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Author Guidelines

ONLINE SUBMISSION GUIDE

 

Article themes

The Indonesian Journal of Medical Education publishes articles in medical and health professions education themes that are listed in the ‘Focus and Scope’ section. Nevertheless, themes other than those which are listed in the ‘Focus and Scope’ section would still be considered by the editorial board as long as they are still related to HPE. Please submit your article and the editorial board will provide you with feedback on the theme suitability.

 

Article categories/types

 

Original Research

Articles included into this category are research report or empirical research paper with the suggested word length of 3,500 – 5,000 excluding tables and figures. Original research articles should follow the systematics below:

  • Title – The title should be ‘catchy’ but not diverting the main message of the article. We suggest authors to avoid titles which identify the institution where the research was undertaken.
  • Abstract - The abstract should be in both Bahasa Indonesia and English with the maximum length of 250 words for each language. The abstract should incorporate Background/Latar belakang (the background and rationale of the study), Aims/Tujuan (study aims/objectives), Methods/Metode (a short explanation of the research methodology applied), Results/Hasil (the essence of the research results), Conclusion/Kesimpulan (a short conclusion and recommendation based on the research) and Keywords/Kata kunci (3-6 keywords).
  • Practice Points – Authors are suggested to list 2-5 practice points to highlight the applicability, novelty and impact of the research.
  • Introduction – The introduction should discuss the background of the research, the rationale and the research questions and/or aims. In this section, the current evidence on the topic should be discussed to subsequently be related to the research gap which would be addressed by the research.
  • Methods -  This section should include the research design applied, context, subject and sampling, data collection tools, data analysis and the steps of the research.
  • Results and Discussion -  JPKI recommends authors to combine the results and discussion altogether. In this section, authors also should discuss the strengths and limitations of the current study.
  • Conclusion – Authors are expected to provide a brief conclusion to recap the information in the previous sections.
  • Recommendation – Authors are suggested to provide recommendation for further practise and research based on the current research.
  • List of abbreviations (if any)
  • Competing interests -  Authors should declare any competing or possible conflict of interest regarding to the article. Available funding donors should also be declared.
  • Information of Authors’ Contribution -  In this section, authors’ details and their contribution toward the manuscript and research should be described.
  • Acknowledgements (if any)
  • References – The amount of literature cited should not exceed 30 and it is expected that 70% of them are current literature of the last 10 years. Special consideration applies when the editorial board consider that it would be relevant to include more numbers of literatures.
  • Tables and Figures/Illustrations - should be attached as an appendix and numbered accordingly. Please give marks in the article where the particular table or figure should be embedded. Authors are suggested to limit the number of tables and figures to maximum of 5.

 

Review Article

Articles included into this category are literature review, scoping review, systematic review and critical review of a policy based on scientific methods with the suggested word length of 4,000 – 6,000 excluding tables and figures. Review articles should follow the systematics below:

  • Title – The title should be ‘catchy’ but not diverting the main message of the article.
  • Abstract - The abstract should be in both Bahasa Indonesia and English with the maximum length of 250 words for each language. The abstract should incorporate Background/Latar belakang (the background and rationale of the review), Aims/Tujuan (review aims/objectives), Methods/Metode (a short explanation of the review methodology applied), Results/Hasil (the essence of the review findings), Conclusion/Kesimpulan (a short conclusion and recommendation based on the review) and Keywords/Kata kunci (3-6 keywords).
  • Practice Points – Authors are suggested to list 2-5 practice points to highlight the applicability, novelty and impact of the review.
  • Introduction – The introduction should discuss the background of the review, the rationale and the review questions and/or aims. In this section, the current evidence on the topic should be discussed to subsequently be related to the gap in the literature which would be addressed by the review.
  • Methods -  This section should include the review design applied, review protocol, inclusion and exclusion criteria, quality appraisal and data extraction tools, and the analysis approach.
  • Results and Discussion -  JPKI recommends authors to combine the results and discussion altogether. In this section, authors also should discuss the strengths and limitations of the current review.
  • Conclusion – Authors are expected to provide a brief conclusion to recap the information in the previous sections.
  • Recommendation – Authors are suggested to provide recommendation for further practise and research based on the current review.
  • List of abbreviations (if any)
  • Competing interests -  Authors should declare any competing or possible conflict of interest regarding to the article. Available funding donors should also be declared.
  • Information of Authors’ Contribution -  In this section, authors’ details and their contribution toward the manuscript and research should be described.
  • Acknowledgements (if any)
  • References – The amount of literature cited should not exceed 50 and it is expected that 70% of them are current literature of the last 10 years. Special consideration applies when the editorial board consider that it would be relevant to include more numbers of literatures.
  • Tables and Figures/Illustrations - should be attached as an appendix and numbered accordingly. Please give marks in the article where the particular table or figure should be embedded. Authors are suggested to limit the number of tables and figures to maximum of 5.

 

Case Study

Articles included into this category are critical cases, problems or incidents occurred in medical and health professions education context, such as managing educational institution, teaching-learning, student and faculty member issues and policy. Suggested word length is 1,500 – 3,000 excluding tables and figures. Case study articles should follow the systematics below:

  • Title – The title should be ‘catchy’ but not diverting the main message of the article.
  • Abstract - The abstract should be in both Bahasa Indonesia and English with the maximum length of 250 words for each language. The abstract should incorporate Background/Latar belakang (the background and rationale of the study), Aims/Tujuan (study aims/objectives), Case Discussion (some main points of the case and the discussion), Conclusion/Kesimpulan (a short conclusion and recommendation based on the case) and Keywords/Kata kunci (3-6 keywords).
  • Practice Points – Authors are suggested to list 2-5 practice points to highlight the applicability, novelty and impact of the case study.
  • Introduction – The introduction should discuss the background of the case related to the current literature, the rationale of conducting the study and study aims. In this section, the current evidence on the topic should be discussed to subsequently be related to the case.
  • Case Description – The detailed description of the case or case series.
  • Discussion -  The discussion of the case above to be related and analysed using appropriate literature. Additionally, strengths and limitations of the study should also be elaborated.
  • Conclusion – Authors are expected to provide a brief conclusion to recap the information in the previous sections.
  • Recommendation – Authors are suggested to provide recommendation for further practise and research based on the current case study.
  • List of abbreviations (if any)
  • Competing interests -  Authors should declare any competing or possible conflict of interest regarding to the article. Available funding donors should also be declared.
  • Information of Authors’ Contribution -  In this section, authors’ details and their contribution toward the manuscript and research should be described.
  • Acknowledgements (if any)
  • References – The amount of literature cited should not exceed 30 and it is expected that 70% of them are current literature of the last 10 years.
  • Tables and Figures/Illustrations - should be attached as an appendix and numbered accordingly. Please give marks in the article where the particular table or figure should be embedded. Authors are suggested to limit the number of tables and figures to maximum of 3.

 

Learning-Media Review

Articles included into this category are short review (resensi) of learning media in medical and health professions education, for instance book/textbook, website, online learning media and CD/DVD that are relevant to the current best practice in medical and health professions education. Suggested word length is 400 – 1,000 excluding tables and figures. Learning-media review articles should follow the systematics below:

  • Title – The title should be ‘catchy’ but not diverting the main message of the article.
  • Abstract - The abstract should be in both Bahasa Indonesia and English with the maximum length of 250 words for each language. The abstract should incorporate Background/Latar belakang (the background and rationale of the review), Aims/Tujuan (review aims/objectives), Learning Media Review (some main points on the learning-media’s features and the discussion), Conclusion/Kesimpulan (a short conclusion and recommendation based on the review) and Keywords/Kata kunci (2-5 keywords).
  • Practice Points – Authors are suggested to list 2-5 practice points to highlight the applicability, novelty and impact of the review.
  • Introduction – The introduction should discuss the background of the learning-media review related to the current literature, the rationale of conducting the review and review aims. In this section, the current evidence on the topic should be discussed briefly to subsequently be related to the learning media.
  • Learning Media Description – The detailed description of the learning media.
  • Discussion -  The discussion of the learning media above to be related and analysed using appropriate literature. Additionally, strengths and limitations of the learning media should also be elaborated.
  • Conclusion – Authors are expected to provide a brief conclusion to recap the information in the previous sections.
  • Recommendation – Authors are suggested to provide recommendation for further practise and research based on the current case study.
  • List of abbreviations (if any)
  • Competing interests -  Authors should declare any competing or possible conflict of interest regarding to the article. Available funding donors should also be declared.
  • Information of Authors’ Contribution -  In this section, authors’ details and their contribution toward the manuscript and research should be described.
  • Acknowledgements (if any)
  • References – The amount of literature cited should not exceed 10 and it is expected that 70% of them are current literature of the last 10 years.
  • Tables and Figures/Illustrations - should be attached as an appendix and numbered accordingly. Please give marks in the article where the particular table or figure should be embedded. Authors are suggested to limit the number of tables and figures to maximum of 2.

 

Correspondence

Articles included into this category are responses (e.g., approval/emphasis or counter-arguments) towards other articles previously published in The Indonesian Journal of Medical Education. The suggested word length is 250 – 500 and the amount of literature cited should not exceed 5.

 

Letter to Editor

Original ideas and suggestions from readers are welcome to be published as a letter to editor. The suggested word length is 250 – 500 to cite no more than 5 literature.

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The format of the article should be:
    • A formattable MsWord document
    • Paper size: A4, Margin: 1” (2.54 cm) on each side, Potrait orientation (except for large tables or figures)
    • Font: ARIAL. Size 16 pts (Title), 14 pts (Headings) and 12 pts (Article body)
    • Spacing: 1.0 (single space) without before nor after spacing setting
    • Single column
    • To show line number and page number
  2. Submitting a letter of article submission including a declaration that the article was originally written by the author(s) and is approved to be published by all authors.
  3. Submitting a letter of declaration that the article has not been published, under review, under consideration or under process to be published in any journal or publication.
  4. Submitting a letter of declaration of NO PLAGIARISM and to be responsible of any plagiarism issues and disputes.
  5. Submitting a copy of the ethical clearance/approval whenever it is necessary or available.
  6. The Indonesian Journal of Medical Education applies the Vancouver citation style. Authors are suggested to refer to the journal abbreviation list in Index Medicus and Index of Indonesian Learned Periodicals (PDIN 1974).
 

Copyright Notice

  1. The copyright of published articles are owned by the author(s). Nevertheless, the Indonesian Journal of Medical Education has the first-to-publish license of the publication material.
  2. The Indonesian Journal of Medical Education has the right to archive, change the format and republish published articles by presenting the authors’ name.
  3. Articles are published electronically for open access and in printed version for educational, research and archiving purposes. The Indonesian Journal of Medical Education does not responsible for any copyright issues which might be emerged from the use of any article except for the previous three purposes.

 

Creative Commons License
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Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

 

Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission and Processing Fee: 0.00 (IDR)
The Indonesian Journal of Medical Education does not charge any article submission and processing fee.

Article Publication Fee: 300000.00 (IDR)
This article publication fee will be charged only if an article is accepted for publication. For international authors, the article publication fee would be USD 30.

Authors who find any difficulties for paying such fees may request for article publication fee waiver to the editorial board. The editorial board will make considerations on such requests on a case-by-case basis.