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Filters for MedEd Topics in PubMed

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Medical Education Journals [updated July 2018]:

("Medical education"[Journal] OR "Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges"[Journal] OR "Advances in health sciences education : theory and practice"[Journal] OR "Medical teacher"[Journal] OR "Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine"[Journal] OR "Simulation in healthcare : journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare"[Journal] OR "Journal of surgical education"[Journal] OR "Evaluation & the health professions"[Journal] OR "BMC medical education"[Journal] OR "The Journal of continuing education in the health professions"[Journal] OR "Teaching and learning in medicine"[Journal] OR "The clinical teacher"[Journal] OR "Education for health (Abingdon, England)"[Journal] OR "Advances in physiology education"[Journal] OR "Canadian medical education journal"[Journal] OR "Journal of graduate medical education"[Journal] OR "Medical education online"[Journal] OR "Perspectives on medical education"[Journal] OR "Journal of research in interprofessional practice and education"[Journal] OR "Medical science educator"[Journal] OR "The journal of the International Association of Medical Science Educators : JIAMSE"[Journal])

Medical Students/UME [Broad, updated December 2018]:

("Education, Medical, Undergraduate"[Mesh] OR "Students, Medical"[Mesh] OR "Schools, Medical" [Mesh:Noexp] OR "medical student"[tiab] OR "medical student"[ot] OR "medical students"[tiab] OR "medical students"[ot] OR "medical school"[tiab] OR "medical schools"[tiab] OR "medical school"[ot] OR "medical schools"[ot])

Medical Students/UME [Narrow, updated December 2018]:

("Education, Medical, Undergraduate"[Mesh] OR "Students, Medical"[Mesh] OR "medical student"[tiab] OR "medical student"[ot] OR "medical students"[tiab] OR "medical students"[ot])

Residents/GME [Broad, updated December 2018]:

("Internship and Residency"[Mesh] OR "Education, Medical, Graduate"[Mesh:noexp] OR ("residency"[tiab] OR "resident"[tiab] OR "residents"[tiab] OR "residency"[ot] OR "residencies"[tiab] OR "residencies"[ot] OR "resident"[ot] OR "residents"[ot]) OR "intern"[tiab] OR "intern"[ot] OR "interns"[tiab] OR "interns"[ot] OR "internship"[tiab] OR "internship"[ot] OR "internships"[tiab] OR "internships"[ot] OR "house staff"[tiab] OR "house staff"[ot] OR "postgraduate year"[tiab] OR "postgraduate year"[ot] OR "post-graduate year"[tiab] OR "post-graduate year"[ot] OR "PGY"[tiab] OR "PGY"[ot] OR "PGY1"[tiab] OR "PGY1"[ot] OR "PGY2"[tiab] OR "PGY2"[ot] OR "PGY3"[tiab] OR "PGY4"[tiab])

Residents/GME [Narrow, updated December 2018]:

(("Internship and Residency"[Mesh] OR "Education, Medical, Graduate"[Mesh:noexp] OR (("medical education"[tiab] OR "medical education"[ot] OR "education, medical"[MeSH Terms]) AND ("residency"[tiab] OR "resident"[tiab] OR "residents"[tiab] OR "residency"[ot] OR "residencies"[tiab] OR "residencies"[ot] OR "resident"[ot] OR "residents"[ot])) OR "intern"[tiab] OR "intern"[ot] OR "interns"[tiab] OR "interns"[ot] OR "internship"[tiab] OR "internship"[ot] OR "internships"[tiab] OR "internships"[ot] OR "house staff"[tiab] OR "house staff"[ot] OR "postgraduate year"[tiab] OR "postgraduate year"[ot] OR "post-graduate year"[tiab] OR "post-graduate year"[ot] OR "PGY"[tiab] OR "PGY"[ot] OR "PGY1"[tiab] OR "PGY1"[ot] OR "PGY2"[tiab] OR "PGY2"[ot] OR "PGY3"[tiab] OR "PGY4"[tiab]))

Fellows [updated December 2018]: 

((("fellow"[tiab] OR "fellows"[tiab] OR "fellowship"[tiab]) AND ("medical education"[tiab] OR "medical education"[ot] OR "education, medical"[MeSH Terms])) OR ("fellow"[ot] OR "fellows"[ot] OR "fellowship"[ot] OR "fellowships"[tiab] OR "fellowships"[ot]))