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About Postgraduate Medical Journal

Aims and Scope

The Postgraduate Medical Journal is a peer reviewed journal published on behalf of the Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine. The journal aims to support junior doctors and their teachers and contribute to the continuing professional development of all doctors by publishing papers on a wide range of topics relevant to the practicing clinician and teacher. Papers published in PMJ include those that focus on core competencies; that describe current practice and new developments in all branches of medicine; that describe relevance and impact of translational research on clinical practice; that provide background relevant to examinations; and papers on medical education and medical education research. The PMJ supports CPD by providing the opportunity for doctors to publish many types of articles including original clinical research; reviews; quality improvement reports; editorials, and correspondence on clinical matters.

Ownership

BMJ publishes Postgraduate Medical Journal on behalf of the Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine.

Journal Statistics

Acceptance rate 12% for original research submitted in 2013
Time from submission to first decision 34 days
Time from acceptance to publication 15 days (online)
2 months (print)
Frequency Monthly
Impact Factor 1.608
Indexed by Index Medicus (Medline), ISI Current Contents (Web of Science), Excerpta Medica (Embase)
Launch date 1925
ISSN of PMJ 0032-5473
ISSN of PMJ Online 1469-0756

Contact Information

For all contact information please refer to the Contact Us page.

For Authors

Please refer to the Instructions for Authors

Rights and Permissions

Copyright and Permissions Guidelines

Affiliations


COPEThe BMJ Publishing Group is a founding member of COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics), which provides a forum for publishers and Editors of scientific journals to discuss issues relating to the integrity of the work submitted to or published in their journals.

Equator The EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the value of medical research literature by promoting accurate, transparent reporting of research studies. The BMJ Group is a sponsor of its activities.

 


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