South African Medical Journal
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
|S. Afr. Med. J.|
|Edited by||J.P. van Niekerk, Nonhlanhla P. Khumalo, Emma Buchanan|
Health & Medical Publishing Group (South Africa)
The South African Medical Journal is a monthly peer-reviewed open-access medical journal which has been published in South Africa since 1884. It is sponsored by the South African Medical Association and published by the association's publishing arm, the Health & Medical Publishing Group. Daniel Ncayiyana was the journal's first black editor-in-chief.
Abstracting and indexing
The journal is abstracted and indexed in BIOSIS Previews, Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, PubMed/MEDLINE, and the Science Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal's 2009 impact factor is 1.325, ranking it 65th out of 133 journals in the category "Medicine, General & Internal".