Academic Medicine Earns Impact Factor of 7.840, Highest Ever!

Clarivate Analytics released its 2021 Journal Impact Factors (JIFs), and Academic Medicine earned a JIF of 7.840. It places us at the top of the Education, Scientific Disciplines category for the seventh year in a row. It also places us sixth in the Health Care Sciences & Services category. In addition to having the top JIF in …

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Including Nurses as Members of the Resident Education Team

On this episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast, guests Chirag Bhat, MD, and Warren Cheung, MD, MMEd, join hosts Toni Gallo and associate editor Teresa Chan, MD, MHPE, to discuss their research into nurses’ perspectives about giving feedback on residents’ clinical performance. They share their findings regarding the unique perspective nurses can offer, the barriers nurses …

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Empowering Trainees to be Leaders and Change Agents

On this episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast, guests Lala Forrest and Joe Geraghty join host Toni Gallo to discuss the journal's Trainee Letters to the Editor feature. They highlight selected letters submitted in response to last year's call for submissions about the role of trainees as agents of change and discuss how institutions can empower …

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Meet the Editors: John Coverdale, MD, MEd

What are your roles and responsibilities with Academic Medicine? I am blessed to have the role of associate editor. It is a challenging one. Most of my work is judging articles for their suitability of publication, which is a several hour per week commitment. Another responsibility is to shape the direction of Academic Medicine in small …

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Call for Cover Art: Now Open to June 30, 2022

*Submission site: https://www.abstractscorecard.com/cfp/submit/login.asp?EventKey=VFJQENUK* Editor's note: We are using a new submission platform for Cover Art this year; please do NOT submit your Cover Art through Editorial Manager. We are excited to announce our second annual call for the Cover Art feature! We were thrilled by the response to our first open call last year and …

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Call for Letters to the Editor From Trainees: A Transformative Moment

*Submission site: https://www.abstractscorecard.com/cfp/submit/login.asp?EventKey=KXZMPCIX*   Academic Medicine is seeking original submissions for our Letters to the Editor feature from medical students, residents, fellows, and trainees in other health professions on the topic of a transformative moment in your professional journey. The editors will be looking for letters that go beyond describing an event to reflect meaningfully on how the …

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Meet the Editors: ​ Daniel J. Schumacher, MD, PhD, MEd

What are your roles and responsibilities with Academic Medicine? I am an assistant editor with Academic Medicine. What do you enjoy most about your work with Academic Medicine? What I enjoy most about this role is playing a part in elevating people and conversations that are important to advancing ideas and dialogues in our community. Journals hold …

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Shame Experiences in Premedical and Medical Students

On this episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast, guests Will Bynum, MD, and Joe Jackson, MD, join host Toni Gallo to discuss new research into the nature of shame experiences in medical students and emerging work on the implications of premedical students' shame experiences for their professional development. They offer advice for educators and learners for …

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“I need you to forgive yourself”: Shame in Medicine and Medical Education

On this episode of the Academic Medicine Podcast, guests Will Bynum, MD, Lara Varpio, PhD, and Ashley Adams, MD, join Toni Gallo and former Academic Medicine editor-in-chief David Sklar, MD, to discuss shame in medicine and medical education, what it is and how it can be studied, and their research and other work in this area. …

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