About the Journal

Journal Frequency and Access.

BUCJ is published online biannually and provide free-access to all institutions including those in developing countries. Without any author fees, all research articles are made free to access 1-month from time of publication.  

Editorial Information.

The journal's acceptance rate is 40%. The median time to first decision is 11 days, and 56 days with review.  All articles are published online only. Additional information on the types of articles published and editorial policies is available in the journal's Instructions for Authors.

Editorial Team.

For a complete listing of the journal's Editors and Editorial Board, see Editors and Publishers.

Mission Statement.

BUCJ welcomes submission from outstanding students, scientists, and clinicians. BUCJ publishes exceptional original research, state-of-the-art reviews, and informative opinions that advance the science and practice of cardiology, and cardiothoracic surgery, to enhance cardiovascular health, and inform health care policy. BUCJ focuses on all aspects of cardiovascular medicine and surgery, including epidemiology and prevention, diagnostic testing, interventional and pharmacologic therapeutics, translational research, health care policy and outcomes, and global health.