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Call for Papers:  Quality Improvement

The April 2024 issue of the West Virginia Medical Journal will feature articles about quality improvement (QI) projects. When preparing manuscripts, authors must strictly abide by the Squire 2.0 guidelines (available via button below or the following link: The Introduction Section must end with a strong and specific Aim Statement.  The Aim Statement must name the problem being studied, the quantity of proposed improvement over the specified period of time, and for whom and where the problem is being studied.

Deadline for submission is May 1, 2023.

Thank you,

Linda S. Nield, MD
Editor-in-Chief, West Virginia Medical Journal
Chair, Publications Committee
West Virginia State Medical Association


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Be sure that you have strictly adhered to all of the manuscript guidelines before submitting your manuscript

The West Virginia Medical Journal is printed quarterly in March, June, September and December. An online version of each edition is sent via email to members and posted to the Member-Only portion of the WVSMA website.

Information for Authors

Since 1906, the West Virginia State Medical Association (WVSMA) has published the West Virginia Medical Journal (WVMJ), a clinical, peer-reviewed medical journal. The WVMJ strives to publish clinical articles of interest and within the understanding of physicians in every area of practice.

Submissions to the WVMJ are processed online through Scholastica peer-review software.