HEC Upgrades JCPSP to 'W' category
The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) has upgraded the Journal of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan in 'W' category following inclusion of its name in the Annual Citation Report (JCR) 2009 issued by Thomson Reuters, formerly Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), Philadelphia, USA, which has assigned the journal an Impact Factor of 0.554.
The JCPSP is the premier monthly bio-medical research journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan published since 1991. JCPSP is playing an important role in the promotion of medical research in the country and helping the medical professionals, scientists and academicians a great deal. The journal publishes peer reviewed quality research papers, and is indexed by many International indexing agencies including Index Medicus, MEDLINE/PubMed, USA, EMBASE/ Excerpta Medica, Netherlands, EBSCO Publishing Inc, USA and Index Copernicus (Poland). The Journal is also assigned Impact Factor by Thomson Reuters/ISI. JCPSP is recognized by Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC). Following is the copy of the letter received from HEC: