Annals of Internal Medicine
|Annals of Internal Medicine|
|Annals of Clinical Medicine|
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
|Ann. Intern. Med.|
|Edited by||Christine Laine|
American College of Physicians (United States)
Annals of Internal Medicine is an academic medical journal published by the American College of Physicians (ACP). It publishes research articles and reviews in the area of internal medicine. Its current editor-in-chief is Christine Laine. Selected articles in the journal are open access these include patient oriented content and Clinical Guidelines (and related reviews).
Abstracting and indexing
The journal is abstracted and indexed in:
- BIOSIS Previews
- CAB Direct
- Chemical Abstracts Service
- Current Contents - Clinical Medicine
- Current contents - Live Science
- Index Medicus/MEDLINE/PubMed
- Science Citation Index
The Annals of Internal Medicine was established in 1927 and has been published twice monthly since 1988. The American College of Physicians previously produced two other journals. The Annals of Medicine was established in 1920 was discontinued after a short run due to financial problems of the publisher. The Annals of Clinical Medicine was renamed to the current title when the ACP took direct control and became publisher. Editors-in-chief have included Aldred Scott Warthin, Carl Weller, Maurice Pincoffs (1933-1960), Paul Clough, J. Russell Elkington (1960-1971), Edward Huth, Robert and Suzanne Fletcher, Frank Davidoff and Harold C. Sox. Peer review was introduced by Elkington. In May 2008, ACP Journal Club was merged into Annals of Internal Medicine as a monthly feature; previously it was a separate bimonthly journal.
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