The Journal of the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa seeks to facilitate interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary dialogue and collaboration among healthcare professionals and researchers across different specialities and fields. The journal prioritises contributions, particularly emphasising the Southern African and African context while welcoming contributions from other regions. The Journal of the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa promotes human rights, social justice, and non-discrimination in medicine, dentistry, and healthcare. View our Editorial Team.

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Opinion Paper

Can overzealous reliance on evidence-based medicine overshadow good clinical judgement?  
Leanne M. Sykes, Gerhard Grobler, Charles Bradfield
31 January 2024

Original Research

Doctors’ experiences regarding patient referral to tertiary care in Pretoria, South Africa  
Maureen N. Mothupi, John V. Ndimande, M. Adeline Nkoane, C. Steyn, Tombo Bongongo
29 January 2024

Conference Report

The 20th Biennial congress of the South African Society of Nuclear Medicine conference report  
Kgomotso M.G. Mokoala
22 December 2023


A brief history of anaesthesia in South Africa  
Peter C. Gordon, Michael F. James
22 December 2023


Family medicine as a discipline in South Africa: Historical perspectives  
Indiran Govender, Olufemi Omole
01 December 2023


Internal medicine in South Africa: A historical and contemporary overview  
Somasundram Pillay
30 November 2023


The future of equitable science publishing  
Sam Nightingale
28 November 2023


Navigating uncharted waters: Challenges and opportunities  
Soraya Seedat
17 October 2023
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Event: Exploring JCMSA: An insightful webinar on 21 February 2024


Don't miss the upcoming webinar showcasing the Journal of the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa (JCMSA). This event, proudly hosted by the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa (CMSA), will offer an in-depth look at the purpose, contents, and procedures associated with the journal.


Webinar details:
Date: 21 February 2024 
Time: 11:00 AM 
Duration: 1 hour


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This is an opportunity for you to understand the journal's advantages and explore ways to contribute.

Posted: 2024-02-16

Press Release: Exploring the evolution of medical and dental specialities: A historical narrative series by JCMSA


Gain a snapshot perspective on how your own specialities and other specialities have evolved over time.


JCMSA has taken the step of documenting the evolution and growth of medical and dental specialities in South Africa through an exciting series of editorials.


Read the news release.

Posted: 2024-01-24

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Posted: 2023-06-29
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