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The West Virginia Medical Journal is printed quarterly in January, April, July and October. An online version of each edition is sent via email to members and posted to the Member-Only portion of the WVSMA website.

Call for Papers

The Call for Papers for a special January 2021 issue of the West Virginia Medical Journal entitled "Improving the Health Care of All West Virginians" is now closed.

If you have any questions, please call Managing Editor, Bethany Kinder: 304-925-0342, or email

This special issue will focus on original research in the fields of diversity, inclusion and health care disparities, which promotes equitable health care throughout the Mountain State.

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.