Call for Papers -The Journal of Medicine-2012


2012 Journal of Medicine™ -  Call for Papers

Original Research

The Journal of Medicine™  publishes scientific manuscripts of original clinical research.  The Journal also publishes scientific reports and papers of original research in such areas as health care delivery, public policy, economic policy, ethics, and law; as well as general papers related to overall content of the Journal.

The text is limited to 2700 works, including an abstract, a maximum of 7 tables and figures, and up to 30 references.

Types of Manuscripts/Papers Published
Clinical Cases

Clinical practice articles are evidence-based reviews of topics relevant to practicing physicians, both primary care and specialists.  

Clinical Therapeutics  

Clinical therapeutics are articles that are evidence based reviews of topics relevant to practicing physicians, both primary care and specialists.

Medical Progress 

Medical progress articles are articles that provide comprehensive, scholarly overviews of clinical subjects of importance. 

Drug Therapy

Drug therapy articles detail the pharmacology and use of specific drugs or classes of drugs used to treat particular diseases.

Mechanics of Disease Articles

Mechanics of disease articles discuss the cellular and molecular mechanisms or categories of the disease.


The Journal of Medicine also publishes editorials, commentary, analysis, perspective articles, social media, health law, human rights, ethics and other important topics related to medicine. 

Technical Guidelines for Article Submission

Authors should prepare manuscripts according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th Edition). Manuscripts may be copyedited for bias-free language.  Formatting instructions (all copy must be double-spaced) and instructions on the preparation of your manuscript are also featured in the instructions in the to Authors tab.

The Editorial Board will work with all image formats.

If photographs of patients or people or recognizable individuals are used; written permission from the subjects must accompany the manuscript.

The Editorial Board will NOT accept non-electronic manuscripts or images (faxes, typed paper submissions) that cannot be transmitted electronically.

How many readers does the Journal of Medicine have?

The Journal of Medicine reaches between 500,000 and 600,000 online readers each month; the Journal is also provided online at no charge in approximately 110 economically disadvantaged countries. Copies of translated articles reach over 100,000 physicians in non-English speaking countries.

When is the Journal of Medicine Published?

The Journal is published bi-weekly, on the 1st and 15th of each month. If the date falls on a weekend or holiday, the Journal is published on the following business day. 

What is the Press Embargo Policy?

Like most medical journals, the Journal of Medicine employs an embargo system. Copies are delivered or made available over the Internet to journalists who agree not to publish stories Each issue's content is made available online at 5PM Eastern time in the United States on Tuesday prior to the release. 

There are two fundamental reasons for our embargo: it gives the media time to report accurately on complex and important new research findings, and it allows subscribers to read and understand the full reports in the Journal of Medicine before media reports prompt patients to call with questions. 

If an article has immediate clinical importance, the Journal of Medicine may designate it for early release and publish it online before its appearance in print. 

Manuscript Submissions and Pre-Submission Inquires  

For manuscript submissions and pre-submission inquiries, please Include your name, institution, phone number, and email address along with your inquiry. If possible, include a summary of the paper.  Failure to provide contact information with will result in no repines.

You may contact our editorial board by email: or telephone at: (800) 331-1206.

DATE: January 1, 2012


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    • Masthead

    • Editor-in Chief:
    • Theodore Massey
    • Editor:
    • Robert Sokonow
    • Editorial Staff:
    • Musaba Dekau
      Lin Takahashi
      Thomas Levine
      Cynthia Casteneda Avina
      Ronald Harvinger
      Lisa Andonis

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