JSPARK, the Journal of Society of Prevention, Advocacy, and Research, King Edward Medical University, is a newly established medical journal focused on providing a platform for undergraduate and postgraduate students to publish their research work. The Journal embodies the unwavering commitment of King Edward Medical University to advancing medical knowledge through student engagement, innovation, and research.
By providing a platform for student research and publication, JSPARK represents a valuable opportunity for potential young scholars to contribute to the academic community and shape the future of healthcare and medical research. JSPARK envisions fostering a culture of curiosity and collaboration and inspiring new medical professionals to bring about a positive impact through cutting-edge research.
King Edward Medical University has a rich history dating back to 1860, when it was established as the Lahore Medical College. In 1911, the college was renamed in honor of King Edward and became King Edward Medical College. The university was further elevated to the status of an independent, degree-granting institution in 2005. King Edward Medical University has a long-standing tradition of research and academic excellence, as evidenced by its numerous notable publications.
The Flagship Journal, Annals of King Edward Medical University, first published in April 1995, was the first publication of its kind produced by the university. Under the leadership of various editors, including Prof. Abdul Majeed Ch, Prof. Syed Muhammad Awais, and Prof. Dr. Saira Afzal, the Annals of KEMU has seen great success and recognition, being indexed by various databases such as the Directory of Open Access Journals, the ICMJE Database, and the Clarivate Index (formerly Thomson Reuters).
The Journal of Society of Prevention, Advocacy, and Research King Edward Medical University represents the next step in the university's mission to advance medical knowledge and support student research. By providing a platform for student research and publication, JSPARK represents a valuable opportunity for students to contribute to the academic community and shape the future of medical research.