Medical Education

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Edited By: Kevin W. Eva

Impact Factor: 4.005

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 2/41 (Education Scientific Disciplines); 3/41 (EDUCATION SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINES); 11/90 (Health Care Sciences & Services); 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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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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In this Issue

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

Assessing patient-centred communication in teaching: a systematic review of instruments
Marianne Brouwers, Ellemieke Rasenberg, Chris van Weel, Roland Laan and Evelyn van Weel-Baumgarten

Representation scaffolds improve diagnostic efficiency in medical students
Leah T Braun, Jan M Zottmann, Christian Adolf, Christian Lottspeich, Cornelia Then, Stefan Wirth, Martin R Fischer and Ralf Schmidmaier

Avoiding premature closure and reaching diagnostic accuracy: some key predictive factors
Edward Krupat, Jolie Wormwood, Richard M Schwartzstein and Jeremy B Richards

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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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