Postgraduate Medical Journal

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Postgraduate Medical Journal  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Postgrad. Med. J.
Discipline Medicine
Language English
Edited by Bernard Cheung [1]
Publication details
BMJ Group on behalf of the Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine (United Kingdom)
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
ISSN 0032-5473 (print)
1469-0756 (web)
OCLC no. 01762715

The Postgraduate Medical Journal is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal that was established in 1925 by the Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine, of which it is the official journal.[2] It is currently published on behalf of the Fellowship by BMJ.


The journal aims to contribute to the continuing professional development of physicians by publishing papers on a wide range of topics relevant to practicing clinicians and teachers. It covers translational research on clinical practice (translational medicine) in all branches of medicine and papers on medical education and medical education research. It publishes different types of articles, including original research papers, reviews, quality improvement reports, editorials, and correspondence.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in: Science Citation Index, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine,[3] and Index Medicus/PubMed/MEDLINE.[4] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 1.549.[5]


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  2. ^ John Macalister's Other Vision: A History of the Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine. Oxford, United Kingdom: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd. 2005. ISBN 1-85775-789-0. 
  3. ^ "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Thomson Reuters. Retrieved 2012-07-16. 
  4. ^ "Postgraduate medical journal". NLM Catalog. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2012-07-16. 
  5. ^ "Postgraduate Medical Journal". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014. 

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