Dear IFMSA Family around the globe,


I am very pleased to announce that the first call for article submissions to the Medical Students International Edition 37 (MSI 37) is now open!


MSI is our biannual magazine, which focuses on global health perspectives brought by medical students worldwide. It is published both in print and online, in relation to the March and August General Assemblies, and each edition has a specific theme. Previous issues are available at:

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The call will be open for all sections of the magazine:

March Meeting 2018 Theme "Action towards Global Epidemics & Outbreak" (max 1500 words)

Six Standing Committee sections (max 750 words)

Standing Committee on Medical Education (SCOME)

Standing Committee on Professional Exchange (SCOPE)

Standing Committee on Public Health (SCOPH)

Standing Committee on Sexual & Reproductive Health incl. HIV/AIDS (SCORA)

Standing Committee on Research Exchange (SCORE)

Standing Committee on human Rights & Peace (SCORP)

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When submitting an article, please make sure to review the following checklist:

Format: Your article in Word or Google docs format. Please do not send in articles in PDF format.

Image Quality: Images should be of high resolution (at least 300 dpi), in JPEG or PNG formats. Please do not insert images into the article files, but attach them separately to your email

Data: Author's full name and NMO.

Photo: Author's head shot in high resolution (at least 300 dpi) and in JPEG or PNG formats

References (if applicable)

Deadline for submission: December 26, 2017 @ 23:59 GMT.


All elements must be sent to: (Please don’t forget to add [MSI37] in the subject of the e-mail)


Submission agreements:

  • Submission does not guarantee that the articles and attached material will be accepted or published;

  • Your submission will be screened to ensure that it meets minimum inclusion criteria. If it does, it may be reviewed by editors revising content to enhance its relevance, consistency, usability or to conform with IFMSA Publications standards;

  • If your submission has more than one author, names of all co-authors will be featured in the magazine. However, only the headshots of the first two authors will be featured in the magazine due to space and layout limitations. Please take that into consideration and list authors in the order you’d like them to be featured in;

  • IFMSA will not be held liable for any breach of copyright laws and the sender will be held responsible. When you submit any text or pictures, we will assume that you are the author and sole owner of the submitted material. We will also assume that you are giving MSI and IFMSA permission to use them for the purpose of publication and representation toward external partners.


We are looking forward to receiving your contributions! Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any question.


Kind regards,

On Behalf of the EB

Jamie Hung