Resources: Index of Journals
Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.
Provides an international forum for the exchange of ideas and information about policy, issues, and research concerning academic medicine, including strengthening the quality of medical education and training, enhancing the search for biomedical knowledge, advancing research in health services, and integrating education and research into the provision of effective health care.
Advances in Health Science Education.
Provides an international forum for scholarly and state-of-the-art research and development into all aspects of health sciences education. Publishes empirical studies, stimulates theoretical discussions and addresses practical implications.
American Education Research Journal.
Journal of the American Educational Research Association.
Welcomes original empirical and theoretical studies and analyses in education from a wide variety of academic disciplines and substantive fields. Publishes clear and significant contributions to the understanding and/or improvement of educational processes and outcomes.
Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education.
Aims to advance understanding of assessment and evaluation practices and processes, particularly the contribution that these make to student learning and to course, staff and institutional development. Publishes research-based, reflective or theoretical studies which help to illuminate the practice of assessment and evaluation in higher education.
British Medical Journal.
Aims to lead the debate on health, and to engage, inform, and stimulate doctors, researchers and other health professionals in ways that will improve outcomes for patients. Publishes original scientific studies, review and educational articles, and papers commenting on the clinical, scientific, social, political, and economic factors affecting health.
Canadian Medical Association Journal.
The leading health sciences journal in Canada.
Publishes original research and review articles, commentaries and editorials, practice updates, an arts and ideas section and health news.
Harvard Educational Review.
Aims to provide an interdisciplinary forum for discussion and debate about education's most vital issues. Welcomes original reports of research and theory, as well as articles that reflect on teaching and practice in educational settings in the United States and abroad.
Innovations in Education and Teaching International.
The official journal of the Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA), the professional association for staff and educational developers in the UK, promoting innovation and good practice in higher education. Content includes a range of perspectives, and important contributions on new developments in educational technology.
International Journal of Academic Development.
Enables educational developers in higher education across the world to exchange ideas about practice and extend the theory of educational development, with the goal of improving the quality of higher education internationally. Welcomes original contributions on any aspect of academic development in higher and other post-school education (including staff development, educational development, instructional development and faculty development) and closely related topics.
International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship.
Aims to present high quality papers to advance nursing education through research, description of innovative methods, or introduction of novel approaches about all aspects of nursing education in a timely manner. Publishes significant research and scholarship in the broad field of nursing education.
International Journal of Qualitative Methods.
Published as a web-based journal by the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology at the University of Alberta, Canada, and its international affiliates. Aims to advance the development of qualitative methods, and to disseminate methodological knowledge to the broadest possible community of academics, students, and professionals who undertake qualitative research.
International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education.
Aims to enhance the practice and theory of qualitative research in education, with education defined in the broadest possible sense, including non-school settings. Publishes empirical research employing a variety of qualitative methods and approaches, theoretical papers, and discussions of epistemology, methodology, or ethics of qualitative research from a range of perspectives. Also encourages innovative or provocative approaches to qualitative research as well as the way research is reported.
Journal of the American Medical Association.
The most widely circulated medical journal in the world. Aims to promote the science and art of medicine and the betterment of public health.
Journal of Allied Health.Journal of the Association of School of Allied Health Professionals.
An interdisciplinary allied health periodical. Publishes scholarly works related to research and development, feature articles, research abstracts and book reviews.
Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions
Aims to provide thoughtful and practical advice to continuing education practitioners in the development, conduct, and evaluation of continuing education programs. Publishes articles relevant to the theory and practice of continuing education in the health sciences. Welcomes thoughtful essays on a wide range of subjects that affect the lifelong professional commitment, competence and performance of the continuing health education practitioner.
Journal of Interprofessional Care
Aims to disseminate experience, policy, research evidence and theoretical and value perspectives informing collaboration in education, practice and research between medicine, nursing, veterinary science, allied health, public health, social care and related professions to improve health status and quality of care for individuals, families and communities.
Learning in Health and Social Care
Aims to contribute to the growth and development of knowledge about approaches to the facilitation of individual, team and organisational learning in a variety of professional environments in the health and welfare sectors. Welcomes articles that promote educational effectiveness, provide research-based evidence on key learning issues, explore multiprofessional learning in a variety of contexts, cover formal and informal learning in a range of settings, examine organisational learning, political relationships and resource challenges, and deliver the latest policies and directives from statutory bodies for all the professions.
Welcomes high quality papers on all aspects of medical education including: undergraduate education, postgraduate training, continuing professional development and interprofessional education
Medical Teacher.Journal of the Association for Medical Education (AMEE).
Aims to address the needs of teachers and administrators throughout the world involved in training for the health professions. Publishes accounts of new teaching methods, guidance on structuring courses and assessing achievement, and serves as a forum for communication between medical teachers and those involved in general education. Features reports of innovation and research in medical education, case studies, survey articles, practical guidelines, reviews of current literature and book reviews.
Publishes articles for nurses and healthcare professionals on issues relating to the practice of nursing and healthcare. Aims to: explore emerging ideas, frameworks and approaches to healthcare, promote international perspectives in nursing and healthcare, inform debate on current issues in policy and practice and examine current trends in nursing and healthcare practice.
Research in Higher Education
Welcomes articles related to administration and faculty, curriculum and instruction, student characteristics, alumni assessment, recruitment and admissions, prediction and student academic performance, campus climate, retention, attrition and transfer. Also considers brief notes of a methodological nature.
Social Science and Medicine
Provides an international and interdisciplinary forum for the dissemination of research findings, reviews and theory in all areas of common interest to social scientists, health practitioners and policy makers. Publishes material relevant to any aspect of health from a wide range of social science disciplines (eg. anthropology, economics, geography, psychology, social epidemiology, social policy and sociology), and material relevant to the social sciences from any of the professions concerned with physical and mental health, and with health care practice, policy and organization.
Studies in Higher Education
Welcomes empirically based, reflective and synoptic articles dealing with any aspect of higher education, approached from any perspective or discipline. As an international journal, authors must engage with relevant literature from other countries, and explain, where appropriate, the national context for their research.
Teaching and Learning in Medicine
Serves as an international forum for scholarly, state-of-the-art research on the purposes and processes of teaching and learning as they relate to the education of medical professionals. Publishes applied educational research that is methodologically sound, practical, and useful to the teaching of medicine; editorials, analyses, and reviews of literature regarding the conduct of medical education; and basic research concerning the foundations of medical education.