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High impact medical journals


High impact medical journals

High impact medical journals

The following medical journals are those with the highest journal impact factor* in the General and Internal Medicine category in the 2020 edition of Journal Citation Reports (JCR). 318 titles are listed in this category in JCR and the top 10 of these are listed below. Please note that there are other JCR categories for medicine including Allergy, Anesthesiology, Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems, etc. Please see Journal Citation Reports for details on journals in these and many other categories related to medicine.

  1. New England journal of medicine
  2. Lancet (British edition)
  3. JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association
  4. Nature reviews disease primers 
  5. BMJ. British medical journal 
  6. Annals of internal medicine
  7. Lancet digital health 
  8. JAMA internal Medicine
  9. Journal of Cachexia Sarcopenia and Muscle
  10. PLoS medicine

*Journal Impact Factor is the average number of times articles from the journal published in the past two years have been cited in the JCR year. Please note that these results are based on data from the Web of Science collection only.