Medical Education

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Edited By: Kevin W. Eva

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 2/40 (Education Scientific Disciplines); 12/87 (Health Care Sciences & Services)

Online ISSN: 1365-2923

Associated Title(s): The Clinical Teacher

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Researching Medical Education - now available

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 2nd Edition

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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50th Anniversary

Medical Education 50 1966-2016

This year marks a major milestone for the Journal and we will be celebrating throughout the year.

Read the Editorial in January's issue to discover more. And visit our anniversary site for more resources including an interactive tour of the last 50 years of Medical Education.

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in this issue

See what's 'in this issue' for August 2016:

Mapping the dark matter of context: a conceptual scoping review
Joanna Bates et al.

Dealing with emotions: medical undergraduates’ preferences in sharing their experiences
Joy M de Vries-Erich et al

Women in medical education: views and experiences from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Lulu Alwazzan et al

At sea with disability! Transformative learning in medical undergraduates voyaging with disabled sailors
Trevor Thompson et al

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Medical Education is delighted to announce its Awards, Travelling Fellowship, and Editorial Internships Winners for 2016. Full details are in the 'Awards' section.

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