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Journal of Transition Medicine

Official Journal of the German Society for Transition Medicine

Editor-in-Chief: Oldhafer, Martina / Pape, Lars

Editorial Board: Ahlenstiel, Golo / Amaria, Khush / Cario, Holger / Davidson, Bianca / Dingemann, Jens / Gorter, Jan / Harden, Paul / Kyrklund, Kristiina / Münchau, Alexander / Schalm, Susanne / Wray, Joe

4 Issues per year

Open Access

    Open Access
    Online
    ISSN
    2568-2407
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    Overview

    Dear Authors

    You are kindly invited to contribute to the next issues of Journal of Transition Medicine.

    Your benefits:

    • Ahead-of-print publication
    • Short turnaround times
    • High quality single-blind peer-review
    • International and renowned editorial board
    • International readership and global reach

    Please submit your manuscript here

    Journal of Transition Medicine is the OPEN ACCESS JOURNAL of the GERMAN SOCIETY OF TRANSITION MEDICINE.

    Aims and Scope

    Objective
    The Journal of Transition Medicine (JTM) is a multidisciplinary, open access, peer-reviewed journal seeking to publish new research findings in the field of transition medicine ranging from the basic biological and behavioral sciences to public health and policy. The journal is aiming to help young people with chronic diseases to receive better medical care throughout the transition from paediatric to adult medicine. Besides medical doctors, all disciplines working with or committed to improve transitional care, e.g. sociologists, psychologists, social workers, nurses or health service researchers, are asked for submissions. All contributions submitted for publication undergo single-blind peer-review by at least two renowned experts in the field, selected and invited by the Editor-in-Chiefs, allowing a first decision to be reached within 30 days of submission.

    The Journal of Transition Medicine is the official organ of the German Society for Transition Medicine (DGfTM), a multidisciplinary organization committed to improve the healthcare transition of adolescent patients. One of the society's primary goals is the development, synthesis, and dissemination of scientific and scholarly knowledge unique to transition medicine. To meet this goal, the society established the Journal of Transition Medicine in 2017.

    Topics

    • behavioral sciences
    • education
    • health service
    • medical care
    • mental health
    • nursing
    • policy
    • psychology
    • public health
    • social work
    • sociology
    • youth development

    Article formats
    JTM welcomes English language Original Articles, Reviews, Case Reports, Opinion Papers, and Perspectives covering all topics related to the transition from paediatric to adult medicine. JTM also publishes Editorials, Letters to the Editor, as well as Guidelines and Recommendations.

    Article processing charges
    All articles published in the Journal of Transition Medicine are fully open access. The article processing charge is 500 EUR. If you are a member of the German Society for Transition Medicine, or you have been acquired as author by a board member of the journal, you will not be asked to pay for your submission. In both cases the German Society of Transition Medicine will cover the processing charges.

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    Details

    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors

    Submission
    You can easily submit your manuscript online. Simply go to https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/dgjtm and you will be guided through the whole peer-reviewing and publishing process.

    Your benefits of publishing with us
    • Rapid publication times
    • Bblind peer review by at least two renowned experts in the field
    • Easy-to-use online submission system
    • Authors retain copyright – articles published under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY-NC-ND) License
    • Convenient citation tracking via e-mail alert
    • Professional sales and marketing support
    • Open access publication
    • Open access statement
    • Accepted papers will be rapid published online as DOI-citable, forward-linked articles for quickest possible visibility for the scientific community
    • Every article easily discoverable because of SEO and comprehensive abstracting and indexing services
    • Secure archiving by De Gruyter and the independent archiving service Portico
    Submission process
    • Before preparing a manuscript please have a look at our Instructions for Authors and Editorial Policy
    • Submission of your paper via our submission management tool
    • Blind peer review process
    • First decision on your paper is aspired within 30 days from submission
    • When manuscripts are accepted with revision, the revised manuscript should be returned within approx. 6 weeks
    • Accepted articles are published approx. 3–4 weeks after acceptance

    Please note

    • Manuscripts must be written in clear and concise English
    • All articles published by Journal of Transition Medicine are fully open access
    • The Article processing charge is 500 EUR. If you are a member of the German Society of Transition Medicine, or you have been acquired as author by a board member of the journal, you will not be asked to pay for your submission. In both cases the German Society of Transition Medicine will cover the processing charges
    • Before submitting your article please have a look at our Publication Ethics Statement
    • If you have any general questions please visit our FAQ page for authors
    • For further questions, please contact us at: JTM.Editorial@degruyter.com
    We look forward to receiving your manuscript!

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    History

    The Journal of Transition Medicine (JTM) was founded in 2017 by the German Society for Transition Medicine.

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    Editorial Information

    Editor-in-Chief
    • Martina Oldhafer, Change Projekt Manager, Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel/Germany
    • Lars Pape, Department of Paediatric Kidney, Liver and Metabolic Diseases, Hannover Medical School, Hannover/Germany

    Associate Editors

    • Golo Ahlenstiel, Westmead Institute for Medical Research, University of Sydney, Sydney/Australia
    • Khush Amaria, Good 2 Go Transition Program, Division of Adolescent Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto/Canada
    • Holger Cario, Clinic of Hematology and Oncology, University Hospital Ulm, Ulm/Germany
    • Bianca Davidson, Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town/South Africa
    • Jens Dingemann, Center of Pediatric Surgery, Hannover Medical School, Hannover/Germany
    • Jan Willem Gorter, Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton/Canada
    • Paul Harden, Oxford Transplant Centre, Oxford University Hospital, Oxford/UK
    • Kristiina Kyrklund, Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Helsinki, Helsinki/Finnland
    • Alexander Münchau, Institute of Neurogenetics, University of Lübeck, Lübeck/Germany
    • Susanne Schalm, Hauner Children's Hospital, Medical Center of the University of Munich, Munich/Germany
    • Joe Wray, Centre for Nursing and Allied Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London/UK

    Editorial Office
    Steffi Rudloff
    Walter de Gruyter GmbH
    Genthiner Str. 13
    10785 Berlin, Germany
    T + 49 (0)30.260 05-245
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    E-mail: JTM.Editorial@degruyter.com

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