Author Resources and Instructions

The Permanente Journal is a peer-reviewed journal of medical science, social science in medicine, and medical humanities. Free full-text access is available online. We welcome submissions from all disciplines related to medicine.

Before submitting a manuscript to The Permanente Journal, please review these instructions as well as the Manuscript Submission Instructions. Manuscripts should be submitted online at:

After reviewing both sets of instructions, if you have a question, you may send an e-mail to:

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Forms required for submission:
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