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Journal of Yeungnam Medical Science is a peer-reviewed and open access journal in the medical field published in English four times a year (January 31, April 30, July 31, and October 31). The journal’s publishers are the Yeungnam University College of Medicine and Yeungnam University Institute of Medical Science. The abbreviated title is J Yeungnam Med Sci (JYMS).

JYMS aims to deliver new medical information to health professionals of various disciplines as well as the general public, and to facilitate the advancement of medicine by publishing high-quality evidence-based articles.

JYMS covers all fields of medical science, including clinical research, basic medical science, and medical education. JYMS is especially interested in medical education for learners of all levels, from residents and fellows to medical students. Its regional scope is primarily Korea but we welcome submissions from researchers all over the world.

JYMS publishes editorials, review articles, original articles, case reports, image vignettes, communications, resident fellow section (RFS; clinical vignette, teaching images), and imagery. All manuscripts should be creative, informative, and helpful for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and for the communication of valuable information about all medical fields.

JYMS was first published in 1984. The original Korean title was “Yeongnam yidae hagsulji” (print ISSN 1225-7737). The Journal was renamed “Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine” (online ISSN 2384-0293) in 2015 and “Journal of Yeungnam Medical Science” (online ISSN 2799-8010) in 2022.

JYMS is indexed/tracked/covered by KoreaMed (2004– ), KoMCI (2004– ), KoreaScience (2012– ), WPRIM (2013– ), DOI/CrossRef (2013– ), Google Scholar (2013– ), KoreaMed Synapse (2013– ), Korea Citation Index (KCI, 2016– ), PubMed Central (PMC, 2019– ), PubMed (2019– ), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ, 2019– ), and Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS, 2020– ).

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    Submission to publication

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