American Journal of Kidney Diseases

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American Journal of Kidney Diseases  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Am. J. Kidney Dis.
Discipline Nephrology
Language English
Edited by Andrew S. Levey
Publication details
Elsevier on behalf of the National Kidney Foundation (United States)
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
ISSN 0272-6386 (print)
1523-6838 (web)
OCLC no. 06887399

The American Journal of Kidney Diseases is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal covering all aspects of nephrology. It is the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation and is published by Elsevier. The journal publishes original research, case reports, and educational articles such as narrative reviews and teaching cases. It is abstracted and indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE/Index Medicus. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 5.90.[1] The journal's current editor-in-chief is Andrew S. Levey (Tufts Medical Center). Since November 2011, the journal publishes a blog, AJKD Blog, which posts interviews with authors, commentaries, and educational material approximately twice per week.


  1. ^ "American Journal of Kidney Diseases". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. 

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