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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 37

Issue 1

editorial Publisher please

Letter to the readers: proposal for a new year's resolution

Hautz W
GMS J Med Educ 2020; 37(1):Doc12 (20200217)
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article ECG appraisal

The influence of prompts on final year medical students' learning process and achievement in ECG interpretation

Berndt M, Thomas F, Bauer D, Härtl A, Hege I, Kääb S, Fischer MR, Heitzmann N
GMS J Med Educ 2020; 37(1):Doc11 (20200217)
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article Child-welfare

Possibilities of dissemination of specialist knowledge and acting capacity in the field of child protection in medicine: a qualitative survey

Maier A, Rassenhofer M, Hoffmann U, Fegert JM
GMS J Med Educ 2020; 37(1):Doc10 (20200217)
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article Interprofessional Education

Expectations, training and evaluation of intensive care staff to an interprofessional simulation course in Germany – Development of a relevant training concept

Flentje M, Friedrich L, Eismann H, Koppert W, Ruschulte H
GMS J Med Educ 2020; 37(1):Doc9 (20200217)
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article Problem-based Learning

Does the tutors' academic background influence the learning objectives in problem-based learning?

Grasl MC, Kremser K, Breckwoldt J, Gleiss A
GMS J Med Educ 2020; 37(1):Doc8 (20200217)
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article Interprofessional Education

Development of the Greifswald questionnaire for the measurement of interprofessional attitudes

Lange S, Partecke M, Meissner K, Heß U, Hiemisch A
GMS J Med Educ 2020; 37(1):Doc7 (20200217)
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article Progress testing

Measuring competency-relevant knowledge in the competency-oriented student progress test

Möltner A, Wagener S, Burkert M
GMS J Med Educ 2020; 37(1):Doc6 (20200217)
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article Research in Medical Education

Studies on acceptance, evaluation and impact of the Cologne program “Research and Medical Studies”

Moritz S, Halawi A, Proksch C, Werner JM, Paulsson M, Rothschild M, Stosch C
GMS J Med Educ 2020; 37(1):Doc5 (20200217)
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article Child-welfare

Protecting children across borders – child protection in an international context (Germany/Switzerland) as an interprofessional teaching unit

Krampe F, Peters S, Straub C, Bode S
GMS J Med Educ 2020; 37(1):Doc4 (20200217)
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article Risk communication

Development, implementation, and evaluation of a curriculum for medical students on conflicts of interest and communicating risk

Deis N, Koch C, Dreimüller N, Gaitzsch E, Weißkircher J, Jünger J, Lieb K
GMS J Med Educ 2020; 37(1):Doc3 (20200217)
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Prof. Peter Erich Dieter, PhD: 22.02.1952 – 25.12.2019

Hahn EG
GMS J Med Educ 2020; 37(1):Doc2 (20200217)
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thanks Acknowledgement

Acknowledgement to the reviewers of GMS Journal for Medical Education

Fischer MR, Fabry G
GMS J Med Educ 2020; 37(1):Doc1 (20200217)
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