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Editorial Policies

Peer Review Process

All articles submitted to the journal will undergo,

Immediate review by publishing editors to assess compatibility with the house style and format and check for plagiarism (manually and electronically).

The manuscripts that pass compatibility and plagiarism check will be sent for peer review. The panel of peer reviewers are experts in medical education. A single-blind peer review process will be followed. Reviewers are requested to return their reviews within two weeks. The reviewer recommendations will be:

- Accept without changes

- Accept with changes

- Reject

If the reviewer recommendation is to reject, the manuscript will be sent to a second reviewer.

The Editorial committee will take the final decision based on reviewer recommendations and inform the corresponding author.

Section Policies

Editorial

  • Open Submissions
  • Indexed
  • Peer Reviewed

Lead Article

  • Open Submissions
  • Indexed
  • Peer Reviewed

Country Paper

  • Open Submissions
  • Indexed
  • Peer Reviewed

Reports on matters of regional interest, current scope of medical education, innovations and curricular reforms and quality assurance limited to 2000 words with 3 tables or figures and up to 10 references.

Review Articles

  • Open Submissions
  • Indexed
  • Peer Reviewed

A maximum of 3000 words with 30 references using the Harvard style. All articles must include an abstract.

Original Research Paper

  • Open Submissions
  • Indexed
  • Peer Reviewed

A maximum of 3000 words with five tables or figures and 30 references using the Harvard style; all articles must include a structured abstract.

Short Communications

  • Open Submissions
  • Indexed
  • Peer Reviewed

Up to 1000 words plus abstract with one table or figure (optional); 5 references.

Letters

  • Open Submissions
  • Indexed
  • Peer Reviewed

A maximum of 400 words in length, including title, text, name and address of author(s), and maximum two references included. Tables and figures are not permitted.

Speaker's Corner

  • Open Submissions
  • Indexed
  • Peer Reviewed

Personal viewpoints and debates on controversial issues can be included. Up to 1000 words and 5 references; up to 3 ‘pull-out’ quotations. Tables, figures, and abstract are not permitted.

Outside the Box

  • Open Submissions
  • Indexed
  • Peer Reviewed

Short structured reports of innovations in medical education; 750 words with subheadings; Tables, figures, and abstract are not permitted.


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