The Journal of Cardiac Failure releases focus issues that highlight important topics within heart failure. To explore current calls for papers and past focus issues, view the information below. 

Current Call for Papers: Focus Issue - Pregnancy and Heart Failure 

The Journal of Cardiac Failure is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for a forthcoming issue of the Journal focusing on Pregnancy and Heart Failure. Drs. Kathryn Lindley and Mary (Minnow) Walsh will serve as co-guest editors for this issue. We invite submission of original research studies, reviews, brief reports, and research letters that address any aspect of heart failure and pregnancy, including (but not limited to) basic mechanisms, epidemiology, pathophysiology, prevention, diagnosis, management, and prognosis. The deadline for submission of manuscripts is June 15, 2020, with anticipated publication in December 2020.

To submit your paper, please go to the Journal website,, indicating in your cover letter that the paper is intended for the focus issue. All papers will undergo standard external peer review, in keeping with the Journal’s policies, and at the discretion of the editors.