The academic periodical "Wokanda Medyczna" ["Medical Docket"], published by the Polish Chamber of Physicians and Dentists, presents papers and studies on a broad range of significant issues of deontology and medical law. An analysis of these papers shows that that the periodical has maintained the interdisciplinary nature the Editorial Board aims for. The authors of the publications include doctors, pharmacists, lawyers, ethicists, political scientists and even linguists from numerous renowned academic centers. Importantly, they encompass both theoreticians and practitioners of medicine and law. The link between all the texts is provided by significant, current issues of ethics, medical law and biopolicy.
We have the pleasure to inform you that following the changes we have introduced our periodical has been accredited by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education as an acknowledged academic periodical.We hereby declare that this appreciation for the academic potential and organizational effort of the Editorial Board will oblige us to achieve even higher editorial standards. It is our ambition to become an international periodical that is widely acknowledged in academic circles. Therefore, on the one hand we have ‘internationalized’ our scientific board, we publish authors affiliated to foreign academic centers, and include abstracts of all papers in English, while on the other we observe the standards required of all renowned academic periodicals, such as the new system of reviewing texts (double-blind review process), and the institution of thematic and linguistic editors, and so on.
Finally, it needs to be emphasized that our achievements would not have been possible without the organizational and financial support from the Publisher, that is from the professional self-government of physicians and dentists.More...