Article Types

Editorials

Articles that represent the scientific opinion and views of an author. Every issue of JAFES includes an Editorial by the Editor-in-Chief and may include one or two additional editorials from experts from the scientific community commenting on a particular field or issue on endocrinology.

No abstract or keywords necessary.

Make a new submission to the Editorials section.

Letters to the Editor

JAFES welcomes feedback and comments on previously published articles in the form of Letters to the Editor.

No abstract or keywords necessary.

A Letter to the Editor must not exceed 2 typewritten pages or 500 words.

Make a new submission to the Letters to the Editor section.

Feature Articles

JAFES may feature articles, either as part of an issue theme, such as Summary Clinical Practice Guidelines on endocrinology from each AFES country society, or a special topic on endocrinology by an international expert or authority.

A manuscript for feature articles should not exceed 25 typewritten pages (including tables, figures, illustrations and references) or 6000 words.

Make a new submission to the Feature Articles section.

Review Articles

Review articles provide information on the “state of the art.” JAFES encourages that reviews not only summarize current understanding of a particular topic but also describe significant gaps in the research, and current debates.

A manuscript for reviews should not exceed 15 typewritten pages (including tables, figures, illustrations and references) or 4000 words.

Make a new submission to the Review Articles section.

Original Articles

The abstract should contain no more than 200 words with a structured format consisting of the objective/s, methodology, results and conclusion.

A manuscript for original articles should not exceed 25 typewritten pages (including tables, figures, illustrations and references) or 6000 words.

Make a new submission to the Original Articles section.

Case Reports

A manuscript for case reports should not exceed 10 typewritten pages (including tables, figures, illustrations and references) or 3000 words.

Make a new submission to the Case Reports section.

Interhospital Grand Rounds

JAFES encourages submission of special articles that summarize and document the proceedings of endocrinology grand rounds, which includes presentation of medical problems of a particular patient, evaluation and work-up, treatment and clinical course, discussion of key diagnostic and management points, and commentaries by specialty experts. JAFES recognizes the importance of this type of article as an educational tool for physicians and health practitioners.

A manuscript for grand rounds should not exceed 25 typewritten pages (including tables, figures, illustrations and references) or 6000 words.

Make a new submission to the Interhospital Grand Rounds section.

Brief Communications

Brief Communications are short reports intended to either extend or expound on previously published research OR present new and significant findings which may have a major impact in current practice. If the former, authors must acknowledge and cite the research which they are building upon.

A manuscript for brief communications should not exceed 5 typewritten pages (including tables, figures, illustrations and references) or 1500 words.

Make a new submission to the Brief Communications section.

Special Announcements

Special announcements may include upcoming conventions, seminars or conferences relevant to endocrinology and metabolism.  The Editors shall deliberate and decide on acceptance and publication of special announcements.  Please coordinate with the Editorial Coordinator for any request for special announcements.

Make a new submission to the Special Announcements section.