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We welcome all original research articles and case reports. In case you would like to comment on previously published content, please submit a Letter to the Editor. Amsterdam Medical Student journal publishes educational content which is assigned to members of our Editorial Board in advance. We do not accept open submissions for these types of content. In case you would like to submit your paper in one of these categories, please contact us first.

Article

Manuscripts containing original material are accepted for consideration if neither the article nor any part of its essential substance, tables, or figures have been submitted elsewhere before appearing in the Journal.

The requirements:

  • Words up to 2700
  • References up to 30
  • Tables/Figures up to 5

Informed Consent

Any paper containing medical information of an identifiable individual requires the patient’s explicit consent before submission.

Review

Manuscripts of (systematic) reviews are accepted for consideration if neither the article nor any part of its essential substance, tables, or figures have been submitted elsewhere before appearing in the Journal.

The requirements:

  • Words up to 2700
  • References up to 30
  • Tables/Figures up to 5

Informed Consent

Any paper containing medical information of an identifiable individual requires the patient’s explicit consent before submission.

Case Report

We accept papers of clinical observations, consisting of the initial presentation, medical history, physical examination, tests performed, eventual outcome and discussion on the case, backed up by scientific literature.

The requirements:

  • Words up to 700

Informed Consent

Any paper containing medical information of an identifiable individual requires the patient’s explicit consent before submission.

Letter to the Editor

Letters to the editor can be submitted regarding an article published in the Amsterdam Medical Student journal (AMSj), or regarding a (bio)medical topic that is of importance or interest to our readers. The aim of letters to the editor is to spread information or opinions about medical topics and critically assess, and thereby improve, research of your colleagues or in general. Letters to the editor are usually not peer reviewed, however, all letters will be assessed by our editorial board before publication. Submit your letter to the editor as a word document at www.amsj.nl. Your letter will be published in print and online at www.amsj.nl.

The requirements:

  • Words up to 250
  • References up to 7
  • Tables/Figures up to 1
  • Submission within 1 month

Spotlight

Some students may have published their research elsewhere. To honor these students and to spread information about the research, an author can summarize the scope and main results of his/her research in ‘Spotlight’. Please note that this column is available for students only, that are the first or second author of an article published elsewhere.
To prevent for plagiarism, it is very important that this narrative report cannot be an exact copy of the abstract in the original article.

The requirements:

  • Words up to 450
  • Authors up to 1
  • Mention affiliation

Research abroad

In this column medical students share their experiences with doing a research internship abroad. 

The requirements:

  • Words up to 450
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