How to Submit

Manuscripts for submission and all supporting documents can be sent to

The Journal will not be accepting submissions after April 1, 2024 as we transition to a new leadership team. You may check this page for updates on when the Journal will re-open.

Dear Manuscript authors,

If you would like to submit a manuscript for consideration, please follow the instructions below. Submissions cannot undergo the review process without all necessary documents.

First, please visit to learn about requirements for submission and proper supporting documentation. This page also includes length limits and reference limits for various manuscript types as well as detailed instructions for formatting.  

With your submission, please include:

1. Letter of good standing or letter of current enrollment from medical school, on school letterhead, signed by appropriate faculty
2. Original manuscript that has NOT been previously published or submitted to another journal for review
3. Name, email address, phone number of Primary contact student (*please consider sending a back up/non-school email as well, in the event that school email is discontinued upon graduation and communication is still needed)
4. Other supporting documentation as listed on the general guidelines page, linked above  

Thank you for your interest in MSRJ, we look forward to your submission.  


Caitlin Urban
Executive Editor-in-Chief 2023-2024
Medical Student Research Journal
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine