The Iraqi Postgraduate Medical Journal is a medical journal issued - in English - by the Iraqi Board for Medical Specializations; it is concerned in all medical specializations. Its first issue was published in the year 2000. It is peer-reviewed based publication and approved for scientific promotion purposes. It is considered an important source for many researchers. The Iraqi Postgraduate Medical Journal got the ISSN (1608-8360) of UNESCO in Paris. Our journal is indexed in:·      Directory of Medical Journals for the Middle East Region, In 2005, it was selected to be one of the sources of input of the  IMEMR, Index Medicus·      Scientific site of Iraqi scientific and academic journals (iasj.net)·      Iraqi National Library·      Central Library of Baghdad UniversityIt is the first medical journal that has been indexed in the directory of Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.For four consecutive years, it has been ranked first on the medical journals in Iraq and has been awarded appreciation certificates by the Research and Development Department of the Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.