Journal of Postgraduate Medicine (JPGM), a multidisciplinary quarterly biomedical journal, is one of the oldest medical journals from India. The journal is official publication of the Staff Society of Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India. The journal is listed with all major bibliographic databases including Index Medicus, Current Contents, Science Citation Index, EMBASE, CAB Abstracts, Index Copernicus and AMED.
The journal was established in 1955 and Dr NM Purandare was its first editor. The journal has always striven to maintain its independence, its quest for publishing quality medical literature and is committed to the idea of sharing its treasures with everyone despite the constraint of resources it faces. The journal is the first journal published from any medical college in India to be indexed by Index Medicus of the United States National Library of Medicine.
The journal has won recognition for its quality production, for its well constructed website and for its commitment to open access. It has been indexed with a number of bibliographic agencies and this is a measure of value that indexing agencies have attached to the journal. The journal website has been popular with netizens and attracts over 100,000 visitors per month.
The journal actively promotes open access and ensures its long term archiving and accessibility. It provides immediate free access to articles published in the journal without charging a submission or processing fee for publication from the authors or authors' institutions. It permits self-archiving by the authors. The journals is also archived at Open Archives Initiative-compliant interoperable repositories.