Manuscripts for Canadian Dermatology Today should be submitted digitally to Canadian Dermatology Today does not charge article processing fees or any other fees for manuscript submission or publication.

Submission Requirements

Manuscripts should be submitted in .doc or .docx (Microsoft Word) formats only. When preparing your manuscript, please insert all graphics (figures, tables, etc.) into the main text after the paragraph where each is first cited.

Canadian Dermatology Today does not set limits on the length of manuscripts, but suggests that submissions be no longer than 2,000 words, exclusive of figures and references. Short abstracts (under 250 words) may be optionally included but are not required for all articles.

Standard-length articles should include no more than 2–3 figures, tables, and other graphics. References should be formatted using Vancouver style (also known as the citation–sequence or author–number system). They should be listed as end references in the order they appear and identified in text using superscript Arabic numerals.

Author Information

Each author must provide a statement regarding funding information and potential conflicts of interest. Please also provide author contribution information if applicable.

Each author must provide a high-resolution headshot and short biography (max 150 words). Biographical information should include the author’s full name and current positions or affiliations; educational background, including type and level of degree received and institutional information; work experience; current and past research interests; and memberships in professional societies or awards received.

Headshots and biographies of all authors will be published alongside each article. For a manuscript to be accepted, Canadian Dermatology Today must be granted license to publish author information.

Review Process

All articles published in Canadian Dermatology Today are subject to peer review by the Editorial Board and will be assessed for scientific content and quality. Submitted manuscripts will also be evaluated for alignment with the journal aims and scope.

The submitting author, who is generally the corresponding author, is responsible for the manuscript during the submission and peer-review process and must ensure that queries, revisions, and approvals can be provided within a 72-hour time period during the review of their manuscript.

All articles submitted to Canadian Dermatology Today must comply with its journal policies to be considered for publication.