Chinese Medical Sciences Journal uses
online submission system (English version and Chinese version), which can save time while you and
the editorial office process your manuscript. If you are the first-time user of
the system, you will need to register an account with a user name and password.
Before submitting, please refer to the
webpage on the ethic policy and editorial policy of the journal. Please make
sure you have all the information required for submitting the manuscript.
For each author, the name, affiliation,
and contact information (E-mail, phone number, mail address, and postal code)
are needed. We encourage author to use institutional e-mail address for
All submission starts with a cover letter which includes the following information:
-Author information (full name, phone and e-mail address of each author).
-Affiliations (department, institute, city, zip code, country).
-Corresponding author’s name, brief introduction, contact details.
-Whether the manuscript or any part has been previously published, or presented on a conference, in any language.
-Whether all authors have verified the manuscript and consent to the submission.
-Describe the contributions of each author to the study.
-Funding support (fund resource, project title and the serial number), if applicable.
-Acknowledgement, if applicable.
Contents organization of a manuscript
The manuscript starts with a coverletter, followed by running title, abstract, key words and full text. Please check the Article Categories and Formatting Sample for more information about contents organization. The main text need to be uploaded in both doc format and pdf format.
All tables and figures need to be attached in the manuscript below the reference section with figure legends for convenience of reviewers. Besides, each figures in high resolution should be compacted into a zip or rar file and uploaded to the system seperately.
Authors may submit supplementary materials accompany with the manuscript at submission to faciliate reliability of the study, or improve better interpretation of readers. These may include tables, figures of research data that are not necessarily included in the printed article but are important to ensure the transparency of the study, or videos that can support or promote the article. For each supplementary items, please entitled as S-table 1, S-Figure 1, video 1, etc., and provide an in-text citation in the article.may be requested to provide as the supplementary at editors’ choice.
Authors need to provide the following documents at submission. These information are important for evaluation of the manucript on compliance with the publication ethics and biomedical ethics, as well as the associate regulations.
Statement of authorship and contribution
Authorship should meet the authorship criteria defined by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editor (ICMJE). Please download the Statement of Authorship and Contribution , print, fill the necessary information, and have each author sign on it. The scanned copy is needed to complete the submission.
Conflicts of interests disclosure
Please download a universal conflict of interest disclosure form, and filled out by each author. These documents can be compressed into a single file and upload to the system before completing submission. We also provide a self-designed disclosure form in Chinese for author as an alternative way to disclose their potential conflicting interests.
Ethical review approval for research involving human or animals
For studies involving human subjects or animals, the submission should be accompanied with an electronic document that shows ethic review and approval by the Institutional Ethic Committee, or relevant review committee on ethics and animal welfare.
For studies with financial support from governmental, institutional, or commercial fund, the project title and the serial number of the funded project should be included in the cover letter; accordingly, electronic copies of the Fund Proposal need to be uploaded at submission for validation.