(Updated: 2022/07/07)

About the journal

 

Basic information

 

The Brazilian Journal of Medical Education is the entity for scientific diffusion of the Brazilian Association of Medical Education. Its mission is to be a prominent journal in the field of medical education and publish high quality material about relevant themes and perspectives in this area. Its first edition was published in August 1977. It is currently publishedin continuos flow and only in the online version.

Its abbreviated title is Rev. bras. educ. med., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes, bibliographic references and strips.

The online journal is open access and free.

E-mail: rbem.abem@gmail.com

Address: SCN, Quadra 02, Bloco D, Torre A, Salas 1021 e 1023, Asa Norte, Brasília, DF, Brazil. CEP: 70.712-903.

Phones: +55 61 30249978 e +55 61 30248013

 

 

Indexing sources

 
  • Biblioteca Virtual de Educação em Ciências da Saúde - EDUCA
  • Sumários de Revistas Brasileiras - SUMARIOS
  • Literatura Latino-Americana e do Caribe em Ciências da Saúde - LILACS
  • Índice de Revistas Latinoamericanas en Ciencias - PERIODICA
  • Base de datos sobre Educación - IRESIE
  • Directory of Open Access Journals - DOAJ
  • Sistema Regional de Información en Línea para Revistas Científicas de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal – LATINDEX
  • Scientific Electronic Library Online – SciELO
 

 

Intellectual property

 

All the content of the journal, except where stated otherwise, is licenced under a Creative Commons Licence, type BY.

 

 

Copyright

 

Holder of the copyrights: Brazilian Association of Medical Education - ABEM.

Reproduction in hard or soft copy for educational purposes is authorized, provided the source is cited and it does not represent a republication. In this case, express prior authorization must be gratned by ABEM.

 

 

Sponsors

 

Associação Brasileira de Educação Médica -ABEM

 

 


 

Editorial Board

 

Chief editor

 
  • Rosiane Viana Zuza Diniz – Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), Natal – RN – Brazil, rosianevzdiniz@gmail.com
 

 

Associate editors

 
  • Antonio da Silva Menezes Junior – Universidade Federal de Goiás (UFG), Goiânia – GO – Brazil, a.menezes.junior@uol.com.br
  • Cristiane Barelli – Universidade de Passo Fundo (UPF), Passo Fundo – RS – Brazil, barelli@upf.br
  • Daniela Chiesa, Universidade de Fortaleza (UNIFOR), Fortaleza – CE – Brazil, danic2305@gmail.com
  • Danilo Borges Paulino – Universidade Federal de Uberlândia (UFU), Uberlândia – MG – Brazil, dbpaulino@ufu.br
  • Fernando Antonio de Almeida – Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP), Sorocaba – SP – Brazil, almeidafa@globo.com
  • Gustavo Antonio Raimondi – Universidade Federal de Uberlândia (UFU), Uberlândia – MG – Brazil, gustavo.raimondi@gmail.com
  • Izabel Cristina Meister Martins Coelho – Faculdades Pequeno Príncipe (FPP) – Curitiba – PR – Brazil, izamcoelho@gmail.com
  • Jorge Carvalho Guedes – Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA), Salvador – BA – Brazil, jorge.guedes.ufba@gmail.com
  • Kristopherson Lustosa Augusto – Centro Universitário Christus (UNICHRISTUS), Fortaleza – CE – Brazil, kristopherson@hotmail.com
  • Maira Tiyomi Sacata Tongu Nazima – Universidade Federal do Amapá (UNIFAP), Macapá – AP – Brazil, mairatongu@gmail.com
  • Margareth Rodrigues Salerno – Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Porto Alegre – RS – Brazil, margareth.salerno@pucrs.br
  • Maria Helena Senger, Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo, Sorocaba – SP – Brasil,  mhsenger@pucsp.br
  • Maria Viviane Lisboa de Vasconcelos – Universidade Federal de Alagoas (UFAL), Maceió – AL – Brazil, camposdelisboa@gmail.com
  • Maurício Abreu Pinto Peixoto – Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Rio de Janeiro – RJ – Brazil, geac.ufrj@gmail.com
  • Pedro Tadao Hamamoto Filho – Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Botucatu – SP – Brazil, pthamamotof@hotmail.com
  • Roberto Zonato Esteves – Universidade Estadual de Maringá (UEM), Maringá – PR – Brazil, manhabc209@gmail.com
 

 

International Associate Editors

 
  • Carlos Fernando Collares – Maastricht University Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Department of Educational Development and Research Maastricht, Limburg, Países Baixos,  collares@maastrichtuniversity.nl
  • Olaf Kraus de Camargo - Associate Professor at McMaster University Hamilton, Ontário, Canadá, krausdc@mcmaster.ca
 

 

Reviewers

   

 

Steering Board

 
  • Nildo Alves Batista – Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), São Paulo – SP – Brazil, nabatista@unifesp.br
  • Sandro Schreiber de Oliveira – Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (FURG), Rio Grande – RS – Brazil e Universidade Católica de Pelotas (UCPel), Pelotas – RS – Brazil, sandro.schreiber@yahoo.com.br
  • Denise Herdy Afonso – Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), Rio de Janeiro – RJ – Brazil, deniseherdy@gmail.com
  • Eduardo Arquimino Postal – Universidade Católica de Pelotas (UCPEL), Pelotas – RS – Brazil, postal.arquimino@gmail.com
  • Eliana Goldfarb Cyrino – Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Botucatu – SP – Brazil, ecyrino@fmb.unesp.br
  • André Ferreira de Abreu Júnior – Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), Rio de Janeiro – RJ – Brazil, andref.abreu@hotmail.com
  • Carlos Eduardo Merss – Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR), Toledo – PR – Brazil, merssmd@gmail.com
 

 

Editing

 
  • Graphic design
    Grifo Diagramações
  • Administrative manager
    Rozane Landskron Gonçalves
  • Administrative assistant
    Yuri Barros Brandani
 

 


 

Instructions to authors

 

Editorial Policy

 

The Revista Brasileira de Educação Médica (Brazilian Medical Education Journal) publishes original articles, review articles, experience reports, essays, letters to the editor and book reviews about relevant themes in the area of medical education. RBEM follows the Gold Open Access open access policy and its articles are made available with full access, free of charge, and adopts the rolling pass publication system special editions also published at the discretion of the Editorial Board. The works are evaluated by means of peer review, with anonymity of the authors and reviewers preserved.

The Journal is standardized following the “Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals” (Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts submitted to Biomedical Journals) published by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICJME). RBEM adopts the recommendations of the Code of Ethical Conduct and Basic Practices published by the Ethics in Publications Committee (COPE).

The linking of all authors to ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is mandatory.

RBEM accepts a preprint article.

RBEM accepts submissions containing material that has already been part of a doctoral thesis or master's dissertation, including those that have been made publicly available in accordance with the mandatory requirements of the institution that grants the qualification, provided that it obeys the structure required by the submission category. the magazine.

All articles that involve research with humans shall be forwarded to the Journal with a copy of the approval granted by a human research ethics committee (excluding data in the public domain). Clinical trial studies shall carry the Clinical Trials Approval Registration number, which shall be sent to the Journal. For research that involves animals, approval by the animal research ethics committee shall be submitted.

RBEM has independent editorial guidelines and therefore does not accept advertising material for commercial purposes.

Articles must be submitted via the electronic system ScholarOne in Portuguese, English or Spanish (no language change is allowed at any stage after submission) and addressed exclusively to RBEM. Simultaneous submission to any other publication is forbidden. RBEM considers duplicated publication or fragmented publication of the same study an ethical violation. The iThenticate software is the tool used by RBEM for originality verification and similarity/plagiarism detection of submitted manuscripts. The Article submitted for analysis will be rejected immediately in cases that the RBEM identifies that there has been misconduct. An article published by RBEM that presents mistakes or does not contain adequate allegations must be retracted with due corrections and clarifications.

If RBEM decides to terminate its activities, the published articles will remain in the possession of the Associação Brasileira de Educação Médica, which must safeguard the archives. To request files, contact rbem.abem@gmail.com by email.

 

 

Categories

 

Editorial: responsibility of the editors or invited researchers (up to 3 thousand words). Spontaneously submitted editorials will not be accepted.

Structure of the manuscript:

  • TITLE
  • (Free development)
  • REFERENCES

Original article: articles resulting from original theoretical or empirical research (up to 5,000 words).

Structure of the manuscript:

  • TITLE
  • ABSTRACT (Sections: Introduction, Objective, Method, Result, Conclusion)
  • KEYWORDS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • METHOD
  • RESULTS
  • DISCUSSION
  • CONCLUSIONS OR FINAL CONSIDERATIONS
  • REFERENCES

Essay: article with critical analysis on a specific theme related to medical education (up to 3,000 words).

Structure of the manuscript:

  • TITLE
  • ABSTRACT (Sections: Introduction, Development, Conclusion)
  • KEYWORDS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • (Free development)
  • CONCLUSIONS OR FINAL CONSIDERATIONS
  • REFERENCES

Review article: article based exclusively on secondary sources, containing critical review of literature pertinent to the scope of the Journal (up to 5,000 words).

Structure of the manuscript:

  • TITLE
  • ABSTRACT (Sections: Introduction, Objective, Method, Result, Conclusion)
  • KEYWORDS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • METHOD
  • RESULTS
  • DISCUSSION
  • CONCLUSIONS OR FINAL CONSIDERATIONS
  • REFERENCES

Experience report: article that presents innovative experience in medical education, along with pertinent theoretical reflection (up to 3,000 words).

Structure of the manuscript:

  • TITLE
  • ABSTRACT (Sections: Introduction, Experience report, Discussion, Conclusion)
  • KEYWORDS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXPERIENCE REPORT
  • DISCUSSION
  • CONCLUSIONS OR FINAL CONSIDERATIONS
  • REFERENCES

Letter to the editor: Scientific content correspondence containing comment on materia published in previous editions of the Journal, texts on findings in dissertations and theses and notes or opinions on matters of interest to the readers (up to 1,200 words).

Structure of the manuscript:

  • TITLE
  • (Free development)
  • REFERENCES

Book review: critical analysis (with reflexions and impacts for readers) of publications launched in Brazil or abroad (up to 1,200 words).

Structure of the manuscript:

  • TITLE
  • (Free development)
  • REFERENCES

Positioning, Consensus and Guidelines: the editors make an invitation to a working group that will be responsible for the in-depth review and consensual elaboration of the article on a specific topic (up to 8,000 words).

Structure of the manuscript:

  • TITLE
  • KEYWORDS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • (Free development)
  • CONCLUSIONS OR FINAL CONSIDERATIONS
  • REFERENCES

The word count does starts from the Introduction and excludes references.

Information about the institution involved in the research in the body of the article must be highlighted in black to hide the data.

Note: The word count, regardless of category, does not include abstract/abstract, figurative elements, bibliographic references.

 

 

Costs

 

Submission fee: no fee is charged for submitting articles.

Publication fee: R$ 1,000.00. If the author wants a complete translation of the article into English, an additional fee of R$ 500.00 will be charged.

  • Discount: if there is at least one author associated with ABEM, there is a discount of R$ 200.00 on the publication fee in the submission language.

Exemption: there will be no charge for publication in the submission language (Portuguese, English or Spanish) when all authors are members of ABEM in compliance (Deadline for verification of compliance: 1 week after acceptance). If the author wishes to publish the article in English, a translation fee of R$500.00 will be charged.

Erratum: if there is a need to correct the names of the authors after the publication of the article and it is identified that the main author confirmed the release of the article with the error, there will be a cost of R$ 60.00 for making the erratum.

 

 

Format and preparation of the manuscript

 

Format

File: Word, A4 paper (21 cm x 29.7 cm ou 8.3" x 11.7").

Font: Arial 11, line space of 1.5 and margins of 2.0 cm or 0,79” (right, left, top and bottom).

Alignment: Justified.

Section titles: Place 1 of 1.5 space between the text of the previous topic and the title of the subsequent one. They must be in bold and capital letters and capital letter only the first letter.

Subtitles: Place 1 of 1.5 space between the text of the previous topic and the title of the subsequent one. They must be in bold.

Sub-subtitles: Place 1 of 1.5 space between the text of the previous topic and the title of the subsequent one. They must be in bold, capital letter only the first letter and in italics.

Sub-sub-subtitles: Place 1 of 1.5 space between the text of the previous topic and the title of the subsequent one. They must be in bold, capital letter only the first letter, in italics and underlined.

Citations up to 3 lines: It must be inserted in the text and be enclosed in quotation marks.

Citation with more than 3 lines: It should be a separate paragraph, with a 4 cm indentation from the left margin, single-spaced, in italics, and with font 10.

Direct citation in the body of the article: More than 1 author, quote the first and then add et al.

References in the body of the article: They must be in superscript, without parentheses, before punctuation and without space between the word, number and punctuation (examples: medical education1. medical education1,2. medical education1-4. medical education1,5,8-11.).

Footnotes: Will not be accepted.

No supplementary files or attachments will be published.

Preparation of the manuscript

Title: this should contain no more than 15 words and be written in two versions. A version in Portuguese or Spanish, depending on the language of the article, and another in English.

Abstract: this should contain no more than 350 words and be written in two versions. A version in Portuguese or Spanish, depending on the language of the article, and another in English. It must be flowing text and have the sections marked in bold as described in the article category.

Keywords: there should be 3 to 5 words extracted from the Health Science Descriptors (DeCS), for abstracts in Portuguese and Medical Subject Heading (MeSH), for abstracts in English.

Illustrative representation: have title and numbering at the top, which must have a period after it (example: Table 1. Title), and font at the bottom. Abbreviations, if present, must appear in the first line at the bottom (Abbreviations:). The symbols for explanations must be identified with superscript alphabet letters and explained at the bottom with font 10. The maximum number of files is 5.

They must be inserted in the body of the article according to the instructions below:

  • Tables: should contain only horizontal borders.
  • Figures: must have good resolution, at least 300 DPI.
  • Frames: must contain horizontal and vertical borders on their sides and in the separation of the houses.
  • Charts: must contain the caption.

References: formatting follows the Vancouver style, according to the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts submitted to Biomedical Journals, published by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICJME). References should be cited numerically and as they appear in the text. The names of the journals must be abbreviated according to the style used in the Index Medicus.

Examples of references are available.

Number of authors

The maximum number of authors is six. If the number of authors exceeds this number, a letter with justification must be sent to the editor (rbem.abem@gmail.com). No authors may be added after the article has been accepted.

Additional files

Title Page:

  • All authors: name, email, phone, institution and function in it, Orcid registration numbers and specific contributin from each author to the work;
  • Information individual of each author about any conflict of interest or lack of such. If there is any financial conflict of interest, the authors shall provide information on the funding, with the project registration number. For studies that directly or indirectly involve humans, the Plataforma Brasil and the number of the corresponding approval opinion project registration number should be provided, as per CNS Resolution 196/96;
  • Acknowledgments, when applicable.

Open Science Compliance Form:

The author must answer the form on the alignment of the research and compliance of the article with Open Science practices, availability of research data is encouraged.

Ethics and Research Committee on Human Beings (Attach in the field: Supplementary file that is NOT for evaluation):

All manuscripts that, individually or collectively, directly or indirectly involve human beings data, the authors must attach the project approval document issued by the Human Research Ethics Committee, which contains the process number (CAAE ) and approval of the project, as well as the institution.

 

 

Online submission

 

Online Submission

Manuscripts shall be submitted electronically via the Journal's website.

Author Guide.

Review follow-up

Every article received is assessed for format. Should it fail to meet the standards, the article is returned to the author for correction and resubmission. If the article meets the standards it will be forwarded to the RBEM Chief Editor who will assess the scope pertinence of the article and will forward it to the Associate Editors, and from them to two reviewers registered with RBEM for scientific review of the work.

After review by the evaluators, the associate editors receive the article to issue an opinion. The opinions will always be reasoned and will present one of the following conclusions: Accepted, Minor Review, Major Review or Rejected. Articles with review decisions (Major or Minor review) will be submitted to a new evaluation process after submission by the authors of the appropriateness version suggested by the reviewers (see types of decisions). The new version will have a new decision with possible conclusions: Accepted, Minor Review, Major Review or Rejected.

The evaluation process has an estimated duration of 144 days.

Types of decisions

Authors who receive feedback with Minor Revision or Major Revision must send a letter to the reviewer answering in detail to the suggested alterations, marking in red all changes to the body of the article. The corrected article shall be sent within 60 days for the article to be reviewed again. Should the authors fail to manifest any response by that deadline, the article will be considered withdrawn.

Articles that receive a review of Reject shall not be published.

Authors who receive a review of Accept shall receive an email informing them of the Journal edition in which the article will be published, as well as information about the fee payable for publication. After payment, the article will enter the publication flow.

Publishing flow

The article is sent to the grammatical reviewers and is later send by email to the main author. The main author will have a maximum of 5 days to send the article in its final version.

The article is sent to the desktop publishing. The author will receive by email the proof of the file for conference exclusively of the layout and desktop publishing. The author has a maximum period of 3 days to return the acceptance of the final version that will be published.

If there is no manifestation by the main author by the deadline stipulated in each stage, the article will be canceled.

Articles that have been accepted, reviewed and laid out in desktop publishing shall be published and become property of the Journal.

Authorship and Responsibility

Every person named as an author answer for the authorship of the manuscripts and for have participated sufficiently in the work to bear public responsibility for its content.

 

 


 

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E-mail: rbem.abem@gmail.com
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