Aims and Scope

Gülhane Medical Journal (GMJ) is a multidisciplinary, unbiased, peer reviewed journal for researchers and health-care providers. It is published quarterly and four times a year (March, June, September, December), and accepts submissions in English. It is the official journal of the Gülhane Faculty of Medicine, University of Health Sciences Türkiye. Gülhane Medical Journal publishes articles in all branches of medicine in accordance with the double-blind peer-review process. The print version of the journal is not available and it is only accessible at

The editorial and publication process of Gülhane Medical Journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICME), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Council of Science Editors (CSE), Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing.

Gülhane Medical Journal is indexed in Scopus, British Library, Ulakbim TR Index, CABI, Ebsco HOST, OCLC Worldcat, Embase, Türk Medline, Türkiye Atıf Dizini, J-Gate and Gale.

Title: Gülhane Medical Journal

Official abbreviation: Gulhane Med J

E-ISSN: 2146-8052

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.

Author (s) and copyright owner (s) grant access to all users for the articles published in the Gülhane Medical Journal as free of charge. Articles may be used provided that they are cited.

Open Access Policy is based on rules of 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.

Gülhane Medical Journal does not demand any subscription fee, publication fee or similar payment for access to electronic resources.

Creative Commons

A Creative Commons license is a public copyright license that provides free distribution of copyrighted works or studies. This journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) which permits third parties to share and adapt the content for non-commerical purposes by giving the apropriate credit to the original work.

Open access is an approach that supports interdisciplinary development and encourages collaboration between different disciplines. Therefore, Gülhane Medical Journal contributes to the scientific publishing literature by providing more access to its articles and a more transparent review process.

Advertisement Policy

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Material Disclaimer

Statements or opinions stated in articles published in the journal do not reflect the views of the editors, editorial board and/or publisher; The editors, editorial board and publisher do not accept any responsibility or liability for such materials. All opinions published in the journal belong to the authors.


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Publisher: Galenos Publishing House
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