Northern Clinics of Istanbul (NCI, Istanbul Kuzey Klinikleri), founded in 2014, is the open access, peer-reviewed academic journal of Istanbul Provincial Health Directorate. The journal is being published six issues per year.
The journal welcomes papers from all fields of the medical sciences. External peer review of manuscripts is completed within 8-10 weeks of submission, and accepted papers are typically published within 6-8 months. The journal publishes editorials, original articles describing experimental and clinical research, reviews, case reports, letters to the editor, and other articles on current issues of medicine. NCI is published in print and online and distributed free of charge.
Northern Clinics of Istanbul is currently indexed with the Web of Science, the Emerging Sources Citation Index, PubMed, PubMed Central, Europe PubMed Central, EBSCO, the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL), the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), the Turkey Science Citation Index, Index Copernicus, and the Turkish Medical Index of the Turkish Academic Network and Information Center (ULAKBIM), a research and development facility institute of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK).
Northern Clinics of Istanbul strives to be a high quality scientific periodical that addresses the medical community of our country and beyond.
Levent Doganay, MD
Umraniye Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey