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The Indian Journal of Postgraduate Dermatology (IJPGD) is an open-access peer-reviewed journal committed to publishing high-quality articles in the field of Dermatology. The journal is owned by the Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists (IADVL) and published by the Scientific Scholar.

Audience

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.

Review Process

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.

Editorial Team

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.

About the Editor

Editor-In-Chief

Dr. Yogesh Marfatia
Professor of Dermatology
SBKS Medical Institute and Research Centre,
Piparia Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Email: editor@ijpgderma.org

Facts About the Journal

It is a peer-reviewed international journal with a double-blind review process. Its frequency of publication is Semi-annual (2 issues a year).

Benefits

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.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

Journal Ethics

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

Plagiarism Policy

The journal uses plagiarism check software (iThenticate) on the Editor’s and Reviewer’s panel in the manuscript management system which is used to check and control Plagiarism for each article under a double-blinded peer review process. Any manuscript, that is found to have plagiarism is rejected.

Archival Policy

We use PORTICO for our third-party repository for all articles published with us. All our articles are assigned a DOI number. We are members of https://crossref.org

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

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.

Ahead of Print Policy

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.

Subscription Information

To subscribe to this journal, please log on to https://scientificscholar.com/buy-subscriptions.

Publisher

Scientific Scholar LLC (scientificscholar.com) is a well-respected medical publisher that fully supports open access publishing models, Subscription and Society based journal models through its own in-house peer-review management system – EditorialAssist (journalmanagement.org). The head office of Scientific Scholar is in Rochester, NY, USA and has a subsidiary arm in India.

The mission of the Scientific Scholar is “Share, Learn and Improve”.