ISSN 0120-0011
printed version

ISSN 2357-3848
online version




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The Journal of the Faculty of Medicine is an official publication of the National University of Colombia. Its objective is to spread and disseminate knowledge in the several scientific, social and artistic fields related to the health area professional spheres, its practice and teaching through the publication of original papers in English, Spanish and Portuguese. The articles published in the Journal can be included in the following sections: Original Research; Review Article; Opinions, Debates and Controversies; Clinical Case; Letters to the Editor; Editorial and Book Review.

The journal is published quarterly: an annual volume consisting of four issues (January-March, April-June, July-September and October-December) to be published, both in print and digital versions, in January, April, July and October. The ISSN of the journal are ISSN 0120-0011 and e-ISSN 2357-3848.

The short for its title is Rev Fac Med, which should be used in bibliography, footnotes page, legends and references.


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Published articles in Revista de la Facultad de Medicina are indexed or summarized by:

  • SciELO
  • OJS
  • FARO



  • © Faculty of Medicine, National University of Colombia

This journal provides open access to its content, based on the principle that giving the public free access to the researches published in it helps in the achievment of a greater global exchange of knowledge. The Journal authorizes the spreading and dissemination, print and digital, of the articles published in its issues, as well as making print copies of those articles and texts for academic purposes or internal use of institutions and researchers, provided that their source is acknowledged. People interested in acquiring a printed copy of our last issues can go to the office of the Journal of the Faculty of Medicine. Faculty of Medicine, National University of Colombia, at the address given below.




The publishing of the Journal of the Faculty of Medicine is funded by the Faculty of Medicine of the National University of Colombia and by the:

National University of Colombia


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