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Enacted December 1, 2004
Revised March 1, 2006
Revised January 19, 2016
Revised January 8, 2018
Recently revised December 21, 2021

Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions (JEEHP, eISSN 1975-5937) is an international peer-reviewed online-only journal. It has been the official journal of the Korea Health Personnel Licensing Examination Institute (formerly the National Health Personnel Licensing Examination Board, Republic of Korea) since 2004 and Western Pacific Association for Medical Education (formerly the Association for Medical Education in the Western Pacific Region) since 2012. It was launched with the title in Korean-language, Pogon uiryo kyoyuk pyongka (ISSN 1738-1339) in 2004. Since 2006, the official title of the journal has been Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions, with J Educ Eval Health Prof as its abbreviation. Its homepage URL is The journal is published by the Korea Health Personnel Licensing Examination Institute, located in Gwangjin-gu, Jayang-ro 45, Seoul 05103, Korea.

Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions aims to provide readers the state-of-the-art practical information on the educational evaluation for health professions to increase the quality of undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education. It is specialized in the educational evaluation including the adoption of measurement theory to medical health education, promotion of high stakes examination such as national licensing examinations, improvement of nationwide or international programs of education, computer-based testing, computerized adaptive testing, and medical health regulatory bodies. Its field comprises a variety of professions that address public medical health as follows (year of introduction) but not limited to:

  • Assistive technology professional (2019)
  • Care workers (2010)
  • Dental hygienists (1998)
  • Dental technicians (1998)
  • Dentists (1998)
  • Dietitians (1998)
  • Emergency medical technicians (1998)
  • Health educators (2010)
  • Health information managers (former Medical record technicians, 1998)
  • Herbal pharmacists (2000)
  • Medical technologists (1998)
  • Midwives (1998)
  • Nurses(1998)
  • Nurse assistants (2011)
  • Occupational therapists (1998)
  • Optometrist (1998)
  • Oriental medical doctors (1998)
  • Oriental medicine dispensers (1998)
  • Pharmacists (1998)
  • Physical therapist (1998)
  • Physicians (1994)
  • Prosthetists and orthotists (2000)
  • Radiological technologists (1998)
  • Rehabilitation counselors (2018)
  • Sanitary technicians (2000)
  • Speech-language pathologists (former Speech-language therapists, 2013)

The journal’s publication types are research articles, brief reports, case reports, reviews, editorials, opinions, technical reports, software report, letters to editor, book reviews, and educational/faculty development material. Articles are published immediately after the review process if the manuscript is accepted. All manuscripts should be submitted via the online manuscript submission system and peer review is also done electronically. All submitted manuscripts should be written in English. Submission is open to any researcher who deals with the subjects in the above-mentioned professions. There is no article processing charge.

Frequency as an online-only journal
Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions a manuscript immediately after acceptance as an e-pub ahead of print. It has kept a continuous publication schedule throughout the year.

JEEHP : Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions