Editorial Policies

Section Policies

Articles

Original Articles describe significant clinical or basic science research. Manuscripts should contain a structured abstract, introduction, methods, results, and discussion sections.Original Articles should not exceed 6000 words and 8 figures or tables (total). All manuscripts will undergo peer review.

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
  • Nancy Glassman
  • Winifred King
  • Phil Shen
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Brief Communications

Brief Communications describe clinical or basic science research and should not exceed 3000 words. Manuscripts should contain a structured abstract, an introduction, methods, results, and a discussion section. We recommend no more than 4 figures or tables (total). Manuscripts describing interesting negative results will be accepted for this section. All manuscripts will undergo peer review.

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
  • Nancy Glassman
  • Winifred King
  • Phil Shen
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Reviews

Reviews are accepted on both biomedical and clinical topics. Reviews may address a variety of subjects that may be of interest to researchers or clinicians. A structured abstract is required for a systematic review or meta-analysis. Non-systematic reviews should include an unstructured abstract. Reviews should not exceed 6000 words, 8 figures or tables (total), and 100 references. All manuscripts will undergo peer review.

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
  • Nancy Glassman
  • Winifred King
  • Phil Shen
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Brief Reviews

Brief Reviews will be accepted on both biomedical and clinical topics. Brief reviews should contain an unstructured abstract. Brief Reviews should not exceed 3000 words, 4 figures or tables (total), and 50 references. All manuscripts will undergo peer review.

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
  • Nancy Glassman
  • Winifred King
  • Phil Shen
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Case Reports

Case Reports describe an interesting clinical case. Case Reports should include a background section, a presentation of the case, all relevant imaging and laboratory data, a discussion of the findings in the context of current literature, and a conclusion. An unstructured abstract of less than 150 words should be included. Case Reports should not exceed 3000 words and 4 figures and tables (total). All manuscripts will undergo peer review.

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
  • Nancy Glassman
  • Winifred King
  • Phil Shen
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Commentary

Commentary should offer an insightful perspective on a topic of interest in medicine or biomedical science. Commentaries will be accepted on a broad range of topics and will be subject to peer review as appropriate. Commentaries should not exceed 2000 words and 2 figures and tables (total). No abstract is required.

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Innovative Medical or Graduate Education

Innovative Medical or Graduate Education articles describe advances in medical and graduate education. Manuscripts should not exceed 3000 words and 4 figures and tables (total). A structured abstract is required for research based reports and an unstructured abstract for general discussions. Manuscripts will be subject to peer review as appropriate.

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Policy and Reform

Policy and Reform are articles discussing health care policy. Manuscripts should not exceed 6000 words and 4 figures and tables (total). Manuscripts will be subject to peer review as appropriate.

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Medicine and Ethics

Medicine and Ethics are articles discussing ethical debates and themes in medicine or biomedical science. Manuscripts should not exceed 6000 words and 4 figures and tables (total). An unstructured abstract is required. Manuscripts will be subject to peer review.

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Historical Perspectives

Historical Perspectives describe interesting events, persons, and discoveries in medical and biomedical history. Manuscripts should not exceed 6000 words and 4 figures and tables (total). An unstructured abstract is required. Manuscripts will be subject to peer review.

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Reflections

Reflections are essays providing an narrative perspective on medical or biomedical science, patient encounters, or any of a wide range of experiences. On the Wards are a subset section that describe the perspectives of medical students, residents, and attending physicians in medical practice. In the Lab are a subset section that describe the perspectives of graduate students and researchers in basic science. Essays should not exceed 2000 words. No abstract is required.

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Book Reviews

Book Reviews are reviews of medical literature. Book Reviews should not exceed 1500 words.  No abstract is required.

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Editorials

Editorials are solicited by the Editorial Board of EJBMEditorials should not exceed 1500 words. No abstract is required.

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Humor and Poetry

Humor and Poetry selections should not exceed 500 words. Authors interested in submitting art work should consult the journal staff beforehand. Topics must be related to biomedical science or medical practice.

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Fine Art

This is for fine art.

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Conference/Symposium Abstracts

This section is for abstracts from conferences and symposia.

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
  • Winifred King
Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Notices

This section contains announcements and notices that were published in the EQJBM.

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
  • Winifred King
Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Letters to the Editor

This section is for letters to the editor.

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
  • Winifred King
Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Glossary

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Movie Review

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
  • Winifred King
Checked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Student Publications

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
  • Nancy Glassman
  • Winifred King
  • Phil Shen
Checked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

In Memoriam

This section is for obituaries and remembrances.

Editors
  • EJBM Editor-in-Chief
Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed
 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.