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Publishing Guide: Case Report Journals

BMJ Case Reports


BMJ Case Reports is available through Miner Library. Miner Library holds an institutional fellowship which enables our active factulty, staff & students to submit manuscripts at no cost.

BMJ Case Reports is the largest single collection of case reports online with more than 19,000 articles from over 70 countries, BMJ Case Reports delivers a focused, peer-reviewed, valuable collection of cases in all disciplines for healthcare professionals, researchers, and students.

Please contact Miner Library, or call the Answer Desk at (585) 275-3361 for our institutional fellowship code. 

The fellowship code can only be obtained during business hours, so ask for the number ahead of time if you intend to submit your manuscript to the journal during non-business hours.

BMJ Case Reports Author Page Everthing you need to know includes templates.

BMJ Case Reports User Guide Follow these simple steps to submit your cases to BMJ Case Reports.

Writing a BMJ Case Report

Medical Journals that Accept Case Reports

Medical Journals that Accept Case Reports

Journals that Accept Case Reports

The academic medical journals included on this list meet the following criteria:

  • Accept Case Reports
  • Are fully indexed in MEDLINE
  • Accept and publish English language submissions

The journals have not been vetted for ethical or best practices in publishing. It is highly recommended that authors evaluate journals prior to submission. A predatory journal charges authors fees without providing rigorous peer review, editorial services, or proper archiving. Think.Check.Submit is a free tool for evaluating journals for predatory practices.

The authors of this list are not responsible for the actions of journals on the list, or their policies. Individuals using this list are responsible for any results from the using this list.

From the Journal Article: Journals accepting case reports by Terri Gotschall; Angela Spencer; Margaret A. Hoogland; Elisa Cortez; Elizabeth Irish Journal of the Medical Library Association Vol. 111 No. 4 (2023): October 2023 Pgs. 819-822


CARE Case Report Guidelines

The CARE guidelines (for CAse REports) were developed by an international group of experts to support an increase in the accuracy, transparency, and usefulness of case reports. Website includes the CARE checklist, instructions for authors, and case report examples.