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Dr James Rudd talks to Dr Sarah Clarke, President of the BCS and Editor of the Education in Heart section. They talk about the education content in the journal, new multimedia developments and alignment with the ESC curriculum.

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NEW! Faster submission process

We know that authors can find the manuscript submission process time-consuming, so we are pleased to report that we have implemented a streamlined submission process for original research articles. By asking fewer questions at initial submission we hope to minimise the time that authors spend uploading their manuscripts and responding to post-submission queries, resulting in a faster time to first decision. 

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Meet the Editors

Watch the Editors-in-Chief of Heart and Open Heart discuss the scope of the journals, their special features, and how to get your paper published.


Want to test your knowledge?

The Image Challenge section presents short cases using images and/or videos that are ideal for self-assessment.  

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The Education in Heart section consists of an article and accredited online MCQs. 

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