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Medical Science Educator


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

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Springer New York



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Medical Science Educator is the successor of the journal JIAMSE. It is the peer-reviewed publication of the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE). The Journal offers all who teach in healthcare the most current information to succeed in their task by publishing scholarly activities, opinions, and resources in medical science education. Published articles focus on teaching the sciences fundamental to modern medicine and health, and include basic science education, clinical teaching, and the use of modern education technologies. The Journal provides the readership a better understanding of teaching and learning techniques in order to advance medical science education. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2020Q3

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.131
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.364
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.230
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.231
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.298
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.342
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.385
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.479
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.543
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.131
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.364
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.230
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.241
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.304
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.365
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.431
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.482
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.570
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.131
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.364
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.230
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.251
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.275
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.370
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.444
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.550
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.538
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20110
Self Cites20121
Self Cites201322
Self Cites201416
Self Cites20157
Self Cites201621
Self Cites201726
Self Cites201827
Self Cites201935
Self Cites202036
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20128
Total Cites201340
Total Cites201448
Total Cites201553
Total Cites201682
Total Cites2017112
Total Cites2018159
Total Cites2019192
Total Cites2020249
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20110
External Cites per document20120.146
External Cites per document20130.217
External Cites per document20140.194
External Cites per document20150.266
External Cites per document20160.282
External Cites per document20170.351
External Cites per document20180.433
External Cites per document20190.470
External Cites per document20200.573
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.131
Cites per document20130.364
Cites per document20140.230
Cites per document20150.241
Cites per document20160.304
Cites per document20170.365
Cites per document20180.431
Cites per document20190.482
Cites per document20200.570
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents201213
Non-citable documents201327
Non-citable documents201444
Non-citable documents201547
Non-citable documents201654
Non-citable documents201762
Non-citable documents201864
Non-citable documents201964
Non-citable documents202065
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201248
Citable documents201383
Citable documents2014165
Citable documents2015173
Citable documents2016216
Citable documents2017245
Citable documents2018305
Citable documents2019334
Citable documents2020372
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20110
Uncited documents201254
Uncited documents201382
Uncited documents2014169
Uncited documents2015177
Uncited documents2016213
Uncited documents2017231
Uncited documents2018268
Uncited documents2019273
Uncited documents2020288
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20127
Cited documents201328
Cited documents201440
Cited documents201543
Cited documents201657
Cited documents201776
Cited documents2018101
Cited documents2019125
Cited documents2020149
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