If you want some quick tips and info about the Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine, check out Dr Caroline Erolin’s lecture from the IMI 2018 conference.
PART 1 | INTRODUCTION
About the Journal
We have five sections:
- Scientific and Technical
- Professional Development
- A Backward Glance
- Professional Gallery
- Alternative Gallery
Facts About the Journal
- Launched in 1951 as the Journal of Medical & Biological Illustration
- 1978 name change to Journal of AudiovisualMedia in Medicine
- 2005 the name changed again to the Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine
- Owned by IMI
- Published by Taylor & Francis
PART 2 | Why Write a Paper?
As the author you get 50 free eprints of your paper that you can share as part of your press release or to key demographics. Taylor & Francis have a great article that helps authors ensure that their publication makes an impact.
Advancing the Profession by sharing knowledge
Continuing Professional Development
PART 3 | Advice on Writing a Paper
Choosing a Topic:
-What have you done lately?
-What are you interested in?
-Visualisation in medical education
-Advances in ophthalmic imaging
Word Count <5000
Give yourself time
Try to get support of line manager
Numerous online resources:
-Word templates are available
-Taylor & Francis quick layout guide
PART 4 | The Submission Process
No fee + full colour
Online via ScholarOneManuscripts
Follow the online submission guide
You can save at any time
Double Blind Peer Review
You will need to prepare two copies of the manuscript for submission. One file will need to have all your author details included, and one will need to be anonymized. Both versions should include the titled, abstract, body and references.
PART 5 | Other Ways to Contribute
Contributing to the Journal is not limited to research articles, you can also share your thoughts and insights through:
- Book Reviews
- Contributing to the Gallery section
- Becoming part of the Peer Review team