About the Journal

Northwestern Medical Journal is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal. Northwestern Medical Journal is published quarterly in January, April, July and October by Izzet Baysal Training and Research Hospital since 2021.

Northwestern Medical Journal aims to publish research articles, reviews, case reports, and letters to the editor that contribute to the fields of surgery, clinical and basic medical sciences.

The publication language of the Journal is English.

Northwestern Medical Journal is indexed in TR Index, Index Copernicus, and J-Gate.

Aim & Scope

Northwestern Medical Journal is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal. Northwestern Medical Journal is published by Izzet Baysal Training and Research Hospital since 2021. This journal is published to enhance sharing contemporary data on health sciences including medicine, dentistry, nursing, and other related disciplines. In this manner, the journal facilitates development of connections and network between all health sciences.

Northwestern Medical Journal aims to publish research articles, reviews, case reports, editorial short notes and letters to the editor that contribute to the fields of surgery, clinical and basic medical sciences.

(For more information: “Author Guidelines” and “Article Types”)

Publication Frequency

Northwestern Medical Journal is published quarterly. The issues are published in January, April, July and October.

Special issues and their scope are announced one year before the publication by the Editorial Board.

Publication Language

The publication language of Northwestern Medical Journal is English. Manuscripts can be submitted in English only. The submitted manuscript should comply with the grammar and spelling rules, and the relevant scientific literature.

Bibliographic Information

Northwestern Medical Journal is an international, double-blind, peer-reviewed, open access journal.

  • Official abbreviation: Northwestern Med J
  • ISSN (Online): 2979-9538
  • DOI Prefix: 10.54307
  • First Publication: 2021
  • Publisher: Izzet Baysal Training and Research Hospital
  • Owner: On behalf of Izzet Baysal Training and Research Hospital
    Assoc. Prof. Muhammed Nur ÖGÜN, MD (Director, Bolu İzzet Baysal Training and Research Hospital, Turkey)

Digital Archiving and Preservation

All data and full text of articles published in Northwestern Medical Journal are stored in pdf formats on the National Library of Türkiye.

Abstracting and Indexing

Northwestern Medical Journal is abstracted and indexed in the following databases:

Open Access

Northwestern Medical Journal is an open access journal. All articles are published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium or format, provided the original work is properly cited. By this means open access ensures more reuse and citation, higher visibility and discoverability, greater engagement, immediate impact, increased interdisciplinary work and wider collaboration.

Northwestern Medical Journal adopts the Open Access Declaration published by Budapest Open Access Initiative in Feb, 2002.

“By ‘open access’ to this [research] literature, we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution and the only role for copyright in this domain should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.”

Publisher guarantees not to charge any reader or library a subscription fee and a fee for access to published electronic articles.

Charges

The journal does not charge authors or other parties for submitting, processing or publication of an article.

No fee or compensation is paid for published articles.

Financial Statement

Northwestern Medical Journal is funded by the İzzet Baysal Training and Research Hospital, depending on the revolving funds. Financial resources gained through sponsorship are utilized for publishing and editorial processes only.

Northwestern Medical Journal does not charge for article processing. No fee or compensation is paid for published articles.

Sponsorship

In line with its publication policies, Northwestern Medical Journal accepts sponsorship relevant to the aim and scope of the journal.

Northwestern Medical Journal maintains a clear separation between its sponsorship and editorial processes to maintain editorial independence and limit and eliminate the influence of financial interests. Sponsors are responsible for ensuring that their representation adhere to relevant laws regarding deceptive or offensive content, as well as ethical considerations.

Kindly reach out to the Publishing Assistant for further enquiries.

Collaboration and Partnerships

Northwestern Medical Journal welcomes opportunities for collaboration and partnerships. Kindly reach out to the editor-in-chief for further enquiries.

Material Disclaimer

The views and opinions expressed in articles, posts, or any other materials published herein are solely those of the individual authors and do not necessarily represent the views or policies of Northwestern Medical Journal or its affiliates. The editors, editorial board, and publisher assume no responsibility or liability for any material. All opinions conveyed in the journal reflect the views of the respective authors, and the responsibility lies with the authors.

Privacy Policy

Personal information such as names and e-mail addresses submitted to the Journal will be used exclusively for this journal and scientific aims of the Publisher. Such information will not be used for other purposes and will not be shared with third parties.

Publication Policies

Publication Policies are developed by Akdema Informatics and Publishing in accordance with the guidelines established by Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME).