Aims & Scope

This journal is HCA Healthcare-sponsored to present medical studies and other articles to improve patient care. The journal is open source and free of author or article processing fees. You can receive ACGME scholarly credit for publishing your article with the journal.

The journal is currently accepting original research, literature and systematic reviews, quality improvement and patient safety studies, and case reports. A humanities section is also available for your prose, poetry, art and music.

Each issue will follow the outline below:

News & Editorial

The editorial section will have information from our editorial team as well as invited commentary and letters.


Each issue will have a clinical review article and at least one feature for fellows and residents. Articles on training, faculty development, leadership, and wellness are also accepted.

Clinical Review

This section will include literature reviews and case studies. Mini reviews and case images will also be considered.


This section will have original research articles, brief reports, meta-data analyses and quality improvement/patient safety articles.


The journal will also have a humanities section for our colleagues to share their artistic pursuits and narrative medicine essays. Submissions are open to any medium from photography and painting to music and video.