JAMA Surgery

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JAMA Surgery  
Publication details
Former name(s)
Archives of Surgery
Publication history
Standard abbreviations
JAMA Surg.
ISSN2168-6254 (print)
2168-6262 (web)

JAMA Surgery is a monthly professional medical journal which aims to be "a sounding board and forum for all the changes that are occurring in surgery today".[1] The journal was established in 1920 as "Archives of Surgery".[1] The editor-in-chief is Melina R. Kibbe, MD (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal's 2017 impact factor is 8.498, ranking it 2nd out of 200 journals in the category "Surgery".[2]

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  1. ^ a b "About". JAMA Surgery. American Medical Association. Archived from the original on December 29, 2013. Retrieved December 28, 2013.
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Surgery". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2018.