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The following guides are developed by HUH faculty to help you write clearly.

  • Search for author instruction info by typing journal title and keyword "author instruction". For example, I found the JAMA's Instruction by typing "JAMA and author instruction". JAMA Instructions For Authors


Journal articles

Hentz VR (2013). Making the case for case reports: open and shut, or case dismissed? J Hand Surg Am, 38(3): 433-3. 

Rison RA (2013). A guide to writing case reports for the Journal of Medical Case Reports and BioMed Central Research Notes. J Med Case Rep, 7: 239.

Green BN, Johnson CD (2006). How to write a case report for publication. J Chriop Med, 5(2): 72-82

Cohen H (2006)  How to write a patient case report. Am J Health Syst Pharm, 63(19):1888-92.

McCarthy L (2000). How to write a case report. Family Medicine. 32(3): 190-195.


On September 23, 2015, the Office of Graduate Medical Education hosted a panel discussion on writing case reports. Please check out the recording below. The presenters' slides are also available at the bottom of this box.

Recent HUH authored case reports available for free

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