About the Journal

AME Medical Journal

Aims and Scope

AME Medical Journal (ISSN 2520-0518; AME Med J; AMJ; amj.amegroups.com; amj.amegroups.org) is an international, Open Access, peer-reviewed journal, aiming at promoting developments in the medical field. The mission of AMJ is to provide high-quality evidence to guide clinical decision making for better global health outcomes. AME Medical Journal is indexed and covered by Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).

The scope of AMJ includes: Internal Medicine (Immunology, Pulmonology, Cardiology, Neurology, etc.), Surgery (Heart & Thoracic Surgery, Orthopedics etc.), Oncology (Thyroid Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Palliative Care etc.), Gynecology & Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Otorhinolaryngology (Ophthalmology etc.), Medical Tests and Health Care (Radiology, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine, Nursing, Alternative Medicine etc.), Health Policy & Methodology Science (Public Health, Epidemiology, Medical Ethics etc.), and Biomedical Science & Technology (Pharmacology, Biomedical Engineering, Bibliometrics etc.).

AMJ welcomes both standard and commissioned submission. Besides quarterly publications, articles in defined areas will be collected and published in themed collections. A rigorous review process is undertaken, supervised by a strong editorial board, which assures the high quality of the journal’s content.

Journal keywords: case report, lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, surgery, liver cirrhosis, robotic-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, liver transplantation, bronchoscopy, meta-analysis, bladder cancer, renal cell carcinoma, immunotherapy, obesity, malignant pleural effusion, interventional pulmonology, hepatocellular carcinoma, segmentectomy, radiation, percutaneous coronary intervention, epidemiology, coronary artery bypass grafting, robot-assisted surgery, prostate cancer, acupuncture, academic writing, radical cystectomy, acute ischemic stroke, pathology, esophageal cancer, transplantation, chemotherapy, hepatic encephalopathy, immunosuppression, biomarkers, screening, systematic review, health disparities, robotic, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, microenvironment, etc.


AME Medical Journal is indexed and covered by

Information for Authors

AMJ is a member of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and it follows the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)'s guidelines and the ICMJE recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journal.

Manuscripts submitted must be the original work of the author(s) and must not be published previously or under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Submission Turnaround Time

  • In-house review: 1-3 weeks
  • External peer review: 1-3 months
  • Publication Ahead of Print: within 1 month after being accepted
  • Formal publication: within 1-3 months after being accepted. Original Articles are listed as priority.

Publication Schedule

AME Medical Journal (AMJ) strives to keep a continuous publication schedule so that articles are published online as soon as they are ready and as quickly as possible. To better meet the publication needs, AMJ has been published quarterly since January 2020.

Open Access Statement

AME Medical Journal is a peer reviewed, open access journal. All content of the journal is published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial- NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for all to read, download, copy and distribute as defined by the applied license.

Free access and usage
Permitted third party reuse is defined by the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license. This license allows users to copy and distribute the article, provided:

  • this is not done for commercial purposes and further does not permit distribution of the Article if it is changed or edited in any way.
  • the user gives appropriate credit (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI) and provides a link to the license but not in an any way implying that the licensor is endorsing the user or the use of the work.
  • no derivatives including remix, transform, or build upon the material was allowed for distribution.
The full details of the license are available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/


For open access publishing, this journal uses an exclusive licensing agreement. Authors will transfer copyright to AMJ, but will have the right to share their article in the same way permitted to third parties under the relevant user license, as well as certain scholarly usage rights.

For any inquiry/special circumstance on the copyright, commercial usage or adaptation of AMJ articles, please contact: permissions@amegroups.com

For reprint order, please contact: sales@amegroups.com

Support for Authors to Comply with Funding Body Mandates

We work with authors of research articles supported by funding bodies with open access mandates to ensure that authors can meet their funders’ requirements for public access to research results.

In addition, we offer further support for authors who are required to comply with funding body mandates, including but not limited to:

Editorial Office

Email: amj@amegroups.com

Publisher Information

AMJ is published by AME Publishing Company.
Address: Flat/RM C 16F, Kings Wing Plaza 1, NO. 3 on Kwan Street, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China.

Updated on March 25, 2024