Medical Education

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Edited By: Kevin W. Eva

Impact Factor: 3.369

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


Aims and Scope

Medical Education seeks to be the pre-eminent journal in the field of education for health care professionals, and publishes material of the highest quality, reflecting world wide or provocative issues and perspectives.

The journal welcomes high quality papers on all aspects of health professional education including;

  • undergraduate education

  • postgraduate training

  • continuing professional development

  • interprofessional education

A subscription to Medical Education will give you access to:

  • Up-to-date analysis of current issues from leading researcher, educators, and policy makers

  • Practically oriented and theory informed papers that emphasize empirical evidence and advancing the field

  • Themed issues that address topical and innovative developments in medical education worldwide, iincluding an annual “State of the science” issue that offers a summary of current thinking from top scholars in the field

  • Regular articles and commentaries exploring the main themes and perspectives influencing health professional education worldwide

Service for Authors:

  • High quality international peer review

  • Feedback on all papers submitted

  • High impact

  • Global Editorial team

  • Online submissions from Jan 2003

  • Rapid turnaround of manuscripts - decisions on most papers within 8 weeks


The journal is the senior international scientific journal for undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education. As such, all issues of current interest, including teaching methods, curriculum reform, the training of medical teachers, the selection of entrants and assessment techniques, are covered. It is the main forum for teachers of medicine worldwide. The readership consists primarily of teachers of medicine, medical educators, administrators of faculties or medicine workers and researchers involved in the development of medical education as a whole.


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Abstracting and Indexing Information

  • Academic Search (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Alumni Edition (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Elite (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCO Publishing)
  • British Education Index (EBSCO Publishing)
  • CINAHL: Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Current Contents: Clinical Medicine (Thomson Reuters)
  • Embase (Elsevier)
  • ERA: Educational Research Abstracts Online (T&F)
  • Health Source Nursing/Academic (EBSCO Publishing)
  • HEED: Health Economic Evaluations Database (Wiley-Blackwell)
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition (Thomson Reuters)
  • MEDLINE/PubMed (NLM)
  • PASCAL Database (INIST/CNRS)
  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO Publishing)
  • PsycINFO/Psychological Abstracts (APA)
  • Research Alert (Thomson Reuters)
  • Science Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (Thomson Reuters)
  • Studies on Women & Gender Abstracts (T&F)
  • The RECAL Legacy (National Centre for Prosthetics & Orthodontics)