The Journal of Islamabad Medical & Dental College (JIMDC) is an official journal of Islamabad Medical & Dental College, Islamabad. This open access, double blind peer reviewed journal started in 2012 with bi-annual publication and was upgraded to quarterly publishing in 2015. The journal aims to cover and promote all the latest and innovative advancements in the field of Medical/Health Sciences and healthcare practices. It is an essential journal for all the health sciences including doctors, bio-researchers, students and healthcare professionals, who wish to be kept informed and up-to-date with the latest and dynamic developments in this field.

The vision of the journal is to publish and share good quality research and enhance the visibility and citation of the journal through open journal system (OJS).

The mission of our journal is to provide a platform for publishing quality research (both Graduate and Postgraduate level) in the field of medical, dental and allied Health Sciences.


JIMDC publishes research papers, in the form of original articles, case reports, review articles, articles on medical education, and short communication related to health, medicine and dentistry in accordance with the “Uniform requirements for manuscript submitted to medical journals”, after peer review by at least two reviewers.

JIMDC readership includes IMDC faculty, other healthcare professionals and researchers, both national and international. It is distributed to medical colleges and medical libraries throughout Pakistan. We encourage research librarians to list this journal among their library's electronic journal holdings. It may be worth noting that this journal's open source publishing system is suitable for libraries to host for their faculty members to use with journals they are involved in editing (see Open Journal Systems).

Recognized By:

  • Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) (IP 0070)
  • Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan – “Z” category

 Indexed in:

  • WHO Index Medicus (Index for the Eastern Mediterranean Region (IMEMR)
  • Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE), Germany
  • Netmedics (Cambridge International Academics UK)
  • Index Copernicus International
  • Pakmedinet
  • CrossRef (doi)
  • Asian Digital Library