Pediatrics (journal)

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Pediatrics  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4) Pediatrics
Discipline Pediatrics
Language English
Edited by Jerold F. Lucey
Publication details
Publisher American Academy of Pediatrics (United States)
Publication history 1948–present
Frequency Monthly
Impact factor
(2011)
5.437
Indexing
ISSN 0031-4005 (print)
1098–4275 (web)

Pediatrics is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the American Academy of Pediatrics. In the inaugural January 1948 issue, the journal's first editor-in-chief, Hugh McCulloch, articulated the journal's vision: "The content of the journal is... intended to encompass the needs of the whole child in his physiologic, mental, emotional, and social structure. The single word, Pediatrics, has been chosen to indicate this catholic intent."

Pediatrics has been continuously published by the American Academy of Pediatrics since January 1948. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 5.437, ranking it second out of 115 journals in the category "Pediatrics".[1]

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The following persons have been editor-in-chief of Pediatrics:

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