Published by Scientific Scholar on behalf of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists (IADVL).
ISSN (Online): 2836-3892
ISSN (Print): 2837-2867
Our audience primarily includes postgraduates in the speciality of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, along with faculty catering to postgraduate and undergraduate teaching. The enriching varied content of the journal is also aimed towards practitioners practicing both within and outside institutions.
IJPGD has a highly rigorous peer-review process that makes sure that manuscripts are scientifically accurate, relevant, novel and important. Authors disclose all conflicts, affiliations and financial associations such that the published content is not biased.
The editorial board comprises a panel of experts from various institutes across the country, all of whom are PG teachers themselves. The editorial team is dedicated to provide their expertise and guidance in maintaining the clarity of content and focus of the purpose for the journal. IJPGD also invites dermatology residents as guest section-editors.
It is a peer-reviewed international journal with a double-blind review process. Its frequency of publication is Semi-annual (2 issues a year).
An article published in the journal can be viewed without a fee by readers all over the world. The author also gets to retain copyright to the article and the figures. This allows authors to extend their exposure in the world of medical research and get worldwide recognition for their work.
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
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The Indian Journal of Postgraduate Dermatology is committed to meeting and upholding the standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit our Ethical Guidelines section
This is an open-access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.
Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Indian Journal of Postgraduate Dermatology has a policy that changes will not be made after the publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.
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