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GMS Journal for Medical Education

Gesellschaft für Medizinische Ausbildung (GMA)

ISSN 2366-5017


GMS Journal for Medical Education (GMS J Med Educ) – formerly GMS Zeitschrift für Medizinische Ausbildung – publishes scientific articles on all aspects of undergraduate and graduate education in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy and other health professions. Research and review articles, project reports, short communications as well as discussion papers and comments may be submitted. Manuscripts may be submitted in English or German. Each Articles will be translated into the other language respectively. GMS Journal for Medical Education is published regularly as an unrestricted open access journal with at least four issues per year. In addition, special issues on current topics in medical education research are also published.

The journal is the organ of the German Association for Medical Education (GMA) ( Until 2015 the journal was published under its German name GMS Zeitschrift für Medizinische Ausbildung.

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Recent Publications
GMS Journal for Medical Education Volume 40

Issue 1

editorial editorial

JME has impact beyond the Impact Factor!

Fischer MR, Fabry G
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc13 (20230215)
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article assessment

A simulation-based OSCE with case presentation and remote rating – development of a prototype

Bußenius L, Harendza S
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc12 (20230215)
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article medical communication

How to: Success factors for the implementation and establishment of the “longitudinal curriculum” on communicative competencies at the Medical Faculty Mannheim

Strohmer R, Linder U, Kaden JJ
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc11 (20230215)
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article medical communication

“And how am I going to ask about this?” – introducing the course “sexual anamnesis” in peer teaching for medical students in Würzburg

Ruck J, Pramberger M, Späth I, Simmenroth A, Zirkel J
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc10 (20230215)
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article medical communication

From summative MAAS Global to formative MAAS 2.0 – a workshop report

Stamer T, Essers G, Steinhäuser J, Flägel K
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc9 (20230215)
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article virtual reality

Immersive medium for early clinical exposure – knowledge acquisition, spatial orientation and the unexpected role of annotation in 360° VR photos

Speidel R, Schneider A, Walter S, Grab-Kroll C, Oechsner W
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc8 (20230215)
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article clinical reasoning

Implicit expression of uncertainty in medical students during different sequences of clinical reasoning in simulated patient handovers

Harendza S, Bacher HJ, Berberat PO, Kadmon M, Gärtner J
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc7 (20230215)
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article final year

Final-year information on didactic and organizational issues for students and supervising physicians – project report on the development and implementation of the cross-site website PJ-input

Homberg A, Narciß E, Thiesbonenkamp-Maag J, Heindl F, Schüttpelz-Brauns K
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc6 (20230215)
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article qualification

Some residents drop out of specialty training. How important is prior clinical experience? A survey among residents in the Netherlands

Querido SJ, de Rond ME, Wigersma L, ten Cate O
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc5 (20230215)
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article medical students

Is COVID-19 perceived as a threat to equal career opportunities amongst Swiss medical students? A cross-sectional survey study from Bern and Geneva

Wohlfarth B, McConnell MM, Huguenin-Dezot M, Nendaz M, Kaderli RM
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc4 (20230215)
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article interprofessional education

Development of a project for interprofessional collaboration between medical and pharmacy students to improve medication safety in polypharmacy (PILLE)

Gehrke-Beck S, Petersen M, Herrmann WJ, Zimmermann N, Daub E, Seeger J, Schulz J, Czimmeck C, Lauterbach N, Peters H, Kloft C, Schulz M, Siebenbrodt I, Behrend R
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc3 (20230215)
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book review book review

Friedrich Edelhäuser: Wahrnehmen und Bewegen – Grundlagen einer allgemeinen Bewegungslehre

Scheffer C
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc2 (20230215)
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thanks acknowledgement

Acknowledgement to the reviewers of GMS Journal for Medical Education

Fischer MR, Fabry G
GMS J Med Educ 2023; 40(1):Doc1 (20230215)
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