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Call for papers - Ultrasound education

Guest Editor

Florian Recker, MD, MME, Department of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine, University Hospital Bonn, Germany

Submission Status: Open   |   Submission Deadline: 15 October 2024

BMC Medical Education is calling for submissions to its Collection on ultrasound in medical education. Ultrasound has become an integral part of medical education, providing valuable insights and enhancing diagnostic and procedural skills among healthcare professionals. As ultrasound applications continue to expand across various medical specialties, there is a growing need for effective educational strategies to ensure competence among learners. This Collection aims to showcase cutting-edge research, best practices, and novel approaches in ultrasound education, fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange among educators, clinicians, and researchers.

New Content ItemThis Collection supports and amplifies research related to SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being.

Meet the Guest Editor

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Florian Recker, MD, MME, Department of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine, University Hospital Bonn, Germany

Dr Florian Recker, MD, MME is the Head of the Centre for Medical Education in Obstetrics and the Centre for Ultrasound Research and Innovations in Obstetrical Science (CURIOS) at the University Hospital Bonn, Germany.  His research focuses in particular on new and innovative technologies and concepts in ultrasound education and training. He also utilizes the latest technologies, such as artificial intelligence and 3D printing technology. A particular focus is on the application of point-of-care ultrasound and its multidisciplinary areas of application in training. 

About the Collection

BMC Medical Education is calling for submissions to its Collection on ultrasound in medical education. 

Ultrasound has become an integral part of medical education, providing valuable insights and enhancing diagnostic and procedural skills among healthcare professionals. As ultrasound applications continue to expand across various medical specialties, there is a growing need for effective educational strategies to ensure competence among learners. This Collection aims to showcase cutting-edge research, best practices, and novel approaches in ultrasound education, fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange among educators, clinicians, and researchers. 

The Collection will cover a broad range of topics related to ultrasound education, including but not limited to: 

  • Innovative teaching methods and curricular design 
  • Assessment strategies for ultrasound competency 
  • Integration of ultrasound into medical school and residency programs 
  • Interprofessional education in ultrasound 
  • Simulation-based ultrasound training 
  • Use of technology and virtual platforms in ultrasound education 
  • Impact of ultrasound education on patient outcomes 


This Collection supports and amplifies research related to SDG #3: Good Health and Well-Being


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Submission Guidelines

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This Collection welcomes submission of original Research Articles. Should you wish to submit a different article type, please read our submission guidelines to confirm that type is accepted by the journal. Articles for this Collection should be submitted via our submission system, Snapp. During the submission process you will be asked whether you are submitting to a Collection; please select "Ultrasound education" from the dropdown menu.

Articles will undergo the journal’s standard peer-review process and are subject to all of the journal’s standard policies. Articles will be added to the Collection as they are published.

The Editors have no competing interests with the submissions which they handle through the peer review process. The peer review of any submissions for which the Editors have competing interests is handled by another Editorial Board Member who has no competing interests.