About The Journal
The British Student Doctor is a high quality, open access, biannual, peer-reviewed, general medical journal, which publishes articles written primarily by medical students. In addition to publishing original research and systematic reviews, we also provide a platform to medical students to express original thought and reflections on clinical practice, student life and medical education.
All of our content is fully open access, available without subscription and with no authorship charges. All articles published in The British Student Doctor go through a rigorous peer-review process, led by our student editorial team. The governance of the journal is overseen by our faculty advisory board, and we are published by Cardiff University Press and funded by Cardiff University School of Medicine.
The British Student Doctor is an accredited member of COPE (The Committee on Publication Ethics), reflecting the journal's rigorous commitment to editorial best practice.
To learn more about the focus and scope of The British Student Doctor, as well as to read our requirements for the article types that we publish, please visit our author guidelines.
Latest Updates from The British Student Doctor
We are always looking to recruit new peer reviewers - click here to apply.
Find out how to submit for our next issue here.
The sixth issue of the journal (Vol 3, No 2; June 2019) has been published and is available to download now.
This broad ranging issue features articles including a discussion of the ethics of plastination for public education and entertainment, an education article on the consequences of maternal cannabis use, which is very topical given the recent wave of legalisation, alongside a discussion of the 'rights-based approch' to medical ethics, plus much more. We are proud to bring you the work of medical students from across the U.K.
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The British Student Doctor Journal
Cardiff University Press
PO Box 430
1st Floor, 30-36 Newport Road
Cardiff, CF24 0DE
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