Focus and Scope

Journal of Medicine is a peer-reviewed, open access, bi-annual journal published in January and July. It is an official journal of Bangladesh Society of Medicine. Bangladesh Society of Medicine is an organization of Medicine specialists of Bangladesh. The society was established for ensuring the rights and benefits of Medicine specialists. The journal welcomes manuscripts in the following categories: reviews and mini-reviews oriented to the practicing internist and diagnostic puzzles from a variety of specialties, original scientific studies, short research reports, case reports of exceptional merit, analytic reviews such as meta-analyses and decision analyses, new methods and technologies, opinions on previously published literature, papers commenting on the clinical, scientific, social, political, and economic factors affecting health and letters to the editor. Our key target is to engage, inform, and stimulate doctors, researchers and other health professionals in ways that will improve outcomes for patients and may facilitate hypothesis generation and development of further research to form the foundations of tomorrow's medicine. The journal is devoted to the promotion of health sciences and related disciplines. Complimentary copies of the journal are sent to life time members of the Bangladesh Society of Medicine, libraries of all medical colleges and other relevant academic institutions. The Editor-in-Chief & the editorial board do not subscribe to the views expressed in the article written by the author(s) published in this journal. The Journal of Medicine accepts no liability for any inaccurate and misleading information, opinion or statement.

Peer Review Process

1. An editor is assigned for every manuscript received. An initial screening is done and a decision is reached about formal peer-review of the manuscript based on its quality and suitability of publication in this journal.

2. For peer-review of the manuscript, two reviewers are asked to review the paper.

3. The editor(s) reach a decision on accepting or rejecting the paper by taking into consideration the reviewers’ comments, quality of the manuscript and editorial priority of the journal.

4. The decision is communicated to the author(s).

5. The average duration of the peer review process is approximately 2 to 4 months usually.

Publication Frequency

The journal is published bi-annually in January and July.

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.

Editorial Board

Chairman:
Prof. Quazi Tarikul Islam
Professor of Medicine
Popular Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: prof.tarik@gmail.com

Editor-in-Chief:
Prof. Md. Mujibur Rahman
Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: mmrahman61@gmail.com

Managing Editor:
Prof. Md. Titu Miah
Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: titum21@gmail.com

Executive Editor:
Dr. Ahmedul Kabir
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: ahmedul_986@yahoo.com

Dr. Md. Robed Amin
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: robedamin@yahoo.com

Assistant Editors:
Dr. M A Kashem
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: drkashem@gmail.com

Dr. Md. Zaed Hossain Himel
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: zhvalentino@gmail.com

Dr. AKM Humayun Kabir
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: drakmhkabir@gmail.com

Editorial Associate:
Dr. Mostofa Kamal Chowdhury
Assistant Registrar
Department of Endocrinology
Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka
e-mail: mkcadil@yahoo.com

Members:
Prof. Khan Abul Kalam Azad
Professor of Medicine & Principal
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: prof.kakazad@gmil.com

Prof. Md. Enamul Karim
Professor of Medicine
Green life Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: drenamul_karim@yahoo.com

Prof. Md. Billal Alam
Principal & Head, Dept. of Medicine
Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: profbillalalam@gmail.com

Prof. Shyamal Sarker
Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: drshyamalbd@yahoo.com

Prof. SM Arafat
Professor of Medicine
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
e-mail: arafatdr@yahoo.com

Prof. SM Hafiz
Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: drhafizsarder@yahoo.com 

Prof. Rubina Yasmin
Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Dental College, Dhaka
e-mail: drrubina_yasmin@yahoo.com

Dr. Md. Shafiqul Bari
Associate Professor of Medicine
M.A.G. Osmani Medical College, Sylhet
E-mail: drsbari_69@gmail.com

Dr. Aparna Das
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: aparna_0191@yahoo.com

Dr. Rukhsana Parvin
Associate Prof. of Medicine
Enam Medical College,Savar,Dhaka
e-mail: rukhsana_parvin@yahoo.com

Dr. Partha Pratim Das
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: dmck53babun@yahoo.com

Dr. KFM Ayaz
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: kfmayaz@yahoo.com

Dr. Syed Ghulam Mogni Mowla
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: dr_mogni@yahoo.com

Dr. Sarmistha Biswas
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: sarmibiswas365@gmail.com

Dr. Gobinda Chandra Banik
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: gobinda_0171@yahoo.com

Dr. Prodip Kumar Biswas
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: prodipaurko@gmail.com

Dr. Mohammad Mostafa Kamal
Junior Consultant of Medicine
Thana Health Complex, Tejgaon, Dhaka
E-mail: mkamal052@gmail.com

Dr. Amiruzzaman
Associate Professor of of Medicine
Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka
E-mail: suman24th@yahoo.com

Dr. Binoy Krishna Tarafdar
Associate  Professor of Medicine
Colonel Malek Medical College, Manikgonj
E-mail: binoymmch@yahoo.com

Dr. Ranajit Sen Chowdhury
Associate Professor of Medicine
Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka
Email: rschowdhury@yahoo.com

Dr. Sudip Ranjan Deb
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: sudipranjandev@yahoo.com
Dr. Md. Abdur Rouf
Associate Professor of Medicine
Chittagong Medical College, Chittagong
Email: dr.maroufctg@gmail.com

Dr. Mohammad Tanvir Islam
Associate Professor of Medicine
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
e-mail: dr.mdtanvirislam@gmail.com

Dr. Mohammad Rafiqul Islam
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: drrafiq73@yahoo.com

Dr. Syed Zakir Hossain
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: szhossain@yahoo.com

Dr. Md. Motlabur Rahman
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
e-mail: rahmanmotlabur@gmail.com

Advisory Board

Prof. Md. Tahir
Prof. Tofayel Ahmed
Prof. Md. Fazlul Hoque
Prof. Md. Abdul Faiz
Prof. Md. Abul Kashem Khandaker
Maj. Gen. (Retd.) Dr. M A Moyeed Siddique
Maj. Gen. (Dr.) Md. Robiul Hossain
Prof. Md. Abu Azhar
Prof. F M Siddiqui
Prof. Syed Atiqul Haq
Prof. M A Jalil Chowdhury
Prof. Quazi Tarikul Islam
Prof. Md. Rajibul Alam
Prof. M A Ahbab
Prof. MA Bakar
Prof. Md. Ridwanur Rahman
Prof. Amir Hossain
Prof. Khawja Nazim Uddin
Prof. Md. Zakir Hossain
Prof. Md. Azizul Kahhar
Prof. Dilip Kumar Dhar
Prof. ABM Abdullah
Prof. Md. Zahiruddin
Prof. Anup Kumar Saha
Prof. Zilan Miah Sarker
Prof. Md. Abdur Rahim