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  About the Journal

Education in the Health Professions is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. The journal has a multi-disciplinary focus and welcomes timely high-quality submissions of broad interest to teachers, researchers, administrators and other members of the medical education community. EHP welcomes submissions relating to any aspect of education and may involve any methodological paradigm and/or theoretical orientation. EHP places a premium on articles that are concise, stimulating, practical and accessible to readers.

The journal offers numerous submission types to appeal to a diverse readership. In addition to traditional submission types (e.g., research, reviews, etc.), the journal also has sections devoted to faculty development, education research methodology, education policy, and more. 

One feature of EHP that distinguishes the journal from all other education-related journals is the outstanding credentials of the editorial and peer-review team. Not only do these individuals work at some of the most prestigious colleges and universities, hospitals, medical centers and other organizations in the world, but most also hold terminal degrees (e.g., PhD, EdD) in an education-related discipline. The mix of content experts both in education and health profession disciplines help ensure only the most innovative, high impact and useful articles are published.

Aims and Scope

The journal publishes and disseminates a variety of article types intended to advance knowledge, enhance skills, and promote discourse and debate about all aspects of education and research methodology in health-related disciplines.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Wanfang Data

Journal Ethics

Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Digital Archiving

Wolters Kluwer Medknow provides for long-term digital preservation through two primary partnerships, Portico and CLOCKSS.

Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publically accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.

CLOCKSS will enable any library to maintain their own archive of content from Wolters Kluwer Medknow and other publishers, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.

Ahead of Print policy

Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Wolters Kluwer Medknow has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.

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While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content:

  • "Pop-up" and "banner" ads appear on a random, rotating basis. The advertiser has no control or input over the pages where their ads appear.
  • The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
  • Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.

  Scope of the journal

The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in field of All aspects of health professions education (e.g., clinical, teaching, learning, assessment, evaluation, curriculum, policy, etc.). Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.

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