Kerala Medical Journal is the academic journal published by Indian Medical Association – Kerala State Branch. The journal is published online and in print form and has 4 issues per year. Articles are selected in original research in clinical medicine, public health and clinical epidemiology and undergo a strict process of peer review before confirmation. Authors are to pay publishing charges on acceptance. The journal access is fully open online.

The following are the guiding principles of KMJ

  1. To promote and publish original research in all areas of modern medicine
  2. To create active discussions and initiate debates on topics of importance in health policy and health decision making
  3. To propagate safe, evidence based and ethical practice of modern medicine popularising guidelines for management.