Annals of the American Thoracic Society

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Annals of the American Thoracic Society  
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Edited byDavid Lederer
Publication details
Former name(s)
Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society
Publication history
American Thoracic Society (United States)
Standard abbreviations
Ann. Am. Thorac. Soc.
ISSN1943-5665 (print)
2325-6621 (web)
OCLC no.55048285

The Annals of the American Thoracic Society is an official medical journal of the American Thoracic Society. It covers research in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. It is one of three journals published by the American Thoracic Society, along with the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine and American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology.


The journal publishes scientific articles on adult and pediatric pulmonary, respiratory, sleep medicine, and adult medical critical care. With a focus on clinical practice, the journal features original research articles, brief communications, focused reviews, perspectives, opinions and ideas, and NIH workshop reports.[1]


The journal was established in 2004 as the Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society, obtaining its current name in 2013. The editor-in-chief was Alan R. Leff (University of Chicago Medical Center). He was succeeded in 2012 by John Hansen-Flaschen (University of Pennsylvania). David Lederer (Columbia University Medical Center) became the third editor-in-chief on April 1, 2017. The journal is published online and in print.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in MEDLINE, Index Medicus/PubMed, Chemical Abstracts, Web of Science, and the Emerging Sources Citation Index. The journal's impact factor of 4.006 was announced on October 17, 2018 by the Web of Science.


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