Call for Papers

call for papers.pngDigital Chinese Medicine (DCM) is one of the two international TCM journals with a national level funding and the only one university-sponsored TCM journal which was included in the “National STM Journals Promotion Plan”.

DCM aims at promoting the standardization, quantification, internationalization, digitization and innovation of traditional Chinese medicine so that it can be recognized by, and benefit more people worldwide.

DCM is a peer-reviewed academic journal, including but not limited in the research of best clinical practice, experimental evidences, original studies on acupoints and meridians, and natural herbs, the diagnostics technique based on modern science and technology, data mining on massive cases, combination of traditional medicine and internet of things, TCM innovation, theoretical exploration and rebuiding, etc. In a word, any type of articles that may contribute to the advancement of TCM are welcome.

To accomplish the goal, we are not only publishing a journal, but also are constructing a world-leading bilingual (English, Chinese) database that covers all areas of traditional Chinese medicine. The DCM platform ( is not barely a publishing system, but the system of funding seeking and research cooperation, as well as getting any help you may need in the area of TCM. It also provides the possibility of conceiving new idea, new products and new technology.“Big data, big platform, and big application” is the eternal persuit of DCM.

DCM platform is also a good tool for managing your literature/research data of Chinese medicine. We have the online notebook so you can excerpt the contents you are interested in from anywhere and find it out anytime in the future. Also you can manage your experimental/clinical data in clouds for further composing articles.

The journal is right now 4 issues per year by printed format. But, except for printing version, we have massive e-pub ahead of print, that means, you can publish your article in a unlimited electronic way, and that is totally free of charge and open access. The processing of your manuscript is usually no less than 7 working days. DCM platform has the widest readers who are interested in traditional Chinese medicine, and the widest authors who are professionals in traditional Chinese medicine worldwide.

In a word, in our platform, you find everything you need and doing research, we do the rest, from the front end conceiving new idea, to management of your data and publish your finding, to the back end that translate your finding to a product and so on. By a fastest and most effective way your achievement can spread worldwide and generate maximum driven force to science and technology.

The editor-in-chief, professor Shi-Zhen ZHONG is an outstanding scientist, known as the “father of Chinese digital human”. He holds the top academic title “academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering”. The editor-in-chief, professor Hui-Yong HUANG, is an outstanding scientist in the area of Chinese medicine diagnostics. He is also the chairman of governing board of Hunan University of Chinese medicine. A lot of top scientists in Chinese medicine are enrolled in the editorial board. We aim to provide the best information, best platform and best application for better research and better practice. Therefore, DCM is not merely a journal, but the assistant of your whole research career! Right now we have editorial office in China and Sweden.

Please find more information below regarding the submission:

Basic requirements

All submitted papers must be clearly written in excellent English and contain only original work, which has not been published elsewhere or under review for any journal or conference. The manuscript must include the original full text, tables and figures.

How to submit?

For more information, please find in our website ( under the parts “instructions for authors” and “submission walkthrough”.

The first issue of DCM will publish in fall 2017. We welcome any paper which fulfills the above-mentioned. We are glad to spread your work to the world!

Yours sincerely,

Editorial board,

Digital Chinese Medicine