelling Fellowship 2018

ASME and Wiley are pleased to announce their support for a Medical Education Travelling Fellowship. This provides financial support to an individual or a research group to facilitate gaining further experience/training/knowledge that will enable strengthening of health professional education research efforts. To apply, please submit a proposal outlining the purpose for which you would use the Fellowship. Full details on requirements and an application form can be found here

The deadline is January 31st 2018

Call for Papers: Medical Education Mythology Special Issue
Medical Education is planning a special issue on mythology surrounding health professional education. More information on the issue is available here.

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See what's 'in this issue' for December 2017:

Navigating difficult conversations: the role of self-monitoring and reflection-in-action
Anita Cheng, Kori LaDonna, Sayra Cristancho and Stella Ng

Supervisor–trainee continuity and the quality of work-based assessments
Warren J Cheung, Nancy L Dudek, Timothy J Wood and Jason R Frank

‘The other right’: control strategies and the role of language use in laparoscopic training
Heather Emmerton-Coughlin, Christopher Schlachta and Lorelei Lingard

Responses to clinical uncertainty in Australian general practice trainees: a cross-sectional analysis
Georga Cooke, Amanda Tapley, Elizabeth Holliday, Simon Morgan, Kim Henderson, Jean Ball, Mieke van Driel, Neil Spike, Rohan Kerr and Parker Magin

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Medical Education is delighted to announce its Awards, Travelling Fellowship, and Editorial Internships Winners for 2017. Full details are in the 'Awards' section.



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