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Aims and scope

BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning is focused on the use of simulation and innovative technology as an educational method or intervention for professionals in all areas of health and social care education, workforce development and quality of care.

The journal seeks to contribute to research, innovation and knowledge translation for practitioners, teachers, students and leaders in all health and social care professions who wish to improve clinical outcomes, patient experience, and safety. This includes scholarly activity undertaken in conjunction with colleagues from diverse disciplines spanning psychology, sociology, anthropology, safety science, engineering, information technology, art and design, linguistics and more.

The journal will include research, reviews, editorials, case studies and policy papers in the use of simulation in education, training and professional development as well the increasingly diverse fields of innovative learning technologies: online and distance learning, MOOCs, Web 2.0 and Wikis, mobile learning technologies, serious gaming, podcasts, animation and other multimedia in both virtual and physical teaching environments.

Journal statistics

Time from submission to first decision

38 days

Time from acceptance to publication

17 days (online)