All submitted articles are evaluated at the submission to meet the structural and subject principles of SJIUMS. The matched articles will go under a double-blinded peer-review process by at least 2 reviewers (experts in the field who are not part of the journal’s editorial staff) who are selected by the Editorial Board members according to their field specialties by at most 4 weeks from the day of structural qualification. The Editorial Board members have the final responsibility to select the articles.
SJIUMS is under the scientific control of the Editorial Board whose members are recognized experts in the subject areas included within the journal’s scope. Some executive roles of the Editorial Board members are delegated to the Editor-in-Chief who is well-known in the journal’s scope.
SJIUMS is under the scientific supervision of the Editorial Team whose members are all experts with a high number of publications in their field.
There are No Fees or Charges at submission, reviewing, and publishing processes in SJIUMS.
SJIUMS follows the Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing.
The content of SJIUMS is published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public License. To the extent this Public License may be interpreted as a contract, SJIUMS is granted the Licensed Rights in consideration of your acceptance of these terms and conditions, and the Licensor grants You such rights in consideration of benefits the Licensor receives from making the Licensed Material available under these terms and conditions.
SJIUMS allows the authors to hold the copyright without any restriction and the material is freely presented to the readers and can be used according to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public License.
Process for identification of and dealing with allegations of research misconduct
Publisher and editors of SJIUMS are reasonable to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, including plagiarism, citation manipulation, and data falsification/fabrication, among others. In doing so, SJIUMS follows COPE’s guidelines in dealing with allegations.
Ownership and management
SJIUMS is owned by Iranshahr University of Medical Sciences and managed and published by Afarand Scholarly Publishing Institute.
It is scientifically supported by Iranshahr University of Medical Sciences.
Conflicts of interests
All SJIUMS Editorial Board members and the Editor-in-Chief submitted articles are gone under the same reviewing process as the other authors are gone. In the cases that a reviewer suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a submitted manuscript or a reader suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a published article (all authors are filling the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest at the submission time) SJIUMS will follow COPE’s guidelines.
Revenue sources/Advertising/Direct marketing
SJIUMS is financially supported completely by Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences and has no other sources for earning funds.
SJIUMS accepts No advertisements on the site or even as a report article.
SJIUMS has published 4 issues per year.
All the content from the beginning to the end will be available forever on SJIUMS exclusive website (sjiums.irshums.ac.ir).
Also, SJIUMS is included in the national scientific database (isc.gov.ir).