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Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development


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Call for Papers

The Editor in Chief, Dr. Michael T. Piascik of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, welcomes new manuscripts for peer review on the following topics:

  • Innovative approaches to teaching and learning in large and small group formats
  • Novel assessment and evaluation of knowledge, skills, and attitudes towards professional education
  • Professional education and development including development of CME, online courses, and internet based learning exercises
  • The integration of basic science and clinical curriculum development and teaching
  • Effectiveness of independent learning as a tool in medical education
  • Effectiveness of team-based learning as a tool in medical education
  • The role of problem-based learning in medical education
  • The interrelationship between basic science curricula and clinical science curricula


Become a Guest Editor for a Special Collection

We are also interested in publishing further special collections. If you are interested in leading a special collection as a Guest Editor, please submit a proposal here.

Further information on the role can be found in the Lead Guest Editor Guide


Benefits of Publishing

The journal offers significant benefits to authors including:

  • Open access format, driving high visibility and global exposure
  • Indexing in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) 
  • Indexed in the Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) 
  • Fast, rigorous peer review
  • Article metrics service to allow each author to monitor re-use of published articles

Manuscripts submitted to the journal are subject to double-blind peer review by a minimum of two to three suitably qualified reviewers. All editorial decisions are the responsibility of Editor-in-Chief, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, or an Associate Editor. Each stage of the editorial and production process is monitored to prevent delays to the authors, who are regularly informed of changes in their paper's status. Editorial contributors, journal staff, and external contractors who contribute to editorial and production processes are qualified, experienced professionals chosen for their ability to efficiently contribute towards high-quality published papers. Article processing charges are communicated to authors prior to and during manuscript submission. There are no additional fees based on use of color, figure or word-count.


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  • Efficient Processing: 4 Weeks Average to First Editorial Decision
  • Fair & Independent Expert Peer Review
  • High Visibility & Extensive Database Coverage
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