About the Journal
Journal of the Faculty of Medicine – University of Baghdad
A peer-reviewed journal published Quarterly by the college of medicine –Baghdad University
The Journal interested in the publication of clinical and basic medical research.
The first issue of this Journal was published under the name of (Journal of the Royal Iraqi Medical College) in April /1936, approved by the council of the College as a general journal dealing with the news of the college and few scientific articles to encourage the teaching staff for research publication. The journal was published randomly and ceased during World War II due to financial difficulties.
In 1946 Prof. Dr. Hashim Al Witri, the college dean, assigned republication of the journal and urged the teaching staff to participate and publish their research in the journal. Despite his effort, the journal remained irregular in publication. In 1959 Prof. Dr. Faisal Al-Sabih became the Editor in Chief of the journal when he returned from the United Kingdom and appointed on the teaching staff, restructured the journal and changed its name to (The Journal of the Faculty of Medicine) and used a new scientific system for publication of articles.
The first issue of the new series started in June 1959. The journal continued to be published on a regular basis since then without interruption in (four issues during the year). The journal became registered the international number (ISSN) in 2000 and entered in many important international indexes.
After 2003 the journal continued despite the difficulties involved in every aspect of the country and by the beginning of 2004, the journal progressed through a series of changes to reach a level that can be recognized internationally.
After 2010 the journal became published electronically of the same edited issues.
The aim, Scope of the Journal:
Journal of the Faculty of Medicine – University of Baghdad is a double blind peer-reviewed journal published quarterly by the college of medicine –Baghdad University
Journal of the faculty of medicine Baghdad is a medical journal. We consider papers in clinical medicine, public health and epidemiology. Our focus is on research that is relevant to patients and clinicians and papers in basic sciences (physiology, microbiology, chemistry, anatomy ,community medical sciences ,etc...).
All Review articles, Original articles, Case Reports and Short Communication are accepted research types for submission in our journal.
Our objective is to provide a home for all properly conducted medical research to be fully reported, after a rigorous and transparent peer review process.
Publishing online research once the article being ready for publication, after a fully double blind peer review publishing procedure.
Open Access policy:
The journal is an open access journal ; therefore there are no applied fees for download, read and share of the published papers by professors, instructors, researchers, and interested workers
, Scince the journal applies the creative commons license ( a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license).
The Journal is indexed in Crossref Depositing Agency
the Journal is registered in Directory of Open Access Journals DOAJ
The Journal is indexed in Iraqi Academic Scientific Journals, iasj
The Journal of the Faculty of Medicine Baghdad registered with google scholar
The Journal of the Faculty of Medicine Baghdad registered with Iraqi National Library and Archive (INLA)