Use our efficient online submission and peer-review system and your article could be available via OPEN ACCESS to be read and cited within weeks. You will pay GBP£250 only if your paper is accepted, to cover the publication costs. There are no limits on colour figures.

pdf Guidelines for Authors

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Aims and Scope

Journal of Surgical Simulation is the first academic journal dedicated to publishing new research, scholarly articles and critiques of existing research in the fields of surgical simulation, surgical education, patient safety agendas, telesimulation and surgical technologies.

Please read our full Guidelines for authors

Types of articles accepted by journal

We invite you to submit in the following fields

  • Original articles
  • Reviews
  • Pictorial materials
  • Case reports
  • Editorials

Article Types

Journal of Surgical Simulation publishes original articles, review articles, pictorial articles, case reports and editorials in the following fields.

  • All aspects of surgical simulation in any surgical speciality
  • All aspects of surgical education including e-learning.
  • Any topic addressing patient safety
  • Learning new surgical technologies
  • Telesimulation
  • Telemedicine and telelearning/mentoring


Manuscripts should be submitted online using the Editorial Manager manuscript tracking system. The system is easy to use and there are online instructions.

Queries regarding the submission process may be sent to:
In case of difficulty please e-mail: stating the problem you have encountered.

Articles should be prepared in Microsoft Word according to the guidelines detailed below.