Aims and Scope
The Siriraj Medical Journal (SMJ) aims to promote communication among researchers in health sciences. It is published bimonthly and accepts the manuscripts in the forms of the original article, case report and review article. It is academically double-blinded peer-reviewed and designed for all physicians, researchers, and health personnel, regardless of their specialties.
The SMJ has a focus on publishing academic works that present an inter-disciplinary content of the health sciences. The journal has clear ethical policies and follows the double-blinded peer review process for all the submissions to the journal.
The SMJ is indexed in the national and international database for journals. While it is indexed in the Tier 1 database of the Thailand Citation Index Center (TCI), on the international front, the SMJ is indexed in the ASEAN Citation Index (ACI), and also included in the Directory of Open Access Journal.
Publication: Official journal of Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700, Thailand.
Address:SiMR Bldg., 2nd Fl., Room No.207, Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok 10700, Thailand.
History of Journal
The Siriraj Medical Journal is a double-blinded peer-reviewed, an open access scholarly journal that has been published by the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, at Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. Since 1948, the journal has been introduced to the academia under the name of “Siriraj Hospital Gazette”. In 2007, the journal had been converted into English version and the title was changed to “Siriraj Medical Journal”. The title of the journal (Siriraj) is quite well known both in Thailand and in the East Asia region as it’s the name of the oldest and biggest medical school in Thailand. It is named after the king's 18-month-old son, Prince Siriraj Kakudhabhand, who had died from dysentery a year before the opening of the hospital. The medical school was established two years later in 1890. The SMJ has published more than 70 issues continuously for the past 70 years. (frequency 10-12 articles per issue).
Vol 70 No 4 (2018): July-August