Information for Authors

Article types at PJSM Blog

ResearchYour synthesis of research studies that can improve decision making in public health, health care policy, clinical medicine, and medical education.
EducationThese deal with topics and conditions that have serious consequences, have a wide appeal, and may interest doctors from different specialties. We welcome unsolicited submission for this section.
PJSM OpinionComments and opinion blogs about healthcare, medicine, and publishing for our national and international community of authors, readers, and editors.
StudentA discussion of issues related to student education, career planning, and medical life.

Requirements for ALL blog submissions

Please ensure that your article conforms to International Committee of Medical Journal Editors’ Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly work in Medical Journals uniform recommendations for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals.

Before submitting an article via email, please ensure that you have read the guidelines below.


Minimum length 1200 words for blog post.


All references are to be Hyperlinked in blog posts.

Images & Videos

We encourage our writers to submit with original images. All work will be copyrighted to authors and will be shared under CC BY-SA 4.0 Licences. If you are reproducing an image from another source, please cite the source and credit the source in image description.

Declaration of Interests

All authors must review the updated policy ( and complete PJSM’s Declaration of Interests requirement. The author should insert the statement within the manuscript:

“I have read and understood PJSM policy on declaration of interests and declare the following interests: [list them or state that you have none].”

Examples of statements:

No competing interests: “I have read PJSM policy on declaration of interest and declare that I have no competing interests.”

Competing interests disclosed: “I have read and understood PJSM policy on declaration of interests and declare the following interests: ZS is an unpaid member of XX group developing guidelines for ZZ.”

Make a Submission:

Please email every blog article to Blog Editor and Blog Editor with CC to Chief Editor.
All blog entries will be acknowledged by one of our editors.