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.
For information about the Editor-in-Chief and editorial team, please refer to the Editorial Board page.
|Publication Model||Subscription; with hybrid open access option|
|Frequency||Quarterly issues; continuous publication online|
|Indexed by||Web of Science Core Collection: Emerging Sources Citation Index; Scopus; Google Scholar; PubMed Central (Special Collection Journals)|
|Peer Review Model||Single blind; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author|
Journal statistics (2019)
|Time from submission to first decision||38 days|
|Time from acceptance to publication||13 days|
Rights and permissions
BMJ is a founding member of COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics), which provides a forum for publishers and Editors of scientific journals to discuss issues relating to the integrity of the work submitted to or published in their journals.
The EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the value of medical research literature by promoting transparent, accurate reporting of research studies. BMJ is a sponsor of its activities.