Annals of Punjab Medical College (APMC) is the official Medical Research Journal of Punjab Medical College and Faisalabad Medical University, Faisalabad http://www.pmc.edu.pk/ since 2007. Initially it was bi-annual from 2007 to 2014 and is then publishing quarterly since 2015.
It is registered with District Faisalabad Administration under section 6 of the press, newspaper, news agencies and books registration ordinance - 2002 vide No. 3(25)DCO/SG/2006/6059-63. It is recognized by the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) and Higher Education Commission (HEC) Serial No. 19 in Category-"Y" June 30, 2021. It is indexed with International Standardized Serial Number (ISSN) and eISSN, Citefactor, Registered and indexed with the database of Medical Journal Articles of Pakistan PakMediNet http://www.pakmedinet.com/APMC. Digital Object Identifier (DOI) by crossref and indexation with some other bodies is in progress.
It is available online as well as print publication. Online, it is available as full text with illustrations and browsing is free. It is fully funded by the Faisalabad Medical University, Faisalabad and no charges are received from the authors for their article publication. It is an open access journal.
It contains review articles, original research articles, case reports and letters to editors. Research articles from undergraduate as well as postgraduate students and young scholars are encouraged for publication. All articles must be written in the light of the guidelines of the International Committee of the Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). These can be viewed and downloaded from INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE OF MEDICAL JOURNAL EDITORS .
Articles for publication in Annals of PMC should be submitted to the Editor of APMC online. For this purpose, it is mandatory for the authors and peer reviewers to register themselves by making a personal account for submission of articles and for responding as peer reviewer. The author must get approval certificate of the research study from Ethical Review Committee from the institution before commencement of the research study. The Instructions to authors should be strictly followed. Each manuscript should be accompanied by a Letter of Undertaking signed by each author that the manuscript has not been previously published & not submitted to any other journal for publication.
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After shifting to new Web Platform www.apmcfmu.com, is on OJS PKP Platform.
Recognitions and Indexations
- Indexed & Abstracted By Index Medicus of WHO
- Recognized by the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC)
- Recognized by Higher Education Commission (HEC) in Category-"Y" (2020-2021)
- Registered and Indexed with PakMediNet
- Google Scholar
- Digital Object Identifier (DOI) Crossref
- Asian Digital Library