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Academic Medicine -- Academic Medicine, a peer-reviewed monthly journal, serves as an international forum for the exchange of ideas and information about policy, issues, and research concerning academic medicine, including strengthening the quality of medical education and training, enhancing the search for biomedical knowledge, advancing research in health services, and integrating education and research into the provision of effective health care.
American Journal of Public Health -- The American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) is a publication dedicated to original work in research, research methods, and program evaluation in the field of public health. The AJPH also regularly publishes authoritative editorials and commentaries and serves as a forum for the analysis of health policy.
British Medical Journal -- The BMJ aims to publish rigorous, accessible and entertaining material that will help doctors and medical students in their daily practice, lifelong learning and career development. The journal publishes original scientific studies, review and educational articles, and papers commenting on the clinical, scientific, social, political, and economic factors affecting health.
Canadian Medical Association Journal -- The CMAJ is a peer-reviewed international general medical journal. It is the official publication of the Canadian Medical Association. The online journal contains the complete editorial contents of the printed version, supplemented by a variety of interactive features and additional content.
International Journal of Epidemiology -- The International Journal of Epidemilogy encourages communication among those engaged in the research, teaching, and application of epidemiology of both communicable and non-communicable disease, including research into health services and medical care. Also covered are new methods, epidemiological and statistical, for the analysis of data used by those who practise social and preventive medicine.
International Journal of Public Health: Bulletin of the World Health Organization -- Established for more than 50 years as a leading research journal, the Bulletin of the World Health Organization was expanded in 1999. In line with sweeping changes preparing WHO for the new century, the Bulletin quickened its pace of publication and extended its editorial scope. Contributions from the social and behavioural sciences extend the journal's traditional coverage of biomedical and scientific research.
The Journal of Public Health Medicine -- The Journal of Public Health Medicine focuses on current theory and practice within the whole spectrum of public health medicine. The journal looks in depth at the causes of disease and, in the light of this, how to prevent ill-health and promote good health. Disease trends are also monitored, as are environmental hazards, planning, provision and evaluation of health services.
Journal of the American Medical Association -- JAMA, which began publication in 1883, is an international peer-reviewed general medical journal. Its key objective is to promote the science and art of medicine and the betterment of the public health.
New England Journal of Medicine -- Each week, the New England Journal of Medicine presents major, previously unpublished research results, clinical findings, updates, and opinions. Over 240,000 physicians, students, managers, and other medical professionals in more than 120 countries subscribe to the New England Journal of Medicine.
Aga Khan Foundation -- The Aga Khan Foundation is a non-denominational, international development agency established in 1967 by His Highness the Aga Khan. Its mission is to develop and promote creative solutions to problems that impede social development, primarily in Asia and East Africa. Created as a private, non-profit foundation under Swiss law, it has branches and independent affiliates in 12 countries.
Academy for International Health Studies -- The Academy for International Health Studies, an educational, marketing and business networking organization, was founded in 1993 to serve senior executives from health plans, hospital systems, medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies and information technology vendors.
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education -- The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is a private professional organization responsible for the accreditation of nearly 7,800 residency education programs. The ACGME's volume of accredited programs makes it one of the largest private accrediting agencies in the country, if not the world.
American Medical Association -- The AMA is a leader in promoting professionalism in medicine and setting standards for medical education, practice,and ethics. Its core purpose is to promote the science and art of medicine and the betterment of public health.
American Medical Student Association -- With nearly 50,000 members, nearly 300 chapters (including 35 international chapters) and an all-student governance structure, the American Medical Student Association is the largest, independent association of physicians-in-training in the United States. AMSA advances the profession of medicine by promoting universal healthcare, increasing diversity in medicine, eliminating health disparities (including global HIV/AIDS) and transforming medical education.
American Public Health Association -- APHA has been influencing policies and setting priorities in public health for over 125 years. Throughout its history it has been in the forefront of numerous efforts to prevent disease and promote health. The American Public Health Association (APHA) is the oldest and largest organization of public health professionals in the world, representing more than 50,000 members from over 50 occupations of public health.
Association for Medical Education in Europe -- AMEE is a worldwide association for all interested in medical and health care professions education - teachers, curriculum developers, deans, administrators, researchers and students.
Association for the Study of Medical Education -- ASME is a membership organisation and doctors and medical educators from any specialty and level are invited to join. It functions as a forum for debate and exchange of information, and is building on its contacts in medicine and teaching in the UK and among other networks, to promote knowledge and expertise in medical education.
Association of American Medical Colleges -- The Association of American Medical Colleges is a non-profit association founded in 1876 to work for reform in medical education. Originally representing only medical schools, the Association now comprises the 125 accredited U.S. medical schools, the 16 accredited Canadian medical schools, 400 major teaching hospitals and health systems, 90 academic and professional societies representing nearly 100,000 faculty members, and the nation's medical students and residents.
Association of Canadian Medical Colleges -- The Association of Canadian Medical Colleges (ACMC) was founded in 1943 by the nine existing medical schools as a response to the Canadian government's request to speed up the production of physicians for the war effort. ACMC celebrated its fiftieth birthday in 1993 as a structured organization representing sixteen medical schools and provides the national voice for academic medicine in Canada.
Centre for Health Informatics and Multiprofessional Education -- The Centre for Health Informatics and Multiprofessional Education has been established to develop and integrate initiatives in informatics, education and health services research. The goals of the Centre are to improve clinical education, to support clinical practice and to benefit local communities - both patients and healthcare professionals.
Institut d'Estudis de la Salut, Barcelona (in Spanish)
Learning and Teaching Support Network -- The LTSN is a major network of 24 subject centres based in higher education institutions throughout the UK and a single Generic Centre. It aims to promote high quality learning and teaching through the development and transfer of good practices in all subject disciplines, and to provide a 'one-stop shop' of learning and teaching resources and information for the HE community.
National Board of Medical Examiners -- The NBME seeks to protect the health of the public through state of the art assessment of health professionals. While centered on assessment of physicians, this mission encompasses the spectrum of health professionals along the continuum of education, training and practice and includes research in evaluation as well as development of assessment instruments. In addition, the NBME cosponsors the USMLE, a three-step examination for medical licensure in the United States.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine -- The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) is 1 of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Their mission is to support rigorous research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), to train researchers in CAM, and to disseminate information to the public and professionals on which CAM modalities work, which do not, and why.
Panamerican Federation of Associations of Medical Schools (in Spanish)
World Federation for Medical Education -- The WFME is an umbrella organisation for its six Regional Organisations for Medical Education. Their activities cover all stages of medical education, i.e. basic (undergraduate) medical education, postgraduate vocational and specialist training and continuing medical education, while striving for the highest scientific and ethical standards in medical education, taking initiatives with respect to new methods, new tools, and management of medical education.
World Health Organization -- Since its creation in 1948, the World Health Organization has contributed to major accomplishments resulting in a healthier world. The objective of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health, as defined in the WHO Constitution, is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
WHO Centre for Health Development - Kobe, Japan -- The philosophy of the WHO Kobe Centre is based upon the concept of leadership and a spirit of partnership for global health development. Its mission is that of international and interdisciplinary investigations of issues relating to global health and welfare systems development. WKC seeks to improve the health of individuals and societies, worldwide, by bringing together the best knowledge and experience available.
MCAT Practice Tests -- The MCAT online course provides an extensive resource of free self assessment module quizzes designed to assist in both structuring and completing test preparation.
Meducation -- Meducation is a non-profit organization created to promote the use of software technology in medical education. Meducation's main goal is to provide efficient links to the vast amount of medical information available on the internet.
PubMed Central -- PubMed Central is a digital archive of life sciences journal literature managed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). Access to PubMed Central is free and unrestricted.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
WebCat -- World Health Organization - WHOLIS webcat
WebMedLit -- WebMedLit indexes medical web sites every day and presents the articles from each in a streamlined consistent format. WebMedLit is a service of SilverPlatter Information, the leading provider of electronic information to researchers and librarians worldwide.
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