Aims and Scope

Hamidiye Medical Journal (Hamidiye Med J) is a peer-reviewed and open-access journal that publishes conducted in all fields of medicine, interesting case reports, and clinical images, invited reviews, editorials, letters, comments and letters to the Editor including reports on publication and research ethics. The journal is the official scientific publication of the University of Health Sciences Turkey, Hamidiye Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey. It is published three times a year in April, August, and December. The language of the journal is English.

The journal is based on independent and unbiased double-blinded peer-reviewed principles. Only unpublished papers that are not under review for publication elsewhere can be submitted. Hamidiye Medical Journal does not accept multiple submissions and duplicate submission even though the previous one was published in a different language. The authors are responsible for the scientific content of the material to be published. Hamidiye Medical Journal reserves the right to request any research materials on which the paper is based.

The editorial and publication process of the Journal of the Hamidiye Medical Journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Council of Science Editors (CSE), Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing.

Hamidiye Medical Journal encourages and enables academicians, researchers, specialists, and primary care physicians to publish their valuable research in all branches of medicine. The primary aim of the journal is to publish original articles with high scientific and ethical quality and serve as a good example of medical publications in the Turkey as well as in the world.

Hamidiye Medical Journal is indexed in Ulakbim TR Index, EBSCO Host and J-Gate.

English Title: Hamidiye Medical Journal

Official abbreviation: Hamidiye Med J

E-ISSN: 2718-0956

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Author (s) and copyright owner (s) grant access to all users for the articles published in Hamidiye Medical Journal as free of charge. Articles may be used provided that they are cited.

Open Access Policy is based on rules of Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI). By “open access” to [peer-reviewed 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.

Creative Commons

A Creative Commons license is a public copyright license that provides free distribution of copyrighted works or studies. Authors use the CC license to transfer the right to use, share or modify their work to third parties. This journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) which permits third parties to share and adapt the content for non-commerical purposes by giving the apropriate credit to the original work.

Open access is an approach that supports interdisciplinary development and encourages collaboration between different disciplines. Therefore, Hamidiye Medical Journal contributes to the scientific publishing literature by providing more access to its articles and a more transparent review process.

Material Disclaimer

Statements or opinions stated in articles published in the journal do not reflect the views of the editors, editorial board and/or publisher; The editors, editorial board and publisher do not accept any responsibility or liability for such materials. All opinions published in the journal belong to the authors.


Editorial Office

Address for Correspondence
Selimiye Mah. Tıbbiye Cad. 34668 Üsküdar, İstanbul/Turkey
+90 (216) 418 96 16
[email protected]

Publisher/Issuing Body

Galenos Publishing House
Address: Molla Gürani Mah. Kaçamak Sok. 21/1 Fındıkzade, Fatih, Istanbul/Turkey
Phone: +90 212 621 99 25
+90 212 621 99 27
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E-mail: [email protected]