Chinese Medical Journal

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Chinese Medical Journal  
Discipline Medicine
Language English
Edited by Chen Wang
Publication details
Publication history
Chinese Medical Association/Wolters Kluwer Medknow
Frequency Biweekly
Standard abbreviations
Chin. Med. J.
ISSN 0366-6999
LCCN 56022925
OCLC no. 476629088

The Chinese Medical Journal is an official publication of Chinese Medical Association, co-published by Chinese Medical Association Publishing House and Wolters Kluwer Medknow. The journal publishes peer-reviewed English-language articles, covering technical and clinical studies related to health, as well as ethical and social issues in medical research.


The China Medical Missionary Association was established in Shanghai in 1887. It started publishing The China Medical Missionary Journal the following year. The association was renamed later as the Chinese Medical Association and in 1932 merged into the National Medical Association of China. The China Medical Missionary Journal then merged into the English part of the National Medical Journal of China to become the Chinese Medical Journal.[1]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 0.864.[2] Its 2013 Impact Factor is 1.016. [3]


  1. ^ Shen, Min; Jiang Wan-Jie; Zheng Shu-Sen (October 2010). "China's medical periodicals: From localization to internationalization". Learned Publishing. 23 (4): 303–311. doi:10.1087/20100404. 
  2. ^ "Chinese Medical Journal". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2012. 
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