All 'original ar ticles' published by the JPMA and JCPSP in the year 2015 were downloaded from the websites of JPMA and JCPSP, in November 2016.
The structured abstract for original articles in JCPSP includes a sub-heading of "Study Design", which made it easier to categorize each original article.
JPMA published 34 original articles, JCPSP
23, PJMS 41, and PMJ 22.
Postgraduate Trainee Performance with Structured Assessment Techniques in Competency-Based Model of Training, JCPSP
Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan: JCPSP
(2006); 16(10) 645-47.
Reviewers of JCPSP
will get four credits per article.
had statistically significant more article errors, whereas JPMA had statistically significant more journal title and page errors.
Jamshed Akhtar from JCPSP
during the discussion particularly highlighted the issue of authorship and said that many a times they receive manuscripts in which Vice Chancellor of the university or Principal of Medical College, Head of the institution is also included as one of the authors though he or she has not contributed anything.
Amin M, Ahmad B (Editorial): Dental education in Pakistan: current trends and practices, JCPSP
Jamshed Akhtar General Secretary PAME and Editor of JCPSP
who deserve to be commended and it all went very well.
As regards the number of citations which are much more important, JPMA still maintains the lead with 1,601 citations followed by JCPSP
974 citations and Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences with 650 Citations.
Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons-Pakistan: JCPSP