1. To provide a forum for discussion and cooperation among editors of Indian peer-reviewed biomedical journals.

  2. To improve editorial standards, to promote professionalism in medical editing through education, self-criticism and self-regulation;

  3. To encourage research on the principles and practice of medical editing.

  4. To improve editorial and communication skills of Indian medical scientists.

  5. To fulfill these objectives at a low cost, the association will be essentially a ‘virtual’ organization with most of its activities carried out on the internet.