South African Medical Journal

The South African Medical Journal (SAMJ) - first published in 1884 - is a monthly, peer reviewed, general medical journal publishing leading research impacting clinical care in Africa. The journal now incorporates continuing medical education (CME).



Author warning - fraudulent payment request emails

Authors are advised to be aware of and cautious with regards to paying publication fee payments to scammers and predatory journals.  
Posted: 2023-02-09 More...

Migration to new editorial platform

The South African Medical Journal is pleased to launch a new submission and tracking system for the SAMJ as of 1 September 2022:  
Posted: 2022-08-31 More...

SAMJ March 2024

The full issue of Vol. 114 No. 3 is available for viewing here:  March issue
Posted: 2022-04-05 More...
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Vol 114, No 5 (2024)

Cover Page

The full issue of Vol. 114 No. 5 is available for viewing here:  May issue.