Annals of Internal Medicine

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Not to be confused with Archives of Internal Medicine.
Annals of Internal Medicine  
Annals of Internal Medicine-cover.jpg
Former name
Annals of Clinical Medicine
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Ann. Intern. Med.
Discipline Internal medicine
Language English
Edited by Christine Laine
Publication details
Publisher
Publication history
1927–present
Frequency Weekly
Hybrid
16.104
Indexing
ISSN 0003-4819 (print)
1539-3704 (web)
LCCN 43032966
CODEN AIMEAS
OCLC no. 1481385
Links

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[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 16.104, ranking it fifth out of 150 journals in the category "Medicine, General & Internal".[6]

History[edit]

The Annals of Internal Medicine was established in 1927 and has been published twice monthly since 1988.[7][8] The American College of Physicians previously produced two other journals.[7] The Annals of Medicine was established in 1920 was discontinued after a short run due to financial problems of the publisher.[7] The Annals of Clinical Medicine was renamed to the current title when the ACP took direct control and became publisher.[7] 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.[8] Peer review was introduced by Elkington.[8] In May 2008, ACP Journal Club was merged into Annals of Internal Medicine as a monthly feature; previously it was a separate bimonthly journal.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Thomson Reuters. Retrieved 2014-12-14. 
  2. ^ "Serials cited". CAB Abstracts. CABI. Retrieved 2014-12-14. 
  3. ^ "CAS Source Index". Chemical Abstracts Service. American Chemical Society. Retrieved 2014-12-14. 
  4. ^ "CINAHL Complete Database Coverage List". CINAHL. EBSCO Information Services. Retrieved 2014-12-14. 
  5. ^ "Annals of Internal Medicine". NLM Catalog. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2014-12-14. 
  6. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Medicine, General & Internal". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. 
  7. ^ a b c d Huth, EJ; Van Steenburgh, KC (1977). "Annals of Internal Medicine: The first 50 years". Annals of Internal Medicine 87 (1): 103–10. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-87-1-103. PMID 327884. 
  8. ^ a b c Huth, EJ; Case, K (2002). "Annals of Internal Medicine at age 75: Reflections on the past 25 years". Annals of Internal Medicine 137 (1): 34–45. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-137-1-200207020-00010. PMID 12093243. 
  9. ^ Usmiani, Tina (July 22, 2008). "ACP Journal Club merged with Annals of Internal Medicine". The LibVine. Dalhousie University. Retrieved 29 September 2012. 

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