About Us

İstanbul Medical Journal is the scientific, peer reviewed, open access publication of İstanbul Training and Research Hospital. The journal is printed six times in a year; on January, March, May, July, September, November and its publication language is Turkish and English.

The aim of the journal is to publish high level clinical and experimental studies conducted in all fields of medicine. Reviews comprising the latest research findings, reports on rare and educative cases and letters to the editor are also published.

The target population of the journal includes specialists in all fields of medicine, academicians and relevant health care professionals.

The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Council of Science Editors (CSE)Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (doaj.org/bestpractice).

The İstanbul Medical Journal is indexed in Web of Science-Emerging Sources Citation Index, TUBITAK ULAKBIM TR Index, EBSCO and GALE.

Processing and publication are free of charge with the journal. No fees are requested from the authors at any point throughout the evaluation and publication process. All manuscripts must be submitted via the online submission system, which is available at www.istanbulmedicaljournal.org. The journal guidelines, technical information, and the required forms are available on the journal’s web page.

All expenses of the journal are covered by the İstanbul Training and Research Hospital. Potential advertisers should contact the Editorial Office. The journal does not publish advertisement.

Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the journal reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the İstanbul Training and Research Hospital, editors, editorial board, and/or publisher; the editors, editorial board, and publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.

All published content is available online, free of charge at www.istanbulmedicaljournal.org. Printed copies of the journal are distributed to the members of İstanbul Training and Research Hospital as well as the members of the editorial board and the journal’s reviewers, free of charge.

İstanbul Training and Research Hospital holds the international copyright of all the content published in the journal.

Editor in Chief: Tevfik Fikret Çermik
Address: Clinic of Nuclear Medicine, İstanbul Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Türkiye
Phone: +90 212 459 64 53
Fax: +90 212 530 80 55
E-mailtevfik.cermik@sbu.edu.tr