|Title||Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine (CPC-EM)|
|Owner||The publisher is the Department of Emergency Medicine at University of California Irvine Health. All articles are fully open access and authors retain copyright. CPC-EM is sponsored by the following organizations: American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians, California ACEP and California AAEM. The subscribers include 78 ACGME approved departments of Emergency Medicine and 6 state chapter organizations in the American Academy of Emergency Medicine.|
|Address||Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine UC Irvine Health 333 City Blvd West, Suite 640 Orange, CA 92868|
|Copyright policy||Authors retain copyright of their work in accordance with Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License. Everything published in CPC-EM may be shared across any medium and adapted as long as attribution is given to the authors and journal as the source of the material.|
|Complaint policy||Any inquiry sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 714-456-6389 is responded to within one business day.|
|Publication charge link||http://escholarship.org/uc/search?entity=uciem_cpcem;view=apc|
|Publication charge policy||There is a fee of $400 for all accepted manuscripts. This fee is discounted by 15% if one author on a paper is from an academic department with a CPC-EM subscription. There is never a fee to submit, no fee for editorial or letters to the editor. CPC EM is willing to waive the article processing fee after the article has been accepted for authors who come from low income or lower middle income countries on a case by case basis.|
|OA journals||The affiliated journal with CPC-EM, The Western Journal of Emergency Medicine (WestJEM), is fully open access. All editorial, editing, publishing and distribution is handled by the WestJEM team.|
|OA articles||70, first issue January 2017|
|Peer review process||http://escholarship.org/uc/search?entity=uciem_cpcem;view=reviewerguidelines|
|Peer review policy||CPC-EM adhere to the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Writing and Editing for Biomedical Publications.1 All manuscripts submitted to the CPC-EM undergo a rigorous double-blind peer review process, whereas the authors and reviewers are blinded from each other’s names or affiliations. Editors are not to disclose the confidentiality of reviewers or authors. Details of the review are not revealed to the authors until review is complete and an official decision on the manuscript is made. Editors, editorial staff and reviewers are not to discuss publicly any authors’ works until publication. Manuscripts sent for review are privileged information and are the sole property of the authors’ until publication, at which time the manuscript is under the creative common license.
All section editors assign at least 2-5 reviewers to whom the identities of the authors remain anonymous. Reviewers provide thorough feedback on the assigned article and make recommendations to the editors regarding the following:
-Critique of the methodology -The impact and strength of the article -Significant limitations that need to be addressed -Are tables and figures relevant and suitable to the manuscript -Comments on the clarify, brevity and grammar
The Editor-in-Chief or Associate Editors will register the final decision. The reviewer’s identity will remain confidential throughout the peer review process.