The Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions
is the official journal of the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions, the Association for Hospital Medical Education, and the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education.
The Alliance is a community of professionals dedicated to accelerating excellence in health care performance through education, advocacy, and collaboration.
The Association for Hospital Medical Education develops professional education programs to enhance the knowledge and skills of CME educators/administrators and facilitates the continued development of continuing medical education as a value added educational activity that provides a positive measurable impact on the quality of health care.
The Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education promotes research, evaluation, and development of effective continuing medical education intended to improve the health of North Americans.Aims and Scope
The Journal of Continuing Education
is a quarterly journal publishing articles relevant to theory, practice, and policy development for continuing education in the health sciences. The journal presents original research and essays on subjects involving the lifelong learning of professionals, with a focus on continuous quality improvement, competency assessment, and knowledge translation. It provides thoughtful advice to those who develop, conduct, and evaluate continuing education programs.
- Original Research that includes detailed methods, data, analysis, and reporting of implications for research and practice. Articles conclude with Lessons for Practice, summaries of key themes, or recommendations for application of the article's findings.
- Innovations in Continuing Education with analysis and commentary exploring contemporary issues in professional healthcare education.
- Book Reviews of key publications in healthcare planning, policy, and continuing education.