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Esculapio - Journal of SIMS
•  Esculapio is a peer-reviewed medical journal, aims to provide medical health professionals with current information relevant to the diagnosis and treatment. Each issue contains a series on in-depth original high quality research manuscripts, systematic reviews and meta-analysis, case reports, commentaries. short communication, cutting edge new technology, editorials and letters to the editor offering prompt publication. Esculapio is the official journal of Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Lahore which publishes scholarly articles contributed by authors globally. The journal covers a range of current topics in medical education and clinical research. It covers the core biomedical health science subjects including basic medical sciences and emerging community problems, prepared in accordance with the ” Uniform requirements for submission to bio-medical journals” laid down by International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)”
•  It is a Peer reviewed, Medical Journal from Pakistan. It was founded in 2005, and since then, it is being published regularly on quarterly basis.

•  It is an official journal of Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Lahore.

•  It is a free platform for publishing quality medical research, funded by SIMS.

•  It is approved by PMDC.

•  Research Mandate:
Research excellence holds an important objective which is pursued by the collective process through a strong supervision y the SIMS Faculty. The students pursue their work following high sets of ethical principles. It is ensured that the rights of human subjects should not be violated. The Institutional Review Board policies ensures that scholarly integrity should be maintained in all researches by the students and faculty members being undertaken at SIMS.
•  It is registered and indexed with
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Reviewer Credits

•  It follow the ICMJE‘s Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals.
Editorial Board

Prof. Faisal Masud(Late)

Prof. MUHAMMAD Farooq Afzal (Principal SIMS)

Prof. Tayyiba Wasim

International Members:

Prof. Khalid Saeed Khan, Department of Preventive Medicine & Public health, University of Granada, Spain

Prof. Asher Chanan Khan, Medicine & Oncology, Mayo clinic, Jacksonvile, FL, USA

Dr. Khalid Kamal Pasha, Department of Paediatrics, Beaumont hospital, Dearborn, USA

Dr. Ishfaq Ahmad, Consultant Physician & Gastroenterologist, Worcestershire, acute NHS Trust hospitals, UK

Prof. Taimur Sher, USA

Prof. Nabeel Aslam, USA

Dr. Adnan A Abbassi, Chair Dept of Intensive Care, Faculty University of Arizona, USA

Dr. Waseem Nagi, Director Hematopathology Laboratory at Mid Essex Hospital, NHS Trust, UK

Dr. Yamima Bashir, Internal Medicine, Ascension Health System, USA

Dr. Aneel Paulus, Director Hematologic Malignancy Translational Laboratory at Mayo Clinic, USA

Dr. Sonikpreet Aulakh, Director Neuro-Oncology, West Virginia University, USA

Dr.Pooja advani, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, USA

Associate Editors:

Prof. Farid Ahmad Khan, Plastic Surgery Ward

Prof. M. Arif Nadeem, Medical Unit-III

Prof. Tayyaba Khawar Butt, Paediatric Medicine Unit-I

Assistant Editors:

Prof. Dr. Shoaib Nabi, Thoracic Surgery Ward

Dr. Sobia Qazi

Dr. Afshan Shahid, Community Medicine Dept

Dr. Ahmad Uzair Qureshi, Surgical Unit-I

Dr. Amtul Musawar Sami, Ophthalmology Unit-II

Dr. Adnan Aslam, Neurology Ward

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Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Lahore.

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