The Journal of the Faculty of Human Medicine of the Ricardo Palma University (Rev. Fac. Med. Hum.), Is the body of scientific dissemination of this faculty and is a publication for the university medical community as a whole; students, graduates, academics, researchers and national and international institutions. It covers current issues, with original and unpublished articles, related to the various specialties of the Biomedical and Public Health area.
The Journal of the Faculty of Human Medicine of the Ricardo Palma University (Rev. Fac. Med. Hum.), Adheres to the norms and recommendations of the ICJME.

The Rev. Fac. Med. Hum. is indexed or summarized in:


The opinions expressed by the authors are their exclusive responsibility and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Editorial Committee of the Journal.
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The Rev. Fac. Med. Hum. uses the external pair arbitration system. The number of reviewers and specialty depends on the type of article, only those articles are published with favorable evaluations and that have solved the sent observations.

This is an Open Access magazine under the CC BY-NC-ND license


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         Trimestral. Cuatro números por año       Sistema arbitral por pares Externos                Desde el año 1999


Anti Plagio System

All works and articles before their publication will be evaluated for plagiarism detection using the Turnitin® software originality report

Digital Preservation


 The journal has preservation policies and digital support, through the activation of LOCKS OJS.

LOCKSS Open Journal Systems is compatible with the LOCKSS system (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) to ensure a secure and permanent file for the content of the journal. If your journal has been accepted to archive content in the global LOCKSS network or participate in a private network of LOCKSS.


Open Journal Systems also supports the CLOCKSS (Controlled Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) system to guarantee a permanent and secure archive for the journal. CLOCKSS is based on the open source software LOCKSS developed at the Stanford University Library, which allows libraries to keep selected web journals by regularly checking the websites of registered journals for recent content and archiving it. Each file is constantly validated against other library caches and, if it is detected that the content has been corrupted or lost, the other caches or the magazine are used to restore it.