The SAMJ is a South African success story. Published continuously since 1884, it is the most highly cited academic journal of any discipline on the entire continent and is proud to have published some of the landmark papers in the history of medicine worldwide.

Do you want to be an SAMJ Cover Star ?

The HMPG is calling on doctors who have high-quality images of themselves and/or colleagues in medical contexts to make them available for next year’s South African Medical Journal covers.

If you have images that you consider cover worthy, please send them to All contributions will be acknowledged.