How to Submit

Spring 2020 Update:

Temporary submission process: In order to accept submissions while our online journal management system is down, we are temporarily accepting submissions through the Michigan State University MSRJ Google/Gmail account.

Manuscripts for submission and all supporting documents can be sent to



Dear Manuscript authors,

If you would like to submit a manuscript for consideration, please follow the instructions below.
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.
Michael Dryden
Executive Editor-in-Chief 2020-2021
Medical Student Research Journal
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine


Questions about the submission system and and problems with submitting your manuscript can be directed to our contact page. MSRJ Contact Page