Focus and Scope

The MSPress aims to support the dialogue, expression, and research of medical students worldwide through open access online publishing. As such, we run a peer-reviewed open-access journal via OJS as well as an editor-run blog via Wordpress. To be involved in either of the endeavors, or to start a new publication project with MSP, contact our editor in chief at editorinchief@themspress.org


To submit your work to our journal, apply to be a reviewer, or subscribe as a reader enter the "Register" section of our website. Our journal accepts honors theses excerpts, scientific research papers, research essays, interviews, medical ethics essays, creative writing pieces, sound pieces, and visual art pieces.

Each piece of the MSP journal undergoes a rigorous editorial procedure.This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Our journal software database allows incredible ease for author submission and indexes all accepted publications straight to databases such as Google scholar.


Peer Review Process

Each piece of the MSPress undergoes a rigorous editorial procedure. Each submission is personally reviewed by one editor as well as the editor in chief. At least two peer reviewers analyze each article, ensuring quality and relevancy. Email correspondance is crucial for the revision and copy edit process. Please allow one month for a decision to be made on submissions.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Journal History

The Medical Student Press was started in 2013 by medical students at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. We aim to support the dialogue and expression of medical students worldwide through open access online publishing. Explore our website to submit your work. If you are interested in becoming an editor or peer reviewer, please contact our editor in chief.