About usMission and vision

A society for the enrichment, development and progression of health professions education research in Japan

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Our aims

The Japan Society for Medical Education aims to foster cutting edge research in health professions education and to disseminate the results. We seek the advancement of medical education in Japan through nurturing future leaders, promoting a culture of research and embracing international collaboration.

The society at a glance

Members of the society as of February, 2024

Individual members: about 2,600

Institutional members (universities 83, hospitals 147, others 5): 238

Supporting members (corporations): 12

Society activities
  • Annual conference
  • Presentation of the ‘Awards for Academic Excellence’ in medical education
  • Publication of ‘Medical Education’, the journal of the Japan Society for Medical Education
  • Publication of the ‘Medical Education White Paper' every four years
  • Provision of workshops and seminars in medical education
  • Oversight of the work of the Japan Society for Medical Education committees in furthering the society mission
  • Collaboration and cooperation with the medical education units of medical establishments, medical groups and medical associations
Japan Society for Medical Education,
4th Floor, Koishikawa Urban, 5-3-13 Otsuka, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0012, Japan
TEL:+81-3-5981-6011 / FAX:+81-3-5981-6012
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