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Travelling Fellowships Available through Medical Education and The Clinical Teacher

Travelling fellowships for health professions educators are currently available through the journals Medical Education and The Clinical Teacher. The Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) and Wiley-Blackwell, who publishes the journals on behalf of ASME, have identified up to £2,000 GBP in funding through each journal. Proposals for each fellowship should address a… Continue reading Travelling Fellowships Available through Medical Education and The Clinical Teacher

FAIMER Fellow Payal Bansal Named New Managing Editor of Education for Health

FAIMER Fellow Payal Bansal (PHIL 2007) has been named the new Managing Editor of Education for Health, a peer-reviewed journal of The Network: Towards Unity for Health. For 24 years, Education for Health has published work that focuses on “global models of health system integration and health professions education that lead to improved health care… Continue reading FAIMER Fellow Payal Bansal Named New Managing Editor of Education for Health

Academic Medicine Announces Publication of Its First eBook

Academic Medicine has announced publication of its first eBook, developed using articles that were featured in the February 2010 issue as chapters. This issue, marking the 100th anniversary of the Flexner Report, contains 27 articles about Abraham Flexner and his legacy, including two articles co-authored by FAIMER staff and Fellows: Relevance of the Flexner Report… Continue reading Academic Medicine Announces Publication of Its First eBook

Fellows and Faculty Working on Some “Really Good Stuff”

The May 2010 issue of Medical Education contains the latest collection of “Really Good Stuff,” a peer-reviewed compilation of short, structured reports, published semiannually, on new ideas in medical education, including curriculum design, teaching practice, and assessment. Included in the current issue are eight reports on the innovation projects of 2008 FAIMER Institute Fellows. Following… Continue reading Fellows and Faculty Working on Some “Really Good Stuff”

International Journal of Medical Education (IJME)

The International Journal of Medical Education (IJME) is a new open-access, peer-reviewed, scientific journal promoting the exchange of knowledge among medical professionals in all domains of medical and clinical education and practice worldwide. IJME publishes research papers, review articles, short communications, and letters to the editor, and strives to present a variety of approaches to… Continue reading International Journal of Medical Education (IJME)

Advances in Medical Education and Practice

A new open-access, peer-reviewed journal, currently in development, aims to publish research articles on a broad array of topics in health professions education, including medical, dental, and nursing education. Advances in Medical Education and Practice (working title) plans to cover emerging trends around the world as well as curriculum development and evaluation, teaching methodologies, student… Continue reading Advances in Medical Education and Practice

Academic Medicine Celebrates Flexner Report Centenary

The year 2010 marks the 100th anniversary of the publication of the Flexner Report (Medical Education in the United States and Canada: A Report to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching), Abraham Flexner’s seminal critical assessment of standards and practices in medical education. Flexner’s report led to widespread reform and laid much of… Continue reading Academic Medicine Celebrates Flexner Report Centenary

Journal of the International Association of Medical Science Educators Call for Papers

The Journal of the International Association of Medical Science Educators (JIAMSE) is currently seeking monographs, full-length research manuscripts, and short papers dealing with the education of medical professionals and innovations in medical education. JIAMSE is a peer-reviewed, electronic publication that covers a broad array of topics in medical science education. In addition to research papers,… Continue reading Journal of the International Association of Medical Science Educators Call for Papers

Inaugural Issue of African Journal of Health Professions Education Published

The inaugural issue of the African Journal of Health Professions Education (AJHPE) opens with an editorial that asks and answers a question; “Does Africa need another journal?” Co-Director of the Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute Vanessa Burch (PHIL 2001), M.B.Ch.B., M.Med., Ph.D., authored the piece as the journal’s Editor. Dr. Burch explains that AJHPE is the… Continue reading Inaugural Issue of African Journal of Health Professions Education Published

Bulletin of the World Health Organization Special Issue on Health Workforce Retention in Remote and Rural Areas: Call for Papers

The World Health Organization (WHO) is inviting authors to submit papers to a special theme issue of the Bulletin of the World Health Organization on health workforce retention in rural and remote areas. While much is known about factors that influence health worker migration, less is known about workable solutions for retention, and this special… Continue reading Bulletin of the World Health Organization Special Issue on Health Workforce Retention in Remote and Rural Areas: Call for Papers

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