About Us

Journal of Ankara University Faculty of Medicine is the official journal of Ankara University. The journal is an independent,  double-blind peer-reviewed, open access publication and is published three times a year (April, August, December). The journal publishes original articles, invited reviews and case reports in Basic, Medical and Surgical Sciences.

The aim of the journal is to publish articles at the highest scientific and clinical value on current topics in medicine for all researchers, physicians, specialists and students.

The journal does not charge any fees for submission, processing or publication of articles.

The editorial policies are based on the “Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals” (ICMJE Recommendations) by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors rules.

Journal of Ankara University Faculty of Medicine is indexed in Tübitak/Ulakbim TR Dizin, Ebsco, Index Copernicus, Gale, ProQuest, CABI, Idealonline, J-GATE, Hinari, GOALI, ARDI, OARE, AGORA, Türk Medline and Türkiye Atıf Dizini.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Open Access Policy is based on the rules of the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI). By “open access” to peer-reviewed research literature, we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.


All published content is under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license and is required permission for any commercial use of articles. For permissions, please use Permission Request Form.

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Editorial Office:

Prof. Dr. K.Osman MEMİKOĞLU
Ankara Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi
Yayın Komisyonu Başkanlığı, 06100 Sıhhiye, Ankara

Phone: +90 312 595 82 07
Fax: +90 312 310 63 70

E-mail: [email protected]