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Instructions to Authors

  1. Types of Submissions
    1. Appendix A: Submission Types
  2. Submitting Your Manuscript
    1. Appendix B: Required Fields for Submission to MJM
  3. Formatting Requirement
  4. Review Processes
  5. Final Checklist for Publication
  6. Open-Access/Public Access Fee

Types of Submissions

Authors may submit manuscripts for consideration that fall under any one of the submission types identified in Appendix A.

Submitting Your Manuscript

MJM accepts blinded manuscripts with the exception of the author’s name and affiliation. Manuscript submissions must follow the guidelines in the Uniform Requirement for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. MJM will not consider manuscripts that are simultaneously being considered by other journals, or that are redundant or duplicate in nature. Please see MJM submission form includes the following required fields: for additional requirements. All submissions will be processed according to the steps outlined at this link: "Steps to Submit Manuscript"

Formatting Requirement

MJM has no general rules regarding the formatting of articles upon initial submission. There are, however, rules governing the formatting of the final submission. See Final Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for details. Although bepress can provide limited technical support, it is ultimately the responsibility of the author to produce an electronic version of the article as a high-quality PDF (Adobe's Portable Document Format) file, or a Microsoft Word, WordPerfect or RTF file that can be converted to a PDF file.

Review Processes

MJM follows a double blind review process. Prior to an article begin placed in review, an originality check is conducted using Turnitin software and may reject manuscripts that are not original work.

The Marshall Journal of Medicine aligns itself with the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). ICMJE Recommendations in the peer review process are found at http://www.icmje.org/recommendations/Peer Review

Final Checklist for Publication

Final Checklist for Publication

Open-Access/Public Access Fee

MJM does not charge an article submission fee. Once a manuscript has been accepted for publication, the author(s) must pay an open-access fee of $400 per publication. This fee may be waived or reduced under special circumstances. If you have additional questions, please contact .
The open-access/public access fee allows the community to access the work, meaning that the article can be accessed by the general public at no charge.

Appendix A: Submission Types

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Appendix B: Required Fields for Submission to MJM

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