To publish an article in SDME journal, author(s) are requested to get the ethical permission (Ethical Approval Code) from their institute. In this permission, authors will agree upon standard ethical behavior.  Ethical considerations must be addressed in the Methods section.    

   1) Please state that informed consent was obtained from all human adult participants and from the parents or legal guardians of minors. Include the name of the appropriate institutional review board that approved the project.

2)Please note that the manuscript should not have been published or considered for publication in any other journal and this should be stated in the cover letter. Any contradiction to the above statement will lead to the automatic withdrawal of the manuscript.

3)All manuscripts will be screened at the time of submission and before publication using iThenticate plagiarism checker software to verify the originality of written work.

4)The entire contents of the Strides in Development of Medical Education Journal are protected under international copyrights. This Journal is for your personal noncommercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, or publish any materials contained on the Journal without the prior written permission of it or the appropriate copyright owner.

5) Indicate in the text that the maintenance and care of experimental animals comply with National Institutes of Health guidelines for the humane use of laboratory animals, or those of your Institute or agency.

6) Note that the Provision of a statement from the Bioethics Committee is essential for clinical trials and other relevant studies.