In the last quarter of 2021, Medical Science Educator, the journal of the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE), will be publishing a special journal section dedicated to the topic of:
Global Perspectives on Health Sciences Education
As we clearly experienced in 2020, health and disease are not limited by borders or continents. The world is facing major challenges caused by diseases of global importance and the impact of genetics, behavior, environmental and physical influences, medical care and social factors on health. Obviously, health care education needs to adapt to these developments. In 2021 the journal would like to explore the international aspects of medical education and to provide insights on challenges and promising opportunities for improving education around the world. We would like to do that by identifying best practices in teaching and learning to better prepare our students for global changes in health care in the future.
The Editorial Board of Medical Science Educator is currently soliciting article submissions on this topic and welcome contributions in the selected formats of Innovation, Short Communication, or descriptive Monograph. Please see our website www.medicalscienceeducator.org for a more detailed description of these article types. All submissions will be peer-reviewed according to our regular review process. Accepted manuscripts will be collected in a special section in issues 31(5) and 31(6) or will be published in one of the regular issues the year after.
Manuscripts to be considered for this special section must be submitted by March 1, 2021.
Please submit manuscripts through our online submission system that can be found by visiting: www.medicalscienceeducator.org. In your cover letter, please clearly refer to the topic “Global Perspectives on Health Sciences Education” to indicate that you would like to be included in the special section. See our journal website to review the Instructions for Authors.
I look forward to receiving your submissions.
Peter G.M. de Jong, PhD
Editor-in-Chief, Medical Science Educator