E-ISSN: 2148-4570 • ISSN:2148-4570

About Journal

About Journal

e-ISSN: 2148-4570

Publication Managing Director and Owner:
Ahmet Keskin on behalf of Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine

Editor in Chief: Ahmet Keskin

Adress: Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi 06800, Bilkent / Ankara

Tel: +90 312 552 60 00 /622604

E-mail:[email protected]


Aims and Scope

The Ankara Medical Journal is a peer-reviewed, open access, current periodical journal belonging to the Department of Family Medicine of Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Faculty of Medicine. Our journal is published four times annually and is listed in BASE, DOAJ, EBSCOHost, Google Scholar, SHERPA/RoMEO, TUBITAK Turkish Medical Index, Turkish Citation Index, Turkish Medline, J-Gate, Journal Index, Journal TOCs,  HINARI, Index Copernicus, ROAD, UlrichsWeb Global Serials Directory, DRJI and other databases. Being a peer-reviewed journal, the manuscripts sent will be evaluated by consultants and should be appropriate for the current version of common rules (icmje_17.pdf)  indicated for biomedical manuscripts as defined by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE).

Although the official language of the journal is English and Turkish. However, your manuscripts written in fluent English will be our priority.

Ankara Medical Journal is dedicated to publishing mainly invited review articles, case reports, a topic with figures, letters to the editor, news and developments from the medical world and basic clinical research articles about family medicine, general medicine, medical education, health politics, community health and primary care. Articles will not be accepted for evaluation if they have been published or if they are considered for publication elsewhere and if they are not prepared according to the publication rules. Only articles sent online via our website  http://www.ankaramedicaljournal.com and sent by the full transfer of copyright form would be considered for publication. Free full-text articles can be accessed from the following link; www.ankaramedicaljournal.com.

Editorial Process and Peer Review

All manuscripts submitted for publication are strictly reviewed by at least two reviewers. Due to the Ankara Medical Journal’s double-blinded review principles, the names of the authors and reviewers are not known to the other. All submitted manuscripts are screened with plagiarism software (iThenticate) at least two times during the evaluation process to detect instances of overlapping and similar text. Once your article is accepted for publication, it may be subject to editorial revi­sions to aid clarity and understanding without changing the data presented.

The editor-in-chief has full authority over the editorial and scientific content of the Ankara Medical Journal and the publication time of the content.

Ankara Medical Journal does not charge any article submission, processing fees.

Conflict of Interest

Authors should declare that there is no conflict of interest and also, if there is any, the status for their financial support should be clear in the copyright transfer form and at the end of the article.


Approval by the institutional ethical review board according to Helsinki Declaration is obligatory for experimantal, clinical and drug researches. Informed consents from participants should be obtained and these two points should clearly be declared in the ‘’Materials and Methods’’section.

All papers reporting animal experiments should include a statement in ‘’Materials and Methods’’ section giving assurance that all animals have received humane care in compliance with  the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals and indicating for the approval by the institutional ethical review board. If necessary, a copy of the form could be required by the editor.

It is obligatory for the articles to be convenient in terms of research and publication ethics, the authors are responsible for their articles. 

Open Access 

Ankara Medical Journal has adopted the “open access policy” by considering the principle increasing the global exchange of the knowledge that generates useful results for humanity. Ankara Medical Journal is an "open access" journal the content of which is available to all users freely. Users can read the articles in full text, download issue, print out and link to articles citing the journal without taking permission from the publisher or the author(s).


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