The Johns Hopkins Medical Journal

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The Johns Hopkins Medical Journal  
Former names
The Johns Hopkins Hospital Bulletin; Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Johns Hopkins Med. J.
Discipline Medicine
Language English
Publication details
Johns Hopkins Press (United States)
Publication history
ISSN 0021-7263
LCCN 74647460
OCLC no. 2240006

The Johns Hopkins Medical Journal was a medical journal published by the Johns Hopkins University that ceased publication in 1982.[1] It was established in December 1889 as The Johns Hopkins Hospital Bulletin. It was renamed Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1924, before obtaining its final title in 1967. The journal is abstracted and indexed in Index Medicus/MEDLINE/PubMed.[2]

Notable articles[edit]

The journal published several landmark papers. Examples are:

  • Cushing, Harvey (1901). "Concerning a definite regulatory mechanism of the vaso-motor center which controls blood pressure during cerebral compression". Bull. Johns Hopkins Hosp. 12: 290–292.  First description of what is now known as the Cushing reflex
  • Cushing, Harvey (1932). "The basophil adenomas of the pituitary body and their clinical manifestations (pituitary basophilism)". Bull. Johns Hopkins. Hosp. 50: 137.  First description of what is now known as Cushing's disease


The following persons have been editor-in-chief of the journal:


  1. ^ "Cumulative Index Bulletin of The Johns Hopkins Hospital". Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. Retrieved 2015-02-08. 
  2. ^ "The Johns Hopkins Medical Journal". NLM Catalog. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2015-02-08. 

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