Editorial Policies

The policies of the journal are based on the guidelines set forth by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (http://www.icmje.org). The journal follows the code on good publication practice, “Core Practice,”  set forth by the Committee on Publication Ethics (http://publicationethics.org/).

Editorial Independence

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual is published by Derm101. Derm101 grants editorial freedom to the Editor of the journal.

Open Access Policy

All research articles published in Dermatology Practical & Conceptual are freely and permanently accessible online. Dermatology Practical & Conceptual applies a Creative Commons Attribution License (CCAL) to all works we publish (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/). The authors retain the copyright for their published work.

Publishing Schedule

The Journal is a published quarterly each year with the exception of a Supplement at the Editor’s discretion:

Issue no. 1: January 31
Issue no. 2: April 30
Issue no. 3: July 31
Issue no. 4: October 30

Advertising Policy

At this time, no advertising for the Journal is permitted.

Peer Review Process

The Journal follows a double-blind review process to ensure an independent and critical assessment of all published works.


Statements and opinions expressed in the articles published in Dermatology Practical & Conceptual are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the editorial board or the publisher. Although the editors and reviewers make every effort to ensure the validity of published manuscripts, the final responsibility rests with the authors, not with the Journal, its editors or the publisher.