Publication Outlets

General Medicine/Health Professions

Journal Name Impact Factor Article Influence
Academic Medicine 3.468 1.347
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Outcome Project
 n/a n/a
Advances in Health Sciences Education: Theory & Practice 2.705 1.149
American Journal of Medicine 5.003 n/a
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 4.04 n/a
American Journal of Preventive Medicine 4.527 n/a
American Journal of Surgery 2.403 1.238
Annals of Family Medicine 4.57 n/a
Best Evidence in Medical Education (BEME)
 n/a n/a
BioMed Central Medical Education 1.41 0.5
British Medical Journal 17.445 n/a
Canadian Medical Education Journal n/a n/a
Education for Health n/a n/a
Evaluation & the Health Professions
 1.672 0.545
Focus on Health Profession Education
 n/a n/a
International Journal of Medical Education n/a n/a
JAMA (includes an annual medical education issue) 30.387 13.154
Journal of Biomedical Education n/a n/a
Journal of Cancer Education 1.368 n/a
Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions
 1.19 0.571
Journal of Graduate Medical Education
 n/a n/a
Journal of Hospital Medicine 2.143 n/a
Journal of Interprofessional Care
 n/a n/a
Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development n/a n/a
MedEd Portal
 n/a n/a
Medical Education
 3.617 1.305
Medical Education Online
 1.268 n/a
Medical Science Educator
 n/a n/a
Medical Teacher

 2.045 0.616
New England Journal of Medicine (education articles are included in several issues)
 54.42 22.412
Perspectives on Medical Education

 n/a n/a
Teaching and Learning in Medicine

 1.118 0.418
The Clinical Teacher n/a n/a

General Higher Education

Journal Name Impact Factor Article Influence
American Educational Research Association (AERA) Open n/a n/a
Change, the Magazine for Higher Learning n/a n/a
College Teaching
 n/a n/a
Innovative Higher Education n/a n/a
International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education n/a n/a
Journal for Academic Development n/a n/a
Online Learning n/a n/a
Journal of Excellence in College Teaching n/a n/a
Journal of Faculty Development n/a n/a
Journal of Further and Higher Education n/a n/a
The Journal of Higher Education 1.051 0.792
Journal of Research in Interprofessional Practice and Education n/a n/a
Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
 n/a n/a
New Directions for Teaching and Learning
 n/a n/a
The Review of Higher Education 0.867 0.884
Teaching in Higher Education 0.623 0.434
To Improve the Academy n/a n/a

Higher Education – Theme-Based

Journal Name Impact Factor Article Influence
Active Learning in Higher Education
 n/a n/a
American Journal of Distance Education
 n/a n/a
Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education
 1 1
The Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-Based Learning
 n/a n/a
Open Learning: The Journal of Open and Distance Learning
 n/a n/a
Research in Higher Education
 1.141 1.141
Simulation & Gaming: An International Journal of Theory, Practice and Research n/a n/a
Technology, Pedagogy and Education 0.541 0.541

Specialty Medical Education Journals

Journal Name Impact Factor Article Influence
Academic Emergency Medicine n/a n/a
Academic Pediatrics n/a n/a
Academic Psychiatry n/a n/a
Academic Radiology n/a n/a
Advances in Physiology Education n/a n/a
American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education n/a n/a
Anatomical Sciences Education n/a n/a
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education 0.465 n/a
Family Medicine Journal
 0.851 0.469
Journal of Dental Education
 1.04 0.248
Journal of General Internal Medicine 3.423 1.578
Journal of Surgical Education n/a n/a
Nursing Administration
 n/a n/a
Pharmacy Education 0.391 /a
Surgical Innovation 1.338 0.544
Note: Impact factor and article influence scores evaluate the weight of scholarly periodicals and map the structure of academic research. For more information on Article Influence Score, you can check out information at Eigenfactor.org. Impact factors found using the 2011 Journal Citation Reports (JCR) through ISI’s Web of Knowledge can be found at: This site.