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Aims and scope

International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology publishes original research, reviews, clinical studies, case reports, and editorials covering important clinical, translational, and basic research within the field of pediatric endocrinology.

The journal is particularly interested in topics including growth conditions and the affecting factors such as diet and supplementation;  hormone action, effects and therapies; glycemic control; diabetes and genetic markers and therapy.

Society Affiliations

International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology is affiliated with:

• Indian Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE)
• Sociedad Chilena de Endocrinology y Diabetes (SOCHED)
• Korean Society of Pediatric Endocrinology (KSPE)
• Endocrinology Chapter of Indonesian Pediatric Society

There will be a 40% discount on the publication fee for members of these societies. Members should request this by selecting payment option number 2 during submission and providing details regarding the membership discount in the "reason" box. No charge will apply until manuscripts have fully completed the editorial process and been accepted for publication.


About the Editor

Dr. Surendra K. Varma, Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Surendra K. Varma is currently Ted Hartman Chair in Medical Education and Vice-Chair of Pediatrics at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He is also Executive Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and Resident Affairs He had his graduate and post-graduate medical education training at Harvard Medical School. He has served in many national medical committees including ACGME, American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrine Society, Pediatric Academic Societies, and American Medical Association. He has served as President of Texas Pediatric Society and American Diabetes Association of Texas Affiliate. He has 151 papers and publications and abstracts and has made national and international presentations in South Africa, Greece, Australia, Thailand, India, England and Vietnam. He has made 187 such presentations.


2017 Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    60 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    66 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    97 days from submission to acceptance
    23 days from acceptance to publication

    12 Altmetric Mentions