Aims and Scope

The Al-Azhar Medical Journal (AMJ) is the official Journal of Al-Azhar Scientific Medical Society, Al-Azhar Faculty of Medicine on various academic disciplines in medicine, which is published in English four times a year, in January, April, July, and October. In few cases some articles May be published in Arabic. AMJ (ISSN: 1110-0400) was started publishing in 1970.

The Journal is welcoming original scientific contributions from all parts of Egypt and the Arab world. The journal publishes intradisciplinary or interdisciplinary clinical, experimental, and basic researches as well as original case reports, reviews, or letters to the editor. Being published since 1970, AMJ recognizes that the best science should lead to better lives based on the fact that medicine should serve the needs of society and aims to promote the society.

The target audience of the journal includes health care professionals such as academicians, specialists, and residents in different academic disciplines in medicine.

The method of reviewing is a double-blind peer review: Reviewers are unaware of the identity of the authors, and authors are also unaware of the identity of reviewers. There are at least two reviewers for each article and more than twenty reviewers for the total number of articles in each issue.

Each article should be approved by Al-Azhar Faculty of Medicine Ethical Committee and Committee of Publication Ethics.