Code of conduct for authors

The authors of manuscripts submitted to Gaceta Médica de México commit to observe the following precepts:

  1. Honesty
  2. Transparency
  3. Liability
  4. Accuracy
  5. Integrity


In any case, a conflict of interest and any type of financing, scholarship, or payment of fees by the private sector in the last 3 years, or during the development of their research, must be declared.

The following will be considered as misconduct and may be cause for retraction:

  1. Plagiarism
  2. Lack of adherence to international ethical considerations in the development of research
  3. Data fragmentation
  4. Manipulation, falsification or appropriation of data, figures, tables, or images
  5. Use of materials without authorization from the intellectual author
  6. Duplicate or redundant publication
  7. Citation tampering, including unwarranted self-citation.
  8. Omission of relevant information
  9. Manipulation in the list of authors


Positioning on the use of generative artificial intelligence in academic and scientific literature

The recommendations stipulated by the Committee on Publication Ethics regarding the use of artificial intelligence in scientific research writing, as well as on the attribution of authorship of the manuscripts as established, will be strictly followed.

The authors must confirm or clarify any of the following assumptions, as appropriate, in the ethical disclosures section:

- The authors declare that they have not used any type of generative artificial intelligence for the writing of this manuscript, nor for the creation of table captions and/or figure legends.

- The authors declare that they have used generative artificial intelligence, specifically (name of the AI in question) in the writing of this manuscript and/or in the creation of table captions and/or or figure legends.


Further relevant information:


- JAMA Network

- COPE Discussion document “Artificial intelligence (AI) in decision making”