The Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences was a Quarterly journal that published from fall of 1996 and had Medical Journals Commission of Ministry of Health and Medical Education from winter of 1998 (No. 1377/11/21-1197/124). In the spring of 2001, it was promoted, and in the fall of 2003, it obtained a research rank from the Medical Journals Commission of the Islamic Republic of Iran (No. 1382/08/20-125673-). This journal was available to readers of the fall of 2012 in paper (1000 copies) and electronic from, but according to the resolution of session No.108 and the announcement No. 2990/5/704 dated November 28, 2012 of commission of medical publications from winter of 2015, thisjournal are just available electronically. This journal is published bimonthly since the 2015.Article submission and processing are completely free of charge.
-Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, publish articles related to field of medical sciences and basic sciences such as: critical care, disaster medicine, trauma, environmental diseases, toxicology and forensic medicine, pediatric emergency, pre-hospital emergency, emergency nursing, ethics and health policy, infectious diseases and pharmaceutical sciences and other related. This journal adheres to all the principles of the International Committee of the Editors of Medical Reports and the Ethics Committee on Medical Publications. The journal covers the following types of articles:
Original / research paper
Letter to the editor
-Platform, Host or Aggregator; OJS- Open Journal System
-The journal doesn't have a waiver policy (for developing country authors etc).
-The journal allow software/spiders to automatically crawl the journal content (also known as text mining)
-The journal provide article level metadata to DOAJ
-The review method in this journal is Peer review. This review is also performed as Double-Blind.
-Time from submission to first decision is less than 4 weeks. Time from submission to final decision is 7 to 30 days. Time from acceptance to publication is 30 days.
-Experts review journal manuscripts twice (once upon submission and again before printing) using piracy detection software such as iThenticate for plagiarism.
-Journal allow the author(s) to hold the copyright without restrictions. journal allow the author(s) to retain publishing rights without restrictions. The authors warrant that their contribution is an original work not published elsewhere.
-The journal allow readers to read, download, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of its articles and allow readers to use them for any other lawful purpose.
-In eache yesr this journal publish about 70 research and 6 review articles.