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FSMB PUBLICATIONS AND MEDIA

Journal of Medical Regulation
The Journal of Medical Regulation (JMR) is a peer-reviewed publication that addresses a wide range of issues of interest to state medical boards and organizations and individuals interested in medical licensing and regulation. Published continuously since 1915, the JMR distributed quarterly by the Federation of State Medical Boards.

Subscribe to the Journal of Medical Regulation
Subscriptions for individuals to the Journal of Medical Regulation are $70 per year; single copies are $18 each. Subscriptions for libraries and institutions are $140 per year; single copies are $36 each. To subscribe to the JMR, please send a check payable to the Federation of State Medical Boards to:

Drew Carlson
Federation of State Medical Boards
400 Fuller Wiser Road, Suite 300
Euless, Texas 76039

Information for Authors
The Journal of Medical Regulation publishes a wide range of articles of interest to the medical regulatory community and accepts manuscripts on an ongoing basis. Original, unpublished articles and queries may be submitted at any time. Please send articles and queries by e-mail to editor@fsmb.org or by mail to:

Editor
Journal of Medical Regulation
Federation of State Medical Boards
400 Fuller Wiser Road, Suite 300
Euless, Texas 76039

Manuscripts should be prepared according to the following guidelines:

  • An e-mail or letter should introduce the manuscript, name a corresponding author and include full address, phone, fax and e-mail information. The e-mail or letter should disclose any financial obligations or conflicts of interest related to the information to be published.
  • The title page should contain only the title of the manuscript. A separate list of all authors should include full names, degrees, titles and affiliations.
  • The manuscripts pages should be numbered, and length should be between 2,750 and 5,000 words, with references (in Associated Press style) and tables attached.
  • The manuscript should include an abstract of 200 words or less that describes the purpose of the article, the main finding(s) and conclusion. Footnotes or references should not be included in the abstract.
  • Any table or figure from another source must be referenced. Any photos should be marked by label on the reverse side and "up" direction noted. Tables and figures can be supplied in EPS, TIF, Illustrator, Photoshop (300 dpi or better) or Microsoft PowerPoint formats.
  • The number of references should be appropriate to the length of the text, and references should appear as endnotes, rather than footnotes.
  • Commentary, letters to the editor and reviews are accepted for publication. Such submissions and references should be concise and conform to the format of longer submissions.
  • If sent by mail, a PC- or Mac OS-compatible CD-ROM should accompany a printed copy of the manuscript. Microsoft Word format is the preferred file format.
  • Manuscripts are reviewed in confidence. Only major editorial changes will be submitted to the corresponding author for approval. The original manuscript and CD-ROM will be returned if the submission is not accepted for publication only if a SASE is supplied with sufficient postage.

 

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