Aims & Scope

Aims and Scope
The Foundation University Medical Journal (FUMJ), published biannually, is the official and scientific publication of the Foundation University School of Health Sciences, Foundation University Islamabad. The FUMJ provides a forum for the exchange of information about new and significant research in the field of medicine and is dedicated to the dissemination of new knowledge on all sciences of health. It comprises peer-reviewed original research in all fields of Medical Sciences.
The target audience of the FUMJ includes researchers, medical practitioners or clinicians, Surgeons, policymakers, medical educators, medical students and other health professionals.
The FUMJ accepts Original/Research Articles, Narrative Reviews, Systematic Reviews, Meta-Analysis, Case Reports, Short Communications, and Letters to the Editor. Editorials are usually invited manuscripts. Do not make a submission on OJS for these. If you are interested in writing one, kindly email at
Publication Fees
Foundation University Medical Journal (FUMJ) is an open-access journal supported by article processing charges (APCs). Currently, all APCs are covered by the publisher; Foundation University Islamabad. Therefore, there are no publication or submission charges/fees for authors whose work is accepted for publication in FUMJ. All articles published by FUMJ are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers.
FUMJ is an open-access journal in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution- Non-Commercial 4.0 (CC BY-NC 4.0) license. This permits users to:
Share – Copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format.
Adapt – Remix, transform, and build upon the material.
Under the following terms:
Attribution – You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use of the material.
Non-commercial – You may not use the material for commercial purposes.
No additional restrictions – You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.
Sources of Funding
FUMJ is financially supported by the Publisher i.e., Foundation University Islamabad. Therefore, there is no article processing charges, no charges for rejected articles, no submission charges, and no surcharges based on the length of an article, figures or supplementary data for the authors.

Subscription of Printed Journal: Currently FUMJ does not charge for any type of subscription and provides journal copies free of charge to universities, institutes, libraries, and general practitioners across Pakistan. Institutions/organizations/individuals from Pakistan, interested in a subscription of the printed version can forward their request to an official email address i.e. for a free subscription. Overseas Institutions/organizations/individuals can forward the request for quotation to the official email address and only shipping charges will be applied.
Note: All subscription requests will be evaluated, the editor has the full right to approve the subscription or any discontinuation.
Manuscript Submission Process
Manuscript Submission at FUMJ is online via the OJS only. A complete step by step guide on Manuscript Submission Process can be accessed here. Authors are strongly advised to read 'Guide for Authors' before making a submission.
Bibliographic Details
Print ISSN: 2312- 6531
Online ISSN: 2958-5511
Journal Abbreviation: Foundation University Med J
Publisher: Foundation University Islamabad