About the Journal

Aims and Scope

The Journal of Artificial Intelligence for Medical Sciences  (JAIMS, Online ISSN 2666-1470) is an international peer reviewed journal that covers all aspects of theoretical, methodological and applied artificial intelligence (AI) for medical sciences, healthcare and life sciences.

The Editors welcome original research articles, comprehensive reviews, correspondences and perspectives that provide novel insights into diagnostics, drug development, care processes, treatment personalization with the support of machine/deep learning, data science, natural language processing (NLP), etc.

Research areas covered in the journal include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Precision medicine
  • Semantic technology for medicine
  • Medical knowledge graphs and ontologies
  • Machine learning and deep learning for medicine
  • AI in bio-informatics
  • AI for mental health
  • NLP for medical data processing
  • Medical data mining
  • Ontology/knowledge engineering for medicine
  • AI for patient data processing and management
  • Epidemic outbreak prediction
  • (Bio-)medical knowledge acquisition and management
  • Computerized clinical practice / clinical guidelines (CPGs) and protocols
  • Biomedical imaging and signal processing
  • Visual analytics in biomedicine
  • Clinical decision support systems (CDSS)
  • Drug discovery
  • Case prioritization
  • Chatbots in medical science
  • AI in gene editing

Publication Schedule

The Journal of Artificial Intelligence for Medical Sciences is a quarterly journal which publishes 4 issues per year in March, June, September & December.


The Journal of Artificial Intelligence for Medical Sciences is currently indexed in Ulrich's Periodicals Directory (Ulrichsweb), Google Scholar, the China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) and Wanfang Data.

Open Access & Publication Fees

The Journal of Artificial Intelligence for Medical Sciences is an open access journal, meaning that all articles are immediately and permanently free to read, download, copy & distribute under the terms of the applicable end-user license (refer to the Copyright & End-User License section on this page for further details). Publication in the Journal of Artificial Intelligence for Medical Sciences is free of charge for Authors. All open access publication fees are subsidized by Guangdong AiScholar Institute of Academic Exchange (GDAIAE). Note that this is a promotional offer which applies to all papers submitted before 31 December 2023.

Authors who publish in the Journal of Artificial Intelligence for Medical Sciences are requested to sign a Journal Publishing Agreement upon acceptance of their article. This agreement states that the copyright of all articles which are published in the journal remains with the Authors, i.e., Authors retain full ownership of their published work, and that the Authors grant the Publisher an exclusive license to publish and distribute the article, including for commercial purposes, as well as the right to license others to do the same. For more details, please refer to the Post-Acceptance Rights section in the journal's Author Guidelines. Permitted third-party reuse of the open access articles is subsequently defined by the applicable Creative Commons (CC) end-user license. All articles in the Journal of Artificial Intelligence for Medical Sciences are published under the CC BY-NC 4.0 license, meaning that end users can freely share an article (i.e. copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and adapt it (i.e. remix, transform and build upon the material) on the condition that proper attribution is given (i.e. appropriate credit, a link to the applicable license and an indication if any changes were made; all in such a way that does not suggest that the licensor endorses the user or the use) and the material is only used for non-commercial purposes. 

Peer Review

The Journal of Artificial Intelligence for Medical Sciences applies a single-blind peer review process. This means that the names of Reviewers are hidden from the Authors. Each article is typically reviewed by two independent subject experts, with a final decision on acceptance made by the Editor-in-Chief. For more information about the peer review process for this journal, please refer to the Peer Review section in the journal's Author Guidelines.

Code of Ethics & Malpractice Statement

The Journal of Artificial Intelligence for Medical Sciences adheres to the ethical standards as outlined in the policies of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). As such, the journal follows the COPE Core Practices and the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing. All ethical and misconduct cases for this journal are handled according to these guidelines and it is expected of Authors, Editors and Reviewers that they follow the COPE standards on ethical behaviour contained in them. 


Each article that is accepted for publication in the Journal of Artificial Intelligence for Medical Sciences is assigned a Digital Object Identifier (DOI). DOIs are standardized digital identities which can be used to cite and link to electronic content. A DOI is guaranteed to never change, so can be used as a persistent identifier to permanently link to an electronic article no matter where it is stored. 

Permanent Archiving

PKP is committed to the permanent availability and preservation of scholarly research and to ensure accessibility to this research by converting and upgrading digital file formats to comply with new technology standards. PKP has developed the PKP Preservation Network (PKP PN) to digitally preserve OJS journals. The LOCKSS program offers decentralized and distributed preservation, seamless perpetual access, and preservation of the authentic original version of the content. The PKP PN ensures that journals that are not part of any other digital preservation service (such as CLOCKSS or Portico) can be preserved for long-term access.