The Annals of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (APIMS) is the Official quarterly and open access journal of SZABMU, Pakistan. Previously two separate medical journals of this institute were being published, namely JPIMS started from 1990 and the Journal of Surgery 1991. They were officially merged into one journal APIMS in 2005. 

Aim and Scope:

  • To promote research in various medical surgical and allied disciplines.
  • To encourage quality research in basic and clinical sciences.
  • To publish research from both qualitative and quantitative paradigm.


All branches of clinical, pre- and para-clinical sciences, Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Family Practice, Medical Ethics, Medical Education, Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Annals of PIMS is a double blind Multi peer-reviewed quarterly published journal that serves as a medium for the latest advancement of scientific knowledge in all the branches of Medicine and Surgery and its allied Sciences and publication of scientific investigation in these fields.