Submit A Manuscript

All manuscripts must be submitted through the journal’s Manuscript Management and Submission System.

Read our submission guidelines to prepare your manuscript for submission.

Before completing your submission, please ensure that you have reviewed the checklist below:

Cover letter (include title, brief description of manuscript and its significance to dermatologists, explanation of any conflicts of interest or signed COI Statement, statement of funding sources, if any, and acknowledgments for grants and technical support).

Title page (full names, academic degrees, and academic institutional and relevant affiliation of all authors; corresponding author designated with name, address, and business telephone and fax numbers and email address of corresponding author).

The complete manuscript as Word file (abstract begins the manuscript submission, double-spaced, pages numbered). The text employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points.

Figure legends beginning on new page.

References in AMA style beginning on a new page.

❒ Figures (photographs, preferably TIFF format) and/or line art of appropriate size and resolution (see size requirements in Author Guidelines).

Copyright agreement (click here) signed and dated by each author.

ICMJE Authorship Statement (click here) signed and dated by each author.

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