About the Journal

The  Journal of Clinical Imaging Science (JCIS) is an open access peer-reviewed journal committed to publishing high-quality articles in the field of Imaging Science. The journal aims to present Imaging Science and relevant clinical information in an understandable and useful format. The journal is owned and published by the Scientific Scholar.

Audience

Our audience includes Radiologists, Researchers, Clinicians, medical professionals and students.

Review process

JCIS has a highly rigorous peer-review process that makes sure that manuscripts are scientifically accurate, relevant, novel and important. Authors disclose all conflicts, affiliations and financial associations such that the published content is not biased.

Editorial team

The editorial board comprises of a panel of experts from various disciplines of medical and allied sciences to provide their expertise and guidance in maintaining the clarity of content and focus of the purpose for the journal.

About the Editor

Vikram Dogra. MD, FAIUM, FSAR, FSRU, FESUR is Editor in Chief of Journal of Clinical Imaging Science

Vikram Dogra, MD currently serves as a Professor of Radiology, Urology and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Rochester, NY, USA and an Affiliate Professor at Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester NY. He is also Associate Chair for Education and Research and Director of Ultrasound. He is board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology and fellowship-trained in cross-sectional imaging. His imaging experience spans 29 years. His scientific interests include GU radiology and Ultrasound.

Dr. Dogra has received more than 35 awards including Laurence A. Mack Research Award from the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound (SRU) for original research work and Dr. Diwan Chand Aggarwal Memorial Oration Award, presented by Indian Radiological and Imaging Association. He has also received awards for teaching and promoting Radiology across the globe.

Dr. Dogra is a consulting editor to Ultrasound clinics, published by Elsevier Science and also its founder member. He is currently on the editorial board of Ultrasound Quarterly, a journal published by Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound. He has served on the editorial board of Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine (JUM), a publication of AIUM. He has been invited eight times to be Guest editor for Radiology Clinics of North America and Ultrasound clinics.

Dr. Dogra has published 160 peer-reviewed scientific papers and 34 book chapters. Dr.Dogra has 219 scientific national and international presentations to his credit. He is a very sought after speaker at the national and international level. He has trained hundreds of radiology residents and many fellows in radiology. He has delivered 85 international lectures in various countries, including China, England, Egypt, Uganda, India, Turkey, Mexico, and Chile. He has 51 visiting professorships to his credit. At the national level (USA) he has delivered 83 lectures. He has mentored many residents, fellows, and junior faculty members.

Dr. Dogra has eight textbooks in Radiology to his credit including Ultrasound Secrets published by Elsevier Science, ISBN 1-56053-594-6. and An Atlas of “Ultrasound-Guided Procedures”. Thieme Publishers, NY, USA. ISBN: 9781604061703. His latest book publication is Genitourinary Radiology: Male Genital Tract, Adrenal and Retroperitoneum: The Pathologic Basis. Springer-Verlag, London Limited. Publication Date: 2013 | ISBN978-1-4471-4898-2 Edition: 2012 Dr.Dogra is Fellow of American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (FAIUM), Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound (FSRU), Society of abdominal radiology (FSAR) and European society of Genito-urinary radiology (FESUR).

He has been part of/ or received 20 National grants for his research in Photoacoustic imaging and other research interests.

He currently holds two patents in his name in photoacoustic imaging and Robotically controlled hemostasis.

Dr. Dogra was awarded Honorary Membership of IFUMB in Lucknow (India) meeting on 4th November 2017.

Facts about the Journal

It is a peer-reviewed international journal with a double-blind review process. Its frequency of publication is continuous, what that means is, it publishes the article once it’s accepted after peer review. Currently, we only have E-Journal and do not publish in print.

Benefits

An article published in the journal can be viewed without a fee by readers all over the world. The author also gets to retain copyright to the article and the figures. This allows authors to extend their exposure in the world of medical research and get worldwide recognition for their work.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
EBSCO Publishing’s Electronic Databases, Google Scholar, Crossref, Open Academic Journals Index (OAJI), Directory of Research Journals Indexing (DRJI), Eurasian Scientific Journal Index, Scientific Indexing Services (SIS) and Index Copernicus International World of Journals (ICI), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE).

The journal is indexed with:
PubMed Central, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS, Web of Science and Index Copernicus.

Journal Ethics

The  Journal of Clinical Imaging Science is committed to meeting and upholding the standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit our Ethical Guidelines section

Plagiarism Policy

We have plagiarism check available on our Editors and Reviewer’s panel in the manuscript management system. We encourage our editors and reviewers to use the plagiarism check. Any manuscript with plagiarism will be rejected immediately.

Archival Policy

We use PORTICO for our third-party repository for all articles published with us. All our articles are assigned a DOI number. We are members of https://crossref.org

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open-access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Ahead of Print policy

Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Journal of Clinical Imaging Science has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.

Advertisements

While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content are not biased or influenced by the advertisement.

“Pop-up” and “banner” advertisement appears at a fixed location on the page and does not interfere with the manuscript in any form.

The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.

Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.

Publisher

Scientific Scholar, USA, established with the aim of publishing scientific journals. The mission of the company is “Share, Learn and Improve”.

Beginning in 2017, scientific journal publishing bought under the new umbrella of “Scientific Scholar”.

Imaging Science Today was founded in 2011 by a group of practicing doctors and industry specialists. It is a well-respected medical publisher that fully supports many of the popular open access models and all the aspects of the scientific journal publishing through its peer-review management system – Scientific Scholar and Open Access platform. The headquarter of Scientific Scholar is in Rochester, NY, USA and has a subsidiary arm in India.

Scientific Scholar currently publishes prestigious journals like the American Journal of Sonography and American Journal of Ophthalmic Clinical Trials and is growing in its portfolio.