If you would like to submit a paper, make sure you adhere to the following guidelines. Be aware that a submission (unless it is a submission of an extended abstract) to us means that you cannot submit your paper to another journal afterwards.
All papers must include:
- Title, author and affiliation (University College)
- Paragraphs must have a title and should be written in Times New Roman pt. 12
- References in Vancouver Style
- Optional: acknowledgements, figures, tables
|Original research||Literature review||Clinical cases||Extended abstract|
|Description||Scientific reports of the results of original clinical research, or meta-analyses.||Selection and interpretation of the literature||Describe one to three patients or a single family||A shorter version of original research. Submission of an extended abstract means you can submit your full paper to other journals as well|
|Maximum word count excluding abstract||2700||2500||2000||1000-1500|
|Abstract maximum word count||250||150|
|Maximum number of tables / figures||5||2||3||none|
|Maximum number of references||40||50||25||none|
Send your work to: [email protected].
What happens after submission?
Your paper will be anonymously peer-reviewed by a third year or former UC student. If your work is good, we will send you the feedback and you will have two weeks to improve your paper and return it to us. This final version will then be published in our next issue!